Widely regarded as among Scotland's most accessible islands served by two car ferry routes, is a haven of peace and tranquility, a treasure trove of places to explore, and a glorious place to live and work. Steeped in history from early Christian settlements and Viking invasions through to the fabulous, Victorian grandeur of Mount Stuart. The Isle of Bute hosts many events throughout the year, many of which, like the now famous annual Jazz Festival, are now must attend events.
Visitors repeatedly highlight the tranquility, friendliness and sense of safety that they experience on the Island, and the magnificence of Butes Gardens. Also not to be missed is the Isle of Bute Agricultural Summer Show which takes place in August.