Rothesay © City Sightseeing Bute

City Sightseeing Bute Tour

From £12 per adult

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May — September

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Explore the beautiful Isle of Bute in 7 stops on the official open top sightseeing tour. Hop on hop off around the island's best attractions, historic sites and gardens with your day ticket.

Let us show you the best of Bute.

Starting in Rothesay, we serve the former Winter Garden, now the Isle of Bute Discovery Centre. The bus then travels to Ardbeg Point, Port Bannatyne, Kames Castle and the 'One Man Burial Ground' before continuing to Ettrick Bay.

Following the coast road south, we pause at Scalpsie Bay to savour its peace and tranquility before we head towards Kingarth, Kilchattan Bay and Ascog Bay.

We end the tour back at Rothesay Pier with ample time to catch the ferry back to Wemyss Bay.

As we take you on a round trip of the island, fascinating commentary about Bute's history, culture and people is provided by our local driver guides.

Your ticket is valid for the day of purchase and can also be used as a pass on West Coast Motors local bus services on the day of purchase.

Daily tours depart from Guildford Square, Rothesay at 1030, 1200, 1430 and 1600 between May and September.

Contact details

City Sightseeing Bute
City Sightseeing Bute
Guildford Square
Isle of Bute
PA20 9AG

Key facilities

Disabled Access Level Access
Driver guide
Large Group (31+)
Architecture Castles Family History Landscapes Outdoor Activities Photography

Tour prices


  • £12 Per Adult
  • £10 Per child
  • £10 Concession
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Tour company information

City Sightseeing Bute

Explore the beautiful isle of Bute in 7 stops! Hop on hop off around the island's best attractions including Mount Stuart, Ascog, Ettrick Bay and Rothesay Castle. We operate daily from May until September with four departures from Guildford Square a day. We are locally operated and globally connected.

Opening times

Tour departs daily from Guildford Square, Rothesay from May to September at 1030, 1200, 1430 and 1600.

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