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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.
Free-Roaming Tour with Introductory Talk:
Cost: £7.00 per adult, £6.20 per senior & £3.50 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.
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: £9.00 per person
Drinks Reception Followed by Guided Tour
For a unique expereince 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.
£27.50 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 four delicious bottled ales brewed at Traquair in the 18th century Dining Room..
£14.00 per person
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.
The tour takes approx 45 minutes finishing with a glass of mulled wine.
Tours can be arranged during the hours of darkness throughout the year.
Cost: £18.00 per person. Minimum numbers of 15 Guests or £250.00
The following catering can be provided in the High Drawing Room or Dining Room throughout the day which can be closed for exclusive use.
Coffee and Shortbread £5.00 per person
Afternoon tea in the Dining Room £12.00 per person
The above prices apply to a minimum of 20 people
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.