The Lint Mill is the perfect place to stay if you want peace and solitude to write, compose, research, paint, meditate, practise yoga or just have some ‘solo’ time enjoying the quiet pleasures of the countryside. At The Lint Mill you will soon relax in the lovely riverside location and peaceful atmosphere, it’s the perfect getaway from the busy, city life of nearby Edinburgh and Glasgow. With a Green Tourism Gold Award and organic certification from the Soil Association, you are assured of an eco friendly stay – a place to be at one with nature.
For those interested in personal or artistic development, you can book a one to one session with Deborah who is an experienced mentor and facilitator. Deborah is a Professor at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and is a facilitator with Natural Change.
We offer a special ‘solo retreat’ package for £100 per day which includes:
- Bed & Breakfast
- Morning Coffee
- A light lunch
- Afternoon Tea
The accommodation lends itself to a luxurious stay with plenty of options of where to work from the conservatory with Lloyd Loom table and chairs, the sitting room with its comfortable feather filled sofas, a log burning stove and dining table, the cottage garden or on the banks of the river in the summer or the delightful cosy, wooden Artist’s Studio located in the grounds. You may even wish to relax in the hammock in our polytunnel.
You will find the following facilities:
- A Bose Hifi with an iPod docking station
- A vast and eclectic collection of CDs
- Wifi internet access in the house
- Ethernet and a printer in the Studio
- Yoga mats, bricks, blocks, belt and bolster
- A baby grand piano
- Relaxation CDs
- A selection of books on healing and self development
- A large collection of books on ecology and nature writing
- Neal’s Yard organic essential oils and diffuser
- A selection of organic herbal teas
At the end of your day you retire to a spacious, airy bedroom, a traditional iron bedstead (kingsize) with a superbly comfortable mattress, feather and down duvets, feather pillows (hypoallergenic bedding and good old fashioned wool blankets instead of duvets are available on request), luxurious Egyptian cotton bedlinen and an electric blanket for chillier evenings. You may wish to use our Neal’s Yard diffuser which creates a fine aromatherapy-infused mist and drift into a peaceful sleep listening to one of our relaxation CDs. The en-suite bathroom has a power shower and there is plentiful hot water throughout the day. Natural, organic, hand-crafted soaps made from our own goats’ milk, hairdryer and bathrobes are provided.