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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Observatory coming to Ayrshire’s dark sky park

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Cosses Country House is enjoying the stars and the milky way as high pressure sits over the country and the nights are clear and very dark. On the fringe of the Galloway Forest Park, this is a great base. Work is under way on a Dark Sky Observatory close to loch Doon in south west […]

New Whisky Experience and Robert Burns

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Alloway is the home of Robert Burns and the new 5 ***** museum The important Alloway 1759 event is being held this year on Sunday 29th Jan in Alloway main street timing 12.15 -15.00. Ayrshire Food network members will be participating in the farmers’ market,which will include some local crafters and textiles. The whisky experience […]