Motorhoming on Bute

Motorhoming on Bute

This is written by Jonty and Morag Clews, who are frequent visitors to Bute. Normally, they come by boat, but here they describe their visit via Freebird 2 – their motorhome, as part of their year-long trip around the UK. We arrived at Wemyss Bay aboard our 6m...
Wildflowers on Bute

Wildflowers on Bute

Guest Post: Text and photos courtesy of Roger Connard: As the springtime slowly starts its advance, it’s a good time to think about the wonderful array of wild flowers to be found on Bute. The island is home to over 800 species of vascular plants, not bad for an...
Bute Gin Festival 2018

Bute Gin Festival 2018

Bute’s 2018 Gin Festival was held over the weekend 9/10 February. Hosted by the Glenburn Hotel, the  Festival brought an eclectic mix of gins and gin makers to the Island. So, we went along (purely in the interests of research, you understand)!  As I said to my...
BUTE OPEN TOP BUS TOUR

BUTE OPEN TOP BUS TOUR

This blog was submitted by Andrew Crosbie, who recounts a Round-Bute Bus Tour: After a train trip of just under an hour from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay and then a 35 minute ferry crossing I arrived in Rothesay where I crossed the road and got onto the open top bus...