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Stunning House and Gardens

It is easy to be put off if a ferry is involved in getting to the destination, but in the case of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Stunning house and peaceful gardens

A warm welcome awaits you here. We really enjoyed the house and gardens. There is a beach nearby... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Suzanne L
Zurich, Switzerland
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Rothesay PA20 9LR, Scotland
+44 1700 503877
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is easy to be put off if a ferry is involved in getting to the destination, but in the case of Scotland don’t let this be a deterrent. Mount Stuart sits on the Isle of Bute and is a must see. There is ample...More

Thank JN1230
Reviewed 3 days ago

A warm welcome awaits you here. We really enjoyed the house and gardens. There is a beach nearby and nice forest walks. The house is stunning and includes a white marble chapel inside. A must see if you visit the island.

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This property some something of everything. The house is spectacular inside and out and full of interesting bits and pieces. The gardens are a treasure trove with some different styles, Kitchen garden, rock garden, the wee gardens, little burns and woodland walks. We were originally...More

Thank PeteA57
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must stop. The House is amazing, be sure to talk to the docents about the big hall and other rooms. There is so much you miss if you do not listen to them. Also take a long walk in the gardens, they...More

1  Thank Barges867
Reviewed 5 days ago

First of all join Historic Houses Association. Next walk down thru the gardens and woods to the house. Fantatastic place. Be amazed.

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 6 days ago

This needs to be better advertised - it is an amazing attraction all round. In a way I am glad they were running on a guided-tour only basis that day (maybe an event?) because otherwise I could have spent all my time on the island...More

Thank htravel527
Reviewed 6 days ago

We checked at the tourist information on the morning we were going making sure it was open, they told us it was open, but it was guided tours only.We got the bus there from Rothesay which took us almost right up to the visitor's centre....More

Thank drjohn030151
Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited this house recently on a short trip to Ayr , it was the highlight for me , the house is absolutely stunning and the tour guide was brilliant and really brought the house to life (Sorry I cant remember your name , but...More

Thank lorraineknight17
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house is something to behold and a tour of the interior with a knowledgeable guide is an experience not to be missed. I will go back and do it all again as it warrants more than one visit. The Gardens are wonderful to walk...More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The home of the Marquis of Bute is a "really must to see". The young lady who was our tour guide, was very knowledgeable about the house and all of its exhibits.

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July 8, 2018|
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Response from MS_Visitor_Services | Property representative |
Dear Garryforbes Thank you for your query regarding dogs. Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome within our 300 acres of gardens and grounds (including our private beach). Dogs are not permitted within the main house... More
Finlay S
July 5, 2018|
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Response from Broadman | Reviewed this property |
Probably at the sports ground near the swimming pool.
Irene C
January 24, 2018|
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Response from CoolCollectedMummy | Reviewed this property |
Mount Stuart was probably the most memorable thing on the island. Really quite spectacular and the tour was very informative. Definitely not to be missed. It's the jewel on the island It's a beautiful drive around the... More