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City Sightseeing Bute

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Address: Guildford Square, Rothesay, Scotland
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Fantastic way to see and learn about Bute

My wife and I have lived on Bute for twelve years and have always meant to take the tour bus round the island,well we finally found the time in Sept this year and we are so glad... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
colin L
Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My wife and I have lived on Bute for twelve years and have always meant to take the tour bus round the island,well we finally found the time in Sept this year and we are so glad we did,Iain the driver for the tour was great and he showed is vast wealth of knowledge about the Island from start to... More 

2 Thank colin L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We knew the tour was going to be good when the people coming off the tour before us were thanking the driver effusively! What a nice change to have live commentary instead of an out of time recorded version. He was pointing out wildlife real time and was happy to answer questions. Some very old 'groan' level jokes left me... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great open topped bus tour around the island, very interesting and informative commentary given by knowledgeable guide, great way to see and learn about the island, easy to find departure point, directly opposite the ferry terminal

Thank bigal275
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Anybody visiting the Island for a few days should definately do this. This trip was definately the highlight of our week on the Isle of Bute. We are a family unit with a 16 year old grump teenager, 7 year old boy and a baby in arms. It's true it's not a long trip only 1 1/2 hours but it's... More 

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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Hmm, not a lot to see to be honest. You go all around the island. While it is very pretty there is nothing of significance to see. I feel pretty ripped off for my family ticket of £21!

Thank Craigyanned
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Jumped of the ferry on a rather breezy day and hopped on Ian's bus. What a fantastic island so many things to do and see, never got it all in so will have to re visit. Hats of big shout out to Ian our personal tour guide of the island

Thank Pauline T
Beith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We love a sightseeing bus and were delighted to find one on our arrival in Rothesay. It was a lovely day so we sat upstairs and enjoyed an easy trip around the beautiful and varied island. The very knowledgeable driver told us interesting facts about the island which gave us the appetite to return and explore on our own.

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Dalry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

One of the best tours we have done as Ian is so knowledgeable about Rothesay. It is a great way to see the area, sitting at the back in comfort on the top deck and and discovering places to visit when coming back with the car. We had a laugh at the little westie which barked as it does not... More 

Thank Christine644369
Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the commentary from our driver, Paul, he was informative and amusing. We only went as far as the pub at Kingarth as we were planning to go to Kilchattan for lunch. However it seems there is nowhere to eat there so we got a service bus, which our ticket covered, to Mont Stuart. Wished we had stayed... More 

Thank mhairi h
Bellshill, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Although it was a very wet summer's day this trip was made enjoyable by the friendly and knowledgeable driver. I learned a lot about Rothesay during this trip which lasted just over an hour. We stopped at all points of interest, even to look at a wee Westie that seems to have a particular hatred for the tour bus. Don't... More 

Thank Robert R

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