News · September 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.

Galloway Country Fair raises thousands for Cash for Kids

25th September, 2017

West Sound Cash for Kids received a £2,900 donation thanks to fundraising at one of Scotland’s premier country events at Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate. The 2017 Galloway Country Fair attracted 17,000 visitors to Dumfriesshire over two days and provided a welcome boost for its official charity partner, West Sound Cash for Kids. The impressive […]

Get on Your Bike to Drumlanrig

20th September, 2017

With just a few weeks left of summer, Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate is urging visitors to take advantage of the remaining nice weather and get on their bikes to do it! The Queensberry Estate on which, Drumlanrig Castle is situated, spans 90,000 acres and boasts countless walking routes but the Estate can also be […]

Educational walks at Drumlanrig

14th September, 2017

Fewer than 120,000 red squirrels remain in Scotland, however quite a number of the endangered species have been spotted around the Drumlanrig Estate and its Ranger Service is leading an awareness walk later this month. On Sunday 24 September from 1-2.30pm visitors can learn more about red squirrels and their habitat, seeing up close where […]

Drumlanrig Castle urges people to get out there and embrace the great outdoors

11th September, 2017

A recent report from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has highlighted Scots are losing touch with their natural environment and should spend more time outdoors for the good of their health. Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate has endorsed this belief and is extending its Volunteer Ranger scheme this autumn to share all the benefits that exercise […]