A Look Inside

The 12 Days of Christmas – Behind the Scenes

Hopefully by now you will have seen our Dundas take on the 12 Days of Christmas. We wanted to give you a peek at how the video came together. The day started bright and early at 7.15am with Rachel, our marketing assistant, and Luke and Simon...

A Special Invitation…

    At the start of October, Dundas Castle hosted a fundraiser for Queensferry Care. Queensferry Care do a lot of work in and around not just Queensferry, but also Dalmeny, Kirkliston, Ratho and Newbridge. The charity provides quality support services to older people and carers...

Rising Stars – Meet Your Chefs

Head Chef, Tom Beauchamp believes that “the key to all great food is the people you have creating and producing it in the kitchen”. In a constant search to find new talent to join our team, we are delighted to welcome two Michelin Star Trained...

Food, Glorious Food!

Here at Dundas we love any opportunity to try the amazing food by our fantastic caterers Prestige. So when the time of year comes around for the menus to change there is a real buzz around the Castle… as this means a tasting – definitely...

The A to Z of Dundas: ‘C’ is for charity!

Here at the Castle we enjoy supporting different charities throughout the year.  In the past we’ve made a little Princess’ dream come true with Make-A-Wish and even ‘launched’ a new boat for the RNLI.  The most recent charity we supported is one that’s close to our hearts and is the topic of this ‘C’ blog…  Comic Relief.

The A to Z of Dundas: ‘B’ is for Boathouse

Nestled on the side of its own private loch, our Boathouse has been providing utter tranquillity and peace for honeymooners, anniversary couples, or those who simply want to get away from it all, since it opened it’s doors to the public over a decade ago. The charms of the Boathouse have gained it a large and ever growing following, but few know of its interesting history...

Introducing the A to Z of Dundas.. ‘A’ is for ‘Apollo’.

Starting today, we take you behind the scenes and under the skin of Dundas, with our new 'A to Z' series, highlighting the remarkable, the ancient, the unexpected and the overlooked aspects of this historic venue.

We begin the series with 'A' -for 'Apollo'.

Apollo was the mythical Greek god of music, poetry and the sun, amongst many other things. One of his more obscure areas of responsibility was over herds and flocks, which is perhaps why this name was chosen for our Apollo, the senior male in our twenty strong flock of Llamas! To find out more about these curious creatures, and how they came to make the elegant surroundings of Dundas Castle their home, read on..

Singing from the roof tops (almost)

At Dundas we like to ‘tick boxes’.   If you were to ask the Dundas team members which boxes the installation of our new minstrels' gallery would ‘tick’ you’d get a few different answers…