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That view again, just ‘cos I like it!

Just another picture of the silaging this time as we really like it.  It captures the flurry of activity which is there and then no sooner gone.  Ross island in the back drop, us tractor drivers need to concentrate on driving and not viewing otherwise we will soon be seeing the sea to close!!

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Galloway Children’s Festival 25th June 2017.

What a great way to spend a family fun day out at the Galloway Childrens festival in Kirkcudbright.  There is lots to see and do including, music, storytelling, puppets, theatre, workshops, drumming, face painting, stalls, games, giant bouncy play area.  11am till 4pm. Its the 16th annual festival with a special guest best selling author

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Who surprised who?

Just tootling along minding our own business, looking to see if the grass was ready to cut for silage, and I think we made the deer jump!  There are several deer to be seen down here at Ross Bay in the different patches of woodland around the farm, living and hiding behind the gorse.  There

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Grey Days.

We all have those grey days don’t we, where the weather is miserable, however here at Ross Bay there is always something to look at, good weather or bad.  It may be the boats bobbing about in the bay, the direction of the rain, the colour of the sea, or the waves crashing against 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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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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Side by side.

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

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Celebrations at Ross Bay.

What better way than to spend the festive period at Ross Bay Retreat?  We have had a busy time over Christmas and New Year – Happy 2017 to you all.  The weather here has been lovely, cold but dry just perfect for those family walks around the coast, fresh air then retreat to the cosy

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The local town.

At this time of year Kirkcudbright is looking beautiful in a different way.  The lights twinkle in the dark and the shops have their tinsel and trees on show.  The hussle and bussle of shoppers trotting around gathering Christmas gifts, rushing to the post office to send presents in time to reach their destination, with

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