Tours. We offer guided tours daily throughout the Summer season, with weekends only during the Winter season. The following is our 2017 tour schedule. Please note that dates and timings given are for guidance and are subject to change.


Summer Tour Schedule

27th March 2017 – 31st March 2017 12 Noon & 1:30pm

01st April 2017 – 31st October 2017

Sunday - Friday - Inclusive. First tour generally 10.45am. Last Tour 3.30pm.

Saturday. Tours at 10.45am and 12 Noon.

Some exceptions and time changes may apply on specific dates

We recommend checking the booking site or calling before travelling

Winter Tour Schedule

1st November 2017 - 17th December 2017

6th January 2018 - 31st March 2018

Generally open each Saturday and Sunday for one House Tour at 12.15pm and one Grand Tour at 1.45pm.

Christmas 2017 Closure

23rd December 2017 – 6th January 2018.

House Closed.

Dumfries House Lodge Guests

Tours can be arranged Monday to Friday throughout the Winter Season and during office hours for guests resident at the Dumfries House Lodge subject to availability of guiding staff. Those with Lodge bookings should call the ticket line on +44 (0) 1290 421 742 or email tours@dumfries-house.org.uk

Book tickets

Book tour tickets online or call +44(0)1290 421 742

Ticket prices

Visitors are welcome to ‘drop-in’ on the day and buy tour tickets at the Visitor Centre. However, as we offer a limited number of tours per day it is advisable to pre-book your tickets on-line or by calling the ticket line. Please note that on-line booking closes at 4pm on the day prior to the date of a tour, however you can check tour availability and reserve tickets by calling the booking line on +44(0)1290 421 742 during office hours.. 

House Tour 

This 60 minute tour presents the highlights of the collection, the history of the house and its owners.

Adults - £9
Historic Scotland Member- £6.75
Art Fund Member- no charge
HHA Member- no charge
Children under 5 - no charge
Children 5-15 inclusive - £4

Grand Tour 

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

Adults - £13
Art Fund - £6.50
Children under 5 - no charge
Children 5-15 inclusive - £4
No other concessions apply.

Art Tour

Loans from the National Galleries of Scotland and the Fleming-Wyfold Art Foundation will feature on this 90 minute tour of the Arts. Available Wednesdays at 1330 from mid June until the end of August.

Adults - £13
Children 5-15yrs inclusive - £4

Bespoke tours

For groups of 12 or more it may be possible to arrange a specialist tour tailored to your specific requirements. For more information or to discuss your requirements please call or contact our tour staff on +44 (0)1290 427 975.