Monthly Archives: August 2017

Keeping things tidy.

David has a new toy, I have to say he is doing a good job of grass cutting and keeping everything tidy down here at Ross Bay Retreat…………Whilst he is keen to use it, let him, thats what I say!

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Through the hedge…….

Peeping through the hedge and the little boat goes bye……………rest, relax, and watch.

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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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Kirkcudbright Town Arts & Crafts Trail.

Enjoy a lovely time perusing around the town and following the arts and crafts trail this weekend.  There is always lots to see and do here in Kirkcudbright and the surrounding areas and if the weather is nice why not pop to the Cream o Galloway for an ice cream, go boing, or a peaceful

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Itchy chin.

Our hereford bull seems to enjoy a pose for the camera.  He has moved fields and has some new girlfriends now, and is exploring around the new field boundaries.  Great to find that place to scratch ones itch!  What else are these rocky outcrops on the farm for?  Lovely picturesque views over Ross Bay, and

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We also have a Country Escape in Yorkshire


Overdale Cottage is a cosy pet friendly cottage in the charming village of Harome, 3 miles from the Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.

Visit the Helmsley Hideaway website >