Monthly Archives: December 2017

Frosty December.

We are having some lovely frosty weather down here at Ross Bay. Minus 3 being the lowest temperature which is usually a couple of degrees warmer than in the town.  Cold air and lovely walks are in abundance so lets enjoy it.

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The new toy!

Lots happening down on the farm here at Ross Bay.  We have purchased a spread a bale, from Carrs Billington, which helps us bed the cattle up more efficiently, spreading the straw well and improving our efficient use of the straw, thus improving our carbon footprint on the farm – not looking forward to my

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Best newcomer to young cattle handling.

We had a trip to Carlisle Auction one evening for Stephen and Philippa to take part in the Young handler competition.  They both did very well, they borrowed pedigree limousin cattle to show.  They had to discuss showmanship with one judge and they display their handling skills in the ring.  Stephen was in the intermediate

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Ervie Laura.

We had a recent visit to a pedigree Hereford cattle sale in Stranraer, and purchased a lovely new pedigree cow called Ervie Laura.  She seems to be settling in well here at Ross Fram, and enjoying some of the Kirkcudbright cold weather!  You will have to keep your eyes peeled to see if you can

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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 >