• Isle of Bute on the pages of National Geographic

    Posted: 1st May 2021

    The Scottish islands offer some of the best places to holiday in Scotland and the island of Bute is no exception. For those that don't know Bute, here is a short feature from a few years back in National...

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  • Courtyard Renovations

    Posted: 1st May 2021

    The transformation of the central courtyard at Kames is complete. The 1960s conservatory has been removed, and new cobbled pathways and sandy gravel replace the broken tarmac. The keep can now...

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  • Paddle Boarding on the Isle of Bute

    Posted: 30th April 2021

    The Isle of Bute has always been a great family holiday destination and now there is a fun new activity to add to the list of things to do - paddle board hire!

    Suitable for...

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  • Kames Castle in the News

    Posted: 21st March 2021

    This article, published last year in the Isle of Bute News, gives an interesting overview of the renovations work carried out to date on Kames Castle. Now known to be 14th Century, the castle has undergone...

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  • Events at Kames

    Posted: 28th January 2021

    Whether you are planning a large celebration, small intimate ceremony, or team-building activity, Kames Estate provides a beautiful and historic setting for your event. With 20 acres of gardens and...

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  • Ongoing improvements in the walled garden

    Posted: 21st December 2020

    We are continuing to work on a number of improvement projects in the walled garden at Kames, the latest being the completion of three additional raised vegetable beds.  Whether looking...

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  • Local Artist - Liz Wren

    Posted: 12th November 2020

    Local Artist Liz Wren

    Bio :  After retiring home to Bute after over 40 years as a trained nurse, I joined a local art club. I’d attained Higher art at school , but never had time to...

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  • Kames Castle Cottages are Good to Go!

    Posted: 30th July 2020

    For the safety and reassurance of all our guests, we can confirm that we have received the 'Good to Go' certification. This confirms that we are adhering to all official government and sectoral guidance...

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  • Renovations continue at Kames

    Posted: 25th July 2020

    The bathroom in Catan Cottage has undergone a transformation ready for the arrival of guests back to Kames. It is now bright and modern, complete with enclosed low-level shower tray for easier access...

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  • Al Fresco at Kames!

    Posted: 17th July 2020

    Our guests are free to make use of these new BBQs in addition to the more traditional stone ones already in place. Kames offers plenty of place for some Al Fresco dining, with 20 acres of private grounds...

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