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Autumn

There’s only one thing that isn’t so wonderful about having loads of beautiful trees in the garden at Mansefield. Autumn. Looks like we’ll be raking…

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The Enjoyable Rut Blog

“Driving up the House’s drive is a statement in itself, and just off the road which hugs the loch, you’ll find a picture-perfect dolls house…

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Shiny Diggers and Pretty Gravel

There have been diggers and machines all over the grounds today, scraping back the old driveway in preparation for the arrival of 40 tonnes of…

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Great Dog Walks: Tarbet Isle

Tarbet Isle An easy circuit, through pinewoods and oakland with lovely views over Loch Lomond. Circular Walk Distance: 2km / 1.25miles Walk Time: 45 minutes…

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Chill at the Carrick Spa

Nothing beats a day relaxing at the Carrick Spa on Loch Lomond. Sheer, unadulterated luxury. Float around in the hydro pool, look out over the…

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Step Back in Time: Inveraray Jail

Experience one of the finest and best preserved jail and courtroom complexes in the world: step through the doors of inveraray jail and step back…

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Great Dog Walks: Glen Loin to Inveruglas

One of our favourite walks from the village is to take the Glen Loin Footpath from the head of the loch. Park opposite the caravan…

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Shopping on the Doorstep

Right on the door step is Mansefield Studios, contemporary craft gallery. Showcasing the work of independent Scottish designers and makers, you’ll find harris tweed homeware,…

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Backdrop to a VisitScotland / EmbraceScotland Marketing Campaign

Mansefield House, Daisy and latest addition, Scrabble were used as models and backdrop for the launch of a marketing campaign about pet friendly self-catering accommodation…

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Installing the new Range Cooker

So, the old range was tired and overworked. Queue excitedly choosing a new range cooker. We went for a top of the range, beauty courtesy…

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Jumping off the Pier at Tarbet

It’s sunny. It’s hot. What else would you do? Get your wet suits on and head over to Tarbet on Loch Lomond. Join all the…

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Puck’s Glen

Dripping with greenery, padded with moss, a tumbling burn: the magical world of Puck’s Glen is surely one of Scotland’s best-kept secrets. The paths weave…

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The Gruffalo Trail, Ardkinglas

“A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood”. Take your little ones on an imagination inspiring adventure through the stunning Ardkinglas woodland gardens,…

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Great Dog Walks: Inversnaid to Rowardennan on the West Highland Way

A wonderfully hidden, out of the way, fairly easy 7 mile wander along the Eastern shore of Loch Lomond, surrounded by ancient oak woodland with clear…

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Canoe on Loch Lomond

Accompanied by specialist sea safari guides from Hidden Adventures, you can launch from Mansefield House, or head over to Loch Lomond and investigate some of…

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Ardkinglas Woodland Gardens

A lovely 3km walk through beech and oak trees, stunning azaleas, hydrangeas and Mountain Ash. Beautiful pinks and purples in spring and early summer, and…

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