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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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FAQs about your stay with us at Gartmore House

This blog covers: FAQs about bedrooms and facilities at the House. FAQs about finding us. FAQs about food & drink. FAQs about craft & activity breaks. We look forward to welcoming you to Gartmore House! FAQs about bedrooms and facilities at the House Are the...

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Happy National Thread The Needle Day

Today is National Thread The Needle Day which is the perfect excuse to get out the sewing machine.  Although today is a day for sewing and those who enjoy the craft, it also has another meaning. The term "threading the needle" generally means to find a path through...

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Where is Gartmore and what can you do there?

Where in the world is Gartmore?! Gartmore House enjoys a picturesque location in a private 75 acre estate, located in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. We are in the midst of the 50,000 acre Queen Elizabeth Forest Park, stretching from the eastern...

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