Some of the most beautiful flowers can be seen growing in the wild around Cove and along the shore of Loch Long.In the Spring you will see an abundance of Snowdrops, Daffodils and Blue Bells. During the summer months the shore of loch long is stunning with an array of Wild Orchids, Foxglove and other wild flower. Various Mushrooms can be found throughout the year if you like to explore. A good area to explore and enjoy is the Peaton Community Nature Reserve where you can pick up the forestry track that will bring you all the way back to Kilcreggan. The views are magnificent.