Almost one year ago, we discovered that Duns Castle had been chosen from among castles across Europe to become the flagship property for HomeAway’s 2017 brand awareness campaign linked to Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. What an amazing adventure it has been: the filming of a TV and cinema commercial last December, a major PR […]
We enjoyed welcoming 50 tourism professionals from the region as part of a FamTrip organised by MBTAG (Midlothian and Borders Tourism Action Group). This video not only features Duns Castle but also helps to showcase many other venues and visitor attractions in the area including the Jim Clark Trust in Duns. Plenty for our guests […]
What a great evening for the launch of the Borders Heritage Festival’s signature event “Lighting the Borders.” Beacon, Lanterns and Castle were all lit beautifully to mark the occasion. Huge thanks to all the 300 participants, to the actors, to the organisers and to the volunteers. Here are just some of the images from the […]
We are delighted once again to have provided the fields in front of the castle for the annual Berwickshire County Show. It truly is a great family day out with plenty to see including equestrian events, livestock judging, piping, fun rides and exhibitor stands.
Congratulations to the Duns Summer Festival committee and to all involved for a truly impressive week of festivities. Among these we hosted a commemorative service on Duns Law, a Family Fun Run and several ceremonial cavalcades of riders upholding local tradition. Community spirit, creativity and effort combined once again to deliver a colourful and amusing […]
We had an amazing start to the week. While the Berwickshire Hunter Trials were underway in the fields of the estate, the castle hosted the live broadcast of “Today on NBC”, the top-ranking morning show in the US, as the launch event to HomeAway’s PR Week. Presenters Al Roker, Sheinelle Jones, Keir Simmons and Kelly […]
Every year we were delighted to welcome and host the Berwickshire Hunter Trials on Duns Castle Estate. Here are just a few of the many photos from this year’s two-day event. Congratulations to the organisers for another successful event and to the riders, horses and photographers for making it such a memorable occasion.
HomeAway, the world’s leading holiday rentals agency, have chosen Duns Castle as the flagship property for their 2017 brand awareness campaign linked to Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Considering that the Eiffel Tower was the star of their 2016 campaign and that we were competing against castles from across Europe, this win is a truly […]
This year the Berwickshire Hunt Ball was held at Manderston House but we were lucky enough to have 22 guests and friends staying with us over the weekend. Great fun, dancing and laughter until well past 3am!
We are delighted to inform you that Duns Castle has been shortlisted as one of the finalists in the Romantic Wedding Venue of The Year category, at the Fourth Scottish Wedding Awards. We have been shortlisted based on the votes received from the public voting over the last few months with the winner being announced […]