Mount Stuart Visitor Centre
- Telephone 01700 503877
- Opening times Mon, Wed & Fri–Sun 10:00–17:00
There are 14 events at this location
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Behind the Scenes Tour
Take a look behind the scenes on this guided tour around the house's Swimming Pool, Burges Chapel, Billiard Room and the gardens. Afterwards, afternoon tea awaits in the Private Family Drawing Room. Booking is essential.
Bute's Best Dressed Cupcake
Bake your best efforts for this search for Bute's best dressed cupcake. Take your homemade, hand-decorated wonders for judging by Elaine McIntyre from the Baking Barn. Prizes for the top three.
Dutch Ovens, Cob Ovens and Fresh Bread
Learn how to build a traditional oven using natural and reclaimed materials at this hands-on workshop. Please wear suitable clothes.
Earth Art, Talisman and Amulets
Use natural materials to make amulets and talismans. Take along small beads or charms to help personalise your work.
Farm Shop Tasting Session with Love Leaf Tea
The Love Leaf Tea team will help you discover new teas and find your favourite from their selection.
Farm Shop Tasting with Heather Hills Honey
Perthshire's Heather Hills Honey has been making heather and blossom honey since 1945. Adopt a bee hive and try some of their award winning honey at this special tasting.
Amy Beverley demonstrates her techniques as she creates glass jewellery.
Machining Workshop: Wall Hanging
Learn how to make a decorative panel to adorn a bag or for use as a wall hanging. Suitable for any skill level, and tutor Alison will show 'free machining' if you're new to it. Take a sewing machine with darning foot and some coloured and metallic threads. Lunch is included.
Meet the Author: Silvana Biagioni
New author Silvana Biagioni reads extracts from her book Sacha Meets a Sellkie. She'll also bring in Sacha's story sack, full of things for children to rummage through.
Sat 13 Jul
Sat 20 Jul
Sat 27 Jul
Open Studios Weekend: Triskele Designs
A chance to see local ceramic artist Jessica Herriot decorate jugs, bowls and plates using inspiration from the wild flowers on the Inch and Bute. Commissioned work will be welcome on the day.
Fri 28 Jun
Sat 29 Jun
A Passion for Cheese
Sample from the farm shop's selection of cheeses, including Criffel Organic, Ailsa Craig and Merangie sheep's brie. There's also a chance to learn from the chefs what food best accompanies each cheese.
Scottish Sea Glass Jewellery Demonstration
Gaynor Hebden-Smith from Scottish Sea Glass presents this demonstration of her unique craft. Choose a piece of Sea Glass and Gaynor will transform it into a necklace, bracelet or earrings while you explore Mount Stuart.
Sat 3 Aug
A Weekend of Felt Craft and Well Dressing
A weekend celebrating the art of well dressing, thought to date back to the time of the Celts.