The town of Rothesay (Scottish Gaelic: Baile Bhòid) is the principal town on the Isle of Bute, in the council area of Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It can be reached by ferry from Wemyss Bay which offers an onward rail link to Glasgow. At the centre of the town is Rothesay Castle, a ruined castle which dates back to the 13th century, and which is unique in Scotland for its circular plan. Rothesay lies along the coast of the Firth of Clyde.
Local authority: Argyll and Bute Council
OS Grid Reference: NS078639
Isle of Bute Discovery Centre
Isle of Bute
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With beautiful views over the Winter Gardens and Rothesay Bay, The Victoria Hotel offers elegant rooms and 2 high-quality restaurants. Within 2 minutes’ walk of Rothesay Castle, this family-run hotel provides free WiFi and has free parking nearby. Details...
A 10-minute walk from Rothesay Castle, the elegant Glendale guest house has beautiful views across the bay. With a 4-star rating from the Scottish Tourist Board, it provides free parking and WiFi and a wide choice of breakfast. Details...
Offering a sun terrace and views of the sea, Howardsway is set in Rothesay, 49 km from Glasgow. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. A balcony or patio are featured in certain rooms. The bed and breakfast features free WiFi. Details...
Situated above its own terraced gardens, The Glenburn Hotel is a Victorian sandstone building which offers panoramic views across Rothesay Bay to the Cowal Peninsula. Rothestay town centre is just a 15-minute walk away. Details...
Set on the isle of Bute, a 15-minute walk from Rothesay town centre and pier, this Victorian house offers panoramic views over Rothesay Bay, free Wi-Fi, a bar and a sun terrace. Details...
With stunning views of Rothesay Bay and the Cowal Hills, The Ardyne Guest House is just 2 minutes’ drive from the town’s ferry terminal. This elegant Victorian villa provides en suite rooms, some with free WiFi. Details...
Glenashdale is a charming, detached cottage set in a idyllic position, boasting views across the Firth of Clyde, and sleeping six people in three bedrooms. The cottage includes two double bedrooms (one on the ground floor) and one twin, along with a first floor bathroom and a ground floor shower room. Details...
Newton House is a first floor apartment within a traditional sandstone villa, 4 miles from the town of Dunoon on Scotland's west coast. The cottage can sleep six people in three bedrooms - one double, one twin and one room with adult bunks. Details...
Clyde Cottage is a charming ground floor cottage apartment, superbly located on the sea front, just 4 miles from Dunoon on Scotland's beautiful Cowal Peninsula and can sleep two people. Details...
Top Flat is a second floor holiday apartment situated in the village of Tighnabruaich on the Kyles of Bute in Argyllshire. The apartment sleeps five people in three bedrooms - one double, one room with adult bunks and one room with child's single folding bed. Details...
Heatherbank is a single storey cottage on the edge of Garelochhead village in Argyllshire. The cottage has a double room, a shower room, a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with sofabed. Details...
Riverview is a ground floor apartment in a traditional, terraced property overlooking the esplanade and estuary in the Ayrshire town of Irvine. With one double bedroom and a sofabed in the kitchen as well as a family shower room, this cottage can sleep up to four people. Details...