5 days - from only £309pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Beautiful Bute and Glasgow

The coastal resort of Rothesay on the popular Isle of Bute attracts returning visitors year after year with its picturesque setting and relaxed atmosphere. From here we’ll visit the impressive Mount Stuart House and the vibrant city of Glasgow.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 or 7 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 or 7 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect Service, before continuing to Scotland where we board the ferry to the Isle of Bute, and on to the Glenburn Hotel, Rothesay for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Island Tour and Mount Stuart

    Today we enjoy a circular tour of the panoramic Isle of Bute, taking in some truly stunning scenery such as Kilchattan Bay and Port Bannatyne. We then visit the beautiful Mount Stuart House, a spectacular Gothic building and the family seat of the Stuarts of Bute.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Mount Stuart

    isle of Bute

    Included Highlights

    • Island Tour and Mount Stuart
  • Day 3: At leisure or Tignabruaich

    Relax in the hotel with a day at leisure, explore independently, or join us on our optional excursion which includes a scenic drive along the shores of Loch Riddon to arrive at the peaceful, loch-side village of Tignabruaich on the western Kyle with stunning views on a clear day over to the Isles of Bute and Arran.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Tighnabruaich

    Tighnabruaich

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Tighnabruaich
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Glasgow

    We cross back to the mainland and visit cosmopolitan Glasgow. There’s so much to see and do – stylish shops, cultural treasures and rich history and heritage.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Glasgow

    Glasgow

    Included Highlights

    • Glasgow
  • Day 5:

    After an early start, we make out way back to the port for our return ferry back to the mainland before continuing home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £89.00 (5 days), £169.00 (8 days).

8 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect Service, before continuing to our comfortable overnight hotel in northern England.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2:

    Continue to Scotland where we board the ferry to the Isle of Bute, and on to the Glenburn Hotel, Rothesay for five nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Island Tour and Mount Stuart

    Today we enjoy a circular tour of the panoramic Isle of Bute, taking in some truly stunning scenery such as Kilchattan Bay and Port Bannatyne. We then visit the beautiful Mount Stuart House, a spectacular Gothic building and the family seat of the Stuarts of Bute.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Mount Stuart

    isle of Bute

    Included Highlights

    • Island Tour and Mount Stuart
  • Day 4: At leisure or Tignabruaich

    Relax in the hotel with a day at leisure, explore independently, or join us on our optional excursion which includes a scenic drive along the shores of Loch Riddon to arrive at the peaceful, loch-side village of Tignabruaich on the western Kyle with stunning views on a clear day over to the Isles of Bute and Arran.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Tighnabruaich

    Tighnabruaich

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Tighnabruaich
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 5: Glasgow

    We cross back to the mainland and visit cosmopolitan Glasgow. There’s so much to see and do – stylish shops, cultural treasures and rich history and heritage.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Glasgow

    Glasgow

    Included Highlights

    • Glasgow
  • Day 6: Dunoon

    We tour across the Kyles of Bute and along the shores of Lock Eck to Dunoon, the largest town in Argyll, set on the shores of the Firth of Clyde. It has a large Victorian pier, an attractive promenade, and a bustling high street.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Dunoon

    Dunoon

    Included Highlights

    • Dunoon
  • Day 7:

    We make out way back to the port for our return ferry back to the mainland before continuing to our overnight hotel in north England.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £89.00 (5 days), £169.00 (8 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four or five nights at the 3-star Glenburn Hotel in Rothesay on the Isle of Bute. 

Overnight stays will be in city style hotels (8-day itinerery only).

  • Glenburn Hotel

    Set in an outstanding position above its own terraced gardens, the Glenburn enjoys great views towards the mainland. The town’s shops, harbour and medieval castle ruins are a short walk away along the palm fringed promenade. With a wealth of outdoor pursuits on the island from fishing to bowling, walking, cycling and kayaking, and a golf course. Head back over to the mainland and take in the magnificent coast of Argyll, known for its beaches, walking trails and stunning wildlife. Enjoy the hotel's magnificent grounds which allow for great panoramic views across the Cowal Peninsula. Spend your evenings socialising in the lounge bar, take in our evening entertainment in our modern ballroom, or just sit back and read a good book in our small library, it’s up to you how you choose to relax at the Glenburn.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.

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Book by 30th Nov – nothing more to pay until around 6 weeks before you travel.
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