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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 runway...

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 car...

Our Bute Visit | Wayne and Becky

We are always thrilled when visitors take the time to let us know what a great time they had with us on Bute. It's especially great to hear that visitors had a great visit in JANUARY! Here's what Wayne and Becky from Cumbria said about their recent visit to Bute:...

Argyll & Bute Video

VisitBute works in collaboration with Argyll & The Isles Tourism Co-operative (AITC) and they recently commissioned this video that showcases the best of Glasgow and Argyll & Bute. If you're in Glasgow - either living there or having a break there - why not...

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 Scotland and...

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 carried free of...

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.bute_map_600x420_6  Click link above to...

New Bicycle Repair Stations for Bute Cyclists

Cycling on Bute received a welcome boost recently in the form of three bicycle repair stations. The dark grey stations will soon be found at Rothesay Pier, Ettrick Bay Cafe and Scalpsie Viewpoint Carpark and will provide all the tools and equipment needed...

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 served by roads and...

Local Weather

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