(Walk Grade A) Easy/Gentle. Low altitude introductory walks of short duration (2-3 Hours) along paths and forest trails. May be some steep ascents and descents.
For the leisure walker who enjoys a short walk and visiting places of interest we are lucky to have a variety of trails and paths, taking us to local attractions and usually a well earned cup of tea.
Arrive late afternoon on the Monday to afternoon tea in the lounge and a warm welcome from your tutor.
Wednesday afternoon gives free time to explore on your own or just relax in the comfort of the house.
Spend the evenings in our lounge where we provide a variety of entertainment which could include a history of the house with its wonderful tale of politics poetry and passion, quizzes and games, or if you choose, just relax by the log fire.
Departure is after breakfast on the Friday.
Tuesday – todays walking is based in Drymen a small village on the shores of Loch Lomond with coffee shops and local crafts. After a forest walk taking in views from Loch Lomond, we will enjoy afternoon tea at one of the many excellent coffee shops in Drymen.
Wednesday – today’s walk starts from Aberfoyle, walk up the Doon Fairy Hill and hear the legend of the Reverend Kirk, then return for lunch.
Thursday – todays walk takes you along the banks of Loch Ard into Loch Ard Forest, a beautiful route with magnificent scenery. Drop in for afternoon tea at Aberfoyle Wool.
Your stay will be in the comfort of Gartmore House, all rooms are ensuite and many have wonderful views over Flanders Moss towards Stirling. Each room contains tea and coffee making facilities, a pamper pack to ease out the day and a full set of maps and itineraries for your holiday. Our library is also well stocked with books on the local area.
All meals are freshly prepared by our Chef’s, using some of our garden produce, and provide a hearty wholesome fayre for your holiday. Most special diets can be catered for if the Chef is given notice prior to your arrival.
A drying room on site is provided for your clothing, should there be a downpour.
Transport is provided where necessary to and from trails.
We may be able to help with pick ups from Stirling Train Station by prior arrangement.
For more details or to book please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
or call us on 01877 382 991