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. […]

Staying at Cosses Country House

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Visitors are enjoying the lovely spring weather, gardens, walking, cycling and golf in South West Scotland. Guests wrote in the visitors book: “Better than the reputation! Wonderful food, hospitality and company. An exquisite short break. Thank you so much”. Culzean castle has been refurbished and delighted our guests with the fabulous cliff walks. They were […]

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 […]

Gardens in Southern Scotland are a ‘must see’ in May

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May is my favourite month! Everything is poised to burst open, there’s an incredible amount of energy around and lots of bird song. There are carpets of bluebells throughout the woods, with many other wild flowers including orchids. The camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas, crinodendrons, embothriums and other spring flowering trees and shrubs provide stunning colour […]