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First Prize Single heifer.

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED MONDAY 14th AUGUST 2017 STORE AND OTM CATTLE Wallets Marts conducted their special August Anniversary Show and Sale of 893 Store cattle on Monday 14th August 2017. It is now 161 years since Wallets formed their auction business in Castle Douglas and a decision was taken last year to mark

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Skim a stone or two…………

A stay at Ross Bay Retreat can be all you make it………as quiet as you like, a little walk here, an amble there, mud skiing here, some stone skimming there.  Watch the tide come and go, some boats go by, the cattle and sheep wander the fields, the deer pass by the window (and eat

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Sheep management!

Sheep management they call it………..all lambs weaned off their mummies to give them a rest, worming completed and fly deterrent applied so that the horrid flies don’t lay their eggs and cause maggots to grow and hassle the sheep and lambs. The ewes will be pleased to enjoy some time off grazing on the luscious

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Grand parade day.

We are so lucky here in Kirkcudbright with our summer festivities team, that is the grand parade organised and sure to be brilliant – see you there………

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Arts & Crafts Trail.

Here is the date for the diary, Kirkcudbright Arts & Craft trail, a wonderful, enlightening experience for the family, follow the trail and enjoy some fin filled days out.

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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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