Information for Groups Visiting Traquair

Information for Groups Visiting Traquair

We are delighted to accept groups of any size throughout the year and personal guided tours by the owner, Catherine Maxwell Stuart, can be arranged in advance.

Guided tours can be arranged outside normal opening hours and sometimes during opening hours at less busy times of the year.

During house opening hours we can arrange a guide to welcome the group and give a 5 minute introductory talk about the history of the house before the group is free to tour the house on their own.  For further details please see the attached or below.  If you would like to arrange a group visit please call the office on 01896 830323, drop us an email with details or fill in the attached form.

We follow below with 2017 prices:

Free-Roaming Tour with Introductory Talk:

Cost: £7.80 per adult, £6.80 per senior & £3.80 per child.

Guides are on hand to answer questions and we have extensive foreign language room translation if required. The following packages are also available for groups who wish to have a unique Traquair Experience.

Traquair Experiences for Groups

Exclusive Guided Tours

Catherine Maxwell Stuart, 21st Lady of Traquair will take your group on an exclusive guided tour of Traquair
Cost: £20.00 per person

Guided Tour with Experienced Guide

Cost: £10.00 per person

Drinks Reception Followed by Guided Tour

For a unique experience of Traquair we can offer receptions hosted by the owner in the 17th Century High Drawing Room followed by a guided tour. Cuvée Catherine, our own French sparkling wine and soft drinks will be served  All guests will be provided with a complimentary guide book.
£28.00 per person

Guided Tour With Ale Tasting

Guided tour of Traquair House with an Experienced Guide and finish with a private Ale tasting. This gives your group opportunity to taste all three delicious bottled ales brewed at Traquair in the 18th Century Dining Room.
£16.00 per person (includes Room Hire)

Historical Ghost Tours

A superb historical ghost tour bringing the history of Traquair to life through characters from its past. Atmospheric and just a little spooky you can step back in time as never before. With torches and atmospheric flood lighting on the house this is a truly breathtaking experience.

Tours can be arranged during the hours of darkness throughout the year and take around 45 minutes, finishing with a glass of mulled wine.

Cost: £20.00 per person. Minimum numbers of 15 Guests or £250.00

For themed tours please look at the attached and if you have a particular interest not highlighted please contact us.

Please note: all groups must be booked in advance.

Group Catering

Why not start your visit with coffee and shortbread in the 18th Century Dining Room, or finish your day with afternoon tea?

Coffee and Shortbread £6.00 per person
Afternoon tea, including a scone served with cream and jam with a selection of cakes or tray bakes in the Dining Room, £14.00 per person
The above prices apply to a minimum of 20 people and includes Room Hire.

Please note that we can also offer group lunches in our 1745 Cottage Restaurant please see group bookings for further information on lunches, dinners or Scottish Banquets in our 18th Century Dining Room.