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We were able to tour the Dumfries House and I must say that I believe it to be completely worth the... read more

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Visited Dumfries House today by chance. Found ourselves on a back road out of Ayr and saw the... read more

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Dumfries House Dumfries House Estate | Auchinleck, New Cumnock KA18 2NJ, Scotland
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Reviewed today

We were able to tour the Dumfries House and I must say that I believe it to be completely worth the entrance fee charged. Our guide, Roger was not only informative, but also entertaining, and the tour, which took an hour and a half, was...More

Thank geismom
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited Dumfries House today by chance. Found ourselves on a back road out of Ayr and saw the signpost in the passing. The standards here, as you would expect, are so high from the quality of the grounds in the estate to the tearoom. Well...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food great,lovely clean tea room and chatty attentive staff.A definite winner.Look forward to many more visits.

Thank AJMO17
Reviewed 3 days ago

I stayed at Dumfries House for a weekend as a special Christmas Christmas gift. Everything about the House is gorgeous. The grounds are so lovely and perfect to wander around. The main house has been restored so well. It is one of the most beautiful...More

Thank Splashy2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

A wonderful place to visit, especially if you want overseas guests to enjoy a historic taste of Scotland. Nice outdoor eating spot to enjoy bought food or your own picnic.

Thank MandyMum2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dumfries House is a great place for a day out. We visited the café for lunch and the food was fine. Unfortunately, the only table available was next to the door through to the kitchen which was wide open, making it a very noisy and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a small group of male carers on a drizzly day in Ayrshire when it was dry and sunny where we came from. Had to book a time slot, as the tour inside the house was closely regimented to suit the organisers. Certain rooms...More

Thank Wilkpat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Dumfries House for the first time and was amazed at the Story behind its conservation and restoration.We took the Grand Tour and the guide was so informative and interesting. I would encourage people to visit this gem and see and hear the good things...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has the MOST beautiful grounds and the landscaping is very impressive . It was a bit rainy the day we went but it didn’t stop us !!! So much to see and the flowers and greenery are beyond fantastic

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently I attended a function at Dumfries House and was totally disgusted by the way the bar staff treated customer complaints. This started early in the evening when they ran out of one of only two draught lagers after the first 30 minuets of serving,...More

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10 May 2018|
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Response from skypilot60 | Reviewed this property |
Not my house, I was only a visitor who did a brief review, you would need to contact house
Jennifer P
26 March 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth C | Reviewed this property |
The house is open. If you intend doing a guided tour you should book online to avoid disappointment.