Scotland : Where we stayed : Shantron Farm Holiday Cottage

Whilst we did day trips to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Luss, passing by most days to Balloch and Dumbarton where daddy was at, the highlight of the trip was simply our stay in the Shantron Farm.

The kids would be watching the ewes and lambs, we saw calves which were a day old still struggling to stand, went on a tractor with “Uncle Bobby” through the fields, watched snails crawling out when the rain came in, bees collecting pollen when the sun came out. If you are heading to Scotland and want a break from city life, would love to be amongst endless greenery, stay in a farm that has been operating since the 1700s, I highly recommend the Shantron Farm πŸ™‚

Here’s a quick rundown of the important bits :

a) Where we found the place : Booked through booking.com, although you could liaise with them directly (Click here to website)

b) How we got there : Rented a car through carrentals.com (actual company is EasiRent), they picked us up from the airport where we did the paperwork. Shantron Farm is basically a half an hour drive from Glasgow Airport

c) Where we got our groceries from :Β There are a few, but we got ours from a Co-op in Balloch, just 10 mins down the road.

You can get the rest of the important bits from their website. I’ll share with you a few of the hundred photos we took from our stay πŸ™‚

Hello sheep!
Views from every window of the house!
The little one looking out from the dining area
Mummy sheep and baby lamb who escaped from this farm (or another), eating the bushes in our garden πŸ™‚
Gorgeous sunsets when the weather is fine…
Pre-bedtime Entertainment
Sunset in Loch Lomond
The girls loved the swing in front of the cottage
View of the cottage from the back
The girls meets Blair and Ailsa! (Bobby and Anne’s grandchildren)
Mum and S at the frontyard on a glorious morning
S wandering around in the bushes
Good morning 1500 lambs and ewes!
Isn’t it picturesque
Farm views the big bedroom !
Cows as you drive in towards the cottage, on the right
More cows!
Tour through the farmlands with “Uncle Bobby” – what an amazing experience
Mummy and S walking back to the cottage

Many thanks again to Anne and Bobby for preparing such a lovely cottage for people to come and stay in. It truly is a perfect getaway for couples, for friends, and for families alike πŸ™‚

Disclaimer :Β  This is not a sponsored post. We found the place through booking.com and paid 765 pounds for 6 nights at the Shantron Farm – this was for 4 adults, a toddler and a baby. Note that prices may vary according to season. All thoughts are our own πŸ™‚Β 

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Dubai-based. Stays most of the time in the marina as she can't be bothered going anywhere else. Originally from the land of the orang utans, spent the latter half of her life in the land down under. Always on the look out for deals, loves organising get-togethers, and occasionally steals some time for a sip of wine at ladies nights.

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