Butetiful Bute

The grand Glenburn Hotel on the beautiful island of Bute is our base for this packaged tour - enjoy the lush scenery and tranquil calm of this evocative island in between touring its famous surrounding attractions. We visit Mount Stewart, Inveraray Castle, Glasgow and Loch Lomond.
Day 1 Arrival
Today, we travel to Wemyss Bay from where we take the ferry to Rothesay, arriving at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Mount Stuart & Scenic Tour of Bute
This morning 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.

Day 3 Cultural Glasgow
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 awardwinning transport museum) and the magnificent Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. In the afternoon we return to Wemyss Bay for our return crossing to Rothesay.

Day 4 Inveraray Castle & Loch Lomond
This morning, we take a ferry from Rhubodach to Colintraive from where we travel along the shores of the tranquil Loch Fyne to Inveraray 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.

Day 5 Departure
After breakfast, we make our way home.

Glenburn Hotel

Rothesay, Isle of Bute
The grand and friendly Glenburn hotel is located on the island haven of Bute, set in a prime position above delightful terraced gardens, commanding fantastic views over Rothesay Bay and the Cowal Peninsula. Refurbished in 2016, the hotel offers 119 comfortable bedrooms each fully equipped and decorated in a traditional country house style. There is a large restaurant and a cosy, comfortable bar and café as well as a snooker room, reading area and an outside terrace offering lovely views over the bay. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Glenburn Hotel

Rothesay, Isle of Bute
4 Nights Half Board
2020 Twin from £289pp
No Single Supplement (max 4, incl. driver)

• Return ferry crossing Wemyss Bay - Rothesay
• Porterage
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Live entertainment each night (min 2 nights musical)
• Entrance to Mount Stuart House & Gardens
• Return ferry Wemyss Bay - Rothesay (day 3)
• Ferry crossing Rhubodach - Colintraive (day 4)
• Guided tour of Inveraray Castle (min 20 pax)
• Ferry crossing Wemyss Bay - Rothesay (day 4)
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£289 for 5 days

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