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Want to learn how to blend essential oils to create your own pillow mists, perfumes and balms? Suitable for all, Join Margaret Morrison-Macleod, owner of the award-winning aromatherapy company The Divine Hag, and learn everything you need to know about aromatherapy and essential oils.

Discover the processes and techniques in extracting essential oils from plants and trees, learn what is safe in pregnancy, for animals and in the home, and sample common and unusual essential oils and mix these to your own recipes for pillow mists, perfumes and balms.

All ingredients are ethically sourced, vegan and environmentally friendly.

To see pictures of the course please visit our gallery

Dates 2023

All of our holidays run for 5-nights from Sunday to Friday and start from £979 per person.
The above is based on single occupancy. A £100 per person discount is applied for art, craft and activity guests on a shared occupancy basis.

May 28th to June 2nd 2023
October 29th to November 3rd 2023

If you’re coming on one of our holidays and would like to bring a friend, partner, or member of your family, then we have you (and them!) covered. Accompanying guests will enjoy full board catering and shared accommodation with you. We also have a full programme of day trips and activities on offer for them. Please add them and day trips at the checkout stage.

How to book
To book online, please click on your preferred date above.
For any questions or to book direct please call 01877 382 991 or email mail@gartmorehouse.com
If you have any questions, you may like to take a look at our FAQs but if you have any further queries, please contact our team directly.

Payment, Terms & Conditions
A 25% deposit is required to secure your booking. Full payment is due 3 months prior to arrival. For art, craft & activity holidays booked within 3 months of course start date, full payment is required at the time of booking. Art, craft & activity holidays are subject to availability and subject to change.

Check in is from 4pm where you will receive a warm welcome from our team.
Once you are unpacked and settled, we invite you to enjoy some tea or coffee and home baking in the lounge where you can relax after your journey.
If you have never been on a holiday like this before, we understand how anxious you may be. That’s why, come 6pm, everyone will gather in the lounge for the Welcome Talk and Meet & Greet, giving you the chance to meet both your fellow guests and your tutor before the start of the course on Monday. Your tutor will talk you through what to expect from the week, discuss what you would like to achieve during your stay, and answer any questions you may have. 
From there, dinner is served at 6:30pm in the downstairs dining room.

Monday to Thursday
Throughout the week, tuition runs from 10am to 4pm with regular breaks for tea and coffee so you can relax and have a natter with your fellow guests about everything you’ve been up to so far.
All your meals are served in the dining room.
Evening tea and coffee is available in the lounge at 9pm.

Check out by 10am

What’s Included

  • 4 days of specialist tuition from Margaret Morrison-Macleod
  • All materials required for the course
  • Full board catering
  • 5-nights accommodation
  • Complimentary transfers from Stirling train station are available on the arrival and departure days (pick-up from the station at 15:30, departs Gartmore House at 10:00). Transfers from Glasgow or Edinburgh Airports are available at an additional cost.

All aromatherapy oils, base oils and containers (bottles and tins) will be provided by your tutor.

Tutor Margaret Morrison-Macleod

Margaret Morrison-Macleod is the owner of the award-winning aromatherapy company The Divine Hag. Having lived and worked in Eastern Europe and London for many years Margaret came back to her roots and now lives and works in Scotland. All her fragrance designs are informed by her travels and the raw nature of her Scottish roots shines through her products which are sold worldwide. Margaret tutors in candle making and aromatherapy throughout Scotland and is passionate about non-toxic living, the essence of nature, and how this can help us in our everyday living.



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