If you like the idea of a break on the island haven of Bute, The Glenburn Hotel is a grand and elegant choice for your stay. The hotel is set in a prime position atop delightful terraced gardens and was originally constructed in 1892 as Scotlands first hydropathic retreat. It commands fabulous views overlooking Rothesay Bay and the Cowal Peninsula. Within the hotel, you will find 119 bedrooms including the chance to upgrade to a Superior Room for an even more comfortable stay. Relax with a drink in our welcoming bars & restaurants. After dinner in the restaurant, a unique and varied programme of top class live entertainment will keep you entertained in the beautifully restored ballroom.
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Bute is an idyllic island haven just 33 miles from Glasgow as the crow flies. It is renowned for its delightful gardens and impressive architecture and is also the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Nature-lovers may be lucky enough to spot porpoises on the outward ferry journey and get a good view of seals in Scalpsie Bay. Bute is only 15 miles long and 4 miles wide, but there is much to see and do on this tiny isle. Here you can enjoy fishing, golf, bowling, and visits to medieval castle ruins and various formal gardens. Take a stroll down to the pretty harbour or admire the fauna and flora along the islands West Island Way. A trip to Bute is a retreat from the hustle and bustle and a delight for the senses. Come and experience it for yourself.