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Rothesay overview

Rothesay is a friendly place, known for its oceanfront, and features picturesque views of the jungle and islands. You'll enjoy Rothesay's scenic landscape and sports, along with activities like rowing and swimming. Families will find plenty of fun at Benmore Botanic Garden. Make some memories at Mount Stuart and Rothesay Castle. Rothesay is a family-friendly destination whilst offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Rothesay

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Rothesay has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Rothesay with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Rothesay hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Rothesay hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Rothesay

Fly in to Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), 25.9 mi (41.7 km) from central Rothesay. Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick) is the next closest major airport, 28.6 mi (46.1 km) away.

What to see around Rothesay

Fun activities such as taking a ferry, exploring the port and sporting events are at hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Dunoon Ferry Terminal
  • • Tarbert Harbour
  • • Holy Loch Marina
  • • Kilcreggan Ferry Terminal
If you're interested in castles or monuments, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Mount Stuart
  • • Rothesay Castle
  • • Rosslyn Castle
  • • Victorian Toilets
  • • Ascog Fernery and Garden
Its jungle and seaside offer a glimpse of the area's natural beauty. Favourite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Caisteal Abhail
  • • Lunderston Bay
  • • Goat Fell
  • • Benmore Botanic Garden
  • • Lyle Hill
Here are some favourite choices:
  • • Bute Museum
  • • Mount Stuart
  • • Castle Toward Residential School
  • • St Blane's Chapel
  • • Cathedral of the Isles

When to visit Rothesay

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 11°C day, 1°C night
  • April-June: 18°C day, 3°C night
  • July-September: 19°C day, 9°C night
  • October-December: 15°C day, 2°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 12 cm
  • April-June: 9 cm
  • July-September: 11 cm
  • October-December: 15 cm
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