Bute Airstrip

Bute Airstrip

There are many ways to get to Bute, but one of the most glamorous would have to be by private plane! Bute actually has its own airstrip! This little strip of grass lies neatly between fields down at the south of the island, near the Kingarth Hotel It’s a short...
Rail and Sail | Getting to Bute

Rail and Sail | Getting to Bute

Make your holiday to Bute as hassle-free as possible by streamlining your ticket purchases. With trains leaving Glasgow Central station regularly, coming to Bute by train is a fantastic option for you to consider if you don’t have a car (or just want to leave...
The 5 Ferries Challenge

The 5 Ferries Challenge

Have you heard of the 5 Ferries Challenge? This is where you ‘bag’ the 5 ferries that serve the islands of Arran and Bute as well as explore the Cowal and Kintyre peninsulas. You could bag them by car, by bike or by foot – and remember, your bike is...
Come to Bute without a car!

Come to Bute without a car!

Heading off for a relaxing break? Is jumping in the car and plugging in the post code to the Sat Nav the first thing you do? It doesn’t have to be that way if you are coming to Bute. We’re so close to the buzz of Scotland’s central belt and well...
Get to Bute

Get to Bute

The Isle of Bute is situated in Scotland’s Firth of Clyde, to the north of Arran, and is easily accessible by regular ferry services from the mainland.There are two ferry access ports to the island both operated by Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries. The Waverley, the...