Reviews For Drumboy Lodge
The following are all extracts from the visitors books of this beautiful country cottage…
All of our reviews are available to read in the lodge.
They give you lots of great ideas for your days out that have already been tried and tested !!
A small selection of extracts over the years from our visitors book:
Butters family , Worcestershire – came to visit family who live in Law …..fabulous , huge cottage with it’s stunning views…… so glad we came , and sad to leave ….will highly recommend …..
Cochrane family , Glasgow, Stonehouse, Melbourne , Germany – All came together to celebrate mums 60th. … house was beautiful and the hosts welcoming …. thank you for letting the boys help with the horses and I don’t think they will ever forget their ride in the tractor ! …
Ritchie family , Aberdeenshire – such a beautiful house , in a lovely location …. fabulous attention to detail …….
Edwards family , Coventry – Everything was fantastic …. location , cottage and hosts …. what a find
Grinyer family, London – what can I say that hasn’t already been said ? ….
Chell family , Burton on Trent – comfortable , beautiful house …..
Chester family, Tyne & Weir – your friendliness and willingness to make our stay as enjoyable as possible, is second to none …..had a fantastic week ..
Kollman family , USA – beautiful surroundings ….and the kindness of Gillian and tom …. wonderful week in Scotland ….
Dawson family , Canada – We had an amazing time here …. we will have to come back ! …
Chesnutt family , Ireland – Excellent accommodation and facilities …. will definitely come back ….
Nicolas family , Greece – Brilliant …. excellent …..a massive thank you for the horse riding lessons …..
Steele family, Worcester – fantastic house , fantastic weather and fantastic company ….will definitely be back ! ….
Higham family , Australia – Fantastic holiday house, excellent touches ! ..horse riding , farm visits, the kids loved it … thank you ! ..
Edwards family, Philippines – ….thank you very much for the riding lessons ….fantastic place ..
Boyles family , Sweden – lovely break … thank you ….
Sawers family , Newcastle – Beautiful lodge in a wonderful setting. …we were made to feel very welcome upon our arrival …hope to come back again soon….
Bellis family , Hong Kong – lovely stay …. horse riding was something very special …. I especially enjoyed the tour of the farm ……
Henderson family , Durham – Fantastic place in a beautiful setting ……Gillian and her horses are extremely patient ! … the cottage is lovely, There is lots of room inside the cottage and outside the cottage ….
Irwin family , Indonesia – What a place ! Lovely sunshine and happy memories …
Ellis family, Dumfries – Awsome place , great welcome, Bailey and Winnie were great ! Fabulous experiences ! …
D Smith – Lovely location, lovely accommodation, lovely stay…..
Henderson family, Aberdeen – Such a restful place and a pleasure to stay here …… Winnie was a gem, thank you for letting us ride her …. a friendly home from home …..
Lander family – Huddersfield – An ideal venue for our family Christmas. Warm, comfortable and spacious. Thank you.
Wallace family – St Albans – We love the place. Its perfect for us to relax in and visit family and friends ….
Eve & Aubrey claire & Joseph – France – Nous avon passe un tres bon se jour. Mercie nous reviendrons bientot.
Grandma Emerald – Leeds – Idilylic view, great family place in a beautiful part of Scotland..
Miller family – Hull – Fantastic place …. loved it.
Bev and Roy – West Yorkshire – Fabulous place . So much peace and quiet. House superb. Gillian is a great host ….so easy to talk to …hope to return….
Hackston family – Canada- Great place. Gillian was the best. Loved Scotland. It was nice to see where our family is from.
Humphreys family – Kent – Beautiful house in stunning countryside…… A totally wonderful week.
Floate family – Nottingham – Lovely lodge . Very peaceful. A nice finish for sons last night before his wedding …..
Riggs – USA – What a holiday of a lifetime. Finding Drumboy Lodge was extremely lucky. The website does not do the lodge justice….. extremely lucky with the weather …… christening on Sunday …. Edinburgh on Monday……Wednesday St Andrews …. thursday enjoyed some golf …..Friday a trip to Blair Drummond Safari Park ……Loch Lomond on Saturday ….Gillian and Tom are wonderful hosts and kept us busy on the horses and visiting the calves ….We look forward to our next visit …..
Trevor, Angela, henry & Scarlett – Norfolk – we booked the lodge to spend xmas with family. With temperatures around minus 15 the lodge was welcoming and very cosy. Gillian is a wonderful, friendly host and nothing is too much trouble. We had a wonderful white xmas which the kids thought was amazing. We will be back …….
Dray family- Newcastle upon Tyne – enjoyed Heads of Ayr Farm Park and Calderglen Country Park. …. Kelburn Castle had a really great secret forest that we loved exploring ……
Family Kalinski – Sweeden – lovely week in Scotland. Not a spot of rain ! Drumboy Lodge was a perfect base for our adventures…… Stirling Castle ….. Wallace Monument …..climbed Loudounhill ..boat to Arran …St Andrews … shopping in Glasgow…… Gillian was a joy to do business with and we loved Jeni the dog. We will absolutely be back for another visit.
Wall family – England – fantastic lodge and location. Great host in Gillian. Edinburgh worth a visit. Tip use the park and ride…….. rained but still lots to do …..Would highly recommend Drumboy Lodge and will return.
Fordsham family – Gateshead – Lovely house . Spacious , clean and tidy. Lots of information for things to do and places to go…..highlight was undoubtedly the horseriding……thanks for a memorable fortnight.
Clark family – Bearsden – Happy relaxing weekend…….. in lovely November weather ….
The Whitkers – Milton Keynes – This is our second visit to Drumboy Lodge and again it has been fantastic …..Thank you Gillian for everything……can’t wait for our next visit……
Alison Grant & Noah – Cumbria – the lodge was wonderful and the space was perfect for 3 active kids …..I will definately be back …….
Susan and Rob – Angus – had a terrific weekend and very warm and comfortable. Many thanks.
B Elsden ‘A lovely place run by lovely people ! Perfect location, warm and comfy house, and a lovely snowy outlook.’
N Leblanc, France ‘Sejour agreable. Tres belle maison. Proprietaire tres sympathique. Temps magnifique, Nous reviendrons !’
Neil and Andrea and extended families ‘House exceeded our expectations. Location was excellent. Peace and tranquillity yet close to a load of activities. Thanks for being perfect hosts ….’
Marcuse family, The Netherlands ‘Excellent … and good beds, decoration and so on ..’
R Chowdhuri, Macclesfield ‘The arrangement of the guest house is excellent. It is a mind blowing experience….’
The Moores and the Stephens, England ‘ …another great holiday here. The accommodation is really good for two families …’
The Pedlar and Dally families, Cornwall ‘Have had a fantastic stay in Drumboy Lodge. Our wish list was fulfilled in the house. We had a great time at the Royal Highland Show ….’
Balsells and Munro family, Spain ‘ We have spent great days here. It has been wonderful to visit your nice country….. Kids have enjoyed a lot ! …
Kupetz family, Newcastle ‘ Thank you once again for a wonderful 3rd holiday experience at Drumboy Lodge ….’
The King family, Dorset ‘ We’re trying to figure out if it’s possible to move the house to Dorset ! A lovely comfortable home from home ..’
The Young family , Nottingham ‘ Thank you so much for a great week. The lodge is fab …. would like to come again next year …’
The Findlay family, Hampshire ‘ … a lovely base for our family break in Scotland …..perfect location ….. we are sure we will be back …’
The Altayare and Ahemd family, Wivenhoe ‘ … nice , beautiful and comfortable place to stay… Gillian and her family very friendly and helpful … hope to come back soon .’
S & G, England ‘ Yet another fabulous week at the lodge…..’
A G & M , Barnsley ‘ Gillian lovely, very helpful . Place ideal … We will be back ‘
The Moody family, Kent ‘ We booked the lodge with my sisters to spend Christmas locally with family …. Lodge was welcoming and very cosy … Gillian is a wonderful, friendly host and nothing is too much trouble ….The pictures on the website do not do the lodge justice …we had a wonderful white Christmas which the kids thought was amazing ….. we will be back …’
The Wootton family, Norfolk ‘ The lodge was wonderful and the space was perfect for 3 active kids …. views were magnificent … I will definitely be back when the weather is warmer !’
The Germeney family , Ely ‘ ….even better than the pictures on the internet …. great base …very welcoming …loved feeding the lambs and enjoyed seeing the calves and horses …. we will recommend you to everyone we know …’
The Hawkes family, W Sussex ‘ what a wonderful place to relax, enjoy and meet up for all the family ….. a perfect holiday ….managed to climb loudounhill , views well worth the climb …. thank you for your warm hospitality ….’
The Lisney family , W Sussex ‘ thank you for everything …has been a lovely holiday ….hope to return next year … great to be so close to our family who live nearby …’
The Moores and the Stephens families , Guisburgh and Sunderland ‘ have had a great time ….fantastic house … all the boys now want to buy a farm and become farmers ….. liked Culzean Castle, Loudounhill Inn, Heads of Ayr Farm Park …..’
The Najiva family, Colchester ‘ very happy to come here again ….thank you for our warm welcome …’
The Kupetz family, Newcastle ‘ once again a most fantastic holiday … it felt like coming home … the weather this year was much better and we were able to get out and enjoy the sun …
The Davies and Thomson families , London ‘ first class accommodation and is ideally situated for excursions in all directions …. everything was exciting for the children especially the farm area / animals …. regrettably the weather was not too kind to us …. reminder to be prepared for inclement weather ….’
The Lee Family , ‘ Absolutely fabulous …having experienced many s/catering establishments, both Tom and Gillian should be very proud of their achievements here at Drumboy Lodge …’
The Whitters family , ‘lodge is amazing ….beautiful accommodation in fantastic surroundings …great access to everyhere … thank you for letting me ride Mavis and teaching me to canter and jump …
The Ebgel and Park families ‘ had a fabulous time in the winter wonderland ””don’t want to go home …all love to come back one day ..’
The Elsden family ‘ a lovely place run by lovely people …perfect location, warm and comfy house and a lovely snowy outlook…’
The Walsh family ‘ Thank you for this lovely house this year we have had so much fun. We hope to come again.’ Also. ‘Our third visit, hopefully not our last !’
The McIntyre family, Canada ‘ had a wonderful time …….. wonderful hosts …. everything we had hoped for’
Assc of midwives ‘ thank you for providing an oasis for peace, comfort and relaxation’
The Dorling family, Sheffield ‘ had a lovely family bank holiday weekend here …. can recommend a day trip to Arran …. something for everyone ‘
The Flannerys & Sidebothams, Wigan and Glasgow ‘ Once again a lovely few days …..lovely sunshine …kids love the freedom of the cottage ….. played all day …..’
McShane family, Isle of Man. ‘ lodge great ….. we all made it up the hill, fabulous views …’
The May family, Huntley. ‘ all had a wonderful time …boys loved roaming around for wildlife …loudoun castle a hit as were the kebabs from the Strathaven butchers ….’
The Stenton family , Ireland. ‘our third summer holiday here …Blair Drummond Safari Park and M & D’s theme park are great … the pet lambs are gorgeous ”
The Kupetz family, Gateshead ‘ a big thank you for a most fantastic holiday … your website did not do justice to this most beautiful holiday home …spacious living space down to all the little details …. kids loved their ride …. miles and miles of country roads for cycling … did the climb up loudounhill …’
The McGowan family, Canada ‘ 2nd year in succession …sincere thanks for providing what is surely the finest family accommodation in all of Southern Scotland …
The Cessford, Malone and Currie families, Kelso ‘ our first time at Drumboy Lodge and it certainly won’t be our last ……had an absolute ball, especially the kids … lodge is just perfect for families ….. we couldn’t have asked for better accommodation …. kids loved the horses and seeing around the farm …’
The Flannery and Sidebotham families Wigan and Glasgow :’ wonderful weekend…lovely weather…lovely place…friendly owners…climbed the Hill and fell back down again…kids had a brilliant time……’
L MacLean, (age 10) Dingwall : Great House ….. really big and cool !! Wish it was mine !! Really peaceful out here …. Thanks ……’
A MacLean, Dingwall : had a wonderful holiday here….a joy to come home to at the end of the day ….weather gave us a double dose of making our holiday one of the best …..’
The Bunyards, Berkshire : ‘such a beautiful place, …..bringing all our family together….thank you for the opportunity to ride……a very wonderful weekend in such lovely surroundings…..First class all round…..’
The McGowans, Canada : ‘we thoroughly enjoyed the home from home here…..marvellous base for our jaunts to Edinburgh, Dumfries, Stirling, Falkirk, Lanark and Ayrshire and every castle in between…..you are the most gracious hosts one could hope to find….’
‘words cannot begin to describe our thanks….this has been the most unforgettable vacation of our lives….Scotland is incredible…..’
D Gupta, India : ‘amazing countryside, history, spectacular views…. all of this only surpassed by the hospitality of our hosts!….’
‘ a beautiful place blessed with lovely countryside….. the cottage itself was one of the best we’ve ever been in…. very clean… well planned…..will have to come back again…’
Flannerys and clan: ‘ highlights include feeding the lambs and fishing in the stream…….’
M Laycock, Glasgow: ‘my niece and our pony had a ball……we loved feeding the lambs…. loved it…. booked for next year….
McGeechan family, East Kilbride: ‘ fab house – wish it was ours ! …. great location…. loads to do in the area……’
The Crosbie and the Walsh family, Rutland: ‘ a lovely week of sunshine while a lot of England was drowning !…we want one of the lambs to take home ….’
The Cox family, Somerset; ‘the lodge is fantastic, we felt at home the minute we arrived, especially from the warm welcome ….the website doesn’t really do it justice…worth more than 4 stars….everything is within easy reach by car…..will recommend it to all our friends……
The Stensons , Ireland; ‘ delighted to have somewhere so peaceful apart from the children’s noise…- that is so close to the shops….try rock climbing, snowboarding, dry skiing, fun parks…be back next July….’
The Morrin family, Liverpool and the Bryceland Family, New York: ‘ the house was cosy, location was wonderful – perfect for driving to both Glasgow and Edinburgh…..definitely recommend to family and friends… hope to be back soon….’
The Rawbin family, W Sussex: ‘our second visit… just as enjoyable as the first…..xscape was great for teenagers…… hope to come back again soon….’
The Longstaff and Douglas families, Australia: ‘ had an amazing two weeks….very comfortable… very welcome…..love the house…plenty of room…. simply beautiful…’
The Hausler family, Australia: ‘ a wonderful awesome trip… seeing all the places my mother told me about her homeland…i leave Scotland with the most beautiful memories……’
‘loved this place, the countryside, the house, so comfortable, warm and clean…’
‘ the lodge is beautiful….had a great time in Scotland… the fresh flowers were so welcoming…’
Bethany (age11) , Kent : ‘ thought the ‘big rock’ was Pride Rock out of the Lion King !… had a great time… love your farm…’
Shannon (age9) ‘ can’t wait to tell my friends at school about our holiday!….’
The Brewster family Aberdeenshire : ‘fabulous house…. loved seeing the newborn calf…..weren’t here long enough…’
The Huddy family Cheshire: ‘ handy days out within easy travelling distance….had a lovely week…..’
The O’Brian family Surrey : ‘totally relaxing and beautiful…..thanks for making us so welcome….’
Avon County Rowing Club :’ stress free and seamless break….hope to see you all again..’
The Buchan family Peterhead : ‘excellent house…horse and pony really well trained…. hope to come back soon…thank you for a brilliant holiday…’
The Joseph family Manchester : ‘ had a wonderful time… children enjoyed playing in the garden…managed to see so many places…. thanks for making our stay in Scotland memorable..’
The Stenson family Ireland : ‘ loved the …..location, shops, visiting the animals, friendliness of hosts, already booked for next year….’
Ruiz Spain: ‘spent a wonderful time in Scotland…wonderful house in such a nice place..’
The Rawbin family Lindfield :’ good local restaurants…..catch your own supper at Quarter fishery…love to come back….’
The Weir family Netherlands :’hope to stay again someday and explore some more childhood memories…’
A Kerr, A Courtney USA : ‘ couldn’t think of a better place to stay while in Scotland…. we would definitely come back….’
J Dunbar Glasgow: ‘excellent, warm snug accommodation….excellent walks…..home from home..’
A McEwan Glasgow : ‘great location…great attention to detail…’
The Williams family Sunderland: ‘lovely place to stay….lots of fun things to do….’
The Clare family Worcester: ‘plenty of space to get all the family together…. happy memories..’
The Bainbridge family Buckinghamshire: ‘splendid lodge……very clean…quiet… breathtaking views…made to feel at home ….’
The Nicoll Family Middlesex : ‘comfortable and friendly….has everything we need….week went too quickly… thanks for a great holiday…’
The Rose family Berkshire: ‘lovely stay… warm welcome… kids loved the playroom….love to come back again..’
The Bristow family Staffordshire : ‘ has to be the nicest accommodation we have stayed in….everything is provided…. enjoyed the trips out and the walks…’
The Rahman family London and Bangladesh: ‘scenery is brilliant…. Scottish people very friendly….an experience to ride on a horse….’