News · August 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.

Border Cars on board as Galloway Country Fair 2017 sponsor

16th August, 2017

Border Cars has been confirmed as the headline sponsor for the Galloway Country Fair for the fourth year running. The annual family countryside event, taking place on 19th and 20th August at Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate, has secured the new and used car dealership – which operates throughout Cumbria, Dumfries & Galloway and Ayrshire […]

Rare Bonnie Prince Charlie tapestry on display

15th August, 2017

Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate is currently open for tours and, this year, visitors have a chance to discover a rare tapestry within its own Bonnie Prince Charlie bedroom. With 2017 being VisitScotland’s Year of History, Heritage & Archaeology, it’s the perfect time to uncover a piece of the past at Drumlanrig Castle. The tapestry […]

Renowned cookery writer and author set to star at Galloway Country Fair

11th August, 2017

Scottish cookery writer and author Sue Lawrence will join this year’s Galloway Country Fair thanks to its partnership with Wigtown Book Festival. Sue will host one hour demonstrations in the fair’s popular Bake Off Tent cooking delicious recipes while offering visitors the chance to hear more about her career and cookery books. The first, named […]

Explore the great outdoors at Drumlanrig

10th August, 2017

From hands-on Ranger activities to magical self-guided walks and outdoor yoga lessons, Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate has something for everyone this August. Youngsters with a keen interest in wildlife and conservation can make the most of the last few days of the summer holidays at Junior Ranger workshops on Wednesdays in August from 10am-12pm. […]

Yoga fun in Dumfriesshire for all the family

8th August, 2017

The Yoga bug has swept the nation becoming increasingly popular not just as exercise but for combined mental and physical wellbeing, and Drumlanrig Castle is hosting classes for budding and experienced yogis throughout August – with a special one-off family session. For a zen start to the day this summer, take part in a Vinyasa […]

Last chance to secure fast-track tickets for top family countryside weekend

8th August, 2017

Organisers of a show-stopping country fair in Dumfries and Galloway that attracts thousands of visitors every year, are urging families and countryside enthusiasts to pre-book tickets. Galloway Country Fair is set to welcome visitors to Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate on 19 and 20 August for what promises to be an action-packed weekend. This is […]