Explore the gentle, undulating hills and catch glimpses of the wildlife and marvel at the vistas. For such a compact island, Bute offers varied landscapes from the lush, fertile and rolling hills of the island’s heart, to the craggy, heather-covered moorlands of the north and the delightful sandy beaches around the coastline. Arran, home to a large colony of seals, has many attractions including, golf, shopping outlets, castle and much more. Visit the Victorian gothic mansion of Mount Stuart, Bute Museum, Rothesay Castle and the fabulous gardens of Ascog Hall and Ardencraig. Whatever your interest, Bute offers something for everyone. Many events throughout the year include the annual Jazz Festival, highland games, agricultural shows, concerts and art festivals. Beach 100 yards. Shop 100 yards, pub and restaurant 1/2 mile.