Events & Learning

Visit the Wood Watch Experience

Every Saturday and Sunday until 30th October

Join the Woodwatch Experience to learn rural crafts and skills used on the island in ancient times.

Architectural Tours

Saturday 30th April 2016 to Sunday 30th October 2016

Celebrate the Scottish Festival of Architecture 2016 with our Architectural Tours!

That Which Remains

Saturday 13th August 2016 to Sunday 30th October 2016

For our 15th anniversary year join us for a retrospective exhibition of our Visual Arts Programme throughout the House & Grounds!

The Madcap Dream of a Marquess

Monday 12th September 2016 to Sunday 18th September 2016

Join our Collections Team to discover the imagination and inspiration that drove the 3rd Marquess of Bute to create his dream home at Mount Stuart.

Naval History at Mount Stuart

Saturday 8th October 2016 to Sunday 9th October 2016

Find out about Mount Stuart and the Isle of Bute's connection to naval history.

The Coming of Colour

Friday 14th October 2016 to Sunday 16th October 2016

Join our Collections Team for a look into the collaboration between H.W. Londsdale and the 3rd Marquess of Bute and discover what this meant for the interiors at Mount Stuart!

Autumn Garden Tour

Friday 28th October 2016

Join us in the gardens for a tour focusing on the autumnal beauty of our grounds - gorgeous whatever the weather!

At Mount Stuart House & Gardens there is always something for everyone going on. Check out our events calendar and start planning your visit

Mount Stuart welcomes visitors and friends, young and old to the House and Gardens for a sparkling season. With our exciting new tour routes, glorious gardens and diverse programme of events, a visit to Mount Stuart will be one you will never forget. Celebrating the Scottish Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design we offer experiences that will entertain, educate and inspire. Using the house, collections and grounds we aim to provide a launchpad for discovery; revealing new favourite places and special memories for the future.

Dates 25 March – 30 October 2016
May to October Guided Tour at 11.00AM (Tour lasts 60 minutes) Free Flow 12.00PM-4.00PM
Friends of Mount Stuart Tour available Saturdays at 10.30AM (Tour lasts 90 minutes - pre-booking advised)

Closed Dates:
The House will be closed 11 June, 6 August, 28 August and 24 September. Our Gardens, Visitor Centre and Courtyard Tea Room are open as usual.
On certain dates throughout the season access to individual rooms within the House may be limited to allow for special event preparation. Please check our website or contact a member of the office team on 01700 503877 for further information.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Dates 25 March – 30 October 2016
Times 10.00AM-6.00PM

Please Note:
The House will be closed 11 June, 6 August, 28 August and 24 September. Our Gardens, Visitor Centre and Courtyard Tea Room are open as usual.
On certain dates throughout the season access to individual rooms within the House may be limited to allow for special event preparation. Please check our website or contact a member of the office team on 01700 503877 for further information.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Dates 25 March – 30 October 2016
Times 10.00AM-6.00PM

Please Note:
The House will be closed 11 June, 6 August, 28 August and 24 September. Our Gardens, Visitor Centre and Courtyard Tea Room are open as usual.
On certain dates throughout the season access to individual rooms within the House may be limited to allow for special event preparation. Please check our website or contact a member of the office team on 01700 503877 for further information.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Dates 25 March – 30 October 2016
Visitor Centre Coffee Shop 10am - 6pm
A selection of Grab & Go or Hot Food, Pastries, Cakes, Teas, Coffees and Light Refreshments will be available.
Visitor Centre Restaurant 11.30am-2.30pm, Thursday - Sunday & Bank Holidays
Small Plates, Afternoon Teas, Roast Lunches every Sunday
Old Victorian Kitchen Tea Room 10.30am – 4.00pm
A selection of Grab & Go or Hot Food, Pastries, Cakes, Teas, Coffees and Light Refreshments will be available.

Please Note:
The House will be closed 11 June, 6 August, 28 August and 24 September. Our Gardens, Visitor Centre and Courtyard Tea Room are open as usual.
On certain dates throughout the season access to individual rooms within the House may be limited to allow for special event preparation. Please check our website or contact a member of the office team on 01700 503877 for further information.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.