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Fabulous day for all ages

What a wonderful day out our three generations had in these stunning surroundings. Free to enter... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alison H
Dumfries, United Kingdom
Amazing free day out.

I am a carer and look after an autistic child so trying to find somewhere he can enjoy is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Claire C
Erskine, United Kingdom
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Dumfries House Dumfries House Estate | Auchinleck, New Cumnock KA18 2NJ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

What a wonderful day out our three generations had in these stunning surroundings. Free to enter, the youngsters were fully entertained exercising minds and bodies. The older folk loved the beautifully presented grounds and the gentle strolls around the estate. Staff were all friendly and...More

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am a carer and look after an autistic child so trying to find somewhere he can enjoy is difficult. We had an amazing day here today and will be back. Everything is so clean. Ate in the cafe which was busy but we didn’t...More

1  Thank Claire C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to visit after hearing about it and seeing it on the TV and hearing of Prince Charles involvement in the restoration. Arrived mid morning only to find all the house tours were fully booked for that day. Not very good practice to turn visitors...More

3  Thank Roan_May
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to this magical place. The Estate grounds have tall trees, lakes, water fountains, stunning flower beds, great walks. This place has it all. Could easily spend a whole day there. Nice Cafe to eat in, mementoes to buy, children's play area with zip...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked the Grand Tour of the house which was the best tour I’ve ever had of an historic building. The tour guide Alison was excellent and made the whole house come to life. Definitely worth a visit and you get to see the priceless Chippendale...More

Thank Alicats116
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit loads of different things for the children to do especially the water play area very different for young and older children. The maze and the walled gardens. Incredible trees that older children can climb lovely cafe with out...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning Georgian house with Victorian extensions, rich content of furniture, crockery, clocks, paintings etc, with marvellously knowledgable tour guide. Saved for the nation by Prince Charles, contains 10% of the world’s authenticated Chippendale furniture. Unbelievably beautiful and not to be missed. 1 hour south of...More

Thank Marianne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I decided to visit Dumfries House, we did the guided tour and it was excellent, if you are interested in the history of places, and how the gentry live this is the place for you, the grounds are beautiful, and will definately...More

1  Thank Denise D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour guide Alison was excellent. She was very interesting and took time to answer questions The grounds and gardens were well looked after and the cafe has been extended and is much improved

1  Thank 232jjj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit but won't be our last. House tour was well worth it - interesting with well informed guide. The grounds are lovely with the walled garden being a particular highlight. What a worthwhile project this is, not only restoring the house...More

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Response from amclaren213 | Reviewed this property |
I don't like salt LOO salt THe management should taste it before giving it to the public
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Not my house, I was only a visitor who did a brief review, you would need to contact house