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Programme 2015

Go Bunkers


Go Bunkers

'Bunk up' with family or friends and make a weekend of it. Find out more.

Boswell Book Festival 2016

We are currently busily involved in the exciting task of inviting a promised galaxy of stars to enthrall us all at Dumfries House from 8 – 10 May 2016.

In the past we have been thrilled to have enjoyed the company of so many fabulous authors including Kate Adie, Diana Athill, Damian Barr, Sarah Bradford, Captain Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown, John Byrne, the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, Sally Cline, Artemis Cooper, Jung Chang, Tam Dalyell, Fenella Fielding, Janice Galloway, Selina Hastings, Richard Holloway, Sir Tom Hunter, Joanna Lumley, Professor Steve Jones, Claire Macdonald, Sir James Macmillan, Allan Massie, Sally Magnusson, Candia McWilliam, Alistair Moffat, James Naughtie, Andrew O’Hagan, Bill Paterson, Ian Rankin, James Roberston, John Sessions, Nicholas Shakespeare, John Standing, Kirsty Wark and Timothy West.

Rest assured you will have much to look forward to once again in 2016.

James Boswell

James Boswell

The man, his life, and his home.


Dumfries House

Home of Boswell Book Festival.

Bozzy Books

Bozzy's Books

James Boswell in print.