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. Mount Stuart is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Rothesay Edition.
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  • I enjoyed every moment visiting Mount Stuart. Very stately. Bathrooms were unbelievable. Must have been ahead of their time. Certainly worth a visit. We spent a whole afternoon there as we not only vi...  more »
  • If you only see one thing on the Isle of Bute, this should be it. Take the guided tour - the guide is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the house and the family. The cafe has good quality food...  more »
  • Mount Stuart is a must place to visit if you are on Bute. Today we visited the house and admired the wonderful splender of the rooms. The great hall way with the lavish ceiling is spectacular and cong...  more »

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