Visitor Comments
The following comments have been taken from our visitor books:
Our 5th  visit to Granary Cottage and it's still as beautiful as ever!  S and G  October 2014.
Beautiful cottage,  most comfortable and peaceful. Excellent base to explore "Scott" country.  Thank you for your welcoming hospitality,  hope to be back sometime.  J and R  October 2014.
Lovely cottage.  Warm welcome with scones and fruit.  Very peaceful...  V and B  September 2014.
We loved the cottage,  spot on for our needs.  D and S September 2014.
Only here for a short break but wished it was much longer.  Had a wonderful peaceful time.  J and P  August 2014.
Thank you for the extra touches.......S and A August 2014
Many thanks for a peaceful stay in your lovely cottage.  We have enjoyed the walking and wildlife in ths beautiful area.  J and H August 2014.
Thank you for such a warm welcome to your lovely cottage. We've enjoyed our week in this beautiful part of the country.    P and T August 2014.
Lovely cottage,  weather brill, red hot.  Nice touches... D and B JUly 2014.
We have been spoilt by the lovely weather and Granary Cottage.  J and D July 2014.
Enjoyed our stay in Granary,  peaceful location.  C and J July 2014.
Lovely stay in this tranquil setting. Enjoyed the wildlife;  daily visits from the hare, pheasants,  peacock and chicks. Very relaxing  A and J June 2014.
Another fantastic break to this  lovely retreat Thanks for making us so welcome again.  J and P October 2013.
Had a lovely short break in this pretty little cottage..... A and J  September 2013.
Great trip,  lovely surroundings and welcome.  P and G August 2013.
Lovely cottage in a  beautiful location. A thoroughly good stay.  R and J  August 2013.
Thank you once again for a lovely stay.  The cottage was wonderful as always and we hope to see you again soon.  E and B  August 2013.
Thank you,  we have had a lovely relaxing time.  The cottage was brilliant and we enjoyed the welcoming tea and scones.  B and I  August 2013.
Thank you for a wonderful stay and amazing cotage. The views are spectacular, lots to see and do, Peebles a must see.  E and A July 2013.
Perfect short break to the Borders,  the cottage was just what the doctor ordered....  I and S  July 2013
Amazing first visit to the Borders and to Granary Cottage! Couldn't ask for a better stay. Accommodation excellent. Everything thought of that we would need...  C and M  July 2013
First visit to the Borders and found it very relaxing with the cottage an ideal base to reach all on offer in the area.  A lovely cottage complete with a warm welcome,  will return. D and S June 3013.
Cottage perfect,  lovely break. Great area for cycling and walking Enjoyed the 4 Abbeys cycle route with its challenges!!      P and C June 2013
Our fourth holiday here and we have thoroughly enjoyed it! Glorious weather made for lovely days out and walks. Can't wait to return.  S and G June 2013.
 Our third holiday here and it was as enjoyable and relaxing as before. Cottage and facilities are excellent as always.  we are looking forward to staying here for a fourth time.  L and M  May 2013.
Lovely cottage, good views and surrounding countryside.  very relaxing week,  we could come back.  T and E May 2013.
Thanks for the warm welcome and all your help, lovely cottage, everything we wanted.  P and R September 2012.
Another very comfortable week, used as a base for excellent golf holiday. Back next year. R and H September 2012.
The cottage was a home from home, everything you could have asked for.. G and M September 2012.
5th visit fo us, once again a warm welcome and great stay.  H and J August 2012.
Love the cottage, particularly the walled garden, the area is beautiful. A very memorable week. R and M August 2012.
Lovely secluded cottage with fantastic views and many nearby walks.Great escape from reality and the flowers and lemon drizzle cake wer lovely finishing touches. J and G August 2012.
Nice and comfortable cottage. Thanks for the welcome with a good cakeand tea. Minto is a good place to discover south Scotland. C and D .July 2012.
Another lovely week in Minto. We look forward to coming back soon. C and D  June 2012.
Lovely weekend, wish I could have stayed longer. My second visit here and it won't be my last! Fantastic cottage... R. June 2012.
We had an amazing time in the cottage and surrounding area. We even got engaged on Minto Hill! T and M May 2012.
Really nice place to stay. Quiet peaceful and a great place for golf, walking and borders exploring. S May 2012.
Beautiful cottage in an amazing setting. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.  L and M,  September 2011
We have had a wonderful holiday, once again. We hope to see you again soon. E and B,  August 2011
Lovely cottage in a lovely village.  Excellent sun trap garden for relaxing. Surrounding area very pretty with major towns nearby.  T and J,  August 2011.
Another very enjoyable fortnight in a very comfortable well positioned cottage. The time went by too quickly.
G and D, August 2011.

What a lovely cottage, set in beautiful surroundings and amazing views from the top of Minto Hill. We will definitely be back. A and P, July 2011.

We've  had a lovely week in this beautiful cottage,  thank you.  S and T,  July 2011.

Feeling very relaxed after a week of peace and tranquility.  Loved all the Abbeys. P and D July 2011.

Lovely cottage, wonderful weather,  lots to see and do.  R and J,  July 2011.

Sixth year staying at the cottage and another lovely holiday.  Enjoyed the festival (Melrose Book) again plus the walksand beautiful countryside and wildlife.  C and B,  June 2011.

A beautiful cottage in a fantastic setting.  We have had a fabulous time exploring and relaxing. We are already thinking about when we will return.   S and G, June 2011.

A wonderful week with lots of walks in stunningly beautiful, lush countryside. The perfect base for exploring the Borders.  The week has gone by too fast. Thank you for everything. M and E,  June 2011.

Lovely cottage in beautiful countryside. Minto Golf Club a plus.  Made this a really good holiday.  J and N,  June 2011.

Fourth visit, another warm welcome. Completed the Border Abbey Way.  J and H,  June 2011.

Once again a very enjoyable time recharging our batteries, always a pleasure to come back to this peaceful and lovely part of the country. The cottage is first class as always, one of our favourite places to be.  S and V, May 2011.

A great sixth visit. We will recommend to our family and friends.  B and L, May 2011.

Lovely to be back after four years. One of the nicest cottages we've ever stayed in . G and S, April 2011.


Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Stable Cottage, enjoyed some excellent walks and local pubs, but beware of Minto Hill! Lovely cottage to come back to after a day out.

A  charming cottage, very well equipped and a beautiful view too! And with so much to do in the area, I look forward to returning.

Had a wonderful time. You have a lovely location and Granary Cottage is a beautiful and homely place. Perfect for relaxing after too much hard work. Thank you both for your hospitality too.

A lovely relaxing short break. We plan to come back for a longer one.

We have really enjoyed our visit to Stable Cottage. A perfect place for us and we will certainly be returning here in the future.

This must be the perfect cottage, great scenery and lots to do and  see. Many thanks, see you again.

Superb accommodation - hope to be back soon. Golf course at Minto was a winner!

Exquisite surroundings and hospitality, a true great little holiday cottage. Definite recommendation and return visit planned. Many thanks for a great week.

Very comfortable and beautifully fitted out with plenty of thoughtful touches, especially the welcome. Will return soonest and recommend to others.

What a beautifull cottage in the perfect setting for a lovely relaxing visit to the Borders - on our first visit.

Perfect! Everything was ideal. Amazing cottage and location. Got engaged at the top of Minto Hill!

Thankyou for the warm welcome and great stay at Stable Cottage! Everything you need for a comfortable holiday is here, even a dishwasher!. Certainly the best place to stay for discovering the Borders.

Brill. Hol. Warm welcome and great cottage, and the weather great, great and more great. First time to Scotland but not the last. Many, Many thanks.

Excellent accomodation. We were made to feel very welcome. Lovely scenery. Our 18 mnth old son loved the horses! Will recommend to others. Thankyou!

An excellent cottage, stylishly furnished with everything we needed. A really warm welcome and a lovely spot from which to explore the Borders.

A beautiful, comfortable cottage with all the comforts of home. Appreciated the warm welcome. Thanks for a lovely holiday will certainly recommend to friends.

A truly fabulous cottage location and accommodation. Your labours and hosting have resulted in the most comfortable of stays ... even for those without a car! Fresh bouquet and travel info very welcoming. Decor is lovely and garden setting was very peaceful.  A beautiful stay indeed.

The warm welcome, a comfortable cottage in pristine condition, located in beautiful countryside, all combined to make this a most enjoyable holiday.

Excellent accommodation in a beautiful and tranquil setting. A welcome break from London life.

This location and more importantly the cottage gave us the chance to really rest and enjoy our few days off from reality.

Excellent accommodation. Lovely area.

Clean accommodation and bright airy rooms together with lovely well kept gardens, set in a marvelous backdrop make this a great place. I think we will be back.

Fantastic accommodation - you deserve to be oversubscribed, but I hope you can fit us in next time!!!

We had a wonderful time here. The décor reminded us of our time in Japan over the past three years and brought back great memories.

A beautiful cottage - so comfortable. Hope to return in the spring. The weather has been superb and the scenery so lovely with the trees turning to their autumn tints.

A lovely well equipped cottage. We received a warm welcome with homemade gingerbread and scones. The décor is clean and beautiful and the garden excellent for the children. We plan to return.

Cottage 1st class, great location for touring the Scottish Borders. Lovely country walks. Had a good rest.

Cottage was lovely. Had a great holiday. Many thanks.

Cottage excellent, better than a hotel! Location superb. We enjoyed many trips out and enjoyed the tranquility.

We had a fantastic time and we're pleased to spend our first holiday together at Stable Cottage.

Had a great relaxing and stress free holiday. Sad to be going home but we will definately be back again.

We had a lovely holiday in this beautifull cottage and hope to come back. This is one of the best cottages we have ever stayed in, and we have stayed in a lot of cottages!

A lovely warm welcome to one of the most beautiful cottages we have stayed in. Definately one to be recommended to friends and family.

We had a fantastic time. The cottage and garden are perfect for relaxing and the warm and friendly welcome was a great way to start our hols! We'll definately be recommending Stable Cottage to friends and family and will hopefully be back soon.

A lovely cottage in a beautiful location. A very relaxing week - despite the weather! The warm welcome and fresh flowers a beautiful touch - I am sure we will be back and will certainly recommend Stable Cottage to friends.

Staying here was fantastic. A very pleasant and relaxing atmosphere in the cottage (enhanced by the very friendly welcome) and lots of stuff to do! Hopefully we will come back some time.

A beautiful cottage and excellent surroundings. Perfect for a relaxing holiday. Fantastic walking area and places to visit. Hope to return for another holiday.

Welcome and hospitality warm and friendly, cottage excellent couldn't wish for better. Wonderful holiday we will be back.

A fantastic cottage, very comfortable and also very well equipped. One couldn't expect or ask for more.

The cottage and the village of Minto were lovely. Had a great time exploring the Border Abbeys. Will return next time to climb the Minto Hills.

Warm welcome, a cosy cottage - hot and sunny. Excellent location - couldn't ask for anymore.

Lovely cottage with a lot of thoughtful touches. Wonderful holiday.

A lovely return for a relaxed break, re-charge batteries. We will certainly return again.

A great first holiday for baby George. A lovely cottage with excellent facilities. We hope to return in the spring.

Thoroughly enjoyed our return visit to the Borders and Townhead Steading.  Stable Cottage just as cosy and comfortable as Granary Cottage.

Warm welcome, lovely cottage with beautiful surroundings, totally relaxing holiday. We intend to visit the Borders again soon.

A great return to Minto. We enjoyed our holiday in the Borders once again.

It was lovely tp wake up every day to these views! Very welcoming and homely cottage. Wish we could stay longer!!

The cottage was the centre for a lovely holiday. Very special cottage. A memorable holiday experience. We will return and recommend to others.

The most peaceful place we ever had. In two days all the stress was gone. We will miss the views and Fraser the pheasant and his wife!!

We feel very fortunate to have had the pleasure of staying in Granary Cottage this week and thank Sheila and Kevan for welcoming us so warmly to their beautiful cottage set in such peaceful surroundings. We've had a wonderful week exploring the area.

Thanks for a wonderful week. The welcome when we arrived was great and the cottage very impressive. You have thought of everything, we had a great time.

Our first trip to the Borders and we couldn't have chosen a better cottage or location. We enjoyed the lovely views, peaceful surroundings and local walks.

This is my second visit and I still feel the same! Beautiful cottage, magic holiday.

Had a fantastic week in the Borders which started with a lovely warm welcome. A peaceful and restful cottage.