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City Sightseeing Bute

Address: Guildford Square, Rothesay, Scotland
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Ranked #11 of 14 Attractions in Rothesay
Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
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English first
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Did an open top tour of the island of bute. Quite expensive £9 adult, £7 concession but get £1 discount vouchers from the discovery centre before you get on the bus. You get to see all round the island and good photos can be taken from the top deck. Very friendly driver.

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Poole, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Scenery, and the house at Mount Stuart not to be missed (unique} This house is like no other stately home I have visited, and appealing as it is still a family home. We travelled on the ferry from Dunoon, and once you get t6o Bute it is so atmpospheric

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Loved this tour, driver was great, loved the music. Weather could have been less misty but well worth the money.

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West Yorkshire, UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

the house was beautiful, interesting and the grounds were stunning. Would recommend a visit it has a coffee shop and walks in the grounds, unfortunately the gift shop was closed due to refurb but this did not spoil the enjoyment of the visit.

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Fochabers, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
55 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

the citysightseeing bus tour was not very good for me. one good thing was you could use your ticket on the local buses after.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Enjoyed the beautiful scenery and very friendly people. Fantastic place to visit. Really enjoyed the Waverley steam boat which was a brilliant experience and is a must for anyone visiting the islands.

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Muenster, Germany
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This bus was everything we needed on our short trip to the Isle of Bute. We were only there for half a day and getting on this bus trip was great as it took us all over the island, telling us about the local towns, attractions and information. Do not forget your camera as you have some of the most... More 

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Leven, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We payed nine ponnds each for the bus tour that lasted about an hour and a half was very informative and we had a lovely day of sunshine which made the open top bus tour so pleasant if I go back to rothesay I would hire a bike to visit the beaches,

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203 reviews 203 reviews
116 attraction reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Spent an afternoon - after a great visit to Mount Stuart - re-visiting somewhere I knew from childhood.Maybe the Hebrides (and Arran and,to a lesser extent, Millport) have spoiled me but I wasn't impressed with Bute.Some of Rothesay looked like Shettleston-on- Sea, a very depressing , dirty looking town of tawdry shop fronts, suprisingly over-built and with pubs that looked... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, East Yorkshire.
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

A 35 minute ferry ride (only £8 return) takes you to paradise! Once on the island get a local bus and discover for yourself this wonderful island with its rolling hills, lush pastures, shady woodland and wildlife (Eagles, Otters, Seals, Gulls, Wild Fowl and wild flowers). We spent a lot of our time choosing which house we wanted to buy... More 

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