Plan your visit

Opening Update

July & August Opening Hours

Gardens: 10am-5pm, daily
Café & toilets: 11am-4pm, daily
House: 12-4pm (last entry 3pm), daily

Pre-booking your visit online is essential. Viewing of the house is by self-guided free flow admission and during July & August slots are available every 10 minutes from 12.00noon to 3.00pm. Book your July & August visit here.

Please note that House tickets cannot be purchased online for Saturday 14th August due to amended opening hours.

September Opening Hours

Details of our September opening hours and tickets will be released on 15th August. Please do not email to request further information prior to this date as it will not be available.


To enhance visitor and staff safety a number of new visiting arrangements are in place, find out more here.

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Mount Stuart. For any urgent enquiries please email: and our team will respond as soon as possible.

Ticket Prices

Adult House & Gardens £13
Concession (aged 65+) House & Gardens £11
Child (age 5-15) House & Gardens £7.50
Child (under 5) FREE
Family (2 adults, 3 children) House & Gardens £39
Adult/Concession Gardens Only £5.00
Groups of 15 or more House & Gardens from £8.25
Child (5-15) Gardens Only FREE
HHA & ASVA Email to book

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Online Shop

Mount Stuart publications including 20 Masterpieces from Mount Stuart are currently available to purchase from our online shop.

Visit the shop 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 on site. 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. Please be aware that the service drops off close to the entrance to the estate which is a 20 minute walk from the main house and cafe.

By Bicycle

Bicycle storage racks are available at the car parking area.