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:
"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
"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
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.
"Have had a wonderful week in a wonderful setting and in very comfortable and tastefully decorated cottage. Shirley and Michael are exceptional hosts and nothing is too much trouble for them despite their hectic and busy lifestyle. Would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a restful break."
Grant and Ailsa, Perthshire
"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
"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
"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
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!
"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
"We loved everything about the cottage, our walks around the farm, the beauty around us but most of all: it was a joy to see animals and birds so well loved and cared for. Thank you Michael and Shirley you have been exceptional hosts."
Margot Lou and Lesley, Australia
"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
"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
"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
"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
"We spent a wonderful relaxing week here at Dairy Cottage. We felt we have really got away from it all. Thanks to Michael and Shirley for their patience whilst their new “farm hands” learnt the ropes. Dylan and Sam have voted this their best holiday ever. Thank you from all of us."
Malcolm Sarah Dylan and Sam, Co Durham