Monday 7th: This morning we travel to Wemyss Bay from where we take the ferry to
Rothesay, arriving at our hotel in time for dinner.
Tuesday 8th: 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
Wednesday 9th: 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 10th: 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 11th: After breakfast we make our way home.