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City Sightseeing Bute

Guildford Square, Rothesay, Scotland
+44 1586 552319
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Open top bus tour round the Isle of Bute

Absolutely fantastic trip yesterday with two friends visiting the island for the weekend. Despite... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
p2_shepherd
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Rothesay, United Kingdom
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A great experience, insightful and informative and friendly driver

The tour was a great way to see the island and learn about it's history. It was thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lucy T
via mobile
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“top deck” (6 reviews)
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Guildford Square, Rothesay, Scotland
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+44 1586 552319

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic trip yesterday with two friends visiting the island for the weekend. Despite this being our third trip this season, we found the commentary informative and entertaining. The driver Paul made us feel very welcome and kept us entertained but don't worry if it's...More

Thank p2_shepherd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was a great way to see the island and learn about it's history. It was thoroughly enjoyable and the driver was well informed about the island. He was very engaging. I had my five year old with me and wondered if she would...More

1  Thank Lucy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour bus starts from Guildford Square which is opposite the pier in Rothesay. Our driver was Ian, and he has an incredible knowledge of the island and surrounding area. We got off at Ettrick Bay and also at Scalpsie Bay to see the seals,...More

Thank John-and-Cazza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Rothsey and didn't really know where to start our adventure on Bute but luckily our guide in shining armour Paul came to the rescue and led the trip around the island with plenty of interesting information and anecdotes. Couldn't recommend this trip...More

1  Thank emmur86
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Our kids have been desperate to go on an open top tour bus for years. Living in Glasgow we weren't so keen to shell out cash to get a Glasgow tour bus. When I spotted that there was a Bute version it was the ideal...More

2  Thank marlin_traveller
Reviewed 1 August 2017

My partner, my 11 year old son and myself arrived from weymess bay via ferry on Sunday 30th July for a day trip to bute, My son spotted a big red open top bus and run over to enquire, when we met Paul the driver...More

2  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Iain was the driver and commentator and was excellent. Clear and very informative. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and would thoroughly recommend it (and Iain) Thank you.

1  Thank Anne H
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The driver was very pleasant and informative. For ten pounds, it was a perfect way to see the island.

Thank Janet K
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My husband and I decided to do the Bute sightseeing tour as a pleasant way to see the whole island. What a great trip it was. Paul our driver was a wonderful, funny tour guide full of factual knowledge about Bute peppered with silly jokes...More

5  Thank keenwalker44
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had a great day at Rothesay and we had a fantastic tour of the Island of Bute on board the Sightseeing tour bus. We got on the bus directly opposite the ferry terminal at Rothesay and went upstairs (not bad for an 87 year old)....More

Thank Bobby R
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richardwoodward7
16 November 2016|
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Response from Christine644369 | Reviewed this property |
Hi The tour operates from late May until late September and is so worth doing. Regards
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Samantha M
4 August 2016|
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Response from DionysusofCowal | Reviewed this property |
You can walk the buggy up the passenger ramp or use the lift to the ferry, and the Round island Bus akes prams/ buggies. Calmac website for info re the ferry, west coast tours.website .....for info etc re the Round... More
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