Historical Bute

Bute is packed with history. Fascinating ancient sites dot the island’s landscape, while the Victorians left their mark with splendid architecture and glorious gardens. Rothesay, the island’s chief town, is a seaside resort brimming with character and  history. 

There are heritage buildings galore on the island, including the magnificent Mount Stuart, with its fabulous architecture and grounds. As you explore Bute and Rothesay you’ll discover everything from castles to standing stones, historic houses to marvelous museums.