Tours. Please note that entry to the main house is by guided tour only. Tours daily throughout 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 the website or call 01290 421742 for latest details.

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  • In addition to the Principal Floor, this in-depth 90 minute tour provides extended access to the interiors.

  • A 60 minute tour presenting the highlights of the collection, the history of the house and its owners.

  • A half price winter sale tour for January weekends only

  • A half price winter sale tour for January weekends only

  • Our bi-annual tour on the spring and autumn equinox concentrating on the extensive clock collection and Grand Orrery. Limited to 14 people per tour.

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

  • X-Factor and Broadway stars will perform well-known tunes over a two-night run of shows in March

  • Learn to make wholemeal dough and bake decorative rolls

  • Create watercolour paintings using inspiration from flowers and produce from the walled garden

  • An introduction to the art of stone carving from our experts on the Estate

  • An introduction to the art of stone carving from our experts on the Estate

  • An introduction to the art of stone carving from our experts on the Estate

  • Create your own bespoke Insect House and Wildflower Seed Bomb

  • Learn how to make the perfect sweet bread hot cross bun

  • Learn heat transfer and ribbon embroidery to create your own embellished fabric

  • Use hand and machine embroidery to create a felt bag with an Easter bunny design

  • Learn to prepare Swiss rolls, Victoria sponge, Choux pastry and fine shortbread.

  • Learn how to make your own apron with a handy pocket