Join BHS Scotland for the privileged “Douglas Heart Ride” at Drumlanrig Castle, courtesy of Drumlanrig Castle and Queensberry Estate, for a ride around the grounds choosing either a 6 mile or a 10 mile route (all distances are approximate).
Sunday 8 Aug 2021
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway, DG3 4AQ
The routes are mostly, grass, forest track and estate road taking in beautiful views of the castle, the Lowther hills, Beech Loch and Starn Loch and the of course the stunning River Nith. A beautiful landscape filled with wildlife and diversity.
The Castle, which is a category A listed building is the stunning Dumfriesshire seat of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry. The 75,000 acre Estate, boasts miles of beautiful walks and acres of gardens, which can be visited throughout the summer.
This ride is in aid of Ride Out UK and My Name’5 Doddie Foundation
Proceeds will be split 50/50.
First riders out at 9am. Riders will be put into groups of riders with a maximum of 6 riders in each group and a minimum of 2 riders. Riders will be notified of their times by the Thursday prior to the ride.
Parking at the Castle where there is a gift shop and craft shops and light refreshments are available in the Larchwood Cabin or Castle Tearoom. Toilets on site. This ride is restricted to 80 on a first come first served basis – stabling may be available for those further traveled.
All Ride Out UK rides in Scotland are being sponsored by Strawmax in 2021
Conditions of entry as per our booking website.