© Gairnshiel Lodge 2014
Your reservation should be for holiday purposes only unless otherwise agreed in writing. Gairnshiel Lodge and Cottages should not be used for stag parties, hen parties, weddings or any special event without prior discussion and written agreement by the Owners. Your contract is between you and the Owner of the property, Archie and Justine Buchanan and is subject to the following conditions.
Your holiday house
You can arrive at your accommodation after 1600 hours on the start date of your holiday and you must have vacated the property by 1000 hours on your final day. If you anticipate being much later than 1600 hours, please contact the Owners to let them know and to make alternative arrangements. If you fail to do so, you may be unable to gain access to the property.
You agree to keep the house clean and tidy and leave it in a similar condition of cleanliness to when you arrived. Any additional cleaning of the property, following your departure, beyond the normal amount reasonably required, may be charged as extra. The numbers in your party must never exceed the stated house capacity detailed below, except by prior written agreement.
Gairnshiel Lodge maximum capacity -
Morven Cottage maximum capacity -
Corndavon Cottage maximum capacity -
We regret that pets are not allowed in the Lodge or Lodge grounds and must not be brought and kept in the car.
Where fuel is included in the rental this does not mean ‘unlimited’. Central heating systems will be set on timers for certain periods of the day to keep the house acceptably comfortable in all seasons. For those who have special requirements outside the above parameters, it is possible to pay a supplement for additional fuel and central heating. A small supply of logs for the wood burning stove will be provided and extra can be purchased locally.
Gairnshiel Cottages are strictly Non – Smoking. To respect the wishes of both smokers
of soft furnishings and carpet cleaning.
You must be 21 years or over when you book this accommodation. The Owners have the right to refuse any reservation prior to the issuing of any confirmation in writing.
CANCELLATION BY YOU – PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU ARE PROTECTED BY CANCELLATION INSURANCE.
If you have to cancel your reservation you must contact the Owners as soon as the
reason for the cancellation occurs. You must also confirm your cancellation in writing
or by email. Deposits and balances are non-
In signing the booking form you agree to indemnify the Owners against all loss and damage arising directly or indirectly to the property and its contents from any deliberate or negligent act or omission by yourself, or any other person accompanying you or any member of your party.
The Owner of Gairnshiel Cottages is insured against loss or injury through their negligence. In the absence of any negligence or other breach of duty by the Owner, the use by Tenants of any house or its facilities is entirely at their own risk.
The contract between you and the Owner is subject to Scots Law and is formed in Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.