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
"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
"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
"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."
Erin M., Haddington, East Lothian.
"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 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
"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
"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
"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
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
"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