Island Activities with WildBute.com

Guided Walks

WildBute.com, WildBute Corner, The Old Weighbridge, Rothesay, Argyll & Bute, PA20 9AG

    Fàilte gu an t-Eilean Bhòid... Welcome to Bute! WildBute.com offers Day Trip Excursions, Guided Tours, Short Break Activity Holidays and Specialist Wildlife Vacations on the Beautiful Isle of Bute, Scotland.

    WildBute is the Isle of Bute's Activity Holiday, Walks, Talks & Tours Specialist.

    WildBute Vacations, Short Break Holidays and Daily Walks, Talks & Tours on the Beautiful Isle of Bute

    These include: A Daily Walking Tour of Royal Rothesay, WildLife Tours, Bute's Early Christian Sites (more than Iona!) and Pre-Historic Circles and Standing Stones...

    Bespoke & Private Guided Tours a Speciality, Ask!

    All Enquiries Welcome: ContactUs@WildBute.com

     

    WildBute Vacations & Short Break Activity Holidays.

     

    WildBute 3 Day Short Break Activity Holiday.

    Your WildBute Short Break Holiday... Starts Here!

    Relax, Let WildBute Take Care of You Whilst You Discover and Explore Bute's Rich Scottish Heritage.

    Enjoy a 3 day, 2 night Break on the Beautiful Isle of Bute, Scotland.

    Your relaxing WildBute Break commences with complimentary transport to your select accommodation. Later, on the day of your arrival, 'introductions' over Dinner together with a menu of finest local Scottish Fare and a complimentary Single Malt Whisky**

    A different itinerary (seasonal) for each of your other days spent on your WildBute Break will include the 'Royal' History of Bute, sites of the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, the Early Christian Saints of Bute and Bute's stunning natural beauty and abundant wildlife.

    Complimentary Photographic Tuition and Assistance can be provided to those with their own digital camera to ensure you capture the entire WildBute Experience!

    (**Statutory Age Restriction Applies)

    Price Per Person: £499.00 GBP

     

    WildBute 5 Day Holiday/Vacation.

    Your WildBute Vacation/Holiday... Starts Here!

    Relax, Let WildBute Take Care of You Whilst You Discover and Explore Bute's Rich Scottish Heritage.

    Enjoy a 5 day, 4 night Break on the Beautiful Isle of Bute, Scotland.

    This relaxing, comprehensive and illuminating WildBute Vacation/Holiday commences with complimentary transport to your select accommodation. Later, on the day of your arrival, 'introductions' over Dinner together with a menu of finest local Scottish Fare and a complimentary Single Malt Whisky**

    The Isle of Bute is Scotland’s Royal Island and is often described as Scotland in miniature. Home to the Royal House of Stuart, Scottish Monarchs resided here until 1714. Bute still boasts this ‘Royal’ connection with Rothesay Castle and the High Gothic Victorian Mansion which is Mount Stuart House, the home of the Earls and Marquisses of Bute.

    The Isle of Bute is rich in history from the Neolithic, Medieval, Viking, the Industrial and Victorian Era’s. The scenic beauty is unsurpassed and wildlife abounds with Seals, Buzzards, huge numbers of seasonal wild flowers and trees, Osprey, colonies of Scottish Wood Ants, Basking Sharks, Red and Roe Deer… too mention but a few!

    A different itinerary (seasonal) for each of your other days spent on your WildBute Break will include the 'Royal' History of Bute, sites of the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, the Early Christian Saints of Bute and Bute's stunning natural beauty and abundant wildlife.

    Entry to Bute Museum, Rothesay Castle and Mount Stuart are inclusive on this WildBute Vacation/Holiday.

    Complimentary Photographic Tuition and Assistance can be provided to those with their own digital camera to ensure you capture the entire WildBute Experience!

    (**Statutory Age Restriction Applies)

    Price Per Person: £850.00 GBP

     

    Menu of Individual Tour Events.

    An overview of our wonderful Walks, Talks & Tours is provided below and more details (eg: Start Times, Meeting Point, Suitability, etc) are available at our website and secure online booking facility at WildBute.com

    Through Visit Scotland we are able to provide a 'Special Offer' of £5.00 OFF when you book your WildButeTour Event (shown below) 'Online' at WildBute.com using the Voucher Code:

    VSBute5

     

    'Tour of Royal Rothesay'.

    Let's Take a Tour of the Town - Historic Rothesay!

    A Guided Walk & Talk

    Duration: Up to 1 Hour 15 mins.

    Distance: 1 Mile (Approx).

    A Fun & Informative Tour.

    A Must for All Visitors to Rothesay, Isle of Bute.

    From: £5.00 per person*

     

    'Wildlife Tour of Bute'.

    A WildBute Tour That Could Be Your Chance to See Bute's Seals, Our Roe Deer or Bute's Osprey, Buzzard or Thousands of Wild Geese, Scottish Wood Ant Colonies or Wild Goats!

    A Guided Walk & Talk (Courtesy Transport Can Be Provided - Ask?).

    Distance: Varying Individual Distances up to 1 Mile (Approx).

    Duration: Up to 3 Hours.

    Complimentary Photographic Tuition and Assistance can be provided to those with their own digital camera to ensure you capture the entire WildBute Experience!

    From: £20.00 per person*

     

    'Bute's Standing Stones & Stone Circles'.

    A WildBute Tour That Could Be Your Chance to See the Isle of Bute's Ancient and Mystical Standing Stones & Stone Circles! Often Placed Strategically in the Bute Landscape, Visit a Variety of Sites, All Associated with Bute's Pre-Historic Past.

    A Guided Walk & Talk (Courtesy Transport Can Be Provided - Ask?).

    Distance: Varying Individual Distances up to 1 Mile (Approx).

    Duration: Up to 3 Hours.

    Complimentary Photographic Tuition and Assistance can be provided to those with their own digital camera to ensure you capture the entire WildBute Experience!

    From: £20.00 per person*

     

    'Bute's Early Christian Sites & The Bute Saints'.

    Go On Your Very Own Bute Pilgrimage with this WildBute Tour

    Often Placed Strategically in the Landscape, Visit a Variety of Sites, All Associated with Bute Saints and the Early-Christian Settlements of Bute from around 500 AD to 1300 AD... more than on Iona!

    A Guided Walk & Talk (Courtesy Transport Can Be Provided - Ask?).

    Distance: Varying Individual Distances up to 1 Mile (Approx).

    Duration: Up to 3 Hours.

    Complimentary Photographic Tuition and Assistance can be provided to those with their own digital camera to ensure you capture the entire WildBute Experience!

    From: £20.00 per person*

     

    'Bespoke & Private Guided Tours'.

    We are specialists in providing Tailor-Made, Bespoke and/or Private Guided Tours to closely match your personal interests and requirements.

    Please contact us directly for a quotation: ContactUs@WildBute.com

     

    Corporate, Organised Group & Other Price Concessions Maybe Available - Ask?

     

     

     

    Prices above indicated thus * already include the individual 'Special Offer' of £5.00 OFF (VSBute5).

     

     

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    Activities
    Landrover Safari Photography Tuition & Tours Walks
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Private Guided Tours arranged to suit your schedule and needs - please contact us for more information.

    Children

    • Children Welcome Juveniles (11 to 16 years) are welcome though they MUST be accompanied and supervised by an adult. Most of our Tour Events are NOT suitable for children under 11 years. Please ask us in advance. Thank You.

    Location

    • Village Location
    • Rural Location
    • Waterfront Location
    • Coastal Location
    • Town Location

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • JCB Card
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • PayPal
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash GBP (Pounds Sterling) - ONLY. Thank You.
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Stats

    • Walk Duration The West Island Way is the Isle of Bute's Long Distance Footpath at some 25 miles (40 Km). WildBute Event Tours enjoy walking varying distances from 1 mile to 5 miles only. Fitness Level: Easy and/or Moderate.
    • Height Gain The Isle of Bute's highest point is Windy Hill at 911 feet (277.67 metres)
    • Distance Distance (Approx): WildBute Event Tours Enjoy Varying Individual Distances up to 1 Mile to 5 miles. Bute is Beautiful - though sometimes it is wet and windy! So, remember, there's no such thing as the wrong weather... just the wrong clothes - come prepared!

    Transport

    • Parking
    • Public Parking Nearby
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Disabled Parking
    • On Public Transport Route

    Duration

    • 3-4 days
    • 1-2 days
    • Day walks
    • 5-6 days

    Mapping

    • OS Map Isle of Bute: OS grid reference · NS065651 Rothesay Harbour, Isle of Bute: Latitude & Longitude – 55˚50’ N 05˚03’W
    • OS Grid Ref Isle of Bute: OS grid reference · NS065651 Rothesay Harbour, Isle of Bute: Latitude & Longitude – 55˚50’ N 05˚03’W

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome Group Rates may be available for all WildBute Tour Events. Please ask us for a quote. Thank you.
    • Children Welcome Juveniles (11 to 16 years) are welcome though they MUST be accompanied and supervised by an adult. Most of our Tour Events are NOT suitable for children under 11 years. Please ask us in advance. Thank You.
    • Single Travellers
    • School Groups Welcome Group Rates may be available for all WildBute Tour Events. Please ask us for a quote. Thank you.
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Young People
    • Coach Parties Welcome Note for Coach Tour Operators. WildBute can provide on-coach commentary to your customer or group. Cost from £40.00 for up to 2 hour Tour.

    Theme

    • Family Trails
    • Wildlife Walks WildBute WildLife Tours Could Be Your Chance to See Bute's Abundance of Wild Flowers, Seals, Our Roe Deer or Bute's Osprey, Buzzard or Thousands of Wild Geese, Scottish Wood Ant Colonies or Wild Goats! Bute is Beautiful - though sometimes it is wet and windy! So, remember, there's no such thing as the wrong weather... just the wrong clothes - come prepared!
    • Urban Walking
    • Paths to Adventure WildBute Event Tours enjoy walking varying distances from 1 mile to 5 miles only. Fitness Level: Easy and/or Moderate.
    • History/Heritage Bute is crammed full of History and Heritage. The residence of the Stuart Kings of Scotland, Vikings, Neolithic Burial Cists, 3 Castles and Mount Stuart House... See it all on a WildBute.com Tour! Bute is Beautiful - though sometimes it is wet and windy! So, remember, there's no such thing as the wrong weather... just the wrong clothes - come prepared!

    Walk Type

    • Scotland's Great Trails The West Island Way is the Isle of Bute's Long Distance Footpath and, at some 25 miles (40 Km) is officially part of Scotland's Great Trails network. WildBute Event Tours enjoy walking varying distances from 1 mile to 5 miles only. Fitness Level: Easy and/or Moderate.
    • Long Distance Routes The West Island Way is the Isle of Bute's Long Distance Footpath and, at some 25 miles (40 Km) is officially part of Scotland's Great Trails network. WildBute Event Tours enjoy walking varying distances from 1 mile to 5 miles only. Fitness Level: Easy and/or Moderate.
    • Longer Walks The West Island Way is the Isle of Bute's Long Distance Footpath and, at some 25 miles (40 Km) is officially part of Scotland's Great Trails network. WildBute Event Tours enjoy walking varying distances from 1 mile to 5 miles only. Fitness Level: Easy and/or Moderate.
    • Moderate Walks The West Island Way is the Isle of Bute's Long Distance Footpath and, at some 25 miles (40 Km) is officially part of Scotland's Great Trails network. WildBute Event Tours enjoy walking varying distances from 1 mile to 5 miles only. Fitness Level: Easy and/or Moderate.

    Road Directions

    The Isle of Bute is, for most, accessable only by ferry of which there are two routes.

    The principal route is the 35 minute ferry crossing from Wemyss Bay to Rothesay.

    Wemyss Bay is around 1 hour south of Glasgow, and Glasgow International Airport, by car via the M8 motorway (West) to Greenock via A78.

    Wemyss Bay is also about 1 hour north of Prestwick Airport by car taking the coastal route via Irvine and Largs on the A78.

    The alternative route is via Colintraive to Rhubodach taking the 75 mile A82/A83 route via Loch Lomond, Arrochar and then taking the A815/A886 to Colintraive. This route is also accessable from Dunoon on the Cowal peninsula.

    Both ferry services are operated by Caledonian MacBrayne (www.calmac.co.uk/timetables)

    With the best sailing in the world, the Isle of Bute boasts a number of harbours and marinas for those who wish to sail across and Bute also has its own celebrated grass airfield at Kingarth for small aircraft.

    Public Transport Directions

    The Isle of Bute is served by good public transport links to/from the mainland ferry terminals and also has good on-island Bus, Taxi and Cycle Hire availability.

    Bute boasts a near hourly train services to/from Wemyss Bay Station (Ferry Terminal) to/from Glasgow Central Station and this service is more than matched with numerous Bus Services also stopping at Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal.

    Paisley Gilmour Street Railway Station also serves as a transport Hub and Interchange for train services from the south and the Shuttle-Bus Service to/from Glasgow International Airport.

    There are also Bus Services which serve the Isle of Bute from both Dunoon and Portavadie on the Cowal Peninsula.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Activity Special Offer

    Visit Scotland Special Customer Offer!

    GB£5.00 Off when booking any 'Walk, Talk & Tour' Event online with with WildBute at: www.WildBute.com

    Visit Scotland Customers Use Discount Code: VSBute5

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