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Contact Details

Mr & Mrs McAlister
(Linnhe Croft Holiday Cottages)
31 Millfield
Brampton Cumbria
CA8 1TT

Phone: +44 (0)16977 42793

Mobile: +44 7785 791816

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December 2017

Looking ahead to 2018

By |December 31st, 2017|

Wishing all our past and future guests a Happy New Year.

Things already looking better than last year at this time for us, with bookings trebled, wow.  We must be doing something right.  August ’18 is already starting to fill up.

We’re almost finished with recent round of refurbishments and upgrades; all bedrooms now with solid oak […]

November 2017

Another maintenance/upgrade visit coming up

By |November 17th, 2017|

Travelling up to the cottage Saturday night (18th Nov 17), to do some maintenance work and awaiting delivery of new tumble dryer and fridge/freezers (replacing the old fridges).  Hope the weather stays reasonable so we can do some painting and wood protection work outside.

Improvements and Upgrades

By |November 4th, 2017|

We started in March with improvements to Heather cottage, with new Oak furniture in the bedrooms plus new mattresses too, see earlier posts.  In May we replaced the sofa-bed in Heather too.  Then in early October we put new Oak furniture in the bedrooms of Fern cottage and new mattresses too.  In mid October, we replaced the roof […]

Some Pictures of Recent Views & Visitors!

By |November 4th, 2017|

Despite the time of year, at the end of October it was almost a summer’s day with the weather.  Plus we had daily visitors as company for breakfast.

A very busy year

By |November 4th, 2017|

We had a very busy year with bookings plus some a busy year for the family with graduations of our two daughters with their degrees, travelling up and down the country.  So not as much time spent up at the cottages as we would have liked.  So time now to catch up on Testimonials and […]

March 2017

We are getting plenty of bookings earlier than last year.

By |March 10th, 2017|

Last year, in mid-June we blogged that there were 10 weeks of vacancies left during the peak season (June, July and August).  Now at almost mid-March, we only have 12 weeks of vacancies left during the peak season:

3 to 10 June        –  Heather and Fern

10 to 17 June      –  Fern only

17 to 24 Jun        –  Fern […]

Early morning Kayakers by the rocks opposite

By |March 10th, 2017|

Opening the curtains early this morning to spot these two early risers out on Loch Linnhe enjoying their day.

Different views across Loch Linnhe

By |March 6th, 2017|

Many a picture on this blog show the views across Loch Linnhe from our cottages. I’ve always wondered what it was like from the other side. Yesterday, Sunday, I decided to take a drive around and walk about over to the other side and see what the views were like.

Preparing for New Season

By |March 4th, 2017|

Spent the last few days checking things over for upcoming season. Annual Fire Safety checks done, a few odd repairs. Some new lighting, new fridge and new bedroom furniture for one cottage, some new garden furniture for the other cottage. As well as admiring the views in the various weather conditions.

 

A quick visit to check on things for the coming season. Lovely weather & views

By |March 2nd, 2017|