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Dumfries House
Set in 2,000 acres, this stunning Estate and 18th-century House with its unrivalled collection of Chippendale furniture has something for everyone.
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Dumfries House 3h
The sun's out — and lots of you are visiting the estate and the house itself ☀️ There is a limited number of spaces on tours of the house today and tomorrow. At this time of year, it's advisable for visitors to book tours well in advance — call 01290 425 959 > Option 1 to book.
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Dumfries House 3h
This is a great opportunity to see a part of our estate usually reserved for school visits. Find out what we offer on our food education programmes by paying a visit on Friday 5 July!
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Dumfries House 24h
Harpist will perform at Dumfries House on Sunday. Tickets, priced £25, are selling well, but some are still available via Tania on 01290 429 913. Come along on June 23 at 3pm to sample a pre-concert afternoon tea followed by Meredith's recital.
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Dumfries House Jun 3
Woven Textiles Summer School will introduce secondary school pupils to weaving, working on hand looms and learning how to follow a pattern to create fabric samples. Workshops will run on July 15-19, 10am-3.30pm. More info and booking available here:
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Dumfries House May 31
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Dumfries House May 31
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3/3 "It has become a symbol of excellence in hospitality, hosting hundreds of events, as well as in education, training and restoration, and inspiring a new generation to enjoy hospitality and the outdoors."
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Dumfries House May 31
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2/3 Andrea Nicholas, chair of the awards' advisory board, said: "Andrew was unequivocal about using the word 'excellence' in the CIS Awards' name and only accepting and judging entries which lived up to the term. Dumfries House encapsulates all that...
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Dumfries House May 31
We are proud to announce that the inaugural award of hospitality excellence created in honour of late Scottish chef has been bestowed on our amazing staff. Andrew's widow Kate presented the award in Glasgow last night. Thank you to everyone involved 😀
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Dumfries House May 30
Tours of our house run daily throughout Summer and at weekends during Winter. Please note that entry to the main house is by guided tour only. Dates/times may be subject to change, so please check for updates.
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Dumfries House May 30
If you're in and looking for something interesting to do this afternoon, come and learn about the art of weaving from the team. Weaving Watercolour takes place from 2-4pm this afternoon in our Tapestry Room. Purchase tickets here:
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Dumfries House May 29
Despite the drizzle, you have come to the estate in your numbers today, enjoying the azaleas and rhododendrons in full bloom and buying every baked potato from The Coach House Café! Thanks to everyone who visited. Remember it's free to enjoy our estate on every day of the year 🙂
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Dumfries House May 24
*MAKE IT MONDAYS* Impress your friends and family with some new cooking skills! Sign up for our Healthy Takeaway Alternatives class with a professional chef on June 3, 6-8.30pm. Book your place now for £25 by calling 01290 425 959. Here's head chef Tom Scoble with more...🎥
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Dumfries House May 17
*JOB ALERT* We are looking for a hard-working, enthusiastic individual to join our team in delivering weddings, conferences, private dining, and corporate events. To apply or for more information, please email E.Samson@dumfries-house.org.uk. Deadline for applications: Fri 31 May.
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Dumfries House May 13
Dumfries House Lodge, our estate's five-star bed and breakfast accommodation, is seeking applications for the role of Housekeeping Attendant. The deadline for applications is Friday 24 May. You can apply and find more details via
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Dumfries House May 13
Our estate proved popular among horses and horse-lovers alike last month for our first Equestrian Open Day. The event was a great success, attracting lots of visitors and raising £500 for
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Dumfries House May 8
We are looking for a Building Craft Programme Coordinator to help assist with or manage a number of the ’s existing education programmes, with a particular focus on our . Apply now (or before May 20) at
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VisitScotland News May 6
Boswell Book Festival takes place this weekend (May 10-12) at Dumfries House in Cumnock 📚📖 The festival is dedicated to biography and among the great speakers this year are Christopher Brookmyre, Mark Billingham, Alfie Boe, Susan Calman and Neil Oliver.
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Boswell Book Festival May 5
Have you ever wanted to work in the Fashion Industry? In talking about her life and career , who is also a talented curator and broadcaster, will give a rare look at the industry from the inside as described in her book .
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Dumfries House May 6
We're excited that takes place on our estate this week! It's set to be a busy time for the team at Woodlands restaurant, fully booked on Thu/Fri/Sat evenings as well as for Sun lunch+dinner. To book for another time, contact info@dumfries-house.org.uk / 01290 425 959
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Dumfries House May 6
Sample a sumptuous selection of new-generation at our Gin Tasting Evening by on Friday 24 May. Experience five gins and learn about the history, fables and flavour notes. For tickets, priced £42.50, email T.Bechelli@dumfries-house.org.uk or call 01290 425 959.
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