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We value your constructive feedback, and want to make sure you enjoy your stay! If you’ve stayed and have any comments or suggestions, please email us.


We’re also lucky to be situated in such a scenic and photogenic area, so we’ve included photos not only of The Cottage, but also of Portaferry and Out & About further afield, so please feel free to browse them!

Click on the photos below to view the different galleries.



All images on this site are protected by copyright. None of the images may be used without written permission, including copying, duplicating, reproducing, storing, publishing, or transmitting by any means.


Special thanks have to go to Simon Brown a local landscape photographer who has provided many of the shots here of the local area. Simon’s work can be purchased through his website, or in his first book, “Portrait of County Down”, which was published by Halsgrove, and is available to buy at all the usual book retailers and also direct from the publishers.



Guestbook Comments:


"Here's a selection of your comments from our Visitors Book:

"Cosy, quiet, charming, warm, decorated with taste, fun for kids... Cuan Cottage has it all! Thank you so much!"
December 2011, Switzerland

"Many thanks - a wonderful stay (again!)"
October 2011, Ipswich

"Thank you for such a delightful cottage and holiday"
September 2011, Wales

Back for a second stay at Cuan Cottage. Enjoyed it even more than last year!! And we will be back!
August 2011, Edinburgh

Great holiday. Lovely cottage. Great base. Thanks for the wine!!
August 2011, Derbyshire

Adorable village with nice people. Great house with beautiful walks.
July 2011, The Netherlands

Another lovely week - maybe two next time!!!
June 2011, Yorkshire

Another wonderful time in this gorgeous part of the world! Thanks again!
May 2011, Arizona, USA

Really enjoyed our stay. Beautiful cottage. Definitely be back.
May 2011, Co Antrim

A lovely cottage - very handily situated. Thank you.
April 2011, Norwich

Beautiful cosy cottage with everything you need. Enjoyed the craic in Fiddlers and Dumigans bar. Cant wait to come back in the summer. Thanks for the wine!
March 2011, Belfast

What a gorgeous place! Beautifully decorated and cosy. Wish we could stay longer. Thank you!!
December 2010, Co Antrim

Beautiful place to stay. Wish we had booked to stay longer!
November 2010, Woking

Thanks. A lovely cosy home from home. Really enjoyed the break. Fireworks and Halloween Festival were spectacular!
October 2010, Co Down

A week is not enough!
October 2010, Yorkshire

What a wonderful cottage! I'm sad to leave! Thank you so much for a perfect place to stay.
October 2010, Arizona, USA

We've had a lovely stay in Portaferry. The cottage is very bright, cosy and comfortable. Kearney and Knockinelder are lovely!
October 2010, Dundee

Beautiful cottage and location. When can we move in permanently? Had a lovely time and we will be back for sure!
September 2010, Edinburgh

House absolutely gorgeous and spotless. Town great.
August 2010, Belfast

We've had a great holiday. Castle Ward playground is great and Mount Stewart with 'detective' sheet for the kids to keep them amused! We hope to be back!
August 2010, Co Down

Lovely and cosy. Lovely little touches. Great taste! We'll be back.
July 2010, Co Down

Enjoyed our stay in your lovely cottage very much. Had everything we could need for a comfortable and relaxing few days. Thanks!
June 2010, Co Down

From our first dealings with you, we had a feeling this was going to be a good find! Hope too many other people dont find it! We dont want to go home either!!!
June 2010, Dublin








A cosy home from home! We love the cottage, the area and the lough. We'll be back!


C&L, Belfast


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