News · May 2017

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.

Cash for Kids announced as official charity partner of Galloway Country Fair 2017

29th May, 2017

Organisers of this year’s upcoming Galloway Country Fair (19 and 20 August) have confirmed West Sound Cash for Kids as its official charity partner for 2017. The charity supports children up to the age of 16 across Dumfries and Galloway who are disabled, disadvantaged or suffering from abuse or neglect. As part of the partnership […]

Majestic Castle setting for Pride and Prejudice performance

24th May, 2017

Theatre fans have the chance to experience Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice in the great outdoors with the spectacular Drumlanrig Castle as a backdrop. Illyria’s performance of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen takes place on Monday 29 May at 6pm in front of the historic Castle. Spectators will be transported back in time with […]


22nd May, 2017

Drumlanrig Castle is set to host an exciting event in partnership with The HALO trust and Waterloo Uncovered on May 25, sharing a remarkable insight into military history over the last 200 years – while raising money for charity at the same time. The Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry – who owns Drumlanrig Castle – […]

Uncover forgotten history at Drumlanrig Castle

16th May, 2017

The team at Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate are holding an exclusive Hidden Heritage tour later this month, granting access to the magnificent and recently refurbished castle roof. The one hour Hidden Heritage Tour, held on Sunday 21 May from 1pm, will give visitors the opportunity to see Drumlanrig Castle from a whole new perspective. […]

Winners in the frame for local photography competition

8th May, 2017

Three lucky winners have been picked from more than 400 images that were submitted to a recent competition run by a local photography group, in association with Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate. Photography group Dumfries & Galloway Through a Lens – who created the competition alongside one of the region’s top visitor destinations – is […]