Walking Festival

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Today I finished planting all 14 varieties of potatoes. Whist busy, the first summer swallows twittered to me that they had returned to their nests in the barn. The thrushes were grateful for the slugs I threw into the grass and the red squirrel was helping himself to nuts from the box in the tree. […]

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Mountain Biking and Cycling in Southern Scotland

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If you want to try mountain biking or you are a diehard enthusiast, then Cosses Country House is the perfect location to explore South West Scotland.  And we can have bikes delivered to our door for you. We have safe secure parking and locked storage for your own bikes at Cosses. Drying facilities and a […]

In the year of Natural Scotland

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There is not a better location for a holiday, where you can enjoy all the many aspects of Natural Scotland at its best, than to stay at Cosses Country House . We are part of the UNESCO Biosphere  with its unique combination of special landscapes and wildlife areas, rich cultural heritage.  I drove across it to Thornhill […]

Wind Farms threaten Tourism in South West Scotland www.cossescountryhouse.com/blog

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Download now or preview on posterous SW Scotland windfarm map January final.pdf (462 KB) How will we attract tourists if every view incorporates wind turbines causing noise pollution, shadow flicker , property devaluation, – all of which effects the rural economy. A group in Dumfries and Galloway have set up this website for anti windfarm information […]

A Happy New Year from Cosses Country House

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Happy New Year from Cosses Country House – your favourite Scottish Holiday Destination! We have been busy in 2010 creating the Cosses Trail and Arboretum. We have landscaped the pond, built a bird hide, built bridges and planted over 50 Acer trees and 12 Crab Apple Trees. This has created a wonderful trail – just […]

The Ayrshire Coastal Path from Cosses Country House

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Saturday was yet another glorious Autumn Day in South West Scotland and as we did not have any guests staying we set off to walk the first section of the Ayrshire Coastal path from Glenapp to Ballantrae The Autumn colours were beautiful The path rises to give wonderful views of Loch Ryan and out to […]