News · October 2013

The latest news from Drumlanrig Castle

There’s always something happening at Drumlanrig Castle. So to keep you up to speed with everything that’s going down – or being put up – we’ll post the latest news, articles and stories here.

Autumn Workshops Celebrate Nature at Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate

21st October, 2013

Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate may have closed its doors for the winter but it will continue to offer a programme of fun and educational workshops, with two nature-focussed events taking place in the coming weeks. The Estate will host a Feeders and Homes workshop on 27th October (1pm – 2.30pm) to help the birds […]

The Impact of Phytophora Ramorum on our Woodlands

11th October, 2013

Unfortunately Larch trees on our Estates are succumbing to a very aggressive disease called Phytophora Ramorum. This disease affects some conifer tree species, Rhododendrons and Bilberry. If the disease becomes established on Bilberry then many sensitive habitats that our threatened species rely on could be very seriously affected, including the iconic Black Grouse. The disease […]

Wedding bells at Drumlanrig

4th October, 2013

Drumlanrig Castle hosted its first wedding on the 4th August, when Jill and Stewart Burn said ‘I Do’. This was a special day for both the couple and the Castle, with the first wedding event proving a huge success – both bride and groom had a wonderful day! The team worked phenomenally hard to ensure their perfect […]

Under The Skin

2nd October, 2013

Film fanatics will have a chance to see the Queensberry Estate as it has never been seen before – through alien eyes – thanks to new Hollywood thriller ‘Under the Skin’. The hotly-anticipated film, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September, stars the stunning Scarlett Johansson as an alien in human form who journeys through Scotland. It’s widely known that […]