Experience the ultimate family adventure at Dabton House in Dumfries and Galloway during your next holiday in Scotland. Nestled amidst breathtaking scenery, Dabton House offers unparalleled luxury and a myriad of activities for the entire family to enjoy.

No matter the season there’s something for everyone at Dabton House. From exquisite accommodation to thrilling outdoor pursuits at neighbouring Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate, your family’s holiday dreams will come true.

Discover the nearby wonders of Dabton House with free entry to the Adventure Playground at Drumlanrig Castle from 1 March to 31 October, specially designed for younger visitors. Let their imaginations run wild as they explore the Estate, enjoy enchanting scenery from wide open spaces to historical heather huts, and partake in outdoor adventures from zipping, sliding to climbing.

Or enter a realm of outdoor excitement tailored for ages 8- 80+ with activities from Scottish Assault Courses. From bushcraft activities, to adrenaline filled paintball. Or for something gentler be guided by way-marked trails and navigate the estate on foot or two wheels, cycle for miles on quiet country roads, go castle hunting in the historic surrounding or take a trip to the Dumfries and Galloway coast.

Half Term

As warmer days grace Dabton House and the surrounding Queensberry Estate, it’s time to embrace the outdoors fully. From river fishing to mountain biking, our wide selection of outdoor activities promises fun for the whole family. With Castle Tours, tennis at the House, and numerous other options available, there’s something for everyone to enjoy amidst the splendour of spring.

Summer Fun

Bask in the warm summer weather with a getaway to Dabton House. Surrounded by picturesque countryside, you can indulge in a plethora of outdoor activities suitable for all ages. Whether seeking thrills or relaxation, Dabton House promises an unforgettable summer holiday experience for the entire family. Grass tennis to croquet, we have oodles of activities for you to enjoy in the garden or head out for a picnic at the highest point on the Estate with views to die for…

3 kids throwing autumn leaves in the air

Autumn Adventures

October half term heralds one of the finest times of the year for family holidays in Scotland. Amidst the stunning autumnal colours on the Queensberry Estate, Dabton House offers a plethora of outdoor activities set against a picturesque backdrop. Whether bonding with the kids or indulging in spa treatments, autumn adventures abound at Dabton House. Discover the local wildlife, or meet an incredibly friendly alpaca on a special trail.

Christmas Fair at Drumlanrig Castle

Christmas & Hogmanay

Experience the grandest, most luxurious festive celebration in Scotland at Dabton House. Our festive breaks are unrivalled, making Christmas at Dabton House an unforgettable experience. Join us for a truly magical holiday season, with picturesque winter walks and delightful evenings by the crackling fire, and discover the splendour of Dabton House for yourself.

Half Term

February half term, experience the ultimate blend of action and relaxation at Dabton House with fresh winter walks, snowdrop spotting around the countryside and warming hot chocolates in local cafe and bookshop Thomas Tosh.

Daffodils in front of Dabton

Spring Getaways

Springtime at Dabton House is filled with an array of activities for children of all ages. From local Easter fun days at Drumlanrig Castle or one of their many family friendly attractions, to spotting newly born lambs around the wider Etate. For the whole family, we offer experiences like private guided tours, whisky experiences and beyond. The South of Scotland and Dumfries and Galloway is not just a Glorious Playground for adults; it’s a haven for the entire family!

Luxury Family Breaks

Our Family Rooms

Experience true luxury and comfort with our flexible range of beautiful rooms, some interconnecting rooms, and additional in-room cribs and cots. Dabton House ensures that every member of your family feels right at home amidst our opulent accommodation for the ultimate multi-generational holiday.

Family Activities

At Dabton House, adventure knows no bounds. Whether it’s taking aim on a simulated clay pigeon shoot, nearby water sports, or exploring off-road, our activities cater to all ages. We’re dedicated to providing our junior guests with countless opportunities to embark on thrilling adventures, just like the adults.

Dabton House invites you to create cherished memories with your family on an unforgettable holiday experience in Scotland.

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