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'Butetiful' Bute

'Butetiful' Bute
The grand Glenburn Hotel on the beautiful island of Bute is our base for this tour. Enjoy the lush scenery and tranquil calm of this evocative island in between touring its famous surrounding attractions. We visit Mount Stewart, Inverary Castle, Glasgow and Loch Lomond.

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Your Itinerary

Monday 9th: This morning we travel to Wemyss Bay from where we take the ferry to Rothesay, arriving at our hotel in time for dinner. Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

Tuesday 10th: After breakfast we visit the neo-gothic Mount Stuart House and Gardens, one of the most technologically advanced houses of its age, set in 300 acres of landscaped gardens, woodland and coast. In the afternoon we enjoy a scenic tour of the island before we arrive back in Rothesay, where we spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

Wednesday 11th: This morning we journey to the mainland from Rothesay to Wemyss Bay by ferry from where we travel to Glasgow. We have time at leisure to explore the city’s numerous cultural attractions including the Riverside Museum (an award winning transport museum) and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. In the afternoon we return to Wemyss Bay for our return crossing to Rothesay.

Thursday 12th: This morning we take a ferry from Rhubodach to Colintraive from where we travel along the shores of the tranquil Loch Fyne to Inverary Castle & Gardens, where we enjoy a guided tour. After free time for lunch in the tea room we journey through spectacular Scottish scenery via the Rest and Be Thankful viewpoint (the highest point on the journey) to beautiful Loch Lomond, with a refreshment stop at the picture postcard village of Luss. We then continue via the Erskine Bridge and Gourock until we reach
Wemyss Bay where we travel by ferry back to Rothesay.

Friday 13th: After breakfast we make our way home.

Glenburn Hotel, Rothesay ***

Delightful terraced gardens, commanding fantastic views over Rothesay Bay and the Cowal Peninsular. All 119 comfortable bedrooms are fully equipped and decorated in a traditional country house style. There is a large restaurant and a cosy, comfortable bar and lounge as well as a reading area and an outside terrace offering lovely views over the bay.

Your Tour Includes

  • All Travel by Executive Coach
  • 4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
  • Entertainment Each Night
  • Excursions as Detailed
  • Entrance to Mount Stuart House & Gardens
  • All Ferry Crossings
  • Porterage
Departure DateHotelDaysAvailablePrice (Adult)Pick Up Points 
09 Aug 2021GLENBURN HOTEL 5 days 10+ £469.00 View Locations Book Now