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Due to a private event, Mount Stuart House will close on Friday 28th August at 4.30pm (last guided tour 3.30pm) and reopen on Sunday 30th August at 12 noon.
The Visitor Centre and Gardens will be open as normal during this time.
For the August Bank Holiday (31st) we will be operating free flow in the house.
A warm welcome awaits youAll the information you need for your visit from opening times and tickets, to group bookings and special tours.
A triumph of the imagination, an architectural masterpieceBritain's most astounding Victorian Gothic mansion and one of the world's great houses.
Magnificent gardens designed upon an exquisite natural canvasExplore our spectacular gardens and our incredible collection of both exotic and native flora and the vibrant landscapes.
A unique venue that epitomises both quality and luxuryOur discreet and dedicated team will go 'the extra mile' to manage every detail of your special event.
The most accessible island in ScotlandWe offer a range of superbly appointed self-catering properties across Bute.
Find out more about Mount Stuart's Past, Present and Future.
Kew Gardens: What was once a Desert is now an Eden
26 August 2015
The 3rd Earl of Bute was fascinated by botany and gardening. He was the first director of Kew Gardens and a respected scholar on the subject, although often overlooked by history. We redress that balance here.
Meteors Fright the Fixed Stars of Heaven
18 August 2015
An account of the 1783 Great Meteor from the Mount Stuart Archives.
Mary Queen of Scots
17 August 2015
In the Mount Stuart archive we have a detailed account of the execution of Mary Queen of Scots. Find out more about the traumatic life that led up to her execution.
Library Highlights - Robert Burns
14 August 2015
Our library is home to around 300,000 books. In this insight into our collection we're looking at our second edition of Robert Burns 'Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect' which includes annotations from Burns' himself!
What's On at Mount Stuart
Visit the Wood Watch Experience
Every Saturday and Sunday throughout the summer season (EXCEPT 18th & 19th July and 26th & 27th September)
Find out more
Experience our Jacobite Collection
Thursday 27th August 2015
From Pot to Pot – Become a Garden to Kitchen expert
Friday 28th August 2015
View What's On at Mount Stuart
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