News · December 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.

Christmas is the biggest day of the year for wedding proposals

23rd December, 2013

…However 76 per cent of women still expect a present as well as a ring Love-birds across the country will be hoping for a proposal this Christmas Day, which tops the list as the ultimate occasion to pop the question according to a poll. Almost half (46 per cent) of those who responded favoured the […]

Drumlanrig Castle boasts Santa’s most challenging chimney

22nd December, 2013

If there is one chimney that Santa should be careful not to get stuck in, it’s Drumlanrig Castle’s huge outdoor stack. Father Christmas will be facing his toughest trial to date if he attempts to negotiate the 17th Century Castle’s 600 metre chimney. Nestled in woodland on the Castle grounds, the enchanting chimney was built […]

Thousands flock to Drumlanrig Castle Christmas Fair

8th December, 2013

Thousands of adults and children flocked to the Stableyard of Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate this weekend (7 and 8 December) to enjoy one of the biggest festive events in the region. Amongst the many highlights of the Christmas Fair was the twilight procession led by the Buccleuch & Queensberry Pipe Band, followed by Santa […]