Treat yourself to a relaxing stay in the countryside - views for miles and cosy fires await you!
As a couple we recently stayed in the Glenmorangie cottage for a week. We have stayed in countless self-catering properties over the years and would count this one among the... read more very best of them.
The cottage is clean, modern, fresh. The kitchen is very well equipped, with all of the usual crockery, cutlery, pans and utensils, as well as a teapot, cafetière, tinfoil, kitchen roll, teatowels, dish cloths, washing-up sponges and liquid, bin bags, torch, first aid kit, a Covid hygiene/cleaning kit etc etc. Also included is a generous supply of firewood, kindling, firelighters, a smart TV and always-on wifi, a hairdryer, full access to a laundry room with washing machine, dryer, detergent, ironing board and iron, and access to a locked bike shed. They have thought of everything!
On top of all that, the location is superb with stunning views and convenient for exploring Loch Lomond and hiking in the Trossachs as well as walking in the local Kilpatrick Hills and visiting Glasgow.
We didn't have any direct contact with Alex or Leigh-Anne during our stay and appreciated the contactless check-in/check-out with the convenient key safe just outside the cottage door. Alex and Leigh-Anne were in contact before our arrival and provided all the directions and information we needed. They also made it clear that they were readily available in case we needed them for anything.
All in all a most enjoyable stay. We rarely if ever stay at the same place twice, but we would love to stay at Gavinburn Cottages again.
This had to be one of the best returns to Scotland we have had, staying three weeks in the Glenmorangie Cottage.
The owners Alex and Leigh - Ann,had... read more thought of everything to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable with a food and drinks package on arrival and checks to see that we had arrived and settled in OK.
We discovered that the location of the cottages is excellent with the airport close by, Glasgow City only a short drive away and Loch Lomond and the Trossacs on our doorstep.
We found the views from the Cottages south east over the Erskine Bridge and south west across the River Clyde to Greenock to be spectacular and it’s even better to watch the sun go down or see the bridge in all its glory when the lights come on.
It’s just like living in a farm with hielin coos feeding in the fields around the cottages, sheep and they’re newly born lambs playing in the burn that runs through the fields, the most beautiful horses in the paddocks as you drive too and from the cottages and not to forget the wildlife with eagles flying above, foxes running past and the occasional hare bouncing through the long grass.
Also, if you fancy a wee walk in the Old Kilpatrick Hills then, you’re almost there. We also discovered that just North of the Cottages is Loch Humphrey, a popular walk with the locals and if you have time I recommend that you don’t miss the opportunity to walk to the top and see the views from there. Also, it’s a great spot for a picnic.
Finally, I would recommend Gavinburn Cottages to anyone looking for accommodation with very high standards in the best ever location you could ask for.
This wasn't our first trip to the stunning Gavinburn Cottages and we will definitely be back.... again!!
On this occasion we stayed in the Glenlivet having resided in... read more the Macallan on previous visits, both are equally fantastic in their quality of furnishings and finish.
The surroundings and views are stunning no matter what time of the year we have visited. Having enjoyed time here in both the summer and winter periods, the cottages lend themselves to a drink on the patio during a sunny evening, or cozy night on the couch by the stove when the temperature dictates.
The location is ideal for travelling around the west of Scotland, with Loch Lomond only 15 mins away by car and Glasgow City Centre easily accessible by car or by train from Old Kilpatrick. The purpose of our recent stay in August was to relax, we spent our time exploring the hillside conveniently located on the doorstep of the cottages. They are also extremely handy for the Forth & Clyde Canal footpath where we walked to the Bowling Basin.
Finally the Scottish inspired welcome hamper which was waiting for us on our arrival was a great touch and thoroughly enjoyed by my partner who was new to Scotland during our first visit. As others have commented both Alex and Leigh-Ann were a brilliant during our stay, although we had no issues they were easily contactable and had a great knowledge of the surroundings areas. I have to apologise for not submitting a review a lot sooner!! Many thanks to both of you for your hospitality.
The Glenmorangie at Gavinburn Cottages is one of the best equipped apartments I have ever stayed in. The cottage was extremely comfortable and the views are stunning. Alex and... read more Leigh Anne Fleming have done a wonderful job providing holiday accommodation of an exceptionally high standard. Can’t wait to go back. More
The Glenmorangie at Gavinburn Cottages is one of the best equipped apartments I have ever stayed in. The cottage was extremely comfortable and the views are stunning. Alex and... read more Leigh Anne Fleming have done a wonderful job providing holiday accommodation of an exceptionally high standard. Can’t wait to go back.
Once again an amazing experience at Gavinburn. Third time here and we’ll be back. Luxury accommodation and spotlessly clean, all credit to Alex and his team. Great location within easy... read more reach of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. Endless walks in the Kilpatrick Hills literally outside the door.
What an absolutely gorgeous cottage over looking the River Clyde. The cottage itself is beautifully decorated and very comfortable and such good value
It is well placed to... read more visit the other islands. On your doorstep are some great walks.
Alex was so great to deal with and nothing was too much bother.
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What a beautiful place Scotland is and the people are the friendliest
Very clean and smart cottage staying in glenlivit cottage scenery to die for excellent location to travel and visit family have previously spent time here twice before and will stay... read more again. Little Yorkie dog enjoyed area even though pets allowed place was clean to a high standard and beds were comfy.
Had a fantastic week in Glenmorangie cottage. Beautiful little cottage, in stunning location. Views of the River Clyde and surrounding hills absolutely amazing. Very comfortable bed and house well equipped... read more - maybe a couple more saucepans in the kitchen would be good and a little mixing bowl. Excellent shower. Very warm little cottage. Had nice informative chat with owner Alex, about the local area. Walks up the hill are superb. Will definitely return.
We are just home for our stay at Gavinburn cottages, we stayed in the AUCHENTOSHAN which was stunning. The cottage was spotless and equipped with everything , it’s the best... read more equipped accommodation we have ever stayed in . The walks and views were beautiful and the owner Alex was always at hand if needed (which we didn’t as everything was perfect) we will be booking again for Easter .