News · June 2015

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.

Buccleuch gundog trainer takes to the Galloway Country Fair arena for the first time in 2015

24th June, 2015

Buccleuch’s very own David Lisett will make his arena debut at this year’s Galloway Country Fair, at Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate on August 22 and 23. The award-winning Buccleuch gundog manager, who has reached the top level of competition with three different breeds – Labradors, English Springer Spaniels and Cocker Spaniels – will demonstrate […]

Wallace Hall Primary scores new football strips

9th June, 2015

A Thornhill primary school’s football team has been kitted out with brand new strips thanks to Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate. The sponsored kits were hand-delivered to Wallace Hall Primary on Friday 5 June by Anna Fergusson, the Estate’s Visitor Services Manager. She was met by Deputy Head Teacher, Mrs McDiarmid, as well as some […]

Tickets on sale for the Galloway Country Fair 2015

4th June, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for the Galloway Country Fair 2015, with this year’s event promising even more for Dumfriesshire locals and visitors. The popular country event will take place within the stunning surroundings of Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate on August 22 and 23. The Galloway Country Fair has received support as part of […]

Queensberry Initiative and Pupils Get Tails Wagging During Visit to Buccleuch Gundog Kennels

2nd June, 2015

A group of pupils from Wallace Hall Academy in Thornhill donned their wellies earlier this week to experience a day in the life at the Buccleuch Gundog Kennels. The visit was organised through the Queensberry Initiative, a community and outdoor learning charity project, linking Wallace Hall Academy to local businesses of all sorts, including farms […]