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Another Galaxy

Our guests had a memorable evening star gazing at the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory recently. Due to snowy conditions they drove to the stables car park at Craigengillan where they joined others booked in for the evening session. They were … Continue reading

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Learn, eat and enjoy

Learn to cook some delicious new dishes with Lindsay Guidi from Home Cook School and enjoy eating the results with friends and family. Lindsay will work with you to improve your cooking skills and work accommodate your likes and dislikes. … Continue reading

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Crawfordston is now Award Winning

We were delighted to get this award from our agency. Crawfordston Cottage consistently scored 9.5 or above through Reevoo customer satisfaction feedback which means it is in the top 12% of their properties. It’s a great cottage for couples wanting … Continue reading

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Another chance to see…

  These brown and white Ayrshire cattle graze in the fields by Crawfordston. Their milk is used by Trisha Bey to produce the delicious Barwheys Cheese in the nearby dairy. Later in the programme Nick Nairn uses the cheese to produce a … Continue reading

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We’re in the Biosphere

We’ve signed up to the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere, Scotland’s first, and are proud to support its goals. The Biosphere status is given in recognition of the special natural qualities of this area and their goals include: Conservation: promoting the preservation of … Continue reading

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Sitting pretty

Recently a guest spotted this magnificent hare just outside the cottage. Fortunately our guest was an expert photographer and caught the beautiful animal on camera. He also spotted several squirrels (sadly they were grey but there are red ones nearby) the buzzards which … Continue reading

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Dalcairney Falls

This spectacular waterfall is close to Dalmellington and is near the start of a delightful walk up Auchenroy Hill. It looks equally stunning at all times of the year but especially so in winter when the temperature drops and the … Continue reading

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