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Lovely Gardens

This is a splendid place to visit which has wonderful gardens and extensive walks in the grounds... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tony G
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
A Lovely, Welcoming Tour

So much information in this tour, we learnt so much about the castle, it's history, the generations... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TheTaylorFamilyx5
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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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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 2 weeks ago

This is a splendid place to visit which has wonderful gardens and extensive walks in the grounds. There's also an excellent restaurant and some craft shops. Dogs aren't allowed inside the restaurant but there are some tables outside; dogs are allowed in the gardens.

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much information in this tour, we learnt so much about the castle, it's history, the generations who have lived there. All the staff were really friendly, polite and approachable - you could tell they were happy in their roles. After worrying that the kids...More

1  Thank TheTaylorFamilyx5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just caught this before the castle closes for the winter and so glad we made it. Castle tours are guided and our guide was really excellent. What incredible family history. Its a shame photography is not allowed in the house but still thoroughly enjoyable visit.

Thank AndyRWeybridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came on a Monday - and past the point when the house was open. We weren’t interested in that anyway. First lunch at the tea room - extremely affordable, and delicious. Great walnut coffee cake! Then a good long walk around and the grounds...More

Thank Pannipannini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good package of several things to do in one place, and very good value for money (£10 each in Aug 2018). There are walks (suitable for dogs), formal gardens, a castle tour and a nice tearoom. We were very impressed by the...More

1  Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited for the afternoon. We had a leisurely amble around the gardens before heading into the Castle for a guided tour. Our tour guide was Taylor and she was excellent. Informative, fun & engaging. We both thoroughly enjoyed it! We finished...More

Thank equiblonde
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a lovely day out with my husband and baby daughter. We had didn't go into the castle but had a leisurely walk around these stunning grounds with the aid of the handy map provided. We didn't even mind the rain! We enjoyed a...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought tickets for the castle and adventure park and gardens. Cost was 10GBP. You can choose just the adventure park and gardens for slightly cheaper. Gardens are well maintained and nice to walk around. The adventure park for the kids is ok. Both need...More

Thank Toffee A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very impressed with pretty much all that Drumlanrig has to offer. Beautiful surroundings, well cared for gardens, exceptional views, lots of space for the kids to explore, amazing play area which has something for all ages, great food and prices in the cafe...More

Thank Bella661
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens, parks and lots of activities for children and families. The tour of the castle was brilliant, the guide was funny and informative. Brilliant day out!

Thank Colette W
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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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