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“Stunning!”
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Honeyholm On the banks of the Endrick river
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Honeyholm On the banks of the Endrick river
Outside dining your spacious lounge with wood stove
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42 reviews
Honeyholm On the banks of the Endrick river
Outside dining
your spacious lounge with wood stove
Views of Dumgoyne over Honeyholm Bridge
Fun for kids !
Large kitchen /diner with extending table.
Lounge overlooking the gardens with views to Dumgoyne hills
Sunrise over Dumgoyne
Ground floor wheelchair friendly bedrrom
Easy access shower room
Relax in the bath !
Master bedroom
A Scottish Gem!!
Sun up !
Fun for the kids
Old Honeyholm before renovations
Happy days at Honeyholm
Spot our otter family in spring under Honeyholm bridge
The neighbours
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Balfron, Scotland

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Jal00
Tynemouth, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Stunning!”
Reviewed May 19, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We visited the Honeyholm as a family group in March this year and had the most wonderful time. Julie greeted us with a friendly welcome when we arrived - the log burner was already lit for us and lovely homemade scones were left out for us (made by Julie's daughter-they were very tasty thank you!). The views from the cottage are just beautiful and it is so peaceful it is an ideal place to switch off and get away from it all. The cottage itself has everything you need, clean, tidy and decorated to a high standard. We could not fault our stay and would love to visit again one day. Thank you Julie and Ian for a lovely stay!

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Traveling group: Extended Family
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Management Response
Jun 9, 2016
Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review
Great you all had a lovely holiday
Please come back and visit us again
Kind regards
Julie and ian
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allanwski
glasgow
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“First Class”
Reviewed March 1, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Exceptionally well appointed accommodation in rural Stirlingshire. In striking distance of Loch Lomond National Park, The Trossachs and beyond. Lovely views over the river at the bottom of the garden towards the hills. Julie and Ian are attentive hosts who will do their utmost to ensure an enjoyable stay - highly recommended

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Liked best: Homely amenity of the house
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
Jun 9, 2016
Dear Alan
Thanks for your message
So glad you had a wonderful stay

Please come and visit us again
Kind regards
Julie and ian
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FefeB1978
Thurso, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Excellent again”
Reviewed February 25, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

This was our second week spent at Honeyholm and we were not disappointed. Julie and Ian could not have been more helpful or considerate - from delivery of fresh scones to help setting the log burner. My son (9 years old) enjoyed the selection of games available, as did the adults - especially Zingo! On the days we were out and about and late getting back it was a welcome treat to find the log burner set up and lit for us - thanks Ian. The surrounding area is beautiful and has something to offer everyone, from the great outdoors or close enough to Stirling or Glasgow if you want what a city has to offer. We will definitely be back, it's just a question of when.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 9, 2016
Great to see you all again
Thanks for the great review
Our door's are always open for you.
Kind regards
Julie and ian
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Janice M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fab luxurious hideaway”
Reviewed December 20, 2015 for a stay in December 2015

Just spent fab weekend here accomadation amazing perfect for family get away so cosy all rooms double en suite we had master bedroom bathroom enormous shower and bath even rubber ducks supplied the owners have thought of everything you could wish for even fresh baked scones and bread on kitchen table when u arrive heaven with views to die for didn't want to leave

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Friends
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Management Response
Dec 22, 2015
Thank you for the lovely review, You are welcome back any time.
Have a wonderful Christmas.
Kind regards
The Honeyholmers xx
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Jan M
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
“True Scottish Hospitaality”
Reviewed November 28, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Had a lovely time at HoneyHolme Cottage, The views are stunning from the spacious living room. Albeit the weather was cold and frosty inside the cottage with the log burner it was warm and comfortable. It was like a true home from home. I would definitely recommend this true gem to anyone who loves the scenery walks countryside there's no better place!

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Liked best: Hospitality/views
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Solo Traveler
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
Nov 29, 2015
Thank you for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and our fantastic views. Hope to see you again. Ian
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Lynn T
2 reviews
“Honeyholm is a real find.”
Reviewed November 17, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Who would think to find such a gem of a place only 40 minutes outside of Glasgow? My partner and I (plus dogs and friends) stayed for the weekend. The cottage is spacious, but at the same time warm, cosy and welcoming. It is set in the most gorgeous surroundings at the foot of the Campsie fells, right next to a picture-perfect stone arched bridge. The owners (Julie and Ian) were wonderful hosts: we arrived the first evening to find waiting for us champagne, chocs, and a plateful of croissants and home-made scones! They were incredibly friendly and amenable, always on hand to help with anything and everything. We are already arranging to stay there again next year.

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Liked best: the views from the cottage
Liked least: garden fence needs to be fixed - owners already on the case
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Nov 28, 2015
Thanks for your review Lynn Delighted that you enjoyed your stay Looking forward to seeing you next year, here is hoping the weather is a bit kinder!! Regards Ian &Julie
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paul n
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Perfect Accomodation”
Reviewed November 14, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

We booked the accommodation for 4 nights, Ian was very accommodating at short notice for 2 of us + dogs.
Whilst I can't control the weather which at the time was pretty poor, the accommodation more than made up for this. The accommodation is pretty much a home from home, everything you need can be found within this delightful property. The property is perfectly located and catered for our every need, whilst also providing a lovely log burner, which after a day outside in the rain was much appreciated. I would definitely recommend this property to others

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Liked best: Log Burner & River Views
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Nov 15, 2015
Many thanks for your kind review Paul. Hopefully we will see you again perhaps when the weather is a bit better! !! Thanks again. Ian
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