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The Discovery Centre

Winter Gardens | Victoria Street, Rothesay, Scotland
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Always a smile and willingness to help.

Great place for information with very helpful and friendly staff. It’s not just tourist information... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Barry R
,
Liverpool
via mobile
Most helpful information centre I have visited

A mine of information within Centre with really interested and helpful staff - especially... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
marginnes
,
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Winter Gardens | Victoria Street, Rothesay, Scotland
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Great place for information with very helpful and friendly staff. It’s not just tourist information but a whole discovery centre that you could easily spend half a day in. Don’t miss this out on your visit to the island.

Thank Barry R
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

A mine of information within Centre with really interested and helpful staff - especially Catherine. Tasteful gifts for sale and tea/coffee machine available for drinks whilst looking at literature. Lovely old footage on various films.

1  Thank marginnes
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Not knowing the island, a visit here provides a quick and effective overview of everything there is to do on Bute. Helpful staff make it all sound very interesting. The displays are somewhat lacking but - who cares ? the Island is such a treat.

Thank Sotontraveller
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Small but cosy cinema. Really enjoy visiting this cinema. Seats are really comfy and the whole place is kept spotlessly clean by friendly and welcoming staff. Good little snack and sweet shop which is reasonably priced, as is the price for entry to the cinema...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Excellent informative displays of local culture, history and attractions. Very helpful staff nothing was to much trouble for them. Lots of information on local events and for all of Scotland.

Thank Gary M
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

An OK visitor experience..... On the inside. However this A listed building is in a sorry state outside.... Please visit it before it's too late!

1  Thank jim2015
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

The Information centre is lovely inside, though You would expect it to look Victorian inside as well as Outside that's not the case. The Outside could do with a bit of a clean and a fresh coat of paint, such a lovely building but in...More

Thank Louise O
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

Every time we visit Rothesay we pop into the discovery centre at the winter gardens, kids love to explore there and fantastic info on the history about the isle of Bute. Somewhere to take a seat & a cup of tea especially if the weather...More

1  Thank Margaret S
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

quite simply one of the best visitor centres that I have every visited. Excellent and informative displays of local culture, history and attractions.

1  Thank tourismplanner
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Reviewed 6 November 2015

we went into the discovery centre to get some information and can I just say the staff know everything we picked leaflets about the area ,you can book your cinema tickets here because the cinema is in the discovery centre .

1  Thank knagad
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