Comments on this page have been taken from  the visitor book, they were written by occupants of Glenbank Cottage

These are all the comments in the book  and are exactly as written and not selective

Andy and Corina
Fab Cottage, Saw basking shark, red squirrel, deer everywhere, golden eagle, seals, possibly merlin, peregrine falcon, also otters at Kildonan.

Doreen and Colin
lovely, comfortable cottage, Red Squirrel visited several times! enjoyed walking on this beautiful Island. Thanks for welcome basket which was enjoyed

Garry and Anabelle

Been before and will come again, cottagew great and only missed the whale- Ta Marion

Janine and Tim
Wonderful and relaxing week in this lovely home from home. Batteries recharged and we hope to return. Many thanks

Edward and Jenni

Wonderful cottage and views, we have had a great time and really recommend the walk to Coire Fhionn Lochan.  thank you for the welcome basket. Going home with lots of Arran beer and Cheese

Cath and Clive

Lovely Cottage - Super Holiday - Super bed, very comfy. Recommend Creelers Restaurant. Marion and Marvin are fine hosts and fortunate indeed to live on such a beautiful island. Thanks

Anne and Sandy

Another great week at Glenbank Cottage. Many thanks for the welcome basket. Great weather, hope to be back next year - no red squirrel this time.

Christine and Peter

Our first visit to Arran. would be hard pressed to find a lovelier cottage and location. Welcome pack much appreciated. Sadly no otters but many sightings of red squirrel.

Sheila and Steve

We have loved staying in your lovely cottage. What a beautiful location and a beautiful island. we can't wait to come back. Thanks for the welcome pack.

Rod and Linda
Our first time on Arran _ what a revelation, it is so beautiful. It most certainly wont be our last visit. Thanks Marion and Marvin we have had the most glorious, hot and sunny weather and lots of walking, but sadly no sighting of the red squirrel. see you again next year.


Everything perfect in the cottage. Arran is more beautiful than ever. Great cycling even if the roads are rough, and lovely walks.
thanks Marion and Marvin

John and Pip

Beautiful Cottage, Lovely Isle. Had some great walks. Great food and large portions at Sannox Bay Hotel, yummy, Sorry to go home. Thanks.

Jack and Milly
What a beautiful cottage in a beautiful location! Thank you so much for letting us stay. we have fallen in love with the place. We will be back

Glenys and John, Australia.

Thank you Marion and Marvin for making us feel so welcome. Really enjoyed the ceilidh on New Years Eve and meeting other villagers and visitors First Footing! Glad we stayed for Hogmanay. Had a great time.

Tom and Dianne Elgin, Glasgow

Great time even though the weather was grim. Eat at the Brodick bar, great tip Marion!! Thanks

20 October
Ian and Rosie Sheffield

Wonderful time, good weather, beautiful scenery, just perfect!

13 October
Evan and Claire Edinburgh

Our second stay at Glenbank just as lovely as we remembered! Even better memories this time due to appearances of the red squirrel.
Thanks Marion

22 September
Simon and Lena, Hexham

Fab week!! Fab cottage. Sannox Hotel, lovely food and staff! Glen Rosa a great walk, saw an otter on Corrie beach near wooden seal,7.30pm.
Thank you for your kindness  Marion and Marvin , great hosts! X

15th September

ARRAN: so good that even in the rain it's wonderful!
COTTAGE: home from home!
HOSTS & NATIVES: people you wish were in your every day life!

31st August
Tess  &. Ralph,Suffolk

A wonderful week enhanced by staying in such a lovely cottage.
Thank you for a warm welcome. Your recommendation of the Seafood Cabin at Skipness was much appreciated.

25th August
Jan &Dave, Scarborough

Arran, Corrie and cottage amazing! The best place to celebrate our
Birthdays ever. Thank you for the welcome basket. Saw red squirrel on the first day.

18th August
Annetta & Steve, Nottingham

2nd visit, fantastic walks and lovely cottage. The red squirrel said good bye this morning. Thank you for the welcome basket. We will be back.

11th August
Graham & Fujiko, London

Three superlatives: Arran, Corrie and this cottage.

4th August
Cathy & Jess, Berkshire

A beautiful island, amazing weather. So many wonderful things to do and see. Highlight of the week-viewing seals and turned to see a red deer staring at me, stunning and unforgettable. Holy island lovely to see and walk around. The view from goat fell stunning. Such a friendly, welcoming place to spend time & relax. Very special memories will be taken with us.
Thank you Marion & Marvin,the welcome pack appreciated.
Will be back as soon as we can.

28th July
Jan & Mike, Fife

Lovely cottage, we had a great week. Saw the red squirrel. Corrie is a beautiful spot to spend time in . Thank you for the welcome pack that was a nice surprise


Comments 2011

16 February 2011

Claire and Evan Goodsell, Edinburgh

A wonderful cottage + lovely few days on Arran. Cottage even nicer than the photos on website - Thank you

26 March 2011

Janet and Eric Saunders , Edinburgh

Good to return to Arran to find such a cosy cottage, great food at the Sannox Bay Hotel. Saw Golden Eagle near Catocol

16 April 2011

Brian and Carol Collins, Cleethorpes

A beautiful and peaceful island, great weather and a beautifully appointed cottage made for a perfect first

14 May 2011

Chris and Hannah Bently, Macclesfield

Wonderful cottage for a honeymoon on Arran, Managed to dodge the rain to do plenty of walking - amazing views from Goatfell, Also enjoyed brodick Castle and Arran Cheese and ice-cream.

20 May 2011

Tom and Aileen Goodall, Kendal

As with last year, enjoyed the cottage and the Island enormously - even the rain made us feel at home ! Thanks again for the welcome basket - enjoyed every morsel.

11 June 2011

Jean and Kevin O'Donnell  Edinburgh.

Lovely Cottage and great location, weather mixed but still enjoyed our stay. lots of little birds to watch but did not see the red squirrel. A good excuse to return, many thanks for the welcome basket.

18 June 2011

Brian and Mary Parrot,  Surrey

Very comfortable cottage and much appreciated welcome pack. Red squirrel still awol. Very good weather for walking ( except Friday)  may thanks for your hospitable welcome Marion. Our second visit to Arran, last time in an hotel, This was much more restful.

2 July 2011

Arfan and Lauren Iqbal  Glasgow

Idyllic honeymoon setting. so peaceful and comfortable, and seals too! Many thanks for a perfect stay

1st week of July (but lost track of the exact date)

Philip and laura Addyman, Ryton
A beautiful island, perfect cottage and lovely people.
A very handy base, located in the perfect place to explore the lovely island. Thanks for all.

16th July 2011

Judy and Norman  Norwich
  What a great place, the island and the cottage, wonderful walking and wild life We have just visited paradise for a week. The red squirtrel has made a few visits. Thank you for the hospitality.

23 july Charles and Jane Dernie Perth

Lovely comfotable Cottage, Lovely place, Would we come back? Yes!!

6th August 2011

Kim Brown and Sue Forrest. Warrington

The mark of a good holiday is feeling at home straight away in a comfortable cottage in the best village on a beautiful Island. the looking back to find your week has flown by and you have some lovely memories to look back on.

13 August

John and Rosie Shaw Middletown

A lovely comfatable cottage - wish the weather had been half as good. despite or because of the rain we have visited every tea room on the island
Best cakes - Balmicheal Visitor Centre - Best view 'Coast' Whiting Bay, Saw red deer on Lochranza golf course and Brodick Castle has very informative guides, would love to come back if good weather was garranteed.

20th August 2011

Anne and Dave  Ponys.

Another thoroughly enjoyable visit - back again soon!

27 August to 10th September 2011
Elizabeth and Philip Angier


Two restful weeks enjoying the local scenery and wildlife, Great Ceilidh at Corrie Hall
Thanks for the hospitality

Ist to 8th October 2011

Martin and Shona   Liverpool

Came to Arran for a week's walking , it only rained twice, once for two days and once for three days! (There is a very fine drawing of a couple standing next to a sign post showing the way to the pub)

9th to 15th of October 2011
John and Louise  Belper Derbyshire.

Lovely, bright cottage on a dark and gloomy Isle. One day of sunshine in a week of low cloud, most of the rain at night.

15th to 22nd  October 2011
Anne and Clive,   Ludlow.

A lovely, restful week in your charming cottage on this stunning island, gorgious even in the rain! saw the red squirrel several times. Thanks for the hospitality.

22nd to 29th October.

Chris and Hollie,  Guildford

A lovely and relaxing week in a beautiful place. Nice cottage. Thank you.

29th October  5th November.

Rona and Dave

North Yorks.
A fab week, blessed with good weather. Love Arran. Thank you Marion.

12 to 19th November 2011

Ian and Janette
South Ayrshire.

Very comfatable cottage in one of our favourite islands, weather dryfor 4 whole days. better than August. Thank you

Comments 2010

22 November

Bilei and Sandra Brahmi, Castle Douglas

The cottge is perfect and the island is amazing we've had a great time and really enjoyed our stay

8 November

Les and Sue Singelton, Derbyshire

What a lovely cottage and base for discovering Arran, our week was really wet but we still enjoyed our stay here, Comfy bed , well appointed and a lovely welcome pack thanks,

9 to 23 October
Beniel Jahwanh and Mrian Zimmel, Velbert GGermany

We had a great fortnight here in Corrie, the weather was a lot better than expected, Arran is simply stunning, we really enjoyed ourselves, maybe back in the future

2 to 9th of October

Shona and Martin, Liverpool.

Had a great time twitching and otter watching.

25th Sept to 2 Oct

John and Vera Griffiths, Stoke on Trent

Said we'd be back and we've made it!  Just like coming here - and who knows what the future holds

7th to 18th Oct.

Elizabeth and Philip Angioer  Northumberland.

A restful fortnights stay in this comfortable and welcoming cottage, a chance to read and knit as well as walk, thank you.

21 to 28 August

Annetta and Steve Stoole, Nottingham.

We have found another world this week, so peaceful. Fantastic walks and a lovely cottage, Thank you for the welcome basket, we will be back

14 to 21 August

David and Aliso Hughes,  Ironbridge Shropshire.

Fine weather, great walking and views, Thanks for welcome basket.

7 to 14 August

Stella and Bill Fraser, Leeds

Excellent accomodation, a very enjoyable week of good weather.

31 July to & August

Jenny and Graham, Sevenoaks

Had some lovely sunny afternoons and evenings for golfing and walking, saw lots of seals close up on coastal walks. Sannox Bay Hotel good food and good service, a lovely week at the cottage.

17 to 31 July

Richard and Jennifer Hickile East Kilbride.

Thank you for a lovely stay it was a lovely holiday,
Thanks again.

26 June to 3 July

John and Jean Cuffe Greenock

Lovely week, very restful, Good walking days in Glen Sannox and Loch Ranza. two visits from the red sqirrel, thanks for the welcome basket

12 to 19th of June

Anne and Sandy McCulloch

Barrhead Renfrew

We had a lovely relaxing week, had a visit from the red squirrel. Arran was looking very beautiful, a lovely cottage, a little hide a way, We will certainly be letting our friends know about it. We will be back.

5th to 12 June

Joe and Mary Moody, Gosforth Cumbria

two more very happy guests! Delighted with the cottage, inspired by the high mountains, refreshed by the peace. Thank you.

29th May to 5th of June.

Joe and Lewis Agnew  Willerby East Yorkshire.

A beautiful Cottage, good weather, spent the week walking, playing golf and generally enjoying the views and the peace of the island' it is as nice as we remembered back in 1965.
22 to 29th of May
Tom and Aileen Goodhall,
Cowan Head Kendal

Lovely cottage - lovely people, had great weather and a great time, Will be back

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