The kitchen at The Tower, Scottish Borders
Location Icon Thornhill, Scottish Borders
From £234 per night

The Tower

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Sleeps 6
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2 Bedrooms
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2 Bathrooms
A luxurious hideaway attached to the famous and historical Drumlanrig Castle on a private estate with endless adventures from the doorstep and a sociable living space for families and friends to enjoy.
The Tower provides a unique and quirky getaway for families and groups of friends near Dumfries and Galloway. The property boasts a large, open-plan living room with a wood-burning stove, two spacious bedrooms with views of Drumlanrig Castle and a modern kitchen with high-end fixtures, perfect for preparing delicious feasts together. The estate offers plenty of family-friendly facilities and activities including a castle tour and a fantastic adventure playground, as well as a range of outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling and hiking within the glorious estate grounds.

Why we love this

  • Located on a private estate with scenic walking routes and gardens to explore
  • Stunning view of the castle grounds and just a short walk to Statehouse Loch
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Drumlanrig Castle to discover its fascinating family history and grand interiors

Key Features

Dog-friendly Dog-friendly
Countryside views Countryside views
Wood burner Wood burner
Parking Parking
Children welcome Children welcome
Historical building Historical building
Inglenook fireplace Inglenook fireplace
Luxury toiletries Luxury toiletries
Modern kitchen Modern kitchen
Period features Period features
Family friendly Family friendly
Romantic cottages Romantic cottages
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Why Book with Us

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Our properties are handpicked and inspected in person before listing, and we regularly review them for quality control and your peace of mind.

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We only work with the best owners, so in the rare event you find one of our properties listed elsewhere for less, we’ll refund you the difference. *

Exceptional Service

Our award-winning Guest Services team will not only help you find your dream holiday but will support you through every step of your stay.

The property begins with an open-plan living room, complete with original vaulted ceilings and a cosy wood-burning stove. After a day of exploring, relax and unwind on the comfortable sofas (one of which can be converted into a sofa bed) or gather around the four-seater dining table to savour delicious meals while admiring the stunning castle and garden views.

Meanwhile, a small set of steps leads to the modern and well-equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, electric oven and hob. There is also a handy utility room and a small WC.

Venture up the spiral staircase to two beautiful king-size bedrooms with castle views and TVs. One of the bedrooms has an en-suite with a shower and a bath, while the other has access to the hallway bathroom, also featuring a shower and a bath.

You will be given access to the key box for a flexible check-in.

We plant a tree for every booking we make to help offset some of the carbon emissions generated by our stays.

Check-in: from 16:00
Check-out: by 10:00

Deposit: Bookings are subject to a non-refundable deposit of 30% of the booking value plus applicable booking fees with the balance payable 60 days before the date of travel.

Accidental Damage Deposit: To maintain the highest standards in our properties, guests will need to pay a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £250 prior to their stay. An advance payment as detailed in the booking summary can be made to waive the requirement.

  • No smoking
  • Please keep noise to a minimum
  • Up to 4 dogs are permitted
  • Children of all ages are welcome

Bespoke your stay

Stay your way with our bespoke travel service. Our Guest Services team are available to tailor-make your holiday matching you with the perfect property and provide personalised recommendations on anything from local restaurants to unforgettable experiences.

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The neighbourhood

The property is located on a 90,000-acre private estate with plenty of walking and cycling trails from the doorstep and beautiful gardens to explore. There is something for every member of the family to enjoy, from woodland adventures to waterside pursuits with views of the River Nith. If you’re lucky, you might even spot a red squirrel along the way.

A visit to Drumlanrig Castle and Gardens is a must during your stay. Discover the fascinating family history and grand castle interiors on a guided tour, before venturing outside to explore 40 acres of beautifully manicured gardens, followed by a coffee at Larchwood Cabin Café.
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We are always happy to help and go out of our way to tailor your perfect UK holiday.

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0121 517 0350
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Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 4pm
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