Kames Castle Cottages, Port Bannatyne, Isle of Bute, Scotland

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Courtyard cottages sleeping up to 34 with extensive grounds and a tennis court for family holidays on the Isle of Bute

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Kames Castle Cottages, Port Bannatyne, Isle of Bute, Scotland, sleeps 2-34 in 16 bedrooms.

Sleeps 2 to 34 in 7 cottages:
Clutha sleeps 9
Colmac sleeps 4 + 2
Blane sleeps 5
Catan sleeps 4
Marnoc sleeps 4
Ninian sleeps 4
Gate Lodge sleeps 2
Available with exclusive use of all cottages on the estate.

Kames is a small private estate comprising 7 cottages located in 20 acres of private gardens and woodland. Nestled beside the coastal location of Kames Bay and beautiful Scottish countryside, the cottages are perfect for a quiet getaway on the Isle of Bute. This stunning collection of recently renovated properties, surrounding a 14th century keep, provides flexibility and choice for all kinds of friends, families and multi generational bookings.

Living areas are modern and comfortable with ample seating for the number of guests accommodated in each cottage. Each lounge has a log burner, TV & DVD player with a number of DVDs and board games provided - perfect cosy spaces for socialising and relaxing. All cottages have free WiFi. Kitchens are well equipped and 6 cottages include a dishwasher for your convenience. Alternatively there are barbecues for some al fresco eating and socialising.

Bedroom accommodation across the cottages offers a mix of doubles, twins, singles and bunks giving choice to all groups. Bathrooms facilities are plentiful with over bath showers, showers, baths and en suites. In 5 of the cottages all accommodation is on the ground floor.

The grounds offer fabulous lawned areas where youngsters can run around to let off steam. Visitors can enjoy a game of football, tennis, putting or croquet in the walled garden - at no extra cost and all equipment is provided. Those looking for something a little more leisurely can take a walk around the grounds to look out for some wildlife including visiting roe deer. The 2 acre 18th century walled garden has a glorious glasshouse containing lemon trees and aged vines.

Explore the lovely Isle of Bute, and take advantage of the many opportunities for fishing, walking, riding, golf and sailing right on the doorstep. Bute Museum is also worth a visit, just 9 minutes away in the island capital of Rothesay.


Kitchens are well equipped with all mod cons including washing machine and micro. There is a dishwasher in all but the smallest cottage (Gate Lodge).
All cottages have a dining table to accommodate the number of guests in each cottage. Al fresco dining is possible in barbecue areas.
Each cottage has comfortable seating for the number of guests it sleeps, and a log burning stove. Also TV, DVD player and Free WiFi.
TV and DVD player in each cottage.
There is free WiFi in all cottages.
No games room but there is an all weather tennis court, putting green, football nets, tumble tower and croquet.
Each cottage is centrally heated with a log burning stove in the living room. A log store of wood is supplied for use during your stay.
16 bedrooms - 10 double beds, 5 twins, 2 singles and 1 set of bunk beds.
Bed linen and towels are provided.
8 bathrooms in total. 2 have bath with overbath shower; 1 with bath and separate shower; 1 en suite shower.
All of the cottages boast ground floor accommodation.
Travel cots and high chairs are available on request. There is an all weather tennis court, putting green, football nets, tumble tower and croquet.
20 acres of lawn, woodland, football nets, putting, croquet, tennis. Victorian glasshouse in beautiful walled garden. Barbecue areas.
There is no swimming pool.
There is ample parking on site.
No smoking please in any of the cottages.
Max of 2 well behaved dogs in 4 of the cottages (courtyard) but must not be left unattended.


Isle of Bute takes just 90 mins from Glasgow on ferry. Kames Castle Cottages are in Port Bannatyne, 9 minutes from the town of Rothesay.
Port Bannatyne is a small coastal village with a small yacht marina and a boatyard. It is 4 minutes away from Kames Castle Cottages.
Post office in Port Bannatyne and other small local stores, 4 minutes from the cottages.
There is a teashop in Port Bannatyne and a variety of eateries in Rothesay to suit all tastes.

Booking Information

Sample prices-please enquire. Discount for multiple cottage bookings depending on availability. 30% deposit to secure booking, balance due 6 weeks before arrival. Check-in from 3pm, check-out before 10am. The owners reserve the right to ask for a security deposit prior to arrival.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

Port Bannatyne
Isle of Bute
PA20 0QP
United Kingdom
Weymss Bay train station is on the mainland and is approximately 50 minutes from the cottages (via ferry).
Local buses available.
Glasgow Airport is 90 minutes away from Kames Castle Cottages.

Rental Rates

PeriodWeekly Price
Clutha sleeps 9 Low Season
Clutha sleeps 9 High Season
Colmac sleeps 6 Low Season
Colmac sleeps 6 High Season
Blane, Marnoc, Catan, Ninian sleeps 4 Low Season
Blane, Marnoc, Catan, Ninian sleeps 4 High Season
Gate Lodge sleeps 2 Low Season
Gate Lodge sleeps 2 High Season

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Kames Castle Cottages, Port Bannatyne, Isle of Bute, Scotland

Patricia Howat

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Port Bannatyne
Isle of Bute
PA20 0QP
United Kingdom