Quick facts

Getting here We consider ourselves to be the most accessible Scottish island, so getting here shouldn’t be too much trouble. There are two ferry routes onto Bute and they both run regular services from early in the morning to evening time: Wemyss Bay – Rothesay and Colintraive – Rhubodach. You don’t need to book on …

4… tasty treats!

1. Woodburns Espresso Pizza Bar Woodburns is a small family firm that makes handmade pizza from local artisan ingredients laid out before the public who choose what they wish to go onto their individual pizza.  The pizzas are then baked in a wood-fired (old oak whisky barrels saved from landfill) clay oven. This is accompanied by …

6… ways to get here!

by Emma Cooper 1. Take the ferry from Wemyss Bay Our big ferry leaves from Wemyss Bay, a mere 45 minute drive from Glasgow. You don’t need to book and if you get there 15 minutes early, you should have time to buy your tickets (£6.10 return for adults; £21.90 return for a car) and …

7… family things to do at ButeFest 2017

By Chris Kinloch & Shona Edwards 7.  Get undercover There are 5 different family areas across the site, with something for everyone, and plenty of undercover space – just in case! The under 5’s can enjoy our sand pit and play area all day, and children of all ages can pop into the Family Tent for puppet shows, family entertainers and more. Teens …