Culzean Castle

Dumfries House

Rothesay & Woodland Gardens and Adam Bridge

Dumfries House Dumfries House was designed and built in the Palladian style by John and Robert Adam and furnished by furniture designed by Thomas Chippendale. Until 2007 the house and estate was the private property of the Marquis of Bute. In November 2007 the house and estate were purchased from 7th Marquis by a consortium [...]


Culzean Castle & Dumfries House

Culzean Castle

We were joined by Janet, Margaret & Sylvia for a tour to Culzean Castle & Dumfries House in Ayrshire. Leaving Edinburgh we travelled south to Ayrshire. Our first stop was Culzean Castle which was  the ancestral home of the Kennedy family until the Marquis of Ailsa gifted it to the National Trust in 1945. An [...]


Borders Journeys’ 2014 Leaflet

2014 Leaflet 2

We have collected our 2014 leaflet in time to launch it at Who Do You Think You Are? Live at Olympia in London this week. If you would like copies of the leaflet, please contact us and we’ll arrange to deliver them to you. Contact details: Tel: (+44) 0131 450 7151 or (+44) 07794 021819 [...]


Guided tour of Scotland

St. Andrews

We provided our tour guide services to Abbey Tours Scotland  for a tour of Scotland for twenty visitors from Canada. Our daily scheduled tours depart from Stance F (ZF), Waterloo Place, Edinburgh (next to the entrance to Old Calton Cemetery). Tours of Scotland are available for private or small groups from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dumfries & Galloway [...]


Ancestral tour of the Borders, Ayrshire and Paisley

Ancestral tour of Ayrshire and Paisley

Today we took Mr & Mrs Acker and Mrs & Mrs Dunn from Alabama for a private sightseeing tour of the Scottish Borders, Ayrshire and Paisley. The theme of the tour was a visit to places associated with Bill Acker’s ancestry. Top row – Dumfries House & Dundonald Castle Middle row – Mr & Mrs [...]


Guided tour of Glasgow

Kelvingrove Collection

Seven visitors from Australia and New Zealand touring Scotland with Abbeytours had a full-day guided tour of Glasgow. The group also had a Guided tour of Edinburgh. Doulton Fountain at Glasgow Green Burrell Collection at Pollok Park Kelvingrove Museum & Art Gallery Kelvingrove Collection University of Glasgow, Christ of St. John of the Cross by Salvador [...]


Dumfries House and Culzean Castle

Garden at Culzean Castle

Staff and students from Park University, Parkville, Missouri’s visit to Dumfries House and Culzean Castle. Dumfries House Garden at Dumfries House Culzean Castle Garden at Culzean Castle Our daily scheduled tours depart from Stance F (ZF), Waterloo Place, Edinburgh (next to the entrance to Old Calton Cemetery). This tour to Dumfries House and Culzean Castle [...]


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