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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Windfarms threaten tourism in South West Scotland

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Cosses Country House, a luxury bed and breakfast Wolsey Lodge situated in the beautiful hidden valley on Crailoch Burn, a tributary of the River Stinchar; is having its successful business threatened by the growing number of wind farms on the surrounding hills. Many of our guests come to walk in the area. The walks from […]