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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

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

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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Q&A with Photography Tutor Ewan Barry

Edinburgh-based Photographer Ewan Barry runs our popular Photography courses here at Gartmore House. We grabbed him in between shoots for a few questions over a quick cuppa and piece of cake... Q: Give us your top 3 take-away tips for great photos A: 1. Get to know...

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Come Dancing and enjoy lots of health benefits!

Want to learn to waltz like they do on Strictly? Instead of just admiring the dancers on the telly, why not join them! Studies show that dancing is so good for you. Here are some of the benefits (in case you needed reminding why all those Strictly contestants look so...

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