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:
"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 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
"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 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
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.
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.
"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
"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
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
"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
"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
"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
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
"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.