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Food at Gartmore House – including example menu choices

Food at Gartmore House – including example menu choices

Our guests agree that good food is an important part of their stay at Gartmore House. If you're booked on one of our craft and activity breaks then full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning and afternoon tea/coffee break) is included in your arrangements. We have...

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Our Top 10 Cafés Around Gartmore

Our Top 10 Cafés Around Gartmore

We’re spoilt for choice for great places to grab a cuppa and slice of something nice or a light lunch if you're planning to venture out around Gartmore. Remember, we also have a restaurant here on site too! Here are our Top 10 cafés to try around Gartmore (no...

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Q&A with our Sewing/Dressmaking Tutor Gill McBride

Q&A with our Sewing/Dressmaking Tutor Gill McBride

Our lovely Sewing Tutor, Gill McBride is an absolute whizz with a sewing machine. She's the go-to guru for all things involving dressmaking and patterns. In this Q&A blog Gill shares her top tips and answers some questions about the course - we hope you find it...

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Dog Rules at Gartmore House

Dog Rules at Gartmore House

We love dogs! However we appreciate that not all guests are dog lovers. Here are some doggy house rules to keep everyone happy: We limit it to 3 dogs in the house at any one time and we have 3 bedrooms allocated to guests with dogs. Dogs are more than welcome as long...

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Outlander Film Locations in Scotland

Outlander Film Locations in Scotland

In recent years Scotland has proven a popular location for lots of different films and TV series, most notably Outlander.  Some of Outlander's film locations are very close to us here at Gartmore House - not more than half an hour away by car!  Visit Scotland has even...

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Your (included*) Loch Katrine Day Trip

Your (included*) Loch Katrine Day Trip

Here at Gartmore House we're lucky to have some truly stunning lochs on our doorstep.  Loch Katrine is one of Scotland's hidden gems, and a visit there (with a one hour cruise on the water) is a real highlight of your holiday.  *We include a trip there in all craft...

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