The Blog: What’s on locally?

Kirkcudbright Festival of Light………..au naturale!

Well, Kirkcudbright is celebrating with the festival of light, the town looks amazing with all the displays, light projections, trees in the Soaperie gardens lit up along with the shops and house windows lit up in a display of glory. Here down at Ross Bay we are more familiar with the real dark skies, no

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Walking at Kippford.

A visit to beautiful Kippford is a must.  Seeing the moored boats with their tinkling bells, smelling the fresh sea air and following the Jubilee path to Rockcliffe is a real treat.  Walking along the coastal road and peeping at all the hidden surprises along the way makes you feel like a child at heart……….how

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Fun in the sea……

When you stay with us at Ross Bay you are never far from the seaside, and lovely beaches.  Ours here is on the muddy side, but safe, and actually quiet……….if you head to the neighbouring sandy beaches of Brighouse Bay, the Dhoon Bay, Carrick, Sandgreen, or Mossyard equally beautiful views and fun can be had……children,

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The Big Lit, 19-22nd April 2019.

Its here and on at Gatehouse of Fleet, whet your literary appetite and see whats going on…….

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What’s happening locally……we have been too busy to know!

That’s a terrible thing to say but…….oh my goodness we have been busy. The sheep have been lambing, cows calving, my mum has broken her hip and is staying with us to get mended, we have missed our upholstery classes for a couple of weeks, but now………the weather has settled, lambing nearly finished, and we

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What’s happening in Kirkcudbright? I can’t see!

Just out and about on the hills around the farm. You sometimes have to stop and look at the breathtaking views even when the wind in perishingly cold and your face is tingling. Looking from the field down the estuary to Kirkcudbright……but I can’t see far enough. Its only 6 miles to pop in the

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Leaves all gone………….

A few cold spells, and breezes here in Kirkcudbright has seen most of the leaves fall off the trees.  I suppose though it does make way for seeing some more of the views through the bare trees, and those lovely walks with the cold fresh air as you sniff…………hats, coats and gloves on and enjoy

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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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Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities.

Another great Scottish night enjoyed by all in the Harbour Square in beautiful Kirkcudbright.  Highland dancers, pipe bands, bagpipes, country dancing, raffle tickets and the great tug 0 war. Don’t miss the Thursday night entertainment throughout August ending with the Tattoo.

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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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