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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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Competition winner!

Our lucky facebook competition winner was Sheila Middleton. We look forward to welcoming Sheila and her family down here in October to stay in The Old Cheeseloft.

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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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Snow capped distant hills.

Stunning views over the Mull of Ross towards the west.  A little dusting of snow for the perfect country winter scene.  Lovely walks over by Kirroughtree, and Newton Stewart.

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Ducks playing!

Our Call ducks and Aylesbury ducks enjoy roaming freely around the farm, up and down the lane, in and out of the pond – life is grand by the sea!

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Straw delivery

Our safe delivery of straw from Yorkshire for the Winter months at Ross Farm.

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All gathered together to aim for Spring lambs!

All the ewes are gathered up and put on fresh grass, feet trimmed, foot bathed, vaccinated, wormed and ready for the boys! Hopefully aiming for lambing time late February onwards!!!

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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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