Tag Archives: Christmas

Lovely Lavenders……………….

We love all the beauty of Ross Bay and the wildlife and nature.  Our beautiful lavenders attract our pollinators ensuring that reproduction can happen.  Hearing the mild buzzing of the bees busy on the lavenders is perfect making the future brighter.  Their fragrance is lovely and the deer keep away – having eaten the superbly

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Pest control the natural way…..

Well, venturing in to the kitchen are the newest recruits to the farm pest control team.  Born here at Ross, mother shows them the ropes to keep the farm healthy and tidy.  Call into the kitchen for supper and a peek around then back out to work, don’t forget to have a hiss little kitten!!

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Celebrations at Ross Bay.

What better way than to spend the festive period at Ross Bay Retreat?  We have had a busy time over Christmas and New Year – Happy 2017 to you all.  The weather here has been lovely, cold but dry just perfect for those family walks around the coast, fresh air then retreat to the cosy

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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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Born on Christmas morn!

On of our cows has had a lovely calf on Christmas day – it has been named by a friend as Snowflake as its the nearest thing to snow this Christmas day.     Born on Christmas morn! A photo posted by Ross Bay Retreat (@rossbayretreat) on Dec 25, 2014 at 5:04am PST

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Christmas at Creel.

When the leaves have turned and the Winter Solstice has passed it begins to look a lot like Christmas down at Ross Bay…………………. Snowflakes on the French doors, tinsel around the stove, twinkling lights and glistening baubles decorate the Christmas tree with Santa overlooking………….. Table dressed and set with Christmas cheer ready for turkey, roasties,

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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.

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