Helensburgh was after an extensive and exacting search chosen by the Kemps as the only possible location for their language school.

Helensburgh ,is considered by many to be the gateway to the Scottish Highlands combining the best of town and country living. Situated a few miles from Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park yet only 40 minutes away from Glasgow city centre and 90 minutes from Edinburgh.

Although, of a very modest size (population 15,000), Helensburgh has had many distinguished residents over the years including a former British Prime Minister, the poet W. H. Auden, the actress Deborah Kerr, several Olympic gold medalists and most notably the inventor of television John Logie Baird.

Helensburgh is a 30 minute drive from Glasgow International airport and 80 minutes from Edinburgh airport.

Linnet House occupies a prime position in the conservation zone of the Upper West End of Helensburgh with stunning views of the Clyde Estuary. This is the most sought after address in Helensburgh and is home to works by some of Scotland’s most celebrated architects including world renowned Charles Rennie MacKintosh. In addition to period features the house sits amongst substantial grounds, which will allow your son or daughter plenty of opportunities to play table tennis, badminton, trampoline, croquet all onsite or just relax on the large outdoor terrace.

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