Castle Opening Hours
The Castle is open for Guided Tours on selected dates from Easter to the end of the Summer.
We also welcome groups throughout the year. You can find out more about privte visits and bringing a group here.
7th – 10th April
29th April – 1st May
28th – 29th May
Fridays – Mondays in July & August
Tours every hour from 11:00 until 4:00
Enjoy a Guided Tour
With 600+ years of history, Drumlanrig Castle has many stories to tell from its Douglas family roots and the story of braveheart to more recent visits from astronauts and hit TV series Outlander. Join our Castle Tour Guides for a 75 minute long tour to discover what makes the Pink Palace so special.
Ticket Booking and Prices
Our guides look forward to taking you on a tour of the Castle. Discover the fascinating family history, art, furniture and objects from the Buccleuch Art Collection and grand Castle interiors. Tours take approximately 75 minutes and start from Reception – located next to the Castle Car Park via the covered walk way.
Admission includes Car Parking and Entry to the Castle Gardens
|Concession (over 60s)||£15|
|Child (age 5-16)||£9|
Tickets must be booked online. We are proud to offer free entry tickets for accompanying carers, please bring documentation if applicable. Tickets are also available for Historic Houses and ASVA members. Please bring relevant pass cards.
Explore the Pink Palace
From the family members who made it the Castle we see today. To the art collection which adorns its walls and continues to inspire. Our guided tour is a must for history and art lovers alike.
Drumlanrig Guide Book
The new, lavishly illustrated and expanded third edition of Drumlanrig: The Castle, its People and its Paintings is now available to buy in hardback. Introduced by the present Duke of Buccleuch, this fascinating read brings to life Drumlanrig’s magnificent history and world-renowned art collection. It features some wonderful photography by Fritz von der Schulenburg, David George, Walter Dalkeith and Matthijs de Vos. A preview is available here,