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Top 10 Walks in Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

Top 10 Walks in Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

Read our top 10 walks around Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.  A fantastic place to go walking and exploring all year round. 1. Tigh Mor to Kinlochard via Ben Venue Starting from Loch Achray follow forestry tracks to reach the hill path which follows Glen...

Valentine Gifts at Gartmore House

Valentine Gifts at Gartmore House

Valentine's Gift Vouchers They say that true happiness is made from experiences and moments over material things.  With Valentine’s Day upon us, why not treat a loved one to an activity break gift voucher at Gartmore House? Located in the stunning Loch Lomond and The...

Inspire Your Heart With Art Day

Inspire Your Heart With Art Day

Happy Inspire Your Heart With Art Day! We love art here at Gartmore House, and offer a range of art breaks to get those creative juices flowing. From watercolour painting holidays to felting courses , we have it covered. Inspire Your Heart With Art Day is an...

Why Burns Day is special at Gartmore House

Why Burns Day is special at Gartmore House

Burns Day is a special and significant event here at Gartmore House. Since our quirky, atmospheric house was built by William Adam in 1793, it has hosted many a national treasure. One of those being Robert Burns, also known as Rabbie Burns, who has written and...

Top 5 Scottish Wild Foods

Top 5 Scottish Wild Foods

Scotland is full of wonderful wild foods and at Gartmore Estate we love to get our hands on these rich pickings of Scottish foraging.  Our local wild foods are some of the finest and most natural ingredients here in Scotland.  Here are our top 5 Scottish Wild foods:...

Detox at Gartmore – The Perfect Blue Monday Cure

Detox at Gartmore – The Perfect Blue Monday Cure

Blue Monday, the third Monday in January, is almost upon us. This specific Monday has been awarded the depressing title due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and the arrival of unpaid credit card bills. January can be a hard time for us all....

Top 10 photos of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

Top 10 photos of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park has some of the most scenic views in Scotland and is a fantastic place for photography.  Here are our top 10 photos: The following three images were taken by Trossachs Reflections.  We adore the colours, tones and atmosphere...

Happy International Mountain Day

Happy International Mountain Day

Happy International Mountain Day. There is no doubt that being out on a beautiful mountain, getting some exercise and appreciating a great view gives us both a physical and mental boost. Walking is one of the easiest and cheapest ways of exercising, and an effective...

Happy National Sock Day

Happy National Sock Day

Happy National Sock Day.  Here at Gartmore, we love Knitting and sock crafting and knitting is something we love to do with our guests. The rhythmic, repetitive motion of knitting has the same benefits to your mind and body as a meditation session, except you get a...