Tours. We operate guided tours at regular intervals throughout the year. See below for listings


1st March – 31st October 2014

Sunday - Thursday. From 11am. Last Tour starts 3.30pm.
Friday and Saturday. From 11am. Last Tour 12.15pm.


Due to weddings and events taking place in the House, there is limited tour availability on the following dates:

Friday, 26th September - House Tours only at 11.00am and 11.30am.

Sunday, 5th October - House Closed

1st November 2014 – 20th December 2014

Open each Saturday and Sunday for one House Tour at 11am and one Grand Tour at 12.15pm.

20th December – 8th January 2015.

House Closed.

9th January 2015 – 31st March 2015

Open each Saturday and Sunday for one House Tour at 11am and one Grand Tour at 12.15pm.

Please note: these are general times given for guidance only and are subject to change. If in doubt please call to check the specific date of your choice. Guests resident at the Dumfries House Lodge should discuss tour access outwith the above days with Lodge management at the time of booking their accommodation.


Book the Grand Tour
Book the House Tour

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 may be advisable to pre-book your tickets. In order to secure tickets for a later visit please book on-line. Please note that on-line booking closes at 4pm on the day prior to your visit. You can check same day availability and reserve tickets by calling the Booking Line +44 (0)1290 421 742.

House Tour

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

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

Art Tour

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

Enjoy a tour of the house through its fine paintings. Loans from the National Galleries of Scotland and the Fleming-Wyfold Art Foundation will feature on this 90 minute tour of the Arts. Available every Wednesday at 11:30 until 3rd of September 2014.

Family Tour

Children under 5 –15yrs accompanied by an adult - £4
Adults accompanying children - £4

These popular ½ hour mini tours are available during school holidays only. Daily at 12:45.

Bespoke & curator led 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.