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A well-loved retreat for over a decade, Rennaldburn's available for stays of a week or more.
The self-catering half of the house sleeps seven to eight, but is priced per person, so it's
reasonable if there's just one or two of you :)

the Tashi room at Rennaldburn

The Tashi room ~ named after Rennaldburn's feline magus :) With a double and a single.

the Tir na nOg room at Rennaldburn

The Tir na nOg room ~ named after the Otherworldly land of eternal youth. With a double and a single.

the swallow room at Rennaldburn

The Swallow room ~ with a skylight to the stars and the swallows, and leading to the Mousehole. With a single.

Prices include all bedlinen, towels, firewood and energy usage, but not food, although
there's a complementary selection of essentials & wholefoods for you in the kitchen.

Nightly costs include a donation to the Akong Memorial Foundation and average
£64 for the whole holiday let side for one, with additional guests £16 each.

the kitchen at Rennaldburn

The kitchen

the bathroom at Rennaldburn

The sunny and much be-tiled bathroom.

The library at Rennaldburn

The library

The centrally heated farmhouse has been lovingly refurbished in
an earth-friendly way, with many unique features inside,
from stained glass to organic woodwork…and, of course, an
abundance of original artworks.

Upstairs is the bathroom and two large bedrooms, each with a
double and single bed in them. (See above).

Both face West, towards the river
Esk which winds through the
valley, and the Loupin Stanes.

This is one of many prehistoric sites in the area, including the
Girdle Stanes, another ancient stone circle twenty minutes further downstream.

Half-way up the stairs, there is a cosy single with a skylight to the
stars and its own secret 'Mousehole', also with a single bed in it.

Downstairs is the sitting room, with an open fireplace. This holds an extensive library, specialising in
books of a spiritual and esoteric nature. This leads to the well-equipped kitchen, which also has a washer/dryer.

There's also wifi, DVD player & DVDs and many instruments to play.
(But be warned, there's no telly at Rennaldburn!)

My cat, Tashi, and I live in the back of the house, but the holiday
let side is completely self-contained, with its own front door.

It's child-friendly here, with cot and child safety gates available.

There’s plenty of room for parking, and barns for keeping bikes undercover.

For how to get here, scroll down the 'visiting' page


Some guests commission me to make a
bespoke piece during their stay and enjoy
being part of all stages of the process!

(Here are some completed pieces :)

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At home in the studio…

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Guests Pippa & Alice choosing
the glass their Kalachakra
will be made from

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Peeking in the kiln at full melt

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Cooked & ready to break out of the mold

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Seeing how the light shines through

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Marbling the frame

Credit for all these 'process photos'
to Rennaldburn guest Heather Watters :)

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