On 23rd May 2017 Ghillie’s Bothy was two years old. Where does the time go! Over the year we have enjoyed welcoming lots of new people and their lovely dogs to this beautiful corner of Scotland, and also greeting the many couples who have returned for a second or third visit. We are looking forward … More Celebrating Two Years
A chilly April walk to the Roman Fortlet at Durrisdeer. The low cloud blocked the views so we will have to return on a sunny day! http://www.scottish-places.info/towns/townfirst2998.html
Looking back to some early April sunshine. A walk up Tynron Doon with friends rewarded us with beautiful clear views. http://www.megalithic.co.uk/article.php?sid=24108h http://www.megalithic.co.uk/article.php?sid=24108h
A walk along the river Tweed at Abbotsford House (home of Sir Walter Scott)- http://www.scottsabbotsford.co.uk, with a flurries of flatcoats to celebrate Taffy’s 8th birthday… …followed by a stroll around the beautiful walled garden in the chilly wind… …then a wee climb – http://www.nts.org.uk/Visit/Grey-Mares-Tail And finally tea and cake in sunny Moffatt. What a busy day!
Today we visited the pet lamb, born two days ago, who was rejected by its mother. ‘Half-pint’ is now enjoying the comforts of Dalmakerran kitchen and being bottle fed by a small army of willing volunteers. Eachann was very bemused to see such a small creature so close!
Bluebells, bluebells and wild garlic, bluebells and primroses, bluebells and Eachann.
Eachann has made a new friend!
Joints oiled, muscles stretched and ready to Pas de Basque…
Little Easter themed treats for this weeks Bothy guest. Now to find the bird that laid those golden Easter eggs!