Earl of Dumfries

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 [...]


Lockerbie & Lochmaben Ladies visit to Dumfries House – 10th October 2012

Lockerbie & Lochmaben Ladies

On a brilliant sunny morning when we collected eight ladies from Lockerbie and Lochmaben for a trip to Dumfries House. We travelled through beautiful Dumfriesshire countryside before stopping in Thornhill. We had morning coffee along with delicious homemade scones at Thomas Tosh. Afterwards the ladies enjoyed shopping in Thornhill’s many independent shops. Arriving at Dumfries House [...]


Mr & Mrs Warren Visit Dumfries House – 23rd August 2012

Mr & Mrs Warren

Our day began by collecting Mr & Mrs Warren from their hotel, the Blythswood Hotel in Glasgow. Mr & Mrs Warren contacted Borders Journeys as they wanted a private guided tour to Dumfries House. We travelled south from Glasgow into Ayrshire. En-route our tour guide Ian gave a background history to Dumfries House and how [...]


Dumfries House – July 2012

Adele, Elizabeth & Rena at Dumfries House

26th July 2012 We had the pleasure of welcoming three local ladies, Elizabeth, Rena and Adele, on our tour to Dumfries House today. Leaving Melrose, we headed to Dumfries House via the beautiful Tweed Valley, Peebles and Biggar. Morning tea/coffee and lovely freshly baked scones was served at Tinto Hill Tea Room. Dumfries House was designed [...]


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