Hello Alina & David

Welcome To Ravens Gully

This is your special ‘you’ time – we know how precious that is. So we’ve created a digital guidebook for you to help you get the most from your stay all in one place. You’ll find everything you need to know about staying with us along with where to find the best local restaurants and things to do, walks in the area and much more.

Your WiFi Code is: posharranpods

Please scan the QR code to download to your digital guide

You can also find information by:- Clicking On The Screen- via the TV handset, the Tablet on the wall by the bed or the Handbook in the cupboard below the breakfast bar.
Of course this isn’t to replace us ! – We like to give you the space you need to leave us relaxed and rejuvenated! but we are here for you at any time, should you need us – we will be very happy to answer any questions you may have or if you need anything then please do not hesitate to ask.

We hope you have a great stay

Barbara & Andy

You're the peas to our pod

Lighting

How to adjust the lighting

Inside Lights

The lights can be set to any colour you wish. They can be operated from the black control panels – one at the front of the pod and one next to the bed. They can also be controlled on the tablet on the wall by selecting categories and then shading or by voice control by always start by saying “OK GOOGLE”
There are a number of pre-set scenes which are activated by tapping the centre of the switch; each tap will move to the next pre-set scene.
A double tap will shut off the lights. You can also control the lights at the tablet on the wall by selecting categories and then lights you can adjust brightness and change colours by selecting more in the bottom right.
And of course you can use the voice control by saying OK GOOGLE. For example ok google change the living room lights to purple or ok google turn all the lights off. Just experiment and see what can be done.

Outside Lights

The outside lights have a pre-set programme and will come on automatically. You can ask google at anytime to turn them on or off or change colour.

“Ok Google - Outside lights off”

“Ok, Google - Outside lights green”

“Ok Google - Outside lights purple”

Blinds

How to control the blinds

The blinds can be operated from the black control panels one at the front of the pod and one next to the bed. They can also be controlled on the tablet on the wall by selecting categories and then shading or by voice control, always start by saying “
The front blinds can be operated from the control panel near the TV. A tap on the top left moves the blinds up and a tap on the bottom left moves the blinds down. Tapping the switch again at any point will stop the blinds or allow you to partially open them or tilt them. See the switch quick guide on the screen.

“Ok Google, Open front window blinds”

“Ok Google, Close front window blinds”

• If the blinds get out of synch or don’t fully lower , please lower all blinds by asking google”ok google close all window blinds” wait 10 or 15 seconds or so to let the programme catch up! (we all need to catch up with ourselves sometimes don’t we!) and then asking google “ok google open all window blinds”. The blinds should all now be in the fully open position.

• If you want to use the tilt setting use the buttons on the switch panel on the wall. When the blinds are down just tap up until the blind flicks open and then again to stop it tilting.

Heating

How to control the heating

The main heating system is by infra red electric radiators mounted on the ceiling and a heated towel rail in the bathroom. For your comfort the heating is pre programmed and controlled by thermostats in the smart switches. The heating can be adjusted at the tablet on the wall to the level you prefer. To do this click on categories and then select climate then select the room for e.g. living area. You can adjust the temperature by sliding the thermostat in the centre of the screen.Click the cross at the top left when you have finished. There is also a feature electric fire below the Tv. This can be used to increase the temperature if you need a quick boost. There is a handset to adjust the temperature and control the flame effect and backlit LED lights- these can be switched on with no heat for a nice cosy effect.

TV / Music

TV

The most convenient way to control the TV is by the handset. On the TV you will find Netflix, Amazon Prime and a wide range of non terrestrial stations. You will also find the Welcome Screen when you arrive. This has a selection of slides and information which you can scroll through using the arrow keys on the handset. To leave the Welcome Screen click the home button. To return to the Welcome Screen at any time press home, select the blue web browser icon and then select your pod name.

Music

You can access music on the tablet near the bed.

Select categories and then audio then Spotify.

You can control the volume via the tablet or with the smart switches by the door or bed. A single tap on the top right to turn up and a single tap to bottom right to turn down. Double tap top right to change channel or track and double tap bottom right to switch off.

It’s easy to find the right music or podcast for every moment – there are millions of tracks and episodes on Spotify. The right music or podcast is always at your fingertips. Choose what you want to listen to, or let Spotify surprise you.

Coffee

Nespresso Coffee Machine

Help yourself to some complemetary coffee. Check out the how to video on the right and for more information on the coffee pods provided click on ‘Types of Coffee’ below.

Combi Oven

How to use the Combi Oven

To cook with MICROWAVE POWER ALONE press the power/level button a number of times to select a power cooking level. Then use the menu/time dial to set a desired cooking time-the longest time is 95 minutes. Press start/quick start button To GRILL press grill/combination button once Then use the menu/time dial to set a desired cooking time-the longest time is 95minutes Press start/quick start button To COOK WITH CONVECTION ONLY press convection button to exceed 180 degrees Rotate menu /time dial for coking time required Press start/quick start button.

Dishwasher

How to use the dishwasher

The dishwasher is located below the combi oven. Dishwasher tablets are stored in the cupboard below the breakfast bar.

Hob

How to use the Hob

The hob is a two zone induction hob. It is operated by touch controls Suitable induction cookware can be found in the left hand cupboard below the sink. The Tefal Ingenio cookware system uses a single removable handle for all the pans. Enabling pans and pots to be stored easily. Further information can be found in the manual located in the cupboard under the breakfast bar.

Fire Pit

How to use the Fire Pit

The Solo fire pits are easily lit. You will find logs, kindling and firelighters in the storage box below the door entry keypad. Matches are located in the cupboard under the breakfast bar. The other storage box has seat cushions and cosy thermal throws for your comfort. Enjoy the evening with just a full moon and beautiful stars in the sky and a cosy fire pit toasting the complimentary marshmallows which you will find in your welcome hamper.

Waste Disposal

How to dispose of waste

In the cupboard under the breakfast bar you will find extra bin liners for the kitchen waste bin. You will find a dustbin outside your pod. Please put your bagged rubbish in there and bottles and clean cans in the box to the side. Rubbish is collected on Mondays. We will periodically check and empty the dustbins over the week as required. For guests with pets: Please clean up after your pet using the the poo bags provided. Thank you and have lovely stay

Useful Numbers

List of useful numbers

There is a mains operated smoke detector installed in the living area. You will also see a small green light that is the emergency lighting should we be unfortunate enough to have a power cut. On the wall next to mounted electric fire is a fire blanket and a fire extinguisher.

Nearest Doctor

Nearest Hospital

Taxis

Ferry Terminal

Our Contact Details

Checkout

Checkout Procedure

We kindly ask guests to vacate by 10 am on the day of departure. This allows us time to get the Pod ready for our next guests. We would also very much appreciate you leaving the Pod as you found it. We hope you enjoyed your stay at Raven’s Gully and we hope to see you again soon. Don’t worry about locking up just close the door too as you leave. The new key code will activate shortly after you leave for our incoming guests. Reviews are important to us and we would be grateful if you would leave a review when you have time.

We wish you a safe journey home

Paw Star Dog Martini

CHICKEN & PASSIONFRUIT ALCOHOL-FREE DOG DRINK · 150ML 

Storage

A complimentary pet food for dogs over 12 weeks old
Shake well
Once open refrigerate and consume within 3 days

Ingrediants

Water, Molasses, Coconut sugar, Preservatives (Sea salt, Potassium sorbate, Citric acid), Chicken flavour, Vanilla flavour, Passion fruit flavour

Analytical Constituents

Protein 0.1% · Fat content 0.2% · Inorganic content 0.1% · Crude fibre 0.2%

Celebration Balloons - £20.00 info

Celebration Balloons

An array of helium filled celebration balloons to celebrate birthday, anniversary, honeymoon or any special occasion. We are happy to discuss your ideas with you and create those special memories.

£20

Dogs Welcome

One small to medium sized dog is welcome in our Dunfion and Dhunan Pods. They even get their very own welcome hamper to help them settle in. This includes feeding bowl, water bowl, poop bags, drying mitts, fluffy blanket, pet first aid kit and tasty dog treat made right here on the island at the Arran Dog Bakery. All have been road tested and approved by our very own fur baby Vinnie.  

Each of our pet friendly pods also has its very own secure garden allowing you to sit back and enjoy the view knowing your dog is safe.

Special Occasions

To celebrate that special occasion or just to celebrate your stay with us, we would love to help you give that special moment to you and your partner.

Please contact Barbara & Andy on [email protected] let us know your thoughts, what the occasion is, any ideas you may have, your budget and we would love to work with you and go through what we can do for you to make your stay here even more special.

You might like Flowers, local handmade chocolates, a Special bottle of Moet, Celebration Balloons, special meat or cheese platters or a selection of Arran beers chilling in the fridge.

E-Bike Hire

Here at Ravens Gully we try wherever possible to combine sustainability and luxury. Growing in popularity over recent years, e-Bikes are great fun to ride and give you the chance to explore the island in an independent and environmentally friendly way.

Get in touch using our contact form via the link below or email us at [email protected] to book.

£40 per day per bike including helmet, bike lock and panniers. 

James of Arran Chocolates (Small) £22.85 info

James of Arran Chocolates

Beautifully hand crafted by James of Arran Chocolates on the island. Luxury Scottish chocolate gifts for all tastes, from white, milk & dark chocolate to caramel, truffles, pralines etc.

( NB.Ideally please order when you book your stay, as a min of 10 days notice is required as these are hand made to order)

Medium £22.85

Large £34.85

Arran Gold Malt Cream Liqueur

Arran Gold is in our opinion one of the best cream liqueurs in the world. Absolutely delicious from start to finish. It is made with Arran Single Malt Whisky which makes a real difference in terms of flavour. The nose has warm, melted toffee and lashings of double cream. The taste is beautifully sweet with vanilla, toffee, cream and a hint of chocolate. Wonderful stuff

£26

A Selection of 3 Arran Beers

A selection of three of Arran Breweries most popular beers, presented in a gift box. Locally produced and bottled in Brodick. Selected from the Isle of Arran Brewery range including the light, refreshing Arran Blonde for a warm summer’s day, or a slightly nutty Red Squirrel , or even a warming Clyde Puffer oatmeal stout to cosy up with next to the firepit.

£18

Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial Champagne

You don’t need to be an F1 champion to justify opening a bottle of Moët et Chandon Brut Impérial but doing so is enough to make anyone feel extra special.

£68

e-Bike Hire

Electrify your stay.

Here at Ravens Gully we try wherever possible to combine sustainability and luxury, we are also thinking of those who want to discover the island of Arran  by bicycle. Growing in popularity over recent years, e-Bikes are great fun to ride and give our guests the chance to explore the island in an independent and environmentally friendly way. Guests can now rent  electric bikes and set off to discover the Island  from a whole new perspective.

£40 per day

includes helmet, bike lock and panniers. We have a limited number of e bikes available to hire – please contact Andy or Barbara directly to check availability and reserve yours.

Bark Brew Dog Beer

CHICKEN FLAVOUR ALCOHOL-FREE DOG DRINK · 150ML

Storage

A complimentary pet food for dogs over 12 weeks old
Shake well
Once open refrigerate and consume within 3 days

Ingrediants

Water, Malt extract, Molasses, Preservatives (Sea salt, Potassium sorbate, Citric acid), Chicken flavour

Analytical Constituents

Protein 0.1% · Fat content 0.2% · Inorganic content 0.1% · Crude fibre 0.2%

Say it with Flowers (Medium Bouquet) £35.00 info

Say it with Flowers

(please NB.Ideally order when you book your stay, as a min of 10 days notice is required )

Medium £35

Large £48

Bark Burgers - £2.95 info

Bark Burgers

Storage

A complimentary pet food for dogs over 12 weeks old.
Feed as an occasional treat or reward.
Always ensure drinking water is available.
Store in a cool, dry place

Ingrediants

Beef, Chicken, Potato, Vegetables, Cheese, Herbs, Minerals.

Analytical Constituents

Protein 44% · Fat content 25% · Inorganic content 6% · Crude fibre 7%

Bark Bangers - £2.95 info

Bark Bangers

Storage

A complimentary pet food for dogs over 12 weeks old.
Feed as an occasional treat or reward.
Always ensure drinking water is available.
Store in a cool, dry place

Ingrediants

Chicken 70%, Beef meal, Potato, Minerals. Additives: Preservative sodium metabisulphite

Analytical Constituents

Protein 44% · Fat content 16% · Inorganic content 11% · Crude fibre 1%

Sunday Roast Treat Pot

Storage

A complimentary pet food for dogs over 12 weeks old.
Feed as an occasional treat or reward.
Always ensure drinking water is available.
Store in a cool, dry place

Ingrediants

Pea flour, Oats, Lamb meal, Carrot, Rapeseed oil, Mixed herbs, Mint

Analytical Constituents

Protein 14% · Fat content 13% · Inorganic content 4% · Crude fibre 1%

Arran Dog Bakery Biscuits

Carrot Cake Cookies

PEOPLE LOVE CARROT CAKE! Arran Dog Bakery have created their own doggie version of it! These biscuits smell almost as good as they taste!

Ingrediants

Carrot, Cinnamon, Oats, Flour, Coconut Oil. Typical Analysis per 100g: Protein: 10.7%, Oil: 8.9%, Ash: 1.4%, Fibre: 2.9%

Roast Dinner Dog Bowl

Storage

A complimentary pet food for dogs over 12 weeks old.
Feed as an occasional treat or reward.
Always ensure drinking water is available.
Store in a cool, dry place

Ingrediants

FOOD Chicken 55%, Sweet potato, Peas, Potato, Beet pulp, Linseed, Omega 3 supplement, Vitamins & Minerals, Vegetable stock, Mixed herbs, Fructooligosaccharides (FOS), Mannan-oligosaccharides (MOS)

DRUMSTICK Chicken breast, Rice, Soy protein, Potato starch, Calcium carbonate, Glycerine, Vegetable oil, Gelatine, Salt

SAUSAGE Chicken 70%, Beef meal, Potato, Minerals

SIDES Dried Peas & Carrots

Analytical Constituents

Protein 27% · Fat content 14% · Inorganic content 8% · Crude fibre 4%

Fish & Chips Dog Bowl

DRIED SPRATS, SWEET POTATO FRIES & PEAS on a bed of SALMON & TROUT DOG FOOD · NET WT. 120G

Storage

A complimentary pet food for dogs over 12 weeks old.
Feed as an occasional treat or reward.
Always ensure drinking water is available.
Store in a cool, dry place

Ingrediants

FOOD Salmon & Trout, Sweet potato, Peas, Potato, Beet pulp, Linseed, Minerals, Omega 3, Vegetable stock, Asparagus, Fructooligosaccharides (FOS), Mannan-oligosaccharides (MOS)

CHIPS Sweet potato, Vegetable oil

SIDES Dried Sprats & Peas

Chocolate Celebration Bottles - £32.00 info

Chocolate Celebration Bottle

Handmade by James of Arran Chocolatier , bespoke and decorated with the guests message and containing Arran Gold chocolates. (NB: Please Ideally order when you book your stay, as a min of 14 days notice is required as these are made and decorated to your requirements).

Only £32.00