Please note that Mount Stuart is closed for a private function today from 2:30pm

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Opening Hours

Mount Stuart House & Gardens are open to the public until Sunday 31st October. The attraction is closed from Monday 1st November, reopening in spring 2022.

Our opening hours to Sunday 31st October are as follows:

House: 12.00noon-3.00pm (last entry 2.00pm), daily
Gardens: 10.00am-5.00pm, daily
Cafe: 11.00am-3.00pm, Wednesday to Sunday only
Tickets & Information: 11.00am-3.00pm, daily

Pre-booking your ticket is strongly recommended to guarantee entry and reduce queuing time on arrival. Purchase your tickets here.

On the following dates there are changes to our regular opening:

We would like to apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

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 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.

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.

2nd October 2021 closed all day
9th October 2021 closed all day
16th October 2021 closed from 2:30pm

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.

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. If you require assistance please contact the team in advance of your visit e:

By Bicycle

Bicycle storage racks are available at the car parking area and at the main house.