Our guests love the Williamwood Farm experience and our Four Star Country Cottages. Many have been kind enough to shared their views. Below are some of the more recent testimonials received from our former guests:
"What a wonderful holiday! A huge thank you to Michael and Shirley for allowing us to be part of “farm life” – the kids thoroughly enjoyed feeding the animals and horse-riding (as did Suzie). The play park, fishing and walks were also a big hit, we will definitely be back. Charlie loved the quads and Rosie the horse riding the feeding the animals."
Dylan Suzie Charlie and Rosie, Aberdeenshire
"Wonderful cottage, beautiful setting and great wildlife. Pup had a great time in the garden too. Nice touches in the bathrooms, good to supply things, dog bowls, washing up liquid, fire lighters etc. Thank you so much and we hope to return soon."
The McGowans, West Kilbride
"Thank you Shirley and Michael for a wonderful week at Beckhead Cottage. We couldn’t of asked for a more peaceful place to stay. It was an Incredible cottage, comfortable, spotless, well equipped and a great garden for our girl to play in. The walks around the farm were our favourite part of the week. We will definitely be back."
Keryn B., Sheffield
"Thank you for a lovely holiday. The cottage was like a home from home . We saw lots of birds we don’t get to see at home especially the woodpecker who brought much entertainment. Adam and Mita enjoyed feeding the lambs. Hope to see you again."
Duncan Mita and Adam, Lincolnshire
"We had a wonderful week here at the farm, both Michael and Shirley have made us very welcome. Meeting and feeding the animals has been an absolute joy. The cottage is the perfect base for exploring the area. Would recommend the hike up Criffle if your feeling energetic! Full marks all round."
Mark and Tracey, Lincolnshire
Another fabulous time with Shirley, Michael and all the animals. Thank you!! We loved feeding all the animals, especially the calves. T loved herding sheep and especially her ride on Mouse. We have been for 3 years now and still love it. Great cottage, we love helping out and Michael and Shirley (and the dogs!) are great hosts. Thank you again
"Stunning cottage. Access from the motorway and A 75 mean it’s a fantastic location. Idyllically quiet – the complete darkness at night was something we hadn’t experienced for a long time. Access to the animals was wonderful. We never had to walk far before someone (horse, donkey, goat dog) came to greet us. All amazingly well behaved – even around a 2 year old. Thank you so much we all loved it."
Miller Family, Lancashire
Absolutely brilliant.. I don't know what else I can say, the cottage was spotless, lovely and bright with a fantastic garden
. Lovely woodland walk at the bottom of it too.. our daughter was looking forward to meeting the horses, and they didn't disappoint, Shirley couldn't have been more accommodating, showing her how to ride properly. We spent 3 nights feeding the farm animals with Michael and Shirley, asking loads of questions and thoroughly enjoying the hands on experience, they couldn't have been better hosts. Best advice I can give is get involved, it's so much fun. We WILL be back...
IP - Lancashire
"We’ve had a lovely week, Greycraig Cottage makes you feel like you are totally alone in the beautiful Scottish countryside and with a fab fire to cuddle in front of we can’t wait to come back. Thank you."
Jess and Andy, Newcastle upon Tyne
"Lovely relaxing break over Valentines Week-end. Thank you for the flowers and wine!, we especially loved the free range eggs provided! The cottage is beautiful and we made very good use of the log fire. We will be back."
Richard and Sophie, Newcastle
"We have had a brilliant stay. Cottage is beautiful , Shirley and Michael have been very helpful in giving us info on places to go as well as making us very welcome on the farm. Lauren loved the cottage and said everyone was really nice. She enjoyed the activities on the farm and the horses were “best”. Thank you x"
Emma Ben Lauren and Cole, Coventry
"Great four day break, lovely cottage and lovely surroundings . Really great hosts and really great eggs. Lovely playing in the field with the dogs. Bed really comfy. The shower was really “cool”, never seen a shower head so big. So peaceful round here, enjoyed it lots."
Allan Suzie Peter and Callum, Halifax
"Your cottage was a perfect location for a memorable reunion of friends. The house is cozy and well laid out – even with 5 kids running around we felt we had plenty of space. We all enjoyed the farm aspects and the kids loved feeding the calves. Thanks for everything!"
Laura George Margot Emmanuel, Brussels
"We have really enjoyed our week at Williamwood. Greycraig Cottage is beautiful and we have spent hours enjoying the views from the garden. We really enjoyed visiting the farm animals and appreciated how welcoming Michael and Shirley were. We will be back again and again!. Beautuiful weather – legendary! Thank you x."
Mathew Sarah and Ethan, Lancs
"Absolutely beautiful cottage – peaceful, secluded, immaculate and a pleasure to have stayed here!. The best cottage holiday we have ever had by far!!! Will definitely come again."
Adrian and Katie, Manchester