Check AvailabilitySee our Booking and Payment Terms Both units are fully equipped with bedlinen and towels, cutlery, crockery, and cooking utensils. For Lyall Cliff Cottage there is an extra charge for gas (by meter reads), while for Firthview House the tariffs are fully inclusive.Special Offers

Short Breaks

(2-4 nights) Short breaks are usually available, except during July & August. Although the usual changeover day for Firthview House is Saturday and for Lyall Cliff Cottage Wednesday, we offer a flexible booking system, whereby the dates for your stay can be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. A Short Break (2-4 nights) is the minimum stay, except in July or August when it is a week. However we can usually tailor the starting and finishing dates to suit your requirements and extra days are calculated at 1/7th of the weekly rate.

Check-in/out times

Earliest Check-in time on arrival day – 4.30 p.m. Latest Check-out time on departure morning – 9.30 a.m. Note: We regret we cannot accept children under 4, or pets. Please note that smoking is not permitted on the premises.


30% of the total due is required at the time of booking; the balance is required not less than 5 weeks prior to the arrival date. If booking at notice of less than 5 weeks, full payment is required at the time of reservation. Deposits paid are non-refundable. Holiday/Cancellation Insurance is strongly recommended, and assistance with this can be offered on request at the time of booking. We offer DISCOUNTS of 5% on stays of 2 weeks or longer from April till September. Best Prices & Special Offers are available only through direct contact (phone or email) via this website.

Tariffs for 2017

Month/Dates (2017) Lyall Cliff Cottage Firth View House
Week (£) Short Break (£) Week (£) Short Break (£)
7 Jan – 10 Feb (L) 245 171 505 353
11 Feb – 31 March 260 182 520 364
1 April-30 June (M) 350 245 585 410
No short break tariffs in July and August
1 -28 July (H) 400 635
29 Jul – 18 Aug 440 670
Cowal Highland Gathering Week (19 – 27 Aug) — Fully booked —
28 Aug – 13 Oct (M) 350 245 585 410
14 Oct – 28 Oct — Fully booked —
29 Oct – 22 Dec (L) 245 171 505 353
Festive Period 2017/2018 410 640


  1. Tariffs are inclusive except for a gas charge for Lyall Cliff Cottage.
  2. The ground floor of Firthview House (3 rooms with capacity for 2) can be let at certain times at the equivalent Lyall Cliff Cottage tariff + £15 weekly.
  3. A returnable Security Deposit of £80 is usually required with reservations. See our terms.
  4. 5% discount is available on stays of 2 weeks or longer between April and September. Please ask when enquiring.