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Andromeda Galaxy at Ross Bay Retreat

Here is another photograph taken by Hendrik Ulanoswki whilst staying with us at Ross Bay. “This is the Andromeda galaxy (M31). This objekt can be seen in a dark night with the naked eye as a pale fog-dot. With the binocular it can be seen better when you know where to look… but of course

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Haymaking at Ross Farm.

Haymaking time has been completed for the 2017 winter feed.  First cut silage is done and in the clamp, and we are awaiting the regrowth of our luscious green coastal grass for our second cut silage to make sure we have enough winter fodder for all the farm animals down here on Ross Farm.

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Bull boy.

Here is our Hereford bull enjoying some springtime sunshine with his girls upon the hill.  He can also keep a watchful eye on his offspring from last year as they skip about the pastures.

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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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View from the Office in November.

All jobs have good and bad points, ours too.  As we head off around the farm on the quadbike to check the stock it is sometimes great to just stop and take in the view……how lucky are we to have a view like this from on the top of Meikle Ross?  No wonder the sheep

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Silaging.

Time for the second cut of silage to be made for the winter feed for the cattle at Ross.

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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 Idle Tides Room.

One of 2 sitting rooms in The Old Cheeseloft – which we are calling The Idle Tides room. A Hybrid Dowling multi fuel burning stove in situ, view out to the sea, Stressless recliners ready to be positioned, and relax………………….

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From up there!

We have really enjoyed viewing the superb video and aerial photography taken for us using a drone. This photograph really captures the farmhouse, the cottages, and the farm buildings nestled together on the spectacular Ross Bay peninsular.

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Old Billy bull

Here is our old stock bull – Billy.  He too is quiet and sensible to work with and enjoys roaming around the Ross farmland.  He produces us with some lovely quality calves.

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