Stop Press! Online Festival for Children

We are thrilled to be joining forces with Bath Children’s Literature Festival & other book festivals to promote reading and creativity with the Reading is Magic Festival this autumn! A free, inclusive and engaging digital festival for schools and families.

Reading is Magic

Buccleuch and Queensberry Arms Hotel

40 minutes drive from Dumfries House

The Buccleuch and Queensberry Arms is a traditional Georgian building which was completed in 1851, with an enviable position in the centre of Thornhill. The hotel has very recently undergone complete refurbishment retaining its distinctive classical features while creating a unique air of stylish, contemporary charm. It has 10 bedrooms, each with its own stunning en-suite bath/shower room, comfortable lounge bar, restaurant, private dining room and function room. There are 5 feature fireplaces throughout the public areas adding to the comfort and luxury of the hotel.


  • 112 Drumlanrig Street
  • Thornhill
  • DG3 5LU