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Wild flowers……..just heading to Autumn now.

Well, our mini wild flower area around the bay has done really well this first year attracting lots of bees, butterflies and the like.  So many lovely colours swaying in the coastal breeze, waving their heads around.  Our talented guest Andrew Finnegan must be thanked for this great photograph, which he has kindly let me

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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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Hereford heifer for the future.

This little cutie is a hereford cross heifer which we intend to keep as a replacment cow in the future. Her dad is the handsome red chappie with a white face who is huge but as quiet as a mouse as he patrols the fields looking after his girls. Hope you enjoy seeing him on

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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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Who is there?

Look at our deer, making herself at home in the garden at Ross.  She has 2 babies who are a little more shy.  Absolutely amazing to see so close up, but so content – nature at its best.

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The Snug

Here is a photograph of The Snug sitting room in The Old Cheeseloft!  Opening tomorrow……

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It’s silaging time at Ross Bay

The fields are buzzing with activity as the first cut of silage is gathered in.

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The Old Cheeseloft.

The Old Cheeseloft is coming along well now. Here is a photograph of the new moderately hydraulic pointing at the front, and the Dowling stove flue in situ!

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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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February saw lambing time at Ross!

We started lambing in February down here at Ross Bay. It has been a cold and wet time but spring is now here!

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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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