2011 ,2012 & 2013 & 2014 & 2015 & 2016
                 guests' comments
        For 2015 and 2016 only a few comments have
        been included as there are far too many!!
        All comments can be seen in our guest book
        on arrival. All comments have been very
        positive. However if there were to be any
        negative ones they would be included here.

        Mr and Mrs Green Larbert
        Really enjoyed our week in your
        wonderfully cosy house. The views
        from the house are magnificent. You
        could not have been more helpful.We
        enjoyed being your first guests and
        wish you well for the future.
        Mr & Mrs Edwards       
        We loved the warm friendly welcome
        it is a very comfortable house with
        spectacular view, especially when
        bathed in sunshine.
        Mr and Mrs Storrie, Glasgow
        Had a comfortable stay in a lovely
        house.Everything we needed was
        available and Linda and Devlin were
        generous hosts.Good location once
        you learn all the short cuts to the
        shop and pub.Great views even with
        the poor weather we had.

        Tracie and Allan, Lytham, St.Annes
        Had a lovely time.Great little
        house.We will definetely be back.
        Thanks Linda and Devlin.See you
        guys soon xxx

        Peter and Paula, Sheffield
        Our week has passed all too
        quickly.A wonderful place to stay.
        Internet access was a great bonus.
        And so many beautiful walks so near.
        The far end of Glen Rosa is well
        worth exploring-even if it is a
        long walk in(and out). Thanks a lot
        Linda & Devlin

        Mr and Mrs Meechan
        Lovely cottage. Had a great stay.
        A home from home.

        Mrs McDonald
        Perfect place; thank you very much
        -we had a great holiday.
        Mrs McDonald's children
        We had a very nice time here the
        beds were very comfortable. Good

        Mr and Mrs McGoff, Dalry, Ayrshire
        Great house, wonderful view, good
        garden-will be back.

        Kenny and Gail, Dalgety Bay
        Lovely holiday and a great place to
        stay.Definitely recommend it to
        family and friends. Thanks!

        June,Ruby & Mark, Greenock,
        Plymouth, & London
        Great spot to stay.Views stunning.
        Home from home. Will be back.
        Linda & Devlin greathosts.

        Andrew Mclellan and Karin,
        A nice wee cosy place.Grand view
        over the bay, dominated by Goatfell.
        Good hosts Helpful with your luggage.

        Mr & Mrs Meechan, Eaglesham
        Had a great week.Very comfortable
        house.One of the best views on the
        island. Will be back.

        Bridie and John,Manchester,
        Lovely few days.Idyllic location
        Wonderful hosts.

        Nick and Tracey, Arnside, Cumbria
        Lovely place, lovely views, lovely
        walks.Cosy house.

        Hilary, Libby & Denise, London
        and Glasgow
        Fantastic view tempted two of us to
        climb Goatfell-we did it! Arran as
        special as ever.Great break, thanks
        very much.

        Carolyn & Rob Nichols, Gateshead
        Had a fantastic week. Lovely house
        with spectacular views. Arran is a
        beautiful island.Hope to be back
        soon! Thank you
        Linda & Devlin.

        Margaret and Derek, Sherborne,
        A great place. Fantastic views.
        Thanks to Linda & Devlin for their
        help, especially for lift to and
        from ferry.Did round trip of Arran
        on the bus.
        Great! Walked Glen Rosa.
        Saw seals, dolphins, Gannets, swans,
        oyster catchers at Blackwaterfoot.
        We shall return & stay here again.

        Lynn & Rob, Whitechurch &
        A warm welcome. Perfect base for
        exploring this beautiful island.
        Stunning views. Thank you!  

        Dagnija & Janus, Latvija-Riga
        Dear Linda and Devlin ! As early
        as the autumn weather, but we
        still grew to love this island and
        thanks for your lovely home.

        Hendry, James & John, Waterfoot,
        We had a great weekend. House very
        nice,we hope to come back. Thanks
        Linda & Devlin.

        2012 Guests' Comments

        Christine,Derek & Kirsten,
        Enjoyed stay at Rivendell Annexe.
        Had everything we wanted. Great
        views of Goatfell+ Brodick Bay +
        Castle at night. Loved so much
        we have booked for the summer
        at Rivendell.Many thanks L+D.

        Anne-Marie, Argyle St., Glasgow
        This is a beautiful cottage with
        lovely views and a great location.
        Arran is beautiful and I plan to
        visit here a lot more.

        Mark & Mary, Southport
        Fantastic week! Snow, sun, wind
        and almost no rain!!:) Mountain
        biking and walking were great.
        Fabulous view.

        George and Alison, Ibrox, Glasgow
        Lovely house. More than home from
        home! Great holiday.

        Eleanor and Mike, Callander
        Enjoyed our week very much. Nice
        and cosy home. Thanks to Linda
        & Devlin.

        Martin & Joyce, Lochwinnoch
        Enjoyable few days relaxing.
        Wonderful views. 

        Judith & Mick Williams,Washington
        Lovely warm cosy cottage. Weather
        could have been better. Linda &
        Devlin are a lovely couple, very,
        very helpful. Arran is a beautiful
        place no matter what the weather.
        The people here are so friendly.  

        Alistair and Mhairi Mitchell,
        What a super week! All we could
        want and more.
        Thanks, Linda & Devlin.

        Dirk Jaeger, Berlin and Glasgow
        Arran in glorious sunshine.
        Beautiful! Couldn't be better.
        All the best to you!

        Izzy and Norrie, Irvine
        Thanks Linda & Devlin. Everything
        first class :).

        Tom & Gwen Saurin, Darwen, Lancs
        Had a great holiday. Lovely house
        with a view to die for. Hope to
        be back.

        Lyn & Harry Jones,Clitheroe,
        Had a lovely holiday on this
        beautiful island, despite wet,
        wet, wet! Cottage lovely &
        comfortable- with best views in
        Brodick. Thank you and best
        wishes for the future.

        Christine, Derek & Kirsten
        Bathgate,West Lothian
        Another excellent stay at
        Rivendell.Weather mixed.Holy Isle
        trip a must,very enjoyable. Arran
        has so much to offer. Thanks again.

        Rod & Eileen, Perth
        Had a lovely holiday, weather
        very good.Lovely views from house.
        House excellent.Will come back
        again. Linda & Devlin lovely people.
        Thank you.

        Annette + Aarron, Sunderland
        Had a fabulous holiday, weather
        amazing;so chilled. Linda, Devlin
        + Rayna(dog)lovely people . Soo
        kind and welcoming,friendly-
        hopefully see you next year :)

        Julie & Dave, Sheffield
        Had a lovely time- weather
        variable-but toured the island,
        visited the Distillery,Brewery,
        Creamery and painted pots in

        Tony & Elaine, Kilmarnock
        Going to miss this gorgeous view.
        Perfect setting. Friendly people
        including Linda & Devlin.

        Kate & Roy, Carlisle, Cumbria
        Lovely island, cottage & people.
        Linda & Devlin lovely hosts & you
        have a home with the best view we
        have ever seen. Thanks very much.

        D. Scott, Earlston,Scottish Borders
        We have both had a super few days
        here in Arran. Rivendell is in a
        superb situation with a fantastic
        view. Thank you Linda & Devlin

        Sylvie & Lynne, London
        Despite the rain we've had a
        lovely week. Arran beautiful &
        it was good to come back from
        our walks & sight seeing trips
        each day to the Rivendell's
        comfort & warmth. Thank you
        Linda & Devlin for your kindness
        & help in making our stay an
        enjoyable one. 

        Christine, Derek, & Kirsten,
        Another fantastic stay at
        Rivendell. A great location to
        explore Arran's hidden treasures.
        Saw basking sharks at Sannox
        picnic site. Thanks again
        Linda & Devlin
        Kirsten says big hugs
        to Rayna (dog) xxx

        Jo & Iain, Shipley, Yorks
        Great place to stay! Warm,
        well equipped and a great place
        for exploring Arran.

        Chris and Ruth, Kendal, Cumbria
        Lovely shortbreak and super place
        to stay. Thank you.  

        2013 Guests' Comments

        Dorothy& Ian, Edinburgh 
        Thank you for your warm welcome to
        your lovely little house. It is
        very comfortable and the views are
        just stunning!! A great location
        for visiting the whole island. We
        had great weather,considering
        the awful snow you had last week!! 

        Christine,Derek& Kirsten,
        Another relaxing stay at Rivendell.
        Arran has recovered very well after
        the recent snow and power cuts.
        Already looking forward to summer
        hols back at Rivendell.Great
        location to explore Arran.

        Margaret Holmes,
        North Yorkshire
        We had a lovely holiday, views,
        walks and wonderful scenery & cosy
        cottage.Thank you.

        Alistair & Mhairi, Barrhead
        After a wet and weary winter,spring
        & summer came together, first for
        us in our lovely quiet, comfy week
        at Rivendell.We wish you every
        blessing till we meet again. 

        Diana & Derrick,
        Saltburn by the Sea
        Lovely location for the whole of
        wonderful Arran. Cosy cottage with
        fantastic views.

        Christine & Willie, Elphinstone
        Fantastic week. Sun shone every day.
        Scotland at its best.

        John & Jean, Greenock
        Another lovely holiday in Arran,
        good weather, walks and beautiful
        scenery.View from cottage window
        wonderful- ever changing!

        Rod & Aileen, Perth
        Wonderful holidaya again. Weather
        beautiful. Will miss fantastic

        Elza, Kilmaurs
        My second visit to Rivendell,
        weather has been exceptional this
        time and I enjoyed everything as

        Stephen, Mairi, Sophie & Phoebe,
        We enjoyed our 2 weeks here.Cosy
        cottage and wonderful views.
        Thanks Linda & Devlin :)
        Christine,Derek & Kirsten,
        Another fab holiday at Rivendell,
        so much to do and see on Arran.
        Garden had plenty of wildlife:
        red squirrel, rabbit,red robin,
        pheasant and views were
        spectacular and ever changing from
        lounge window.So many memories will
        be back for sure.

        Karen & Andrew Suffolk
        Lovely views here, friendly welcome
        & comfortable base. We've seen
        Golden Eagles, Seals, Deer,
        Dolphins Red squirrels and
        Basking Sharks-Lovely!
        Alex & Linda, Cambuslang
        Great wee cottage and well located.
        We will definitely be back to stay
        next time we come to Arran!
        Thanks, Linda & Devlin

        David & Margaret, Strathhaven
        Lovely holiday, views from window    
        great. Cosy cottage, will be back,
        thank you both.

        Eileen & Tony, Seaford, East Sussex
        We've had a lovely week here. Only
        one bad day, mostly warm & sunny.
        Lots of walking. Great little house
        very comfy. Thank-you very much.
        Oh nearly forgot, fabulous view!
        We'll be back!   

        David & Elaine, Kilmarnock,
        Had a lovely short break weather
        could have been better lovely
        cosy cottage fantastic views
        be back xx  

        Rachel, Gordon & Mairi, Glasgow
        We had a lovely week, the flat has
        been perfect for us and the view is
        amazing.Thanks very much
        Linda & Devlin

        Alistair & Dorothy, Bathgate
        So glad my brother recommended this
        charming house. It has been ideal.
        Linda is lovely & so accomodating.
        Thank you.

        Douglas & Beryl, Balerno
        Lovely place to spend a week....
        glad we found you! See you again B&D

        Denise & Tom, Bathgate
        Cosy house. Great views. Owners very
        accomodating and very welcoming.

        Christine & Gerry, Cumbrae
        Great views. Comfortable home.
        Thank you. 

        Richard, Katie & Eilidh, East Lothian
        Enjoyed a lovely week. Especially
        cycling round the island. Tremendous
        views from house up to Goatfell.
        Baby E loved Rayna the "woof woof".
        Thank you.

        Janet & Michael, Leeds, West Yorkshire
        Great location & views. Had a good week
        Lots of great walks. Views from Goatfell
        fantastic, well worth the climb from
        Corrie & descent down to Cladach.

        Fiona & Geoff, Newcastle
        Amazing views, lovely house, fantastic
        weather! Can't wait to come back.

        Lyn & Harry Jones, Clitheroe, Lancs
        2nd stay here-welcome as warm as ever &
        this time great weather. lovely house
        with great views,
        Thank you.

        Phil & Val Newcastle
        Everything we needed (including great
        weather) for a fantastic stay. Looking
        forward to returning.

        Rod & Eileen, Perth
        Fantastic holiday again. Weather terrific
        Had wonderful time, many thanks Linda &

        Glynis & Jim, Morley, Yorkshire
        Thanks for a lovely stay-great views.

        Rachel, Gordon, Mairi and baby James
        Had a lovely holiday house is fantastic
        for all four of us. Thanks very much.

        Jim & May, Ayrshire
        What a wonderful view and so quiet and
        peaceful. Hope we can both come back here
        again. Thank you both so much.
        John & Carmen Michael, N.Ireland
        Really enjoyed our stay. Spotted
        Whinchatchs, stonechatchs, common
        Sandpipers, red breasted, and ducklings
        at Lochranza. Curlews and all the more
        obvious birds. Love the large wall
        photo, like the island so relaxing and
        pleasant out. Thanks Linda for everything

        Dorothy & Alistair Cook
        Another great stay. You've got us hooked.
        Will be back next year!

        Pat & Bruce   Stonehaven
        Very clean & comfortable with a great view.
        Saw the squirrel in the garden. Seals eagles
        deer in Lochranza. Sailed to Holy Isle etc
        etc and apart from Friday morning loads of
        sun, warmth & light winds. As they say....
        what's not to like...A memorable week...

        Xmas 14
        Raija & Jouko , Halliko,Finland
        Linda and Devlin thank you so much for
        taking such good care of us. Friendly
        people,fantastic landscapes,good food
        made our stay great here.Joy and
        happiness to you Linda, Devlin & Arran
        in the coming year!

        New Year 14
        Alex & Sarah, Ayrshire
        Really enjoyed our stay here. Very
        comfortable and a great quiet location
        with a lovely view. Thanks!

        Comments 2015

        Not all comments received this year will
        be entered on this page- would take too much
        time, as usually far too many!!! However
        all comments can be seen in visitors book
        on arrival and all comments are 100%
        good!!! If a bad comment is received this
        will also be included here.

        Julie & Georgie, Dunfermline & Edinburgh
        Had a lovely break- terrific accomodation.
        Very cosy and comfortable!

        Stephen & Sarah, Ayr, South Ayrshire
        Fantastic little hideaway with a
        wonderful view. Linda + Devlin are
        lovely and helpful.

        Gary & Jackie, Monifieth, Angus
        Great view. Great weather. Great time
        Great wee hoose!!

        Stephen & Gemma, Glasgow
        Thank you Linda and Devlin, we had a
        fantastic time in Arran and really
        felt at home in your wee house!
        Everything was great especially the
        warm fluffy towels! We'll be back! 
        Victoria & Callum, Edinburgh
        Perfect holiday! Beautiful weather, lovely
        hosts + house. I'm sure we will be back,

        Jane & Caroline, Devon
        Lovely welcome. Really enjoyed our walks and
        staying in your cosy cottage. Fantastic
        weather.Thank you :)

        Jim & Stephanie, Cumbria
        Lovely cosy cottage with wonderful views,
        mixed weather, but still managed good walks.
        Thank you, hope to back on Arran one day.
        Thank you!!
        Margaret, Paisley
        It's been a pleasure staying in your
        comfortable cottage. The views are
        spectacular. I would certainly come again.

        Vaughan & Mair,  Anglesey,
        Had a lovely week, Arran is lovely.
        Enjoyed walking the coastal paths. The
        house is lovely with fantastic views.
        Diolch yn fawr iawn.  
        Thank you for your hospitality. 

        Margaret Jardine, Paisley
        It's been a pleasure staying in your
        comfortable cottage. The views are
        spectacular. I would certainly come again.
        Thank you for your hospitality.

        Kirsten & Derek, Bathgate
        Another great stay at Rivendell. Weather mixed
        but fantastic views from living room window and
        fab to relax after long walks. Conquered
        Goatfell as well. Treasured memories indeed.

        David Dawson & Brenda, Newscastle/Tyne
        Great in every respect.

        Louise, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
        First time on Arran. Didn't disappoint. Lovely
        weather, lovely cottage. Couldn't fault
        anything this week.

        Kathryn & Don, Argyll & Bute
        Lovely well equipped house. We can recommend
        the Brodick Brasserie and the Ormidale Hotel.

        Davina & Kirsten Edinburgh
        Thank you Linda & Devlin for your warmth &
        hospitality! We had a wonderful stay & loved
        the cottage. we will definitely be coming
        back to stay on our next trip to Arran!

        Corrine, Jonathan & Julie   Stirling
        First visit on this enchanting island!
        Definitely will be back again. I've had a
        great time! Thank you! We had a lovely
        stay in Rivendell!

        Some 2016 Comments

        Stephen, Gayle & Callum     Glasgow
        Lovely, cosy place to stay with
        beautiful views of Brodick and Goatfell.

        Peter & Barbara Galston, Ayrshire
        Thanks Linda & Devlin for a great holiday.
        Views fantastic so looking forward to coming
        back in October!!

        Janette and Sheila,East Kilbride
         Great place to stay. Had a lovely
        holiday. Sunny weather all week.

        Mr & Mrs Mc Donald, W Yorkshire
        What a lovely comfortable cottage. We have
        had a lovely time on the Isle of Arran
        and hope to return here soon. Thanks Linda
        and Devlin

        Wendy & Richard Peck, South Yorkshire
        Lovely cottage. Very comfy. Great views.
        Had a wonderful week, the weather was kind
        to us. We did lots of walking and conquered
        Goatfell. We will be coming back soon.

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