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Mount Stuart

Rothesay PA20 9LR, Scotland
+44 1700 503877
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An excellent tour.

This is a very special place on the Isle of Bute. Excess and eccentricity abound, and the wealth of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
crawfie
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Beautiful house, beautiful grounds. We did the guided tour which was done by a woman called... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeni K
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“guided tour” (78 reviews)
“stained glass” (30 reviews)
“stately home” (45 reviews)
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Rothesay PA20 9LR, Scotland
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+44 1700 503877
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a very special place on the Isle of Bute. Excess and eccentricity abound, and the wealth of the unusual family is reflected in the building. The guided tour is a must, and the knowledge and anecdotes of the guides really make the visit...More

Thank crawfie
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful house, beautiful grounds. We did the guided tour which was done by a woman called Margaret Ross, she was brilliant and hilarious and definitely knew her stuff. It was very interesting. The cafe was lovely as well and the food was delicious. You need...More

Thank Jeni K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After an efficient Calmac ferry trip we arrived at Mount Stuart on a grey Scottish spring morning. We were greeted warmly and helpfully in the visitor centre and got booked onto a tour. We then went for a walk in the gardens and down to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to Mount Stuart House is a fabulous experience. Each room you visit is more spectacular than the previous. The guides in each room were very knowledgable.

Thank Agnes A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was a wee bit cold for playing golf, so tagged along with the group to Mount Stuart. Ashamed to admit, I had never heard of it before. However, I'm glad I went, as I was totally blown away by the history, the architecture, & stunning...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing building, amazing history, beautiful ! Guides very knowledgable and enhance the experience. Lovely food in the cafe.

Thank Suzy T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a very enjoyable day at Mount Stuart. Excellent tour guide, Janet - intelligent, well-informed and interesting. Also very kind, effective help with mobility and visual problems. Thank you, Janet and helpers.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Fab and fantastic, with great charecter, However it was freezing cold and not healthy, Been here a few times now and just love this place, and is a must visit when on the island.. It is such a beautiful builiding within..

Thank JustAndy103
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

The house was opened for us - we were on a Shearing Coach Holiday staying at Rothesay Isle of Bute....this was an optional extra tour - saw quite a few things and the outside of the house was really nice .........but didn't see all of...More

Thank Susan Ann N
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

A most interesting Victorian gothic great house set in beautiful gardens. Small private party with a very knowledgeable guide who made sure we saw everything we could. Things to see are the striking stain glass windows and the crystal set ceiling.

Thank patronxxx
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Irene C
25 January 2018|
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Mount Stuart without a doubt!
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Cardeeth
26 July 2017|
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Response from jpeterhughes2017 | Reviewed this property |
every 15 minutes or so. although a taxi is very reasonable. There is a Mini bus takes you within the grounds and is included in the admission fee.
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Farhat S
28 May 2017|
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Response from MS_Visitor_Services | Property representative |
Hi Farhat S We can offer you the group rate of £7.50PP which includes entry to the Gardens and free flow admission to the House. Please contact the office tel: 01700 503 877 and ask to speak to Kate or Euan who will be able... More
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