Terms & Conditions
Bringing your pets to Gate Cottage:
As the cottage is situated on a busy working farm with a variety of animals, we ask that your dog remains on a lead at all times while outwith the cottage garden.
Please pick up any mess and put in a tied bag in the main refuse bin.
Don't leave your dog unattended in the cottage, in a car parked outside, or allow it in the bedrooms or on the furniture.
Please provide your own dog bedding and towels.
There are many lovely walks and beaches which I am sure you and your pet will love to explore.
Bedding & Towels:
One set of linen and towels is provided per person, per week.
When staying for two weeks, fresh bedding will be provided on the middle Saturday morning.
Please do not use the towels provided, for swimming or on the beach.
General Equipment & Cleaning:
There is a plastic folder containing an inventory and instructions for using the equipment in the cottage. - if you need any help with this please call and we will be pleased to assist.
Please notify us immediately of any breakages, damages or problems with any of the equipment, furnishings or fittings.
The central heating is controlled by a thermostat, with which you can regulate the temperature if you require.
We provide an outside drying arm, which can be put in place in the garden, and an airing rack for inside drying.
Cleaning products and equipment are provided for your use if you wish.
Please take care when using the BBQ, don't leave it unattended and don't place hot ash in the dustbin.
Vodaphone is the best working mobile network for this area.
There is a telephone in the cottage for emergency use only. Wi-Fi is also provided at no extra cost.
For the comfort & wellbeing of all our guests, smoking is not allowed indoors.
We ask that you can be ready to leave the cottage by 10am on the departure day.
Empty all bins, and place refuse in the main dustbin.
Place all used towels, tea towels and bath mats in the laundry basket. Leave unused items folded in the bedrooms.
Turn down duvets on the beds that have been used and leave unused beds as they are.
Please leave the cottage and all equipment in a clean and tidy condition.
We aim to provide a friendly service and high-quality accommodation to make your holiday on our farm an enjoyable and memorable one. We look forward to welcoming you to Gate Cottage soon.
"Had a fantastic break. Booked Short notice and Jacqui and John couldn’t have been more helpful. The cottage is lovely, a perfect base to explore the area. The children particularly enjoyed Porpatrick and Ardwell Bay beach. Thank you." August 2014