2011 ,2012 & 2013 & 2014 & 2015
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.
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
Nick and Tracey, Arnside, Cumbria
Lovely place, lovely views, lovely
Hilary, Libby & Denise, London
Fantastic view tempted two of us to
climb Goatfell-we did it! Arran as
special as ever.Great break, thanks
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.
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
Martin & Joyce, Lochwinnoch
Enjoyable few days relaxing.
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
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
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.
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
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!!
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.
We had a lovely holiday, views,
walks and wonderful scenery & cosy
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
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
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
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.
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.
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".
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,
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...
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!
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.
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.