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*please see below note about satnav navigation
Directions to Gartmore House
*IMPORTANT: If you are using a satnav then it may try to take you through the village, then along a rough track unsuitable for normal vehicles (signed ‘no vehicle access to Gartmore Estate’). Please follow the directions below, which access the house from the A81. Our postcode is FK8 3RS.
By road from the south (Glasgow)
Take the A81 from the city centre; travel via Milngavie and Strathblane towards Aberfoyle. Continue past the signs for Gartmore village and Gartmore House is well sign-posted on the left off the A81.
By road from the north (Perth) or East (Edinburgh)
Travel towards Stirling on the M9 and leave the motorway at Junction 10 (marked for Stirling). Follow the A84, signposted for Callander. After 4 miles (just beyond the Safari Park), take the A873 for Aberfoyle. After 17 miles, at the T-junction (next to the Rob Roy Motel), turn left onto the A81 towards Glasgow. In less than a mile, pass the sign for Gartmore village (continue on the A81), and you will see Gartmore House clearly sign-posted on your right.
The closest airports to Gartmore are Glasgow International and Edinburgh International. Driving time from Glasgow is approx. 45 minutes and from Edinburgh approx 60 minutes. Both Glasgow and Edinburgh are approx. 1hr 25 mins by air from either London Gatwick or London Heathrow Airports.
By air from the USA (approx. flight times to either GLA/EDI, source GoogleMaps): Atlanta: 10h30, Los Angeles: 12h50, Chicago: 9h40, Dallas: 10h45, Denver: 11h10, New York: 6h35, San Fransisco: 13h10, Seattle: 11h40, Houston: 11h15.
By rail (incl. Calendonian Sleeper)
You can travel between London Kings Cross and Stirling (up to four times a day); duration approx. 5hrs 15. It’s also possible to travel overnight between London Euston and either Glasgow or Edinburgh on the Calendonian Sleeper service (duration approx. 7hrs), as well as by standard rail service during the day (duration approx. 4hrs 30). See National Rail Enquiries for timetables, booking and fares.
Stirling train station (Stirling is our closest city) is 18 miles from Gartmore House and has links to train stations in Glasgow (25-35 mins by train) or Edinburgh (40 mins by train). Milngavie train station is 16 miles from Gartmore House and has links to Glasgow (15 mins by train). For a journey planner and useful information about public transport visit Traveline Scotland.
Please note: Our activity & craft breaks all include a complimentary pick-up and drop-off from Stirling train station (this is at set times only). Please get in touch with our team if you would like to include this as part of your holiday.
The X10A bus service connects Glasgow city centre and Gartmore. Journey duration approx. 1h25. Find out timetables on the Traveline Scotland Journey Planner. Areas, where there are no regular bus routes, are serviced by DRT which operates like a taxi and costs around the same as a bus fare. DRT is available to anyone wishing to travel in rural Stirlingshire. Requires pre-booking. Find out more and request a DRT booking.
We recommend local taxi company Buchanan Cabs. Book a taxi online or call 01877 385666. Approx. taxi fares to/from Gartmore House: Stirling £40, Edinburgh Airport £85, Edinburgh City Centre: £106, Glasgow Airport: £59, Glasgow City Centre: £50. Fares subject to change dependent on time of day.