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This is a must stop. The House is amazing, be sure to talk to the docents about the big hall and... read more

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An amazing place.

First of all join Historic Houses Association. Next walk down thru the gardens and woods to the... read more

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Rothesay PA20 9LR, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 4 days 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 4 days 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.

Thank The9Guys
Reviewed 4 days ago

The house and grounds of Mount Stuart are a piece of Bute's history not to be missed. The whole island of Bute, sitting in the Firth of Clyde is one of Scotlands many gems and the landscape and views are breathtaking. The house is a...More

Thank Bettenmar
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very modern visitor centre with a shop and refreshments. We visited the walled garden with its conservatory and walked through the woods to the mansion house viisting the old Scoulag Beehive Well on the way. The mansion house is fascinating and the inside is...More

Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although the stone masonry outside looked boring, it was deceptive as the inside was a "Wow" factor with interlays of different coloured marble hewn into the columns and balustrades. Amazing mega tapestry in the huge hall that was 4 people's handiwork for a year apparently....More

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8 July 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
5 July 2018|
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Response from Broadman | Reviewed this property |
Probably at the sports ground near the swimming pool.
Irene C
25 January 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