A mid-nineteenth-century mansion designed by David Bryce in Scottish Baronial style with a handsome stone-mullioned conservatory.

Thornhill, Dumfries, DG3 4LZ


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Capenoch is a Scottish baronial house from around 1848/1855 with additions by David Bryce.

Capenoch has been in the Gladstone family since 1850. The house has not been modernised and is often described as a time capsule of the period.

Opening Times

Capenoch offers guided tours by appointment only.

Further details available on application.


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Group Visits

Capenoch offers guided tours for groups by appointment only. Catering including a light refreshments or lunch can be provided.

Further details available on application, please email

Educational Visits

We are able to offer visits for primary schools at Capenoch.

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