Blairbank Self Catering Holiday Accomodation Bute
Blairbank Self Catering Holiday Accomodation Bute
Blairbank Self-catering Holiday Accommodation in Rothesay on the Isle of Bute
Blairbank Self-catering Holiday Accommodation in Rothesay on theIsle of Bute

Practicalities

The Isle of Bute is accessible by ferry, operated by Caladonian MacBrayne (known as Calmac by the locals).

 

The ferry departs from Weymss Bay, on Scotland's West Coast, not far from, the transport hubs of Glasgow and Glasgow International Airport.

 

See below for a map of our location and full directions. We would love to welcome you to Bute - please book online or contact us for all enquiries about booking a stay at Blairbank Apartment.

 

 


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Directions to Blairbank Apartment

 

By Road

From the South head to Glasgow via the M6/M74. Continue on M74 to South Glasgow and onto the M8 heading west for Glasgow International Airport. Pass the airport and continue along the A8 to Greenock, then the A78 to Wemyss Bay Ferry Port.

 

From Glasgow take the M8 west and follow the above directions.

 

From Sout West Scotland/Ayrshire head for the A78 at Ayr/Prestwick/Irvine then follow the A78 north to Wemyss Bay Ferry Port.

 

Ferries to Bute are operated by Caledonian MacBrayne.

 

From Wemyss Bay ferries run from 07.15 to 19.45 on weekdays, hourly from 11.00-16.00 and more frequently early morning and later evening. During summer weekends there are some later evening ferries. Full details may be found in the online timetable or by telephoning 0800 0665000.

 

On arrival in Rothesay turn left at the traffic lights leaving the harbour. Follow the road along the shore for approx 0.5 mile. Pass Glenburn Road on the right (there is a red letter box on the corner) and Blairbank Apartment is the 3rd gateway after the junction, just after the bus stop.

 

From Colintraive in Argyll there is a 5 minute ferry that runs to Rhubodach on the north east shore of Bute. Turn left from the ferry terminal at Rhubodach and follow the shore road until you reach the ferry terminal in Rothesay (8.3 miles). Go straight ahead at the traffic lights and follow the directions above to reach Blairbank Apartment.

 

See also Bute Gateway for more details about transport to and on Bute.

 

Public Transport

By Rail

Take the Wemyss Bay train from Glasgow Central Station. Trains run hourly and the journey takes approx 50 minutes. Ferry timetables specify rail times to and from Glasgow that link with ferries to Bute.

 

By Bus

McGill’s Bus Service 901 operates a half-hourly service from Glasgow’s Buchanan Street Bus Station to Largs via Wemyss Bay (view 901 timetable here).

 

Ferries to Bute are operated by Caledonian MacBrayne.

 

From Wemyss Bay ferries run from 07.15 to 19.45 on weekdays, hourly from 11.00-16.00 and more frequently early morning and later evening. During summer weekend there are some later evening ferries. Full details may be found in the online timetable or by telephoning 0800 0665000. See also Bute Gateway for more details about transport to and on Bute.

 

On arrival in Rothesay turn left at the traffic lights leaving the harbour. Follow the road along the shore for approx 0.5 mile. Pass Glenburn Road on the right (there is a red letter box on the corner) and Blairbank Apartment is the 3rd gateway after the junction, just after the bus stop.

 

Taxis are available on the left as you leave the pedestrian exit from the ferry terminal and buses (Services 90/490 and 493) are available on the right. Ask the bus driver to let you off at Glenburn Road bus stop.



Offers and News

 

 

Flexible Tariff up to December 2017 - see our Bookings page

(2016 prices held for 2017!)

 

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