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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 […]

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 […]

Fine Dining at Cosses Country House

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I just love these long summer evenings when it hardly ever seems to get dark. The cottage garden is a dream with lupins, delphiniums and roses, and the kitchen garden is beginning to produce an abundance of fruit, herbs and vegetables. The guests relax in the garden over afternoon tea with chocolate cake, whilst I […]

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 […]