The Gearach at Bruichladdich

a taste of relaxation

Holiday cottage - Self Catering Accommodation

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Terms and conditions

IMPORTANT:- We hope you enjoy your stay at The Smithy and expect you to please leave the cottage clean and tidy as you found it.

Please ensure you wash up any dishes, empty the dishwasher and put the rubiish sack in the outside wheelie bin, leaving the cottage as you would wish to find it yourself. This courtesy has been given to you by our previous guests.

Reasonable wear and tear are acceptable, any damage will be charged to your account for immediate settlement and in booking the cottage you irrevocably accept to pay for any damage caused by you or any of your guests during your stay.

Booking policy:-

Rental fees are quoted on a weekly basis. - starting dates as stated in our Tariff.

Part week occupancy is available but will be charged on a weekly basis.

A 50% deposit is required to secure booking

The Balance is payable 12 weeks before arrival.

Bookings made within 12 weeks before arrival must be paid in full on booking.

The cottage is let from Saturday to Saturday.

Guests have access to the cottage from 4pm on arrival Saturday and vacate by 10am on the departure Saturday.

No pets allowed in the cottage under any circumstances.

'The Smithy' is exclusively for adults, therefore we do not cater for children under the age of 12 years.

We supply two towels per guest.

Please note we observe a strictly first come first served policy.

In the event of a cancellation for any reason, refunds less an administration charge are only given if we are able to re-let the cottage, before your reserved week has commenced. No implication or guarantees can be given of our ability to re-let the cottage, in the event of a cancellation.


All Payments by cheque: Made payable to:


Please enclose the booking form (Printable) with your 50% deposit - please fill in the booking form, detailing the configuration you’d like to have the beds arranged,  (ie: singles or doubles) each bedroom in the cottage.

Please post cheques to:

Mr. Mark Piper
Gearach Forest Lodge
Port Charlotte
Isle of Islay
PA48 7UB



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The Gearach at Bruichladdich - Holiday cottage - Self Catering Accommodation

Luxury self catering accommodation on the Isle of Islay, come and stay to enjoy Hebridean island wildlife, birds and malt whisky plus much more

Mark Piper
Gearach Forest Lodge
Port Charlotte
Isle of Islay
PA48 7UB

Tel: +44 (0) 1496 850120
Mobile: 07786 906472