GARDEN COTTAGE ACCOMMODATION
Garden Cottage Accommodation
On a gentle rise overlooking the small town of Linlithgow Garden Cottage is secluded by trees shrubs and old stone walls with its own south facing terrace. It used to be a stable cottage and has now been imaginatively converted into a comfortable self catering cottage by architect Thom Pollock and his wife Clare who live close by.
An off road parking space is available for the exclusive use of guests, and access to the cottage from your car is by way of a stepped path, lined with laurels, through the owner’s garden. (If you are worried about the steps do contact the owners to discuss further).
The Palace of Linlithgow, 800 years old Royal residence and birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots has some of the finest Medieval and Renaissance architecture in Scotland. Both the Palace and the tower of St Michaels church can be seen from the cottage over the rooftops (right).
Linlithgow itself is a charming market town with pubs, restaurants and shops. Being so central in Scotland it is an excellent base for visiting Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling (each about 30 minutes away by car or regular train service) or the Scottish Borders, the Southern Highlands or St Andrews and the Kingdom of Fife.
There are 2 country parks nearby. Linlithgow has its own golf courses and leisure centre. You can visit the Falkirk Wheel by boat trip along the Union canal from Linlithgow canal basin. Also, just 20 minutes drive away is McArthur Glen, Scotland’s largest Designer Outlet and leisure centre at Livingston. Linlithgow has a mainline railway station and so is ideal if you don’t have a car. View of Linlithgow Palace
Thom and Clare are near at hand should you need anything, and they have put plenty of books and information in the cottage to help make your stay here enjoyable.
This property is close to Gleneagles where the 2014 Ryder Cup took place, come and play a round of golf all year round on this world-renowned course.
The upstairs of the cottage is an open-plan kitchen/sitting/dining room with windows looking towards the Palace and over the garden.
There are comfortable chairs and a sofa, colour television with freeview, VCR, DVD, radio/CD player.
Another view of the kitchen/sitting/dining room, looking towards the landing.
The kitchen has a cooker, microwave oven and fridge, and there’s an automatic washing machine and tumble drier.
Downstairs, the south facing double bedroom (left) has a French Door which opens onto the garden.
Also downstairs is a single bedroom (right), and a shower room with basin and wc.
The private walled garden has a South-facing flagstone terrace where you can sit out for breakfast in the morning sun.
Sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms
£320 to £850 per week depending on the season.
Short breaks can be booked any time of the year. In high season short break bookings can only be made a maximum of 4 weeks in advance.
Heating, electricity, linen and towels are included in the weekly tariff.
- Linen Provided
- Ironing Facilities
- Wash Hand Basin
- Heating Throughout Property – Electric NSH
- Towels Provided
- Drying Facilities
- Fuel and Power Included
- Electric Shaver Point
- Hairdryer Available
- Cot Available
- Enclosed Garden / Patio
- Television / DVD
- Washing Machine
- Gold Award
TRANSPORT & PARKING
- Private Car Space
- Private Parking
- Free Parking On-Site
- Bike Storage Available
- Local Train Station
- Public Transport
- Local Taxi Service
- Fully Fitted Kitchen
- Local Restaurants
- Local bars
- Local take-aways
- Local convenience store
- Local Supermarkets
- Country Town
- High Street
- Centrally Located
Garden Cottage. Linlithgow, EH49 7AT, Scotland, UK | Tel: 01506 844417 | International Tel: 44 1506 844417