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Kirkennan Estate’s Latest Posts

Welcome to the blog for Kirkennan Estate Holiday Cottages. To find posts on particular issues please use the search function. For example we have posts on local walks, recipes for locally foraged wild foods, and interesting aspects of Kirkennan Estate including food from the Estate. If you are interested in more posts on a particular theme or would like to be notified when new posts are written please get in touch.
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Jenny Chapman

Bird Survey

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by Jennifer C.

28 March 2019

We have always tried to encourage wildlife at Kirkennan. To help us in that, and for our own interest, we have started to monitor the birds that can be found on and around the Estate. This blog describes how we are doing this and how guests at Kirkennan can help.

Wild Garlic

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by Jennifer C.

21 February 2019

The Wild Garlic season has arrived, the first of so many fresh green leaves we will be eating from now on this year. Wild Garlic is so easy to harvest and has so many uses. If you haven't tried it before do give it a go, you are in for a treat....

Mersehead to Southerness walk

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by Jennifer C.

30 January 2019

A level coastal walk with long vistas, lonely beaches and a choice of lengths starting at RSPB Mersehead...

Nocturnal Wildlife Experience

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by Jennifer C.

14 December 2018

A unique opportunity to see wildlife at night using thermal imaging cameras guided by an expert. I loved my Nocturnal Wildlife Experience...

Mostly Ghostly

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by Jennifer C.

4 December 2018

Mostly Ghostly specialise in tours of locations in Dumfries and Galloway that have dark histories, mythology or ghost stories connected with them. I joined them for a Holly, Hauntings and Horticulture night-time tour around Threave Gardens and House....

Kirkennan Mews

A cozy holiday cottage in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway that can sleep 4 & 1 in 2 bedrooms. Ideal location for watching our red squirrels play!

Kirkennan Lodge

A great place to relax and unwind - a detached holiday cottage set in a large enclosed garden overlooking Kirkennan's walled garden where our chickens roam.

Woodsedge Cottage

An accessible holiday cottage sleeping 5 which is all on one level with a wet-room. Near our 14 acre woodland rich in wildlife.

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