Tag Archives: walking

Deer running across the bay…….

Well we have lots of deer down here at Ross Bay, and my daughter was lucky enough to have spotted these two, and grabbed the camera and took the photograph from our house window………so I could pinch it and put it on here!!  It is such a special place down here and all you have

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Wow……..look at that moon!

Look at that moon……it was amazing to watch the moon coming up behind the hill of Miekle Ross and it happened so fast.  Lovely evenings here in the summer, watching the tide ebb and flow with the birds singing, a little piece of paradise (but we may be bias!)

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Roxey our little cocker spaniel enjoying the view.

A lovely walk over the hill and down to the sea is sometimes all you need for a recharge – Roxey enjoyed stopping to take in the view, unless it was a deer she had spotted!

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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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Sunrise in Ross Bay.

Can you imagine waking up to this glorious sunrise on a February morning?  This is at Ross Bay and our holiday guests could enjoy the full view, and watch it rise high in the sky…………..ahh a way to relax in a morning on holiday whilst the breakfast is being prepared.

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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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Winter is here!

The grass is going and the weather has turned.  Woolly sheep, hairy cattle and lots of hard work on the farm at this time of the year!  We always look forward to the Winter solstice, after the 21st December the days start getting longer again.  We will be planning to scan the sheep in January

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Idle tides.

Just out on the bay, idle your time away listening to the waves lap and the tide roll in and out, relax and enjoy your time away from it all.

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Lambs all weaned.

All the remaining lambs have been weaned and the ewes are off up the hill for a summer rest before it is time to meet the tups again!

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