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Tours. We offer guided tours daily throughout the summer season, with weekends only during the winter season. The following is our 2019 tour schedule. Please note that dates and timings given are for guidance and are subject to change.

Schedule

Some exceptions and time changes may apply on specific dates – check the booking site or call before travelling

We recommend checking the booking site or calling before travelling

Winter 2019 Tour Schedule

7th January 2019 – 23rd March

Generally open each Saturday and Sunday for one House Tour at 12.00pm and one Grand Tour at 1.30pm but please note that some dates may vary – call or check the website for details.

Spring/Summer/Autumn 2019 Tour Schedule

24th March – 31st Oct 2019

Open Sunday – Friday inclusive, first tour normally 10:45am, last tour normally 3.30pm.

Generally open every Saturday for House Tours at 10:45am and 12pm.

Please note that some dates may vary – call or check the website for details.

Dumfries House Lodge Guests

Entry to the House is by guided tour only.

Tours can be arranged Monday to Friday throughout the Winter Season and during office hours for guests resident at the Dumfries House Lodge subject to availability of guiding staff. Those with Lodge bookings should call the ticket line on +44 (0) 1290 421 742 or email tours@dumfries-house.org.uk

Book tickets

Book tour tickets online or call +44(0)1290 421 742

Ticket prices

Entry to the House is by guided tour only.

Visitors are welcome to buy tour tickets at the Visitor Centre. However, as we offer a limited number of tours per day it is advisable to pre-book your tickets on-line or by calling the ticket line. Please note that on-line booking closes at 4pm on the day prior to the date of a tour, however you can check tour availability and reserve tickets by calling the booking line on +44(0)1290 421 742 during office hours.. 

House Tour 

This 60 minute tour presents the highlights of the collection, the history of the house and its owners.

Adults - £10
Historic Scotland Member- £7.50
Art Fund Member- no charge
HHA Member- no charge
Children under 5 - no charge
Children 5-15 inclusive - £5

Grand Tour 

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

Adults - £14
Art Fund - £7
Children under 5 - no charge
Children 5-15 inclusive - £5
No other concessions apply.

Art Tour

Loans from the National Galleries of Scotland and the Fleming-Wyfold Art Foundation will feature on this 90 minute tour of the Arts. Please contact the House for availability.

Adults - £14
Children 5-15yrs inclusive - £5

Chippendale Tour 

This 90 minute tour takes a look at Thomas Chippendale, his life, work and the Dumfries House collection. Some key pieces within the collection will be opened up and on display. Please contact the House for availability.

Adults - £14
Children 5-15 inclusive - £5

Bespoke 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.

Please find more information about group tours here.