Glecknabae Cairn - Isle of Bute

History & Heritage

Upon the sloping Glecknabae Farmstead lies a bronze age Clyde-type chambered cairn

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Port Bannatyne - Isle of Bute

Towns & Villages

Port Bannatyne is a coastal village on the Isle of Bute.

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Maidens Harbour - Girvan

Outdoor Activities

Maidens Harbour was established in the mid 19th century

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Bute Museum - Isle of Bute

History & Heritage

Situated in Rothesay, the independently run Bute Museum is the perfect place for visitors to learn about the natural and historical heritage of Bute.

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St Mary's Chapel - Isle of Bute

History & Heritage

St Mary’s Chapel was built near Rothesay as the second parish church on the island, after St Blane’s in the south. It can be dated to approximately 1320.

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St Blane's Monastery - Isle of Bute

History & Heritage

This early Christian monastery was abandoned during Viking raids around AD 790, and lies about 2 miles from modern Kingarth.

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Ettrick Bay Stone Circle - Isle of Bute

History & Heritage

The Ettrick Bay Stone Circle comprises eight stones, lying 130m south of St. Colmac Cottages.

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St Ninians Point and Chapel Well - Bute

History & Heritage

The monument consists of the remains of a chapel and surrounding enclosure, which replaced an earlier burial ground.

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Ascog Fernery - Isle of Bute

Parks & Gardens

Ascog Hall and its stunning Victorian Fernery is a fascinating day out, especially for nature lovers.

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Canada Hill - Isle of Bute

Scenic Views

Enjoy beautiful views over Rothesay to the Firth of Clyde and the Cowal Peninsula from the top of Canada Hill.

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West Island Way - Isle of Bute

Low Level Walks

The West Island Way is a long distance walking path route on the Island of Bute.

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Kingarth Standing Stones - Bute

History & Heritage

Bute has its fair share of mysterious stones and one of the easiest examples to find on the island is at the Blackpark Plantation.

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Kerrycroy Village - Bute

Towns & Villages

Kerrycroy Village is a small residential area on Bute’s east coast, around 3km from Rothesay.

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Garrison House - Millport

History & Heritage

This striking Gothic building, is now home to the Museum of the Cumbraes and the Garrison House Café, as well as the local library and council offices.

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Crocodile Rock - Isle of Cumbrae

Nature & Animals

Crocodile Rock is an iconic Millport landmark.

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