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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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Magnificent house

house is highly decorated in Victorian gothic style and is brimming over with marble, wood carvings, stained glass and artwork. Has extensive grounds 300 acres

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Fiona M
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Greenock, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Greenock, Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

house is highly decorated in Victorian gothic style and is brimming over with marble, wood carvings, stained glass and artwork. Has extensive grounds 300 acres

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Halifax
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is absolutely beautiful. The big house is spectacular to see and the grounds are magnificent. Well worth a visit.

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Lanark, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The guides were very knowledgable and helpful. The architecture, contents and grounds are magnificent. The cafe was well run. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

One of the most interesting buildings I have visited. A stunning variation in building styles from the Gothic exterior to the 'Blue Mosque' interior dome. The hours sped past. Also an excellent North American Arboretum which included examples of Wellingtonia and Giant Redwood trees. The visit filled the spare day admirably. Unfortunately no photos were permitted inside the building.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was our first trip to Mount Stuart and it certainly won't be our last ! The house is stunning and the Guides are very helpful. The grounds of the house are beautiful and it would be lovely to revisit Mount Stuart to see the gardens in a different season.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Like all the other reviewers I thoroughly enjoyed my visit here the house and the gardens are overwhelmingly beautiful. Between the two its easy to spend a whole day here. The staff in the house are very knowledgeable however the only blot on an otherwise perfect day was the tea shop lady was obviously not having a good day and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Mount Stuart is a beautiful & fascinating place, well worth a visit if you are on Bute. The house itself is amazing, like nothing I have ever seen before. The staff are so knowledgeable and clearly very passionate about what they do. The gardens are beautiful too!

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This place is incredible and well worth the visit. I was in awe the entire time I was there. There's a lot of history and the amount of detail was impressive.

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chesterfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Mount Stewart is the seat of the Marquis of Bute but is no longer his family home. Many weddings and - I think - conferences are held there so it's essential to check their website before you visit. The ferry to Bute is a very pleasant 20 minutes and you can get an inclusive ticket to the house and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Amazed by the huge , extravagant castle. There's even a van from the entrance to bring you to the castle, it's a long walk especially if it's cold and raining. We were there as a couple, there's a guided tour which is very expensive and will bring you to other rooms of the house, like the swimming pool which is... More 

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