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Drumkilbo House drawing room

Accommodation at Drumkilbo

Drumkilbo is not a hotel, it is a private family home, and the informal look and feel of the interior of the House reflects this. The House is offered for your exclusive use and you are invited to regard it as your home during your stay.

On the main floor, the rooms available to guests include the very large and elegant drawing room, writing room, TV sitting room, dining room with seating for 28 guests and the kitchen/pantry/breakfast room.


On the lower ground floor are a billiard room and also a laundry room.

Chairs in window recess at Drumkilbo House
The Lorimer Drawing Room

This enormous, elegant Drawing Room was added in 1920. Designed by the leading Scottish architect of the day, Sir Robert Lorimer, the room is enriched by a magnificent ceiling of ornate plasterwork that exemplifies Lorimer's classic approach to design. A very special adornment is the beautiful marble fireplace surround.

The Writing Room

One of the principal rooms of the ancient fortified tower house, the Writing Room is adorned with an Adam fireplace and commands a sweeping view of the formal garden. The addition of a large table provides meeting capacity for up to twelve people.

The Robert the Bruce Hall

This splendid hall originally greeted visitors arriving through the 1811 Georgian entrance. It now forms the centrepiece of Drumkilbo House, and has recently been restored under the supervision of Historic Scotland. The medieval 13th century round tower has now been exposed to view and provides a breathtaking glimpse of the past.

The Billiard Room

What better place is there to retire after a day in the outdoors than the billiard room? The full-size Drumkilbo billiard/snooker table is a century old and has been the focal point for many convivial evenings.

Drumkilbo Hall
Drumkilbo House chair
The Dining Room

The perfectly proportioned Dining Room with its inspiring view of the garden is a joyful place to dine and seats a maximum of 28 guests around a grand table. Its impressive marble fire surround was moved from Carberry Tower. The Dining Room is a perfect place to entertain and for an evening event makes the house come alive with radiance.

The Sitting Room

This room features a splendid bay window with comfortable seating overlooking the formal garden. This is currently the TV room.

The Library

This fascinating room commands the best view of the swimming pool. It dates from the early 19th century and was remodelled by Sir Robert Lorimer. It is an ideal seminar room for groups of up to fifteen persons.

There is accommodation for up to 24 guests. On the bedroom floor, the accommodation comprises the following;                       

Cox suite - master bedroom with super king bed, second bedroom with twin/king bed and nursery with single bed and cot 

Sleeps 5

De Tyrie - twin beds 

Sleeps 2

Strathmore - queen bed

Sleeps 2

Nairne suite - master bedroom with king bed, second bedroom with single bed with trundle

Sleeps 3

Glamis suite - master bedroom with king bed 

Sleeps 2

Lady in waiting – queen bed 

Sleeps 2

Wallace – twin/king bed and cot

Sleeps 2

Bruce – twin/king bed 

Sleeps 2

On the lower ground floor are two bedrooms;

Wharncliffe - twin/king bed

Sleeps 2

Elizabeth - twin/king bed 

Sleeps 2

All of the bedrooms have their own bathrooms except the Wharncliffe and Elizabeth which share.

Drumkilbo House pink bedroom cushions
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