Hope Cottage Garden

3 star award


3 stars has been awarded to Hope Cottage by the Scottish Tourist Board.
The property is inspected annually by Visit Scotland's grading inspector.


3 stars equate to   -   "it is a very good standard with attention to detail in every area".

Staying at the cottage you can relax in peaceful surroundings close to main village amenities, a 5 min walk away -
these include :
  • Beautiful Beach
  • Garage
  • Riding Stables
  • Tearoom / Sports shop
  • Hairdresser - Brae Salon
  • Kings Caves
A little further away is
  • Machrie Golf Course & Tearoom
View down to the shore

Hope Cottage Floor Plan                                                           The Island has so much to offer the visitor with activities for all ages to enjoy.

Ideal countryside for walkers & climbers.

New activities like quad-biking, gorge walking & kayaking take their place alongside the long time favourites of golf, tennis, putting, bowling and horse riding.

The variety of sights around the Island make "sight - seeing" a real pleasure from the mountains, moorland, seascapes and the famous gardens at Brodick Castle  -  all there for your enjoyment and offering all kinds of challenges to the photographers and artists.

The Isle of Arran Heritage Museum offers an insight to a past way of life.
Even further back in time are the ancient stone circles at Machrie Moor.

Nearby are the Kings Caves where according to legend, Robert the Bruce had his legendery encounter with a spider !

Wildlife offers possible sightings of the elusive golden eagle, dolphins, sharks, and seals are a common sight.
Red deer  abound and an otter can be spotted if you are lucky ; huge varieties of wild birds frequent  the shoreline.

Blackwaterfoot has a fantastic sandy beach, picturesque harbour & world famous golf course ( Shiskine ).
Hope Cottage Sitting Room

Hope Cottage Kitchen The nearby Kinloch Hotel offers :
  • swimming pool
  • sauna
  • snooker room
  • squash court
  • public bar / lounge bar



The world famous Shiskine Golf Course is only a 10 minute walk away. The unique 12 holes has many blind holes including the "crows nest".

There is also tennis, bowling & putting as well as a tearoom &  a  sports shop.

4 miles up the coast is Machrie, where there is another charming golf course, tennis & putting. There is also a tearoom.

Indeed there are 7 golf courses on the Island - each one very different with it's own spectacular views & challenges.
Hope Cottage Bedroom


Hope Cottage Bedroom

       There is also :

  • Arran Distillery
  • Arran Brewery
  • Arran Aromatics
  • Arran Provisions
  • Auchrannie Spa Resort
  • Torrylin Creamery
  • Adventure playground at Brodick Castle
  • Various festivals, live music and local events


       Places to see :

  • Glenashdale Falls, Whiting Bay
  • Eas Mor Falls, Kildonan
  • Loch Garbad, Kildonan
  • Black Cave, Bennan Head
  • Drumadoon Point, Blackwaterfoot
  • Holy Isle, Lamlash
  • Goatfell, Brodick
  • Fallen Rocks, Sannox
  • “12 Apostles”, Catacol
  • Coire-an-Lochan, Thunderguy
  • Glen Rosa, Brodick
Hope Cottage Bedroom

Hope Cottage, Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran

Hope Cottage, Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran

Hope Cottage, Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran

View form Hope Cottage down to the sea

Hope Cottage garden

Hope Cottage garden

View from Hope Cottage out to the sea

Hope Cottage Flowers

Hope Cottage Garden



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