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Tel code: 01700 | code search
Postcode: PA20 | code search
Council: Argyll and Bute
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Ascog Bay is situated in a small north facing inlet on the shoreline in the middle of the historic village of Ascog, on the Isle of Bute in the Argyll and Bute district of Scotland situated 1.5 miles south-east of Rothesay; the main town on the Island. The Isle of Bute has several archaeological sites including standing stones, stone circles and a vitrified Iron Age fort; ancient finds are displayed in the Bute Museum. Ascog Bay has a beautiful beach and is surrounded by charming houses and villas. It is an ideal holiday resort with local shops and amenities, restaurants, tea-rooms and holiday accommodation in the area. On the raised site at the north end of the bay is a hotel and conference centre which was once a girls’ school built in 1900. Other historically interesting buildings include The Ascog Church at the south end of the bay dating from c1800, Ascog House dates back to 1678, Ascog Lodge was built in 1820 and a popular visitor attraction is Ascog Hall dating from 1844 with the beautifully restored Victorian Fernery and Gardens Other attractions include the remains of the unusual circular 12th century Rothesay Castle, standing in Rothesay surrounded by a moat, and the Bute Highland Games are held at the end of August each year.

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Glenburn Hotel (1.48 miles)

Glenburn Hotel
Set in an outstanding position above its own terraced gardens, the Glenburn enjoys a superb panorama across the waters of Rothesay Bay to the Cowal Peninsula. The town's shops, harbour, medieval castle ruins and sporting ... More | visit website
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St Ebba (1.57 miles)

St Ebba
St.Ebba is a grand grade 2 listed victorian house. It sits over looking Rothesay bay. Enjoy the panoramic views from the lounge or dining room while having breakfast or merely admiring the view. This is ... More | visit website
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The Ardyne (1.57 miles)

The Ardyne
The Ardyne is situated in a prominent position on the seafront, five minutes by car from the main ferry, or a leisurely stroll for those leaving their cars at home.

Our comfortable hotel is an elegant ... More | visit website
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Whin Park Guest House (6.17 miles)

Whin Park Guest House
Whin Park has been established for over 30years and provides high standards of service and excellent accommodation which have consistently seen it awarded 4 Stars by Visitscotland. A tasty Scottish breakfast, cooked to order and ... More | visit website
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Brisbane House Hotel (6.29 miles)

Brisbane House Hotel

The Brisbane House boasts stunning seafront views and has recently completed a total refurbishment. We offer panoramic views from our 150seat Henrys Restaurant has floor to ceiling thermo glass and serves menus with european influences along side traditional ... More | visit website

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Glendarroch (6.67 miles)

Glendarroch

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Glendarroch is a family run 3 star bed & breakfast (B&B) in the sunny seaside town of Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland. The accommodation is located on Irvine Road, only two minutes ... More

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No.62 Bed & Breakfast (6.78 miles)

No.62 Bed & Breakfast
Fresh and Contemporary bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Largs. No.62 B&B has recently been renovated and offers bed and breakfast accommodation in Largs, Ayrshire. We are centrally located with easy access to the Largs Marina, ... More | visit website
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Colintraive Hotel (7.91 miles)

Colintraive Hotel

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Spectacular views across the Kyles of Bute to the island. Fully refurbished to high standard. Award winning chef. Superb bar meals infront of log fire of bar with great atmosphere. ... More

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Kip Marina Apartments (8.44 miles)

Kip Marina Apartments

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This stunning new waterfront development offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments which combine the convenience of self-catering with the luxury of a fine hotel. Each apartment is generously proportioned ... More

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Abbot's Brae (8.68 miles)

Abbot

Nestled high amongst established woodland with sensational views over the Firth of Clyde and surrounded by some of the most breathtaking scenery you will ever see, Abbots Brae has earned for itself an enviable reputation ... More | visit website

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