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Bute: The Clyde’s treasure island Spectacular interiors include the stunning White Marble Chapel and magnificent Marble Hall complete with kaleidoscopic stained glass. A Fine Art Collection and astounding architectural detail presents both stately opulence and unrivalled imagination. With something for all the family, this Award winning Visitor Attraction offers excellent restaurant facilities, Gift Shop, way-marked walks, picnic areas, Adventure Play Area, a full events programme, Contemporary Visual Arts Exhibition and self-catering properties.   One of the world’s great houses, Mount Stuart, (pictured above) ancestral home of the Marquess of Bute, is one of the most technologically advanced houses of its age and is arguably the finest piece of domestic Victorian architecture to emerge from Britain’s Gothic Revival in the 19th Century. Set in 300 acres, the grounds are recognised as some of Europe’s finest gardens and include a collection of both exotic and native flora spanning several gardens, each set against the dramatic backdrop of the Firth of Clyde.

DISCOVER ONE OF THE WORLD’S FINEST HOMES Explore this wondrous Victorian Gothic structure and its 300 acres of gloriously maintained gardens and grounds you won’t fail to be impressed. House | Gardens | Visitor Centre | Restaurant | Gift Shop Tea Rooms | Events & Weddings |Adventure Play Area Fine Art Collection | Contemporary Visual Arts Exhibition Frequent rail and ferry services daily to the most accessible Scottish island. Open daily from Easter and throughout the Summer months. Pre booked tours welcome all year round.

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Clyde Life March 2014 Issue 17  
Clyde Life March 2014 Issue 17  

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