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Water lillies on the pond.

Another photograph from the photogenic Threave Gardens in Castle Douglas. The peaceful pond with its water lillies just sitting!

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Threave Gardens, Castle Douglas.

We had a family day out to visit Threave Gardens at the weekend.  It was a lovely experience with many beautiful plants, shrubs, and garden areas to explore, while the sun shone.  A locally made ice cream was a must, as was a tour around the visitors shop, small plant centre and of course the

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Sandy beaches around Kirkcudbright.

Why not explore all the local sandy beaches around Kirkcudbright (not our muddy Ross Bay)?  There is Sandgreen, Carrick, Mossyard, Brighouse Bay, Dhoon Bay, and lots more.  Our dogs certainly enjoy lying in the sunshine on the warm soft sand, would yours?

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Bull boy.

Here is our Hereford bull enjoying some springtime sunshine with his girls upon the hill.  He can also keep a watchful eye on his offspring from last year as they skip about the pastures.

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The Hatching!

Well down here at Ross bay, our geese have hatched themselves some lovely goslings.  They are extremely proud and guard them well in the paddock with our old pony Smokey.  We are sure you will spot them during your Springtime stay here.

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Sunbathing in April!

Our little cocker spaniel Roxey enjoying a little Sunday sunshine overlooking Ross Island.

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Fencing.

Our duckpond has refilled with the glorious rain and our new fence has smartened things up a little!

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Side by side.

Some of the beautiful fishing boats just sitting together in the Kirkcudbright Harbour waiting to set sail.

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Twins!

One of our cows has had a lovely pair of calves – looks like she will have a lot of work to do keeping them out of mischief!

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Daffodills are go…….

Spring lambs and spring flowers at Ross Bay Retreat, why not pay us a visit and enjoy them all at once.  Skipping lambs, swaying daffodils, calving time has started, lets put Winter behind us and spring towards Summer!

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