Thursday, 6 December 2012

Cottage Loch Earn 15-21 Dec 6 nights due to cancellation

Looking over Briar Cottage and Loch Earn

Book romantic, luxury Briar Steading looking out over Loch Earn from 15th-21st December 2012 for 6 nights at £400.
Gateway entering Briar Cottages, Lochearhead

Sleeps 4 with 2 bedrooms en-suite. Spacious, comforable, stunning views. Excellent pre Christmas retreat.  Deer in the garden, dark nights with little light pollution. 2 hotels next door with log fires.

Use hot tub and summer house.  Sky TV including Sky Sports, ipod dock, WiFi, games and books. Contact Kim now for 6 nights at £400 with bottle of wine and free electricity. 01567 830 443.
Large windows look to Loch Earn

Friday, 19 October 2012

Luxury cottage Scotland: Free Petrol with November 2012 bookings at Briar Steading

Briar Cottages 250ft long garden on Loch Earn

Book 7 nights in Briar Steading from 19th November and get a £50 voucher to spend on petrol in our local garage Lix Toll (5 miles) or choose  a £50 dinner and bar voucher at the Lochearnhead hotel.  The offer applies to 7 night bookings in Briar Steading only and there is no cash equivelent.  Do enquire about short breaks from 3 nights and 2013 prices are available to view at  Book cottage accommodation for 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, Commonwealth Games  Glasgow or for Homecoming Scotland 2014.  Pay a deposit now for accommodation in 2014 at 2013 prices.

Monday, 17 September 2012

Lochearnhead holiday cottage, last week available in September pet goes freee

Book the last week left in Little Briar holiday cottage Lochearnhead in September from 22nd-29th at £450 and your pet can come free plus get a voucher for afternoon tea for 2 at The Four Seasons Hotel, St Fillans.

 Alternatively book a short break from 3 nights at £315.  Contact Kim 01567 830 443 and quote PETSGOFREEvoucher.
Little Briar Cottage side garden

Check the 2013 tarrif for Briar Cottages on our self catering Scotland website

Thursday, 6 September 2012

Luxury September short breaks from 3 nights, Lochearnhead, with free fishing in the garden on Loch Earn, Scotland

Patio Doors leading to a view of Loch Earn fom Briar Steading
Book 3-5 nights beween 17-22nd September from £400 in luxury Briar Steading, Lochearnhead for 4 people in 2 bedrooms both with ensuites.  Free fishing from the loch garden. 

To book contact Kim 01567 830 443  or 07917 416 497. Short breaks available from 3 nights.  Check the virtual tour and pictures on

Saturday, 11 August 2012

Short break cottage on Loch Earn August 3 nights 18-21st £350 plus pet goes free

View from loch garden to Stuc a Chroin and Edinample Castle opposite in February
View from Garden and slipway  to Ben Sheann in November 2011
3 nights left in our pet friendly cottage 18-21st August. Book now at £350 plus bring a pet free.  5 nights 3-8th September in our luxury self catering  or pet friendly cottage at £600 and £400 respectively.

Watch the sea plane take off and land from the lounge, patio deck or loch garden.  Witness ospreys fishing in front of you. Feed the friendly ducks and watch water sports activities or have a go at the local water sports centre.  Fish free of charge and permits from the garden and jetty, ask to use the hot tub, launch a boat or kayak and pick up a mooring.  Visit the old b listed thatched cottage to see an original cruck timber ceiling.  Check what others are saying on  TripAdvisor.  Book the last short breaks in the peak season now tel Kim: 07917 416 497 and quote "Late Availability" or ask about Autumn /Winter breaks.

Fraser catches a trout from the garden, Briar Cottages

Sunday, 24 June 2012

Pet friendly cottage, free golf and fishing in loch garden, Lochearnhead

Book one of our 2012 Certificate of Excellence award winning cottages rated 5 out of 5 by guests who have stayed and visited from around the world.  Little Briar Cottage is available next Saturday 30th June for 7 nights including 2 x free 18 holes of golf at St Fillans Golf Club at the east end of Loch Earn, that can be played during the week or day. The same ticket enables you to play again at half price any day of the week that you are staying at Briar Cottages.   Little Briar sleeps 2-4 in one double and one twin room with a bathroom and shower plus kitchen area and dining lounge.  3 acre grounds for you and the dog to enjoy plus a loch garden for fishing with a summer house. 2 hotels and a water sports centre nearby. See for details.  Contact Kim and Fraser and book at £600 instead of the listed £700 + free golf voucher for 2  + The dog goes free!  Ask about availability for other weeks and short breaks for 2012 and 2013.

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Luxury holiday cottage Loch Earn £100 off plus £50 free petrol this Saturday 16-23 June

picnic table at the summer house in the loch garden 
Book Briar Steading luxury cottage Lochearnhead from this Saturday 16-23rd June at £750 instead of £850 for 4 sharing. Receive a gift voucher for £50 worth of petrol from local garage Lix Toll.

There is plenty of space in the cottage and around the grounds. Exceptional views over Loch Earn from the lounge an both bedrooms.  Tel Kim 07917 416 497 or 01567 830 443.  Visit for information.

Sunday, 27 May 2012

Pet friendly cottage in the sun tomorrow.

Pet friendly Little Briar available this week from today 26th May. Sleeps 4  Fantastic views, free fishing, loch garden.

3-7 night availability tel Kim 07917 416 497

Saturday, 19 May 2012

Luxury Briar Steading Monday 28th May from 3 nights at £350

Loch Garden
Book luxury Briar Steading for 3 nights from Monday 28th May at £350, OR 4-5 nights £400.

Experience the spacious accommodation including bedrooms with glass doors looking south over the patio and Loch Earn at east and west gable ends with ensuite bathrooms.  Well equipped with washing machine and dishwasher.  You will love the views from the bedrooms and lounge.  Check out the comments on TripAdvisor and Holiday Lettings.

2 hotels within 200m. Water sports centre nearby for water skiing, wakeboarding, pedaloes, kayaks, giant doughnuts and banana rides.

Contact Kim or Fraser now 01567 830443  or 07917 416497

Other places to find information on Briar Cottages:
Briar Steading reflecting Loch Earn -website

Kims Blog -blog stories
@Briarcottages -Twitter
TripAdvisor -reviews for Briar Cottages
Holiday Lettings -reviews for Briar Steading
Facebook - Briar Cottages facebook page
Getawayearth -page for Little Briar, includes weather forecast
Getawayearth -page for Briar Steading including local forecast

Sunday, 22 April 2012

late availability Short break from 3 nights £250 dog goes free

Looking for a last minute cottage in Scotland in a pet friendly accommodation area. Check Little Briar Cottage, Lochearnhead sleeping 2-4. Plenty of space to run around, good walks locally, fantastic views, free fishing in the loch garden and area within The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.  Visit or telephone Kim and Fraser 01567 830 443 or 07917 416 497.  There are many dog friendly hotels in the area from 150 metres away plus a water sports centre and cafe.  Take advantage of our "dogs go free" offer. for any 3 days or more between 21st and 28th April.

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

14-21 April: Pet friendly short break dog goes free OR holiday week with free fishing plus £50 voucher

Jetty at Briar Cottages, Loch Earn
For a last minute cottage holiday April 14-21st Lochearnhead: Fancy a 3-4 night pet friendly short break or week in a peaceful location with stunning views, grounds where dogs love to run around and swim, free fishing,  a slipway and moorings. Also watch The Great Loch Earn Boat race on the 15th April and see the Scottish Aeromodellers flying their incredible mini air craft at The Lochearnhead Water sports centre nearby.  Watch from the centre or from our 250 ft garden on Loch Earn. You can also catch whats on via my Twitter site @Briarcottages and via local tourism website   Book 14th-21st April  now in Little Briar Cottage at £400 and get a £50 voucher for the Lochearnhead Hotel bar and restaurant. Tel 01567 830 443 or 07917 416 497 and quote "14th April Voucher"    Book a short break of 3-4 nights at £280 instead of  £315 plus your dog can come free!!  Call now.

Sunday, 25 March 2012

Free Fishing plus Luxury Cottage 3-5 nights 26 March plus Pet Friendly cottage April

Briar Cottages garden on Loch Earn with free fishing
From Monday 26th March, last minute luxury cottage. Book  3 ,4 or 5 nights from £350 sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms bioth with ensuite bathrooms and both with glass doors looking over Loch Earn. Dont miss a great week, Flat calm Loch Earn due to high pressure and temperatures forecast at 14 to 17'

Our dog friendly cottage in Lochearnhead,  Little Briar is available 14-21st April at £450.  Take the dog free if you say that you  read this blog- usually £20.

Ejoy the loch garden, free fishing, launch a boat and try the various picnic spots.

Briar cottages pet friendly garden and Little Briar
Contact Kim and Fraser for more infiormation Tel 01567 830 443 or 07917 416 497

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

2 or 3 night break in Luxury Cottage 2-4 people, Loch Earn, Perthshire 2nd-4th or 3rd-5th March

Loch Earn, early morning sunrise
Briar Cottages garden on Loch Earn

Book 2 nights in Luxury Briar Steading overlooking Loch Earn. Friday 2-4th or Saturday 3-5th March for £200 instead of the listed £260 or 3 nights 2-5th £300.  Stunning romantic views,  cosy wood burning stove,  view Loch Earn and the hills and glen through the glass in teh lounge and from your bedroom. Ask to use the hot tub. Visit the loch garen and summer house? The Lochearnhead Hotel and lachan Cottage Hotel are open for meals and drinks... only 200 metres from the garden gates.  Tel Kim now or email with any questions.

Thursday, 5 January 2012

Choose £50 petrol or dinner voucher when you book 7 nights in Briar Steading

Wee Santa and Aphrodite near the slipway in the garden on Loch Earn
View from Briar Steading lounge and patio in winter
Book any 7 nights in Briar Steading, self catering holiday cottage Lochearnhead,  starting on a saturday in 2012,  and you will be given a choice of a £50 voucher to spend on petrol at Lix Toll garage in Killin or dinner and drinks in The Lochearnhead Hotel owned by chef Robert Kerr. Your voucher will be issued on the first day of your holiday.  The holiday must be booked with a 20% deposit before 31st January 2012 or paid in full if there is less than 8 week to the starting date.  This offer is based on the list price for 7 nights detailed at and can only be issued by the owners of Briar Cottages direct. Not be taken in conjunction with any other offer. Offer expires 31st January 2012