The easiest way to get to the island is to take the ferry from Wemyss Bay. There is no need to book a ticket in advance for the ferry during the summer season. It only takes 30 minutes to cross from the mainland. The council is urging people to follow government advice as travel restrictions are lifted. We look forward to welcoming you back when you can travel to Argyll and Bute’s islandsfrom The ferry leaves from Wemyss Bay and arrives atRothesay on Bute. 35 minutes is how long the journey takes. The ferry from Colintraive to Rhubodach on Bute takes 5 minutes. There is no need to book on the above routes.
Do you need a car on Bute?
If you only want to go on a day trip to the Isle of Bute, then you don’t need to take a vehicle on the ferry. My suggestions are easy to visit on foot or by public transport.
How long does it take to drive around Isle of Bute?
Please allow at least one hour to complete the tour, otherwise you will not be able to enjoy the destinations along the way. Many of Bute’s hidden treasures are highlighted by this route.
Is there a ferry from Bute to Arran?
There is no direct connection between Isle of Bute and Isle of Arran. You can take the travel to Ardrossan Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to the Isle of Arran.
Who owns the island of Bute?
The economy. Five members of the Bute’s family, plus an accountant and lawyer, control the Mount Stuart Trust, which has 28,000 acres on the island. All 12 of the trust’s directors have addresses outside of the island.
What’s it like to live on Bute?
There is a high quality of life on Bute. Bute has an all-pervading Island ethos. Visitors often highlight the tranquility, friendliness, and sense of safety that they experience on the Island, and the magnificence of Bute’s gardens. It is a great place for parents to raise their children.
What happens if Calmac ferry Cancelled?
You will need to arrange and pay for your own accommodation if your sailing is canceled or delayed for reasonsother than weather.
Is the ferry to Rothesay open?
Monday – Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday starts at 7:30 a.m.is .m.