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 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.

  • Enjoy a guided tour around Valentin's Education Farm with a member of the DH Farm Education Staff. Please do not access the Education Farm via the Home Farm entrance - follow signage for the meeting point opposite the outdoor education centre

  • This 3 day millinery course will introduce you to the wonderful world of millinery. 12th-14th Aug.

  • Evening swim from 9pm - Midnight with Aqua Gym session at 10pm included. (Over 18's only)

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

  • Join Iain Hair, Dumfries House Horologist - Thursday 25th July

  • This half day workshop will introduce you to the art of feather shaping, curling and assembly of a peony flower. Thurs 15th Aug.

  • With Charlotte Rostek, Head of Collections at Mount Stuart and Dumfries House Curator Emerita - Thursday 22nd August

  • With Michael Davis, Architectural Historian - Thursday 26th September

  • With Rufus Bird, Surveyor of Queen's works of Art, Royal Collection Trust - Thursday 24th October.

  • Learn the art of manipulating ribbon. Make a hat, a headband or a standalone piece. Fri 16th Aug.