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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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Red sky at night…….

……..shepherds delight as they say, well we are certainly due some nice weather, and nice it has been so far in May. Long may it continue. Beautiful sunny days and gentle tides, all gives a relaxing feeling of summer!!

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Smile………………..

Well Spring, if you can call it that has been a really tough time down here and for many farmers. The true risk of farming is always the weather. We have had freezing temperatures followed by rain, wind, drizzle, mist and warmth. Its easy for us to take a coat off or put a scarf

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Winter is here!

The grass is going and the weather has turned.  Woolly sheep, hairy cattle and lots of hard work on the farm at this time of the year!  We always look forward to the Winter solstice, after the 21st December the days start getting longer again.  We will be planning to scan the sheep in January

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Explore.

Why not set off and explore our wonderful rocky shoreline around Ross Bay?  Have a dabble at rockpooling, sit and listen to the ebb and flow of the tide and idle your time.  A picnic whilst out and about always relaxes the soul!

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Idle tides.

Just out on the bay, idle your time away listening to the waves lap and the tide roll in and out, relax and enjoy your time away from it all.

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Across the water.

Looking across the sea to the Lake District with the snow capped fells. amazing views.

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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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Shortlisted for the Scottish Thistle Awards 2015/2016.

We are also really pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted (top 3) in the Scottish Thistle Awards 2015/2016 – Best Holiday Accommodation category for the Central South West region, with the winner being announced at the Awards Dinner in Glasgow on the 4th November. How exciting a black tie awards dinner!

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Farm work – topping finished.

Well, that’s is all the topping of the grass finished for this year. Everywhere looking nice and green, with fresh grass for the cattle and sheep to forage upon before the weather takes the Autumn turn!

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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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