Opening Dates, Times & Prices

2016 Opening Dates & Times

Please note the Castle itself is now closed for the season, but you can still enjoy the wider estate’s walking, cycling and mountain biking trails. It will reopen for tours in 2017 at Easter, May Bank Holidays, July and August. Or, if you’re looking to a visit as a group, you can visit any time of the year via pre-booking.

The Estate, including the adventure playground, gardens, shop and tearoom are closed until Easter 2017.  However, we are delighted to be opening the adventure playground specially for October half term, from 15th – 30th October. The gardens will also be open and special Ranger events taking place. £3 for children, adults go free.

2017 Opening Dates

Gardens and Country Estate

1st April – 30th September, 10am – 5pm.


Easter Weekend: 14th – 17th April
May Bank Holiday Weekends: 29th April – 1st May and 27th – 29th May
July & August: Daily, 1st – 31st.

Guided tours start from 11am, with the last tour at 4pm (approx. 1 hour).


Gardens & Parkland 

Includes gardens, tearoom, cafe, shop, adventure playground, walks, cycle and mountain bike trails.

Adult £6.00
Adult Concession (60+) £4.50
Child (5-16) £3.50
Under 5s Free
Family (2 Adults + 3 Children) £16.00

Armed Forces: We offer a 50% discount off entry tickets for members of the Armed Forces, with ID during our normal opening hours (applies to individual and family tickets). Please note this is for the ticket only and does not apply in the tearoom, gift shop, or for special events.

Country Estate Season Pass (valid 28 March 2016 – 28 February 2017)

Individual pass / Mountain Biking Pass £20.00
Family pass (2 adults & 3 children) £35.00

Museum of Lead Mining

If you have been to the nearby Museum of Lead Mining, bring along you ticket for 10% off your entry price to Drumlanrig Castle. Likewise, retain your Drumlanrig Castle ticket for 10% off entry to the Museum of Lead Mining.