A 10-minute walk from Rothesay Castle, the elegant Glendale guest house has beautiful views across the bay. With a 4-star rating from the Scottish Tourist Board, it provides free parking and WiFi and a wide choice of breakfast. Each room includes a TV, alarm clock, wardrobe and tea and coffee facilities. All have an en suite shower with hairdryer and toiletries provided, and several have sea views. Full Scottish and vegetarian breakfasts are served at Glendale, and the menu also features special dishes including baked brioche with scrambled eggs and smoked salmon. There is a selection of cereals, porridge, yoghurt and toast, as well as fruit juice, tea and coffee. Rothesay provides ferry services to Wemyss Bay, around 30 miles from Glasgow, and is around 1 hour’s drive from the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The impressive neo-gothic mansion Mount Stuart is around 10 minutes’ drive away.