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Mount Stuart

Rothesay PA20 9LR, Scotland
+44 1700 503877
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What a gem!

Mount Stuart has to be one of the greatest houses in Scotland, if not in Europe. It is simply... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Steve B
Aberlour, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

Highly recommend a visit. The guided tour was especially good. Grounds around were good to walk... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tony H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Rothesay PA20 9LR, Scotland
+44 1700 503877
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Reviewed yesterday

Mount Stuart has to be one of the greatest houses in Scotland, if not in Europe. It is simply jaw-dropping in the magnificence of its decor. The grounds are immense and good to walk through, but the house is simply stunning, It is a must-see...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Highly recommend a visit. The guided tour was especially good. Grounds around were good to walk around afterwards, although it was raining when we were there! Very handy being able to get the bus from Rothesay to the house, especially if it is wet! Check...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this location at Easter to be told house closed for a private event, I mentioned I'd looked on line and didn't see anything about closure before setting off on 90 minute trip including ferry costs. I was told by staff yes, it is...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth the visit. tour guide was very informative and the overall grandeur of the building was spectacular plus lovely gardens.Tea room was worth a visit.

Thank jock31
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was on a guided tour with Kevin and Emma and it was amazing I needed the lift because of my ankle but she made me feel special and it was not a bother to help me. Keep a hold of them two because they...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit , guided tour is very informative & a lot of fun . Tea room soup was lovely. All the staff were pleasant & friendly . Could not spend time in the grounds as it rained. Do hope to return one day

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was here years ago and the grandeur of it has remained with me. Margaret the tour guide gave us a passionate insight of the people who had an input in building the house, owners and workers. Thank you Margaret

Thank EC5682
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on the Friends Tour which takes 1 hr 30 mins and includes a visit to the heated indoor swimming pool and the chapel. Our guide, Mary Sinclair, was excellent. She's lively and knowledgeable and coped well with interruptions and questions. We wanted to...More

Thank RichmondRose
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit-the house and gardens are stunning.We had a great guide called Margaret who really showed off the house to its best advantage ,with humour and knowledge.And if you become a member,which is free,you can go back as often as you like for...More

Thank Evelyn L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A mixture of many marbles, columns, arches, stain glass, definite ecclesiastical and ecletic decor. Does not have continuity of design, very busy.............Not for everyone. Sorry. An adequate number of rooms open. Probably worth a visit in a very remote place on the Isle of Bute....More

Thank Marietta S
MS_Visitor_Services, General Manager at Mount Stuart, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Marietta S Thank you for taking to provide feedback on your recent visit. Mount Stuart is a neo-gothic mansion set in 300 acres of gardens and grounds and our eclectic and unique interiors are what set us apart from other historic houses. Interior design...More

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26 July 2017|
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Response from jpeterhughes2017 | Reviewed this property |
every 15 minutes or so. although a taxi is very reasonable. There is a Mini bus takes you within the grounds and is included in the admission fee.
Farhat S
28 May 2017|
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Response from MS_Visitor_Services | Property representative |
Hi Farhat S We can offer you the group rate of £7.50PP which includes entry to the Gardens and free flow admission to the House. Please contact the office tel: 01700 503 877 and ask to speak to Kate or Euan who will be able... More
Margaret F
11 April 2017|
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Response from Paul C |
Hi Margaret, We visited Mount Stuart all too briefly last week. We were actually visiting a friend on Bute and didn't have a huge amount of time. Intrigued by the column, I went to have a look to see who it represented... More