To reach the hotel…
From the south, follow the M74, M73, M80 and M9 to Stirling. Leave the M9 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 (opposite the Rob Roy Motel), turn left on the A81 to Glasgow. In less than a mile, pass the sign for Gartmore village, and you will see Gartmore House clearly indicated on the right.
From the north, travel towards Stirling on the M9 and leave at Junction 10 (marked for Stirling) and then follow the directions as if coming from the north.
by rail: Glasgow (24 miles away) and Stirling (20 miles away) are the nearest mainline stations for inter-city and sleeper services. The easiest route is to take the main line to Stirling and then bus C11 to Gartmore as below.
by bus: Stirling bus station is adjacent to the railway station. The bus service from Stirling to Gartmore is operated by First Bus East Scotland. The route number is C11 and the bus ride can take up to an hour to reach Gartmore. Note that the bus stop in Gartmore is about 12 minutes walk from the hotel. Please also note that this service is infrequent. For bus times and for alternative routes, such as buses from Glasgow, contact Traveline Scotland at www.travelinescotland.com or by phone on 0871 2002233.
Taxis: it is advisable to pre-book a taxi from the bus or railway stations to the hotel. The following taxi companies may be able to help you and provide you with a quote;
Crescent Cabs: 07710 800 067
Trossach Cab Company: 01877 382 108
Please note that the taxi fare from Stirling to the hotel is approximately £45 - £60 for the 30 minute journey, however we advise you to obtain quotes prior to travelling.
You may also wish to look at the following website for advice on the best way to travel to the hotel: www.rome2rio.com
The AA and RAC both offer free and detailed on-line route planning facilities on their websites which may help you find our hotels. Details can be found at: www.theaa.co.uk and www.rac.co.uk
Meeting your tour leader and fellow walkers: Please check the time of dinner (approximately 7:00pm) on arrival at the hotel, and aim to be in the hotel lounge half an hour before dinner for an introduction to your tour leader, an outline of the planned programme for your holiday and the chance to meet your walking companions.