We are delighted to present the details for Elm Cottage ideal for a cottage holiday in Falkirk, Falkirk. To book or find out more please use the Booking Info or Availability buttons below.
Sleeps 6 persons | Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 2 | Pets 1
Ideally located for exploring Falkirk’s unique Kelpies and Wheel with Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling nearby, and miles of walking and cycling along the John Muir Way.
There is wifi or internet access available at Elm Cottage in Falkirk. Perfect for searching for things to do whilst on holiday, catching up on emails or even work if you have to.
On nice days, when you want to relax you can sit out in Elm Cottage's garden and enjoy the sun shine. Children also love the outdoors so it can be a great place for them. Although, with young children you should always check any garden is safe for them.
One of the key benefits of a self catering holiday is the ability to choose how you eat! Elm Cottage has a barbeque so you can, weather permitting, cook outside and enjoy a barbeque on a warm summers night whilst enjoying the fresh air.
There is one or more televisions at Elm Cottage. Ideal if you want to catch up with the latest on your favourite programmes or just fancy a quiet night in relaxing in front of the box.
Why waste part of your holiday doing the washing up. Elm Cottage has a dishwasher installed to save you time, and family arguements, about the washing up. Everybody hates doing the washing up and the last thing you need is a big family arguement about who is going to do the washing up while you are on holiday.
Great news if you just want to get away for a long weekend or short break. Elm Cottage accepts bookings for short breaks. So if you fancy a few days in Falkirk to recharge your batteries then this cottage is well worth consideration.
Elm Cottage sleeps up to 6 people so could be perfect for your family or group. So if you are looking for a family holiday in Falkirk then Elm Cottage could be just the ticket.
If you have a dog and you want to bring them with you on your holiday in Falkirk then... Great news! Elm Cottage welcomes dogs. Often cottage owners have some restrictions on where your dog can roam in the property and there may be a small extra charge. However, there is no reason why your pet needs to miss out on the family holiday.
Discover this welcoming detached holiday cottage in a quiet parkland setting, ideal for friends and family to explore the area. It is only a few minutes’ drive from the town centre, where there are restaurants to suit all tastes, swimming pools, sport centres, multiplex cinema, theatre, museum, pubs and shops. Falkirk is very much a year round destination; the perfect place for the perfect holiday! The area immediately surrounding the cottage is rich in history. It sits on the Bantaskine Estate and was originally the gardener’s lodge. The old house is no longer there, but its large stained glass window is now part of the shopping centre.
Bantaskine Estate was home to one of Falkirk’s best known and influential Victorians, John Wilson. At the age of 21, John took over his father’s coal pit business. His father Robert had started the successful business in Banton near Kilsyth and expanded to South Bantaskine in 1828 where there were rich coal seams. His family had links to the area as they had taken part on the Jacobite side of the 1746 battle fought over the same land. John married Mary Russell in 1848, daughter of James Russell of Arnotdale, the leading lawyer in Falkirk. As a mark of his successful business and career, South Bantaskine House was built around 1860. The Ballatines of Edinburgh were commissioned to produce stained glass windows, which can now be seen in the Howgate Centre. Unfortunately John and Mary’s only son died from tuberculosis at the young age of 22. However, his ’forty foot of daughters’ carried on the family business when John died in 1881. Never married, Bessie, Nell and Georgina lived in the house and continued to help Falkirk until their deaths. The house was used by Polish officers during the war but unfortunately after the nationalisation of the coal mines, the house stayed empty until it was finally demolished. The walled garden still remains and there are many pleasant walks around the estate woodlands and along the Union Canal. The John Muir Way, the coast to coast route passes right next to the cottage.
There are wonderful attractions to visit including the incredible Kelpies and the Falkirk Wheel, and a little further afield are Linlithgow, Stirling and The Trossachs and Loch Lomond National Park. There are numerous golf courses locally and even the Gleneagles course is only 45 minutes away. You do not have to venture far, as from your front door there are cycle and footpaths through the countryside, and you can join the pathways along the Forth and Clyde Canal, or just relax in the enclosed garden, a great place where children can play. The railway station has regular trains to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling. Linlithgow is 10 miles away, Stirling 12 miles, Glasgow, 24 miles and Edinburgh, 27 miles. Shop and restaurant ½ mile, pub ¾ mile.
Ground Floor: 2 steps to entrance. All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space: With wooden floor.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, induction hob, microwave/oven/grill combi, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
TV Room: With 40" Freeview TV, DVD player and CD player.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
Air source heat pump underfloor heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair. Wecome pack. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and BBQ. Bike store. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a sloping bank in the garden.
This cottage Sleeps 6
Price: £ 382 - £1164
Cottage address: Elm Cottage, Falkirk, Falkirk.UK5189
As you can see Elm Cottage is located in a great location. The perfect base for any holiday around Falkirk. And well suited to explore the whole of Falkirk.
| Enjoy an evening drink or a pub lunch at the nearby pub
|Things to do & places to visit in Falkirk near Elm Cottage|
Fishing holiday in Falkirk?
If you enjoy fishing and fancy a bit of fishing in Falkirk then Elm Cottage could be perfect as there are fishing opportunities close to the cottage. You will probably need a rod licence but you can always check what's needed when you book.
Golfing holiday in Falkirk?
If you enjoy a round of golf and would like to combine your holiday in Falkirk with a game of golf then Elm Cottage could be perfect for you.
There are plenty of great places to vist near Elm Cottage. Take a look at out holiday ideas pages for details of many places that are well worth considering visiting whilst on holiday at Elm Cottage.
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