This year was yet another busy one and our best so far. Though, compared with the same time last year, it looks like 2019 is going to be even more successful. There aren't many free weeks left in the peak months (a snapshot of bookings as of 10 Dec 18): Week Cottage Heather Fern 06-Apr-19 [...]
Some pictures from a recent working visit. Some painting and general tidy up. The sheep in the field at the back of the cottage have started lambing this last week. Local wild birds visiting too. The weather has started improving, lovely views over the last 3 days. Quick view of vacancies left: May 12th to 19th [...]
Up at cottages going some work in preparation for Visit Scotland's grading visit in 2 weeks. Yesterday morning was a cold start but it brightened up later, great scenery.
This time last year, we only had about 3-5 bookings for the peak summer periods. We’re obviously doing something right, we’re getting returning guests and lots of new ones, 13 bookings over same season currently, with others outside these dates. More people booking early. Thinking of booking? Particularly for multiple weeks/both cottages for family gatherings, availability [...]
Wishing all our past and future guests a Happy New Year. Things already looking better than last year at this time for us, with bookings trebled, wow. We must be doing something right. August '18 is already starting to fill up. We’re almost finished with recent round of refurbishments and upgrades; all bedrooms now with [...]
Last year, in mid-June we blogged that there were 10 weeks of vacancies left during the peak season (June, July and August). Now at almost mid-March, we only have 12 weeks of vacancies left during the peak season: 3 to 10 June - Heather and Fern 10 to 17 June - Fern only 17 to 24 [...]
Well a very busy summer for the cottages. Only a couple of vacant periods, otherwise busy with guests from USA, Germany and all over the UK. Some very lucky with the weather, others not so. Even so, people seemed to like the place, see testimonials and picture (courtesy of one of our guests). I went [...]
Look over Castle Stalker from nearby visitor centre in Appin.