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Address: Rothesay PA20 9LR, Scotland
Phone Number: 01700 503877
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Italy - eat your heart out!

Opened in 1995 to the public this huge house and grounds were the seat of the Marquesses of Bute - part of the Stuart family. A late 19th century build designed by architect... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful location and building but needs some tlc. Cafe is ok and offers reasonable selection of food and snacks., on the pricey side

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Opened in 1995 to the public this huge house and grounds were the seat of the Marquesses of Bute - part of the Stuart family. A late 19th century build designed by architect Robert Rowand Anderson, it is a gothic revival and no expenses was spared. Even the detailing in the door hinges impress. Marble staircase - wow! The first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Was here for a friends wedding as it was very bad weather we were in the venue for 13hrs really didn't feel like it Mount Stuart is stunning from the staff to the food to how the whole day was run was one of the best weddings I've ever been too the only thing that was abit off putting was... More 

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Stenhousemuir, Scotland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Overwhelmed by the detail design and quality of the architecture, eg Carrara marble everywhere, domed entrance hall with the constellation stars picked out in crystal and coloured glass zodiac windows. The chapel was magnificent, especially when sunlight coming through the ruby red stained glass windows bathed the white marble in a pink hue. Well kept grounds and gardens also worth... More 

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Think Venetian palace and Scottish retreat - an unlikely combination that works here. Had previously visited the house on guided tours but this time was even more enjoyable with attending on day when we were able to look around at our own pace and concentrate on our own interests. Would recommend going on a day when the freeform visits are... More 

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Kendal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Wonderful grounds and a superb stately home in which no expense was spared. In the 19th century the Stuart's got most of their money from mines, docks and agricultural land and a lot of it was lavished on this pile. We visited on a 'free flow' day which meant we were free to wander at will around the house. The... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Took I'll on this trip so can't really comment lovely area for touring plenty to do and see if you get the weather

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I went here at the request of my girlfriend and on the recommendation of several people. Whilst old stately (style) homes and gardens are not usually my thing, I was very impressed with Mount Stuart. We decided to walk to the house itself from the entrance/visitors centre, which took us about 15 minutes, although there is a regular minibus to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Good value for money. Tour guide was knowledgable and had good timing. Gardens are large and well kept. Decent parking and 2 cafes

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We have just done a seven day Lochs and Glens holiday, but they made a mix-up with one of the excursions so decided to send us to Mount Stuart instead. The house is set on the Isle of Bute so we had to go on a ferry, this took 3 minutes to cross and cost over £200 per coach which... More 

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Additional Information about Mount Stuart

Address: Address: Rothesay PA20 9LR, Scotland
Phone Number: 01700 503877
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Isle of Bute  >  Rothesay
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 4:30 pm

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