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Orion nebular at Ross Bay Retreat!

One of our talented guests Hendrik Ulanowski who stayed with us took this spectacular photograph whilst staying and has kindly allowed us to display it here on our blog, he is what he had to say about it……….. “This is a picture of the orion nebular (M42). At the moment Orion comes up later in

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Cattle.

All times are busy here at Ross farm.  The cattle need moving around the farm to new fresh fields, and the bulls need to change the groups they run with too.  Some cows need to be moved to the maternity wing for closer observation………its all go go go!

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Ready for arrival.

One of our homemade cakes all ready for our guests arrival……….kettle on……. weather dry………enjoy your stay.

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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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Calves huddled together.

If in doubt, gather together and have a huddle!  Our spring born calves are enjoying time sunning themselves upon the big hill next to the sea with the sea air blowing through their lungs.  If you are out and about walking you may see them on your travels, although they have such a large area

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Summer entertainment

There are lots of great local things to see and do in Kirkcudbright throughout the summer, why not go along to enjoy the entertainment at the Scottish Nights, or have a Kirkyard tour, or historic walk.  Don’t forget the Arts and Crafts Trail!!

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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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Helicopter check in!

This is the helicopter lifting the gear from Pharos onto Ross Island. Landed on the field known as horsepark to swap pilots!

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The Robin.

What a great picture of the lovely robin perched on the wooden fence just beside Creel Cottage.  Winter is here, some whistling winds, wet rain blowing, and rough seas, but some shelter down at Ross Bay by the trees.

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