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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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  • 5 mins by car outside of Rothesey. Huge area (300 acres I think). House spectacular..Wow factor. Gardens, woodland walks...Easily fill a full day out here.  more »
  • Accidentally drove into this place and around the grounds The house was closed for winter but the grounds were lovely for a walk and our toddler loves exploring some of the gardens. The 'wee garden' i...  more »
  • Broad area, beautiful forest park. Impressive nineteenth Neolithic architecture. Beautiful walks with the sea in front.
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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.