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Opening Times

From Monday 28th October, Mount Stuart is open Monday-Friday for private tours only. Pre-booking is essential with a minimum of 24 hours notice. The Visitor Centre, Courtyard Cafe and Shop are closed from Monday 28th October and will reopen in Spring 2020. Full details of our 2020 opening dates will be released soon.

For information regarding accessibility, click here.

House

28th October 2019 to March 2020 - Private House Tours by appointment only Guided tours at:

Gardens

28th October 2019 to March 2020 - CLOSED

Visitor Centre

28th October 2019 to March 2020 - CLOSED

The Courtyard

28th October 2019 to March 2020 - CLOSED

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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.

Tours

Find out the secrets of Mount Stuart house and its gardens on one of our tours

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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. The Isle of Bute is approximately 90 minutes 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. A discounted joint ticket including ferry travel, bus travel and admission to Mount Stuart is available to purchase from CalMac at Wemyss Bay.

By Car

Mount Stuart is 5 miles south of the island's principal town: Rothesay, and is well signposted from the ferry terminal. If you are travelling using a sat nav system, please use the postcode PA20 9LR. Get directions on Google Maps.

Car parking is available free of charge at the Visitor Centre. Blue badge parking is available both at the Visitor Centre and main house. Please be aware that we do not have a designated parking area for motor homes.

By Bus

West Coast Motors operate a regular bus service 490/90 from Rothesay (Guildford Square) to Mount Stuart. The bus stop at Mount Stuart is a short walk from the Visitor Centre.

By Bicycle

Bicycle storage racks are available at the Visitor Centre next to the accessible parking and main house opposite the Rock Garden.

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 and Courtyard shops we stock a range of unique local and regional crafts.

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Membership

As a member of Mount Stuart you will enjoy many benefits, but most importantly you’ll be supporting the work of the Moun...

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