1. South Scotland
  2. Dumfries and Galloway
  3. Thornhill

About Drumlanrig Castle

If you like delving deep into history, soaking up the finest culture, exploring beautiful countryside or adrenaline-fuelled mountain biking you'll love a day at Drumlanrig Castle.

From activities for kids to salmon fishing, you will find a raft of activity awaiting you. The Castle has 120 rooms, 17 turrets and four towers and from your very first glance you will know you are entering a world of grandeur and grace. You'll discover art by Rembrandt and Gainsborough amid the finest furnishing and antiques.

The Estate has miles of beautiful walks and acres of elegant gardens. Launch yourself down one of the championship mountain biking trails, or hook yourself a salmon, fishing on the river. Activities for kids include everything from an adventure playground to wildlife walks and a whole host of seasonal events.

The Castle is the stunning Dumfrieshire seat of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry and they hope you find it as inspiring as they do.

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Five star visitor attraction!

Historic Scottish Castle with a fascinating history

Adventure Playground nestled amongst beautiful gardens

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Facilities

  • TOILETS iconToilets
  • GIFT_SHOP iconGift Shop
  • ONSITE_PARKING iconOnsite Parking
  • ACCESSIBLE_TOILETS iconAccessible Toilets
  • BABY_CHANGING iconBaby Changing
  • DOG_FRIENDLY iconDog Friendly
  • PUSHCHAIR_FRIENDLY iconPushchair Friendly
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Opening Times

Regular Times
  • Monday, Closed
  • Tuesday, Closed
  • Wednesday, Closed
  • Thursday, Closed
  • Friday, Closed
  • Saturday, Closed
  • Sunday, Closed

Please check opening times at www.drumlanrigcastle.co.uk

Walks and trails are open all year round.

The Gardens and Playground are open 1 March to 31 October Daily, 9.30am-4.30pm

The Castle is open for tours Easter weekend, May bank Holiday weekends, Friday to Monday in July and August - however please check before travelling and book in advance as tours sell out fast. Private tours are available all year round by appointment.

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Child (5-17) : £9.00
  • Adult (17-18+) : £18.00

Please see www.drumlanrigcastle.co.uk for up-to-date pricing.

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

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FAQs

Yes, there is parking.

Free for visitors to the Castle or Gardens. Small fee for walks/trails.

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Contact Details

The Buccleuch Estates Ltd, Drumlanrig Mains
Thornhill
Dumfries and Galloway
DG3 4AQ
Scotland

Tel: 01848331555

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Last Updated: 17:00 07/03/2024

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