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Mount Stuart - Tour of the Isle of Bute


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Truly a house of firsts, Mount Stuart is believed to be the first home in the world to have a heated indoor swimming pool and the first in Scotland to be purpose built with electric light, central heating, a telephone system and a Victorian passenger lift. Most of which are, quite remarkably, still in use today.

Mount Stuart is one of Scotland's most spectacular Victorian Gothic mansions and one of the world's great houses. Stunning architecture and fantastic interiors reflect the 3rd Marquess of Bute's interests, passions and vivid imagination.

This circular tour from the Central Belt encompasses some of the most outstanding scenery that Scotland has to offer along the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond and through the Arrochar Alps to the shores of Loch Fyne. The Isle of Bute is accessed by the short ferry crossing from Colintraive to Rhubodach.

Return to Central Belt is from the picturesque seaside town of Rothesay via the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry to Wemyss Bay. Onboard, all tour customers will receive a complimentary cup of tea/coffee and slice of cake.


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The 2018 promotional rate for each passenger, including all ferry fares, entrance to Mount Stuart House and Gardens and afternoon tea on the ferry back to Wemyss Bay is £15.50.


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