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The Gart

Callander - Stirling

Bold, artistic and truly unique, this classic Scottish castle in The Trossachs is a contemporary masterpiece.

  • Sleeps: 26
  • Bedrooms: 13
  • Bathrooms: 6
£2500-3000 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

How to book...

The Gart is owned and managed by Nikki McAlpine Miller.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Nikki McAlpine Miller.

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  The Highlights...

  • The 19th century castle is the private residence of globally-acclaimed artist Stuart McAlpine Miller.
  • Its luxury interiors can accommodate up to 26 people and boast McAlpine Millers bold, signature artwork.
  • A private concierge can take care of your every need, organising exclusive chefs, helicopter charters and ranger tours.
  • Set in a 12 acre country estate, the castle overlooks the Ben Ledi peaks and is just 1 hour from Glasgow and Edinburgh.

  You should know...

  • Special rates may be available for smaller groups who dont need use of all of the bedrooms.
  • Dogs are allowed to stay on request but they must be kept to the basement areas.

  The Detail...

Contemporary Castle in The Trossachs is the private residence of globally-acclaimed artist, Stuart McAlpine Miller and his wife Nikki. Offering a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse into the modern art scene, it is a classic Scottish castle transformed into a creative masterpiece. Admire the cutting-edge fusion of history and modernity, as you explore the castles original features and McAlpine Millers signature artwork. Expect striking designs and a kaleidoscope of vibrancy, set against the timeless backdrop of the majestic Scottish Highlands.

The exquisite stone castle dates back to the early 19th century and is a grand turreted fort at the heart of a 12 acre country estate. Nestled between the dramatic Ben Ledi peaks and the peaceful River Teith, it has a beautifully rural location at the gateway to the Highlands.

Inside, the castle has been styled with an exceptional attention to detail and boasts McAlpine Millers ever-changing designs and explosive exhibitions. Gather in the stylish morning room with its digital grand baby piano or the massive reception room with its crackling fire. Theres the basement art gallery with its limited edition prints, along with the glamourous banqueting room and cinema in the turret. The Savoy Series of artworks steals centre stage, while the 10ft honesty bar is destined to be a favourite. Enjoy a session in the gym or a nightcap in the library, before retiring to the sleeping quarters for the ultimate luxury.

Dressed with sumptuous beds and indulgent linen, the 13 bespoke bedrooms can accommodate groups of up to 26 people. Choose from the stunning four poster rooms or the designer emperor suite or the massive family rooms with their sink-in, king-size beds. Contemporary en-suites and state-of-the-art bathrooms are stylishly finished and feature a selection of roll top baths, premium showers and Jacuzzis suites.

Once youre fully rested and ready to explore, a private concierge can arrange everything you need and more. Try fishing in the grounds or clay pigeon shooting, or archery lessons, mountain biking and picnicking with the ranger. Helicopter charters can be arranged as an exclusive extra, followed by spa treatments, fitness instructors and private in-house catering. The famous sights of Glasgow and Edinburgh can also be found nearby, along with Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games room
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Pool table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Computer games console
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Babysitting
  • Chef for hire
  • Cleaning service
  • Gym Equipment
  • Off road free parking


  • Art classes
  • Beach (lake)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Kite surfing
  • Markets
  • Massage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Nightlife (lively)
  • Nightlife (low key)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Tennis
  • Wellbeing
  • Wildlife
  • Windsurfing
  • Wine tasting
  • Yoga
  • Zoo/Wildlife park

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

1 hour from either Edinburgh or Glasgow airports

  Detailed Pricing Information...

Low season, 3 night minimum stay, 6,500, 5 nights 10,000, 7 nights 12,000

High season, 3 nights 8,000, 5 nights 12,000, 7 nights 15,000

Christmas & New Year

5 night stay, 15,000
7 nights 19,000



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£2500-3000 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 3 nights

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Please check with the owner for availability

How to book...

The Gart is owned and managed by Nikki McAlpine Miller.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Nikki McAlpine Miller.

Message the owner  
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