One Of The Most Famous Castles In Scotland
What is it that makes Drumlanrig one of the most famous castles in Scotland? Simply put, it’s a fascinating mix of wonderful architecture, a stunning fine art collection, breath-taking views and the remnants of many a historic tale.
The imposing façade of the “Pink Palace”, a name derived from its finely hewn red sandstone, beckons you inside to experience a magnificent private art collection that is home to beautiful paintings, intricately woven tapestries and ornate furniture. The grand reception rooms, magnificent staircases, ornate period features and cosy parlours give you an intimate taste of life through the centuries.
The Castle has been the Dumfriesshire seat of the Douglas Family for generations, and nestles itself in the beautiful surroundings of the Queensberry Estate.
As one of the most famous castles in Scotland, Drumlanrig has welcomed many notable characters from Scottish history including the “Young Pretender” Bonnie Prince Charlie and renowned novelist Sir Walter Scott. And you too could cross the threshold and discover a wealth of Scottish history and heritage.