Monthly Archives: December 2015

Christmas light switch on in Kirkcudbright.

Albeit wet, cold and miserable, Philippa and I set off to be there for the Christmas light switch on and to see Santa in town.  After some carol singing, in the rain the lights were on and if you drive through Kirkcudbright after dark I am sure you will agree they look splendid.

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Feeding on the frosty morn.

No matter whatever the weather here at Ross there are always animals to feed and look after.  A lovely frosty morning whilst out walking the dogs around the bay, I caught a snap of David on the tractor with the feeder waggon trundling along.

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December born.

Our newest arrival to the herd is this lovely Simmental cross heifer calf.

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The Rocking Reindeers.

Besides the deer out on the fields, we have our very own, handmade deer by young Stephen – aren’t they great.  Red nose pom pom by Philippa – a real family homemade effort. May 2016 be happy, healthy and wonderful for everybody. We now have our 2017 availability on the website so have a peek

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A Creel Christmas.

All set in Creel Cottage for a magical Christmas for our guests, baubles, tree glistening, tinsel hanging……..toasty and warm with that great sea view. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone.

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Christmas time.

Dairy House is all set for a cheery Christmas, with fairy lights, tinsel and baubles.  Christmas cake on the side, ice cream in the freezers, and a few presents under the tree for our guests! Merry Christmas and a Happy Healthy New Year to one and all.

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The Robin.

What a great picture of the lovely robin perched on the wooden fence just beside Creel Cottage.  Winter is here, some whistling winds, wet rain blowing, and rough seas, but some shelter down at Ross Bay by the trees.

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Snow capped distant hills.

Stunning views over the Mull of Ross towards the west.  A little dusting of snow for the perfect country winter scene.  Lovely walks over by Kirroughtree, and Newton Stewart.

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Winter wonder walk.

Super walking around Miekle Ross overlooking Ross Island, views to Cumbria and the Isle of Man.  Lots of things to see and fresh air to enjoy.  The coastal wind blowing making you ready for a nap when returning to the cosy warm house after a bowl of soup and fresh bread roll – can you

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On the run!

Whilst we were out on a family walk in the frost on Miekle Ross we were lucky enough to spot some deer and Stephen just managed to capture this one on camera – wonderful wildlife at Ross.

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