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Review of Brockieside

Brockieside. (Perhaps from the Gaelic Broc which means Badger)
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Brockieside. (Perhaps from the Gaelic Broc which means Badger)
Brockieside from across the valley at Dullatur showing Tomtain above. Solid Beech Worktop, Sink and Utensils
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47 reviews
Brockieside. (Perhaps from the Gaelic Broc which means Badger)
Brockieside from across the valley at Dullatur showing Tomtain above.
Solid Beech Worktop, Sink and Utensils
Livingroom/Bedroom.
Living Room/Bedroom Showing fold down settee.
Antique Cast Iron Stove
Wee Waterfall in Colzium Estate.
Tak Ma Doon Road from Brockieside in Winter.
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire, Scotland

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Jean A
Perth, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
147 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Exactly what we needed”
Reviewed 17 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We were welcomed by Peter and his dog, both were delightful. Peter could not have done more for us, nothing was too much bother. The cottage is clean and well equiped with everything you could possibly want or need. Fresh flowers a beautiful welcoming touch. The view was stunning and in summation it was an idylic spot to spend any time. If you are looking for comfort, views and some peace, close to a small town and close to some larger cities with close proximity to wondercul tourist spots then this is the place for you!

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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KevLaar
Timbuktu, Mali
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Tak yer bike...”
Reviewed 6 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
person found this review helpful

A trip planned to visit relatives in Glasgow and to get some road cycling with hills under our belts. Brockieside was the perfect location half way up a classic Scottish hill climb. The views were spectacular and you are very soon into some wonderful countryside. even the weather was perfect.

Peter couldn't have been more helpful and was very considerate of our totally blind cocker spaniel. We had absolutely everything we needed in the cottage and there were lots of little extra touches to make our stay even more enjoyable.

Highly recommended as a superb base for lots of different types of break (in our case it was cycling based).

Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
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marnib
england
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“amazing last minute break”
Reviewed 5 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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person found this review helpful

decided at the last minute to go away for a few days. found this property on trip adviser and emailed the owner peter to ask if it was available.as he was away he kindly got someone to get the property ready for us . on arrival i phoned peter and he told me details and wished me a pleasent stay.The cottage was everything we could have wished for and more.The place was clean tidy and the personal touches made it extra special. The roll top bath was especially inviting. ALL IN ALL WE ENJOYED EVERYIMNUTE OF OUR STAY IN THE COTTAGE AND SURROUNDING AREA, THANKYOU PETER .

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Liked best: the whole experience
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with pets
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L0veEdinb...
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic experience”
Reviewed 29 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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person found this review helpful

The owner is very helpful and makes sure you have every comfort you need. The cottage is in a fabulous location with good walks straight out the door. Can't wait to get back there again soon.

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Liked best: The view and great peaceful location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Lucas A
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Home from home isn't an understatement”
Reviewed 25 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Our host Peter was not only perfect in terms of greeting us, but also his thoughtfulness into the cottage and it's amenities. Not to forget Peter's adorable border terrier. The cottage has everything you can need for a quiet stay, ranging from a good selection of cooking utensils to a nice bath and sky TV. Even an electric blanket for those cold nights! I suggest bring some food and engaging with your culinary skills.

The cottage is situated on a hill with excellent views out of the front door/windows and lovely bedroom views of the sheep strolling across the fields. Furthermore, there are some great nearby walks including the local waterfalls.

The location is great. Not too far from the Edinburgh and Glasgow city life, and a scenic drive away from Loch Lomond (make sure you turn left out of the driveway and not right!).

To summarise, perfect stay for a fantastic price, in a beautiful well furnished cottage which feels like a home (not some placid hotel), surrounded by lovely scenery.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: The sofa bed could have been more of a comfy sofa
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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