Snowdrop Festival in Southern Scotland

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That time of year again. It is great to be outside weeding and pruning in the shrubbery whist the snowdrops are pushing their heads above the ground. it will soon be February which marks the beginning of the SnowdropFestival in Scotland. Did you know the Scientific name for Galanthus means milk flower. These lovely flowers […]

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 […]

Old Riley stays at Cosses Country House

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Wolsey Lodge guests arrived in their beautiful blue Riley, having been to a rally near Loch Lomond. Wolsey Lodges are a great place for vintage car owners to stay as they nearly always have safe discreet parking. Other guests, this week have had great walking experiences doing the first section of the Ayrshire Coastal Path, […]

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 […]