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Mount Stuart, Rothesay

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Experience the world of 18th-century luxury at Mount Stuart. Located on the Scottish Isle of Bute, the mansion features Neo-Gothic architecture and many first-class amenities of its time, including the world’s first heated indoor swimming pool. Walk through the great marble hall to admire 25 m (80 ft) high ceilings, or stroll through the expansive gardens that overlook the sea. Join a guided tour to hear the history of the property and to tour the many ornate rooms of the mansion. Take a walk-on ferry to the Isle to avoid paying to park your car. Add Mount Stuart to your Rothesay travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Rothesay holiday planner.
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  • We visited Mount Stuart and took the tour round the House and Gardens,very interesting the whole trip.  more »
  • I honestly couldn't believe how fantastic Mount Stuart was! It's utterly breathtaking. I completely underestimated how brilliant of a day it would be here. The tour guide, reception staff and minibus ...  more »
  • This was the best stately home that I've ever been to. We had a tour round the rooms that lasted for about an hour and it was just beautiful with all the marble and stained glass windows. Well worth a...  more »
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  • Omg, it is a Gorgeous Mansion to look around and visit everything in this place. They also have a nice cafe tearooms.
  • Beautiful setting with amazing gardens. House is quirky but memorable
  • This beautiful neo Gothic mansion has got some of the best architecture that the UK has to offer. The rooms within are stunning and the gardens are a sight to behold. Also available for weddings and private functions. Well worth a visit.
  • Amazing! So much history, great architecture & lovely walks. A must see for visitors to the Island as well as locals as there is something for everyone.
  • This is the place you must visit at least once in your lifetime. It is a marble mansion made hundred years ago.