The Highlands and Lowlands

Here’s a little brain-teaser for you! What does Bute have in common with Arran, Helensburgh and Stonehaven? Give in? The answer is that they all lie on the Highland Boundary Fault. Standing in the Highlands! This boundary is one of four that runs through...
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...
Cycling Map | Bute | Download here!

Cycling Map | Bute | Download here!

Fyne Futures created a great leaflet that covered good cycling routes on the island. Although the leaflet is currently out of print, they have kindly allowed us to put the pdf onto our website for people to access. Click bute_map_600x420_6 to access the map    ...
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...