Tours. Please note that entry to the main house is by guided tour only. Tours daily throughout the Summer season, with weekends only during the Winter season. Please note that dates and timings given are for guidance and are subject to change. We recommend pre-booking. If in doubt please check the website or call 01290 421742 for latest details.

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Please select the event you would like to book tickets for.

  • In addition to the Principal Floor, this in-depth 90 minute tour provides extended access to the interiors.

  • A 60 minute tour presenting the highlights of the collection, the history of the house and its owners.

  • A tour of the House focusing on the fine paintings displayed throughout the House.

  • Evening swim from 9pm - Midnight with Aqua Gym session at 10pm included. (Over 18's only)

  • With Rufus Bird, Surveyor of Queen's works of Art, Royal Collection Trust - Thursday 24th October.

  • Choose whether you would like to book one, two or three sessions giving you the opportunity to create a more personalised piece. Attendees must be 16yrs or over. Sept 2nd, Oct 7th and Nov 4th.

  • Create a Christmas baking platter of traditional mince pies and a centrepiece yule log. Attendees must be 16yrs or over. Nov 4th.

  • Learn to make needle felted Christmas decorations using wool gathered from rare breed sheep at Valentin's farm on Dumfries House Estate. Attendees must be 16yrs or over.Nov 4th.

  • An introduction to using industrial sewing machines and over lockers in our industry standard training centre. Make a decorative cushion using applique and fabric manipulation techniques. Attendees must be 16yrs or over.Nov 4th.