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Opening Times

An admission ticket gives you full access to the House and Gardens and can be purchased from the ground floor of our award-winning Visitor Centre, online or from select partners across Bute. Our welcoming staff will update you with tour times, and activities taking place during your visit.

For information regarding accessibility, click here.


1st July - 1st September 2019 Guided tours at: 11:00am, 3:00pm, 4:00am,
Freeflow from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
2nd September - 27th October Guided tours at: 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm,
3rd September Guided tours at: 11:00am, 3:00pm, 4:00pm,
Freeflow from 12:00pm to 3:00pm


22nd March - 27th October 2019 10:00am - 6.00pm

Visitor Centre

22nd March - 29th September 2019 10.00am - 6.00pm
1st October- 31st December 2019 House and Gardens tickets available from the Courtyard

The Courtyard

1st July - 31st August 2019 10.00am - 5.30pm
1st September - 27th October 2019 10.00am - 5.30pm

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Ticket Prices

Adult £13
Concession £11
Child (5-15) £7.50
Family (2 adults, 3 children) £39
Garden only £8.25
Groups of 15 or more from £8.25

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Closed Dates

On some dates throughout the year Mount Stuart may close early or open late due to private events. On these dates tour times may differ to those advertised, and some rooms may not be available to visit.

On the following dates the house will close at 1.00pm. The Courtyard, gardens and Visitor Centre remain open as normal.

13th July 2019 closed from 1:00pm
20th July 2019 closed from 1:00pm
27th July 2019 closed from 1:00pm
10th August 2019 closed all day
7th September 2019 closed from 1:00pm
18th October 2019 closed from 1:00pm


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Getting Here

Mount Stuart is located on the Isle of Bute, the most accessible island on the west coast of Scotland. Public transport links to Mount Stuart are fully integrated, ensuring that visitors can get here quickly, and easily.

The Isle of Bute is approximately 80 minutes away from Glasgow by road or rail, including a 35 minute ferry crossing from Wemyss Bay to Rothesay. Alternatively another ferry runs from Colintraive to Rhubodach, taking less than 5 minutes. Mount Stuart is 5 miles south of the island's principal town: Rothesay, and is well signposted from the ferry terminal.

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Group Visits

Large groups are welcome at Mount Stuart and we have a number of packages available to make your visit extra special.

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Shop and Eat at Mount Stuart

Here at The Courtyard we are as passionate about food and drink as we are about our home at Mount Stuart. In our Visitor Centre shops we stock a range of unique local and regional crafts.

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