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Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Isle of Bute & Cowal Peninsula, Argyll & Stirling Your Home Away From Home

An Isle of Bute & Cowal Peninsula holiday will offer a mixed bag for visitors. On the one hand you have the peace, tranquillity and stunning views of the sea and land on the wonderful Island of Bute. On the other, the Cowal Peninsula is a great place for those who love exciting outdoor activities, particularly watersports. Whichever option you choose, an Isle of Bute & Cowal Peninsula holiday rental cottage will offer comfortable surroundings and all the comforts of home.

Things to Do on Holiday in Isle of Bute & Cowal Peninsula, Argyll & Stirling

An Isle of Bute & Cowal Peninsula holiday is the perfect option for those who love nature and outdoor pursuits. It is also the ideal choice for those who wish simply to relax and recharge in some stunning surroundings. The area offers a range of outdoor activities including horse riding, walking, cycling, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, snorkelling, bird watching, sledding and small game hunting.

In terms of attractions, the Isle of Bute has some wonderful things to be seen including the stunning Mount Stuart House. The house was built in a neo-Gothic style in the 19th century and has extensive gardens to stroll through. Also worth visiting on the Isle of Bute is the 16th century Rothesay Castle. The Cowal Peninsula town of Dunoon has several attractions worth seeing including the 15th century ruins of Castle Toward and the largest Highland Games gathering in the world, the Cowal Highland Gathering, which takes place each year at the end of August.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Isle of Bute & Cowal Peninsula, Argyll & Stirling

If you feel the need to leave your comfortable Isle of Bute & Cowal Peninsula holiday rental cottage for the day, then it is worth taking the hour and a half trip to the city of Glasgow. Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and is home to many great attractions including the National Piping Museum. Here visitors can learn all about the national instrument and hear pipe music at its best. Also popular to visit in the city are The Burrell Collection and the magnificent Glasgow Cathedral.

Weather in Isle of Bute & Cowal Peninsula, Argyll & Stirling

For those considering booking an Isle of Bute & Cowal Peninsula holiday rental cottage, they can expect to experience mild summers and cold winters. The warmest time of year to have an Isle of Bute & Cowal Peninsula holiday are the months of June, July and August when the daytime temperature can reach as much as 15°C. The colder months of the year of December and January see the temperature fall to around 5°C during the day. The annual precipitation amount for the area is 40 inches.

Travel to Isle of Bute & Cowal Peninsula, Argyll & Stirling

Travellers on an Isle of Bute & Cowal Peninsula holiday will likely land at Glasgow Airport (GLA) which is approximately 85 miles away from the area. Air operators offering affordable, regular flights include British Airways, BMI, easyJet, BMIbaby and Flybe. Passengers can depart from several UK airports such as Manchester (MAN), London Gatwick (LGW), East Midlands (EMA), Birmingham (BHX) and Southampton(SOU). Once you have landed at the airport, it is easy to reach the Isle of Bute via ferry from the mainland (at Wemyss Bay and Rhubodach) which takes only 35 minutes.

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                                                                                                      A sweet homely cottage that was relaxing and quite.

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                                                                                                      We loved the cottage but there was a few things such as the drive up to the cottage been full of potholes and not great for a car. We did ask if the track was ok for cars and we were told is was fine. There were areas of the track that could do with improving and filling in to make it safer for cars. Also there were quite alot of cobwebs and dust in the house which could do with a bit more of a clean. We appreciate it is a old cottage and spiders come with that but cobwebs in door ways ect should of been seen on the clean. Also drying facilities in the cottage are not great as the bathroom is quite damp and nothing drys. An airer to dry clothes on in the sitting room would be better as the fire make that room warm and ideal for drying clothes. Other than that it is a very homely cottage and we had a very relaxing time. The sofa is lovely and comfortable and the kitchen and bathroom have been done to a high standard. Lovely area with a beautiful view of the loch.
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                                                                                                      Good location and nice place to stay

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                                                                                                      A nice cottage which is close to the town.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017