Rothesay Harbour

Rothesay, Isles of Bute, Argyll & the Isles, West Scotland

Bute Berthing Co operates, on behalf of the island community, fully serviced pontoons in Rothesay Harbour, in the heart of this historic Royal Burgh, together with 15 moorings in Rothesay Bay.

Approximately 24 berths are currently available in the Outer Harbour, 30 in the inner harbour, and up to 12 at the West Arm of the main pier.
A wide range of shops, restaurants, pubs and other facilities is available just a few steps from the harbour, the ideal location from which to explore the beautiful Isle of Bute.
Showers are available nearby at Rothesay’s award winning Victorian Loos!
For pontoon and mooring availability or advice call Bute Berthing Company.

Phone: 00 44 7799 724225
VHF Channel 37 or 16.
To request bridge opening:
Rothesay Harbour VHF Ch 12


Facilities include: Harbour Master, Marina Facility, Visitor Moorings, Mooring Fee Payable, Fresh Water , Fuel by can, Provisions Store, Rubbish Disposal, Laundrette, Toilets, Showers, Tourist Information Centre, Bar, Restaurant, Post Office.


Rothesay is a busy town with plenty to offer. It is in close proximity to shops, retaurants and pubs. At the centre of the town is Rothesay Castle, a ruined castle which dates back to the 13th century, and which is unique in Scotland for its circular plan.