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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

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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