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Fabulous candle lit Xmas tour

Ive visited Dumfries House many times. The xmas candle lit tour gives an entirely new... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Townsville, Australia
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Excellent Tour

A wonderful tour. Our guide Gail was one of the best guides we have ever met. The House itself was... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ive visited Dumfries House many times. The xmas candle lit tour gives an entirely new dimension.absolutely exquisite. The champagne reception in the hall was unsurpassed. Good champers served in real style. The xmas decorations are wonderful and so special when lit by candles. WOW......it really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

A wonderful tour. Our guide Gail was one of the best guides we have ever met. The House itself was fascinating.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ianlowe2016
Reviewed 15 September 2018

No expense has been spared to renovate the house and the results can be seen when you do a tour. A really first class experience. The gardens have also been renovated and new plantings made (especially in the arboretum - where you'll have to come...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tim H
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We booked well in advance that we were a couple, a carer and one of us was in a wheel chair. Entrance fee was for two people with no concessions. The car park for disabled people is at the bottom of a very steep hill...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank AlbionLancashire
Reviewed 11 June 2018

First of all it is not in Dumfries. Check its real location. This is a spectacular stately home which has been modified over the centuries. It was being sold by its owner, some minor, disparate Scottish nble who had had it boarded up and sealed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank seamuscumbria
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

To finish our tour of Scotland 18 of us went to Dumfries House, without exception our party thought the house, grounds and our tour guide Alex were exceptional. All our party have visited houses all over the U.K.but this was 10 out of 10. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 506Freddie
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Have heard people talk about Dumfries House and the collection of Chippendale furniture. This house was saved for the nation by the Prince Of Wales taking up a personal loan of £20 million pounds to enable the furniture to be saved from auction by stopping...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank John M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Turned up to find all the tours were booked so they booked us onto one the following day. The tour guide was clearly knowledgeable and proud of the house. The whole house was wonderful and the way it was perserved and presented was amazing. I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank EC5682
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This a beautifully restored working country house and estate. The restoration /conservation has been done so the house is as if the family has just stepped out except there are few photos etc that would be in a family home. Admission to the house is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Norma31
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Firstly you do need to pre-book a tour time. Our guide was excellent and really made this beautiful house come alive. Thanks to Prince Charles, the contents and the house itself has been saved for the nation and it really is a treasure trove. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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