Williamscraig Holiday Cottages
About Findlay Erskine
Rose and Findlay Erskine came to Williamscraig, in 1999, and moved into one of the old farm cottages, which we renovated over a six month period. We didn’t have much money, so decided to do the work our self’s, and worked every night, and every weekend to get it back into a condition it could be lived in. We then renovated one of the farm buildings then moved into it and rented out the cottage, slowly started to convert all the farm buildings into the accommodation your are staying in today. The first three cottages (Rose Honeysuckle, and Appletree cottages) were built in 2010 , and the second development where built in 2014 (Laurel, Beech and Eden cottages) which was an eco build, with a ground source heat pump, 10 Kw’s of solar panels, wood fibre insulation, and a clay block construction.
Findlay Erskine purchased this Cottage in 2012
Why Findlay Erskine chose Linlithgow
The Cottages look really old as there built using stone and slate roofs with cast iron gutters, but are new inside with the latest insulation standards which make them very warm. We have a new swing park outside to keep the kids of the screens. There are lots of things to do for all ages and will keep any group occupied for weeks, including Edinburgh on our door step, the Scottish mountains, the sea side, and some great visits.
What makes this Cottage unique
All the Cottages have their own bubbling Jacuzzi hot tub for you and your family/friends to enjoy. , which are a big hit, plus a badger cam so you can see our local badgers
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Lovely place with only minor issues.
Lovely place with only minor issues.
Absolutely stunning cottages and location is ideal.
Recently spent a few days here with my girlfriend and dog for my gf's birthday. Lovely cottages in beautiful woodlands. The hot tub was sublime, the badger cam was an experience! I ended up watchin it till early hours in the morning (spooky pond cam tho at night lol) Findlay was so warming and genuine, anything we asked he sorted so special thanks to him. All in all i would highly recommend, see ye again soon mate. Antony, Natalie & Blaze (the huskie)
I am glad you enjoyed your stay and I know the hot tub is extra special after dark with the fairy lights and atmosphere that they create. The badger Cam is so popular as well with people that stay as most people have never seen a real badger in it own habitat. I do hope you come back again, as I know you will love it the next time too.
Exactly what it says on th etin
Secluded location perhaps a bit further from Linlithgow than we thought (not really walkable) but close. Very relaxing and topped off with Badger Cam, Findlay was very helpful and appeared to be genuinely keen to look after you. A lot to see in the area and easy access to most place, Edinburgh on the train less than 30 minutes
Lovely clean, modern, spacious accomodation in a beautiful tranquil spot. Reasonably priced. Very well equipped and extremely helpful owners. Would definitely book again!
A break with friends
Four of us regularly head out for trips together, exploring previously unvisited areas. Neil, who's from Jersey, had never visited Scotland before, so there was a lot to live up to!
Honeysuckle Cottage was a truly brilliant find - spotlessly clean, beautifully designed, well-equipped and in a great location. (Close to all the major attractions in the region but half a mile up a private road, so well away from traffic and noise).
We could not have chosen better. Findlay was welcoming and helpful - typified by the cottage, which has plenty of tourist information available. Our only 'criticism' is that the site doesn't make enough of the fact that the master bedroom is en-suite - so a real bonus!
Perfect location for Edinburgh, Glasgow and all local attractions. Cottage of 5 star quality throughout, with every need catered for. Hot tub great!! Findlay great host from beginning to end of our stay. Would recommend Rose cottage to family and friends. Hope it is'nt too long till our next visit.
Thanks for your kind words, i really enjoy looking after the holiday cottages so i find it easy helping make your holiday as good as it can be, so if you need advise on something to do or not to do i can let you know what might be best for you.
Thanks again Findlay
Williamscraig Holiday Cottages are new barn conversions with wood burning stoves, king size beds, badger cam so you can see our badgers, high ceilings, golf course and fishery next door. All the Cottages have their own secluded hot tub. Edinburgh 18 miles away. Many good tourist attractions locally, good pubs and restaurants in the town of Linlithgow. Horses and chickens on the farm, great walks, very quiet and peaceful. Stirling and the Trossachs 20 miles away.
Golf: Adjacent to Linlithgow Golf Course where guests receive a discount during the week.