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:
"hank you so much Shirley and Michael. Beckhead was everything we hoped it would be and more! The stunning location, beautiful scenery and friendly animals provided many wonderful memories. Beckhead Cottage is a haven for timeout from the “hustle and bustle” Thank you x."
Donna Derek and Cowan, Australia
We just had a long weekend at the farm and absolutely LOVED it!!! Our cottage was amazing and felt like a home away from home. The farm is absolutely gorgeous but what really made the weekend were the owners (and the fact it was calving season ). Shirley and Michael were so very welcoming and sweet. My daughter got to feed a highland calf and she loved it. They were so open and welcoming that we now feel would couldn't possibly stay anywhere else. The children's play area was great and super safe and the petting zoo was just so much fun. We loved Tottie the pig. I would highly highly recommend the Farm to anyone!!!!! We look forward to seeing Shirley at the highland show with her ponies and more so look forward to going back.
"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
Have had a lovely week-end. Cottage spotlessly clean, and comfortable. Michael and Shirley fabulous owners. So great to be allowed to look round the farm, seeing the little calves, lambs and of course “Tottie” the pig. Thanks for the eggs they were delicious.
Brenda and Ian, West Lothian
A last minute short break at Greycraig Cottage, but our second visit to the cottage, which is furnished to a high standard with everything you could wish for and in a perfect position overlooking the conservation area. Once again both Michael and Shirley were extremely accommodating in allowing our two children to help feed and look after the animals on the farm, which they both thoroughly enjoyed! Hope to return again in the summer, although I have to say lighting the woodburner each evening on this visit was a real treat!
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
"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
"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
"Our 4th visit to Dairy Cottage and it just seems to get better and better. Love it so much. Michael and Shirley are the best hosts we have ever met. Little ones had a lovely holiday with is completely down the Michael and Shirley. Once again we are all a little sad to be going home. Will definitely be back."
The Brown Family,Helensburgh
"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 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
"Dairy Cottage was one of the best “finds” we have had having rented many cottages in different countries. Michael and Shirley were extremely friendly always ready to pass the time of day and to explain about the farm. We have had the please of feeding “Flossy” the calf and the lambs every day."
Michael and Deborah, Essex
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.
"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
Thank you Michael &Shirley for such a memorable stay in Williamwood Cottage. Everything with the cottage was just perfect. And everything on the farm exceeded our expectations. Already saving for our return visit
LP - Fleetwood, Lancashire.