Isle of Butetiful Scenery, Lochs, Castles & Culture

The grand Glenburn Hotel on the beautiful island of Bute is our base for our new packaged tour in Scotland. Enjoy the lush scenery and tranquil calm of this evocative island in between touring its famous attractions.
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 magnificent Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the award winning Riverside and the St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art. 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 lunch in the tea room (not included) we journey through spectacular Scottish scenery via the Rest and be Thankful viewpoint 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 bid a fond farewell to these bonnie shores and 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
Apr & Oct 2019 Twin from £217pp
Jun, Jul & Sept 2019 Twin from £247pp
Jul & Aug 2019 Twin from £273pp
No Single Supplement (max 4, incl. driver)

• Return ferry crossing Wemyss Bay - Rothesay
• Porterage
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• In-house activity e.g. quiz/bingo each night
• Entrance to Mount Stuart House & Gardens
• Return ferry Wemyss Bay - Rothesay (day 3)
• Ferry crossing Rhubodach - Colintraive
• Guided tour of Inveraray Castle (min 20 pax)
• Ferry crossing Wemyss Bay - Rothesay
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£217 for 5 days

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