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Autumn is here.

Lovely skies at night, but turning colder now.  The cattle still happily grazing on the fields which are a bit on the wet side shall we say so treading the soil up a bit…………ready to come in doors soon.

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Skim a stone or two…………

A stay at Ross Bay Retreat can be all you make it………as quiet as you like, a little walk here, an amble there, mud skiing here, some stone skimming there.  Watch the tide come and go, some boats go by, the cattle and sheep wander the fields, the deer pass by the window (and eat

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BBQ time?

How about a BBQ this summer whilst sitting in the back garden down here at Ross Bay, or out on the balconies listening to the waves, or the wind……………… Enjoy some relaxation time beside the sea.

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Sheep management!

Sheep management they call it………..all lambs weaned off their mummies to give them a rest, worming completed and fly deterrent applied so that the horrid flies don’t lay their eggs and cause maggots to grow and hassle the sheep and lambs. The ewes will be pleased to enjoy some time off grazing on the luscious

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Grey Days.

We all have those grey days don’t we, where the weather is miserable, however here at Ross Bay there is always something to look at, good weather or bad.  It may be the boats bobbing about in the bay, the direction of the rain, the colour of the sea, or the waves crashing against the

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The view of the bay.

Our beautiful bay is just the perfect medicine to relax and take a step back in time, and let the world pass you by for a few days.  The sunshine looks glorious as it reflects on the high tide in the bay.  The constant ebb and flow means there is always something different to see

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High tides.

There is nothing which seems to attract sightseeing quite like a rough high tide, the white sea froth, the waves crashing on the rocks, boats bobbling up and down in Kirkcudbright harbour.  Don’t we all like to catch a crashing wave hitting the rocks if we can?

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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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A Deer Visitor.

We have several different groups of deer living freely down here at Ross Bay in the woods on the farm.  We do have a mother with 2 young living in the wood on the driveway to our house and the cottages.  Our talented guest Jill Rowland staying in Creel Cottage caught this superb photo of

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Visitors.

What a lovely way to view Ross Bay, sit and relax, maybe have lunch?

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