Tours. We offer guided tours daily through out the Summer season, with weekends only during the Winter season. Please note that dates and timings given are for guidance and are subject to change. We recommend pre-booking. If in doubt please check www.dumfries-house.org.uk or call 01290 421742 for latest details.

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

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

  • A tour of the House focusing on the fine paintings displayed throughout the House. Available Wednesdays.

  • Join our head guide or a senior guide as they focus onThomas Chippendale, his life, work and the Dumfries House collection.

  • A Curator's View - James Lomax FSA and Curator Emeritus of Temple Newsam. Thursday 26th July. 2pm-4pm. Lecture held at Dumfries House with Tea, Coffee & Shortbread included.

  • 'Through tempestous seas' exotic woods in Chippendale furniture. Dr Adam Bowett, Chairman of the Chippendale Society. Thurs 30th August 2pm-4pm. Lecture held at Dumfries House with Tea, Coffee & Shortbread included.

  • 'Chippendale and his London Rivals' - Stephen Jackson, Furniture & Woodwork, Nat. Museum of Scotland. Thursday 27th Sept, 2pm-4pm. Lecture held at Dumfries House with Tea, Coffee & Shortbread included

  • 'Chippendale & the Scottish Wrights' - David Jones, Furniture Historian will examine the influence of Chippendale's celebrated 'Director'. Thursday Oct 11th, 2pm-4pm. Lecture held at Dumfries House with Tea, Coffee & Shortbread included.