Tag Archives: holidays

Pest control the natural way…..

Well, venturing in to the kitchen are the newest recruits to the farm pest control team.  Born here at Ross, mother shows them the ropes to keep the farm healthy and tidy.  Call into the kitchen for supper and a peek around then back out to work, don’t forget to have a hiss little kitten!!

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Four leaf clover – good luck everyone…..

Whilst out walking the dogs, David was inspecting the meadows for the newly drilled seeds, and look what he found, yes a four leaf clover.  The animals really enjoy eating the clover whether it be in the fields, or whether it has been cut and made into Winter feed. We have opened a new holiday

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Making hay while the sun shines!

The old saying is right, “you can only make hay while the sun shines”, so thats what we have been doing here at Ross Farm. We have baled some lovely round bales ready for the winter feed for the calves, sheep and ponies – winter and lambing time preparation – who said farmers weren’t organised!

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Muck spreading.

Dry ground equals muck spearing on the farmland! Our bedding from winter is all loaded into the rota spreader and spread across the fields to make the grass grow. A natural fertiliser which also adds soil depth for the grass roots to make growing much better. Green grass equals happy contented cows and sheep (husband

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Just sitting…………….

Down here at Ross Bay, we can always be too busy working to sit and watch what is going on and have a listen to the birds or hear absolutely nothing and see nobody. The snowdrops are now out, the daffodils pushing up ready to make an appearance when the weather warms up. The cordylines

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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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Through the hedge…….

Peeping through the hedge and the little boat goes bye……………rest, relax, and watch.

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Arts & Crafts Trail.

Here is the date for the diary, Kirkcudbright Arts & Craft trail, a wonderful, enlightening experience for the family, follow the trail and enjoy some fin filled days out.

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Fun at the Fair!

Our annual Kirkcudbright Country fair has taken place with lots to see and do for all the family.  Entertainment, local food and produce, games, climbing walls, crafts and art………to name just a few.  Plan your holiday in Kirkcudbright for next July and be sure you are in for a treat!

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That view again, just ‘cos I like it!

Just another picture of the silaging this time as we really like it.  It captures the flurry of activity which is there and then no sooner gone.  Ross island in the back drop, us tractor drivers need to concentrate on driving and not viewing otherwise we will soon be seeing the sea to close!!

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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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