The future of the Ayrshire Tourism Team in your hands

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The Ayrshire Tourism Team Act NOW to save the team…….. Please help and email the Councillors, the Chief Executives of the councils and anyone else who might influence this decision which will be taken next Tuesday 19th Jaunary. Are you aware that the 3 Ayrshire Councils are about to ‘abolish’ the best thing that Ayrshire […]

Catch of the day

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BALLANTRAE FESTIVAL EXCEEDS ALL EXPECTATIONS Sunday’s wind and rain didn’t deter almost four thousand people turning up for the first ever Ballantrae Festival of Food & Drink.  With numbers exceeding all expectations, visitors flocked to the event which was held in a grand marquee at the harbour.  Stalls offering fresh quality local food and pop-up restaurants all did a […]

Ballantrae festival Of Food & Drink

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On Sunday 10th May… we’ve lined up over 30 suppliers and three pop-up restaurants from Glenapp Castle, Marrbury Smokehouse and Drumbreddan Hog Roast for the Ballantrae Festival of Food & Drink on Sunday noon until 6pm.  A great day out for all the family against the stunning backdrop of Ailsa Craig and Arran.       […]

Springtime at Cosses!

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Springtime has arrived at Cosses once again, the daffodils are all beginning to bloom: The wild daffodils along the riverside and down at the pond remind us of Wordsworth’s daffodils:   Down at the pond the toads and frogs have been very busy laying all their spawn. If you watch the video below you will […]

Snowdrop time

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The snowdrops at Cosses are at their best weathering the winter days of sunshine, wind, rain, sleet and snow. The first few daffodils are out and the birds are serenading us with their dawn and dusk chorus. The first seeds, tomatoes, sweet peas, beans and peas have germinated in the propagator and after a devastating moment […]

The Perfect Retreat

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We recently had journalist and social media editor Emma Gannon and her partner to stay for the weekend. She writes a blog about anything from London life to books, culture, opinion: ” Where do I start with how amazing this place is? The views on the way to this place were incredible; driving right along the sea front […]

New Year Detox Break

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Cosses Country House has always  used home-grown high quality local produce as the basis to a healthy diet with a well balanced menu. Each morning a breakfast can range from homemade detox juices including  Cosses apples, ginger, beetroot and kale, followed by fresh fruit salad or home grown fruit compote, home-made muesli and yoghurt. You […]