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Drumlanrig Castle is a centre for activities for the family. If you're sporty or not there's... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Paul S
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Joanne

Returned after first visiting many years ago, guided tour was excellent , very informative and... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Joanne S
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Set on the spectacular 80,000 acre Queensberry Estate complete with Country Park and Victorian Gardens, Drumlanrig Castle presents one of the finest examples of late 17th century Renaissance architecture in Scotland and an internationally renowned...more
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Drumlanrig Castle Thornhill, Dumfries DG3 4AQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Drumlanrig Castle is a centre for activities for the family. If you're sporty or not there's something for you here. The roads leading up to it are narrow country ones and you may well think your Sat nav has lead you astray but they do...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Returned after first visiting many years ago, guided tour was excellent , very informative and questions welcomed, and gardens lovely - as remembered.

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful grounds and very regal building. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour of the castle but far too many ancestors to remember who us who!! Lovely walks around offering different levels depending on your fitness. We opted for the purple route which took us through a beautiful...More

Thank heathherring
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We were firstly pleased that the entrance fee was only £10 - a real bargain. We then had a stroll around the grounds before our guided tour of the castle. That was great - the right amount of information for visitors who probably have only...More

Thank Niel-Wolverhampton
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Its quite breathtaking driving up the drive and seeing the castle for the first time...perfectly manicured gardens and well maintained castle! The tour was informative with some humour thrown in! We ran out of time so we only saw the front gardens and the castle...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I am local so have been twice. The garden and house are beautiful. Second visit i just took my son to the grounds. Beautiful walk and there are some lovely quirky shops in the court yard for those into craft things. Super adventure playground for...More

Thank worldgirl87
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

For a family of four for the entire experience it cost us £28 which is very reasonable. This gave us a tour and access to the stunning grounds, garden and play park. The tours are timed slots and our female guide (lady from northern England...More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great place. Love the castle and the grounds! Adventure play really good for kids. Lovely environment. One of my Top 5 places to visit in South West Scotland!

Thank Ciaran_Marsh
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We took our dog here for a walk round the trails and gardens. They are really well looked after and had a nice afternoon here. Nice relaxing day and even linked in with an astronaut (explore the gardens to understand)

Thank Andy241867
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Brilliant day out with a tour of the house with Rowan our guide. He struck just the right note delivering loads of information in an entertaining way - great job! One of the best tours we've done.

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Matthew w
24 August 2017|
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Response from Claire O | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome to visit the Gardens and Country Estate. The only areas they can't go into are the Shop, Tearoom and Adventure Playground. I hope that you will enjoy your visit.
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charlie B
15 August 2017|
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Response from Claire O | Property representative |
Thanks for your comment. We are restricted to where we can place signs due to highway rules but our dates for opening are now fixed and we open Easter Weekend, both Bank Holidays in May and the months of July and August... More
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notquiteretired22
20 April 2016|
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Response from Claire O | Property representative |
If you wish to park at the Castle then yes there is a facility charge of £6 per person. If you wish to access other parts of the Estate and enjoy our walks then there would be no charge. We hope that this helps.
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