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Water lillies on the pond.

Another photograph from the photogenic Threave Gardens in Castle Douglas. The peaceful pond with its water lillies just sitting!

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Threave Gardens, Castle Douglas.

We had a family day out to visit Threave Gardens at the weekend.  It was a lovely experience with many beautiful plants, shrubs, and garden areas to explore, while the sun shone.  A locally made ice cream was a must, as was a tour around the visitors shop, small plant centre and of course the

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Galloway Kite Trail

During the October holidays before the clocks go back, why not visit Bellymack Hill Farm for some guided trail walks and see the kites in flight and at the feeding station? Wednesday 19th Oct 10am – 12.30pm red kites and geese in flight, RSPB Reserve, Glenlochar DG7 2LY Tuesday 25th Oct Wild Autunm at Parton,

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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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