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Mount Stuart

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Address: Rothesay PA20 9LR, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 1700 503877
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:00

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Worth crossing the sea for

A fabulous and opulent Gothic Revival country house in the grand style with a superb white marble chapel and fantastic interiors. Added to this the staff are proud of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A fabulous and opulent Gothic Revival country house in the grand style with a superb white marble chapel and fantastic interiors. Added to this the staff are proud of the beautiful home they care for and have endless enthusiasm when it comes to helping visitors make the most out of their visit. 300 acre garden leading down towards the Firth... More 

Thank LadyGadabout
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even if you think you've seen enough stately homes, this one is well worth a prolonged visit. The grounds are expansive & the tea room/shop very good.

Thank 1travellerLiverpool
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This house is well worth a visit, the interior is amazing with marble columns and stained glass windows depicting the signs of zodiacs around the roof. The steps leading to the upstairs are also all marble where the bedrooms and bathrooms are. The are also very impressive.

Thank 703Dan
Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Recommended by friends and was not disappointed in this remarkable outstanding prestegious historic building formerly residence of the Royal Stewarts. The imported marble throughout, the decadence and attention to detail, well worth visting.

Thank CarolNeill
Dunoon, Scotland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Spectacular gothic building within magnificent grounds. Architecture is simply outstanding, particularly the chapel. The stained glass windows, with the zodiac signs are breathtaking. The grand house is a 10/15 minute meander from the car park however there is a minibus available at no extra cost. Give yourself at least half a day to explore this wonderful find. Don't forget your... More 

Thank Karen M
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The house no has no barriers up ( Nothing like a National Trust ) so you can walk around the rooms then you did before, nice staff they try and help you as best as they can. I would visit again.

Thank Stevo s
Preston, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Magnificent grounds and buildings. Really worth the visit. We went in October, autumn colours were simply breathtaking. Make sure you allow yourself plenty of time to see all of the grounds - we almost missed the sculptures!

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MS_Visitor_Services, Manager at Mount Stuart, responded to this review

Dear Highland_Rovers Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Mount Stuart. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our gardens and we look forward to welcoming you back to Mount Stuart. Kind regards More 

Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were delighted to arrive at Mount Stuart on such a glorious day, you explore the house,on yourr own with a map given as you enter. You first encounter the hall which has various rooms dining , parlours and kitchens.but what impressed was the staircase made of coloured marble with windows of beautiful designs. The upstairs bedrooms , bathroom's and... More 

Thank Allan P
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

From glinting horoscope ceilings, a breathtaking marble chapel, a swimming pool, a secret passage, and an original First Folio of Shakespeare's plays (!), Mount Stuart has something for everyone. It is a stunning, sumptuous building set in beautiful grounds. We took the architectural tour with a very well-informed, enthusiastic guide who brought the stories of the Bute family and the... More 

Thank MaryR18
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Visit as part of Coach Holiday. The House was a veritable delight and surprise. Very good written guide and informative staff available to ask questions. Extensive gardens (you have to be fit to see them). Visitor centre a long way from house and does not seem to sell much. Minibus available to transport between centre and house, which is very... More 

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