Here at the Castle we enjoy supporting different charities throughout the year. In the past we’ve made a little Princess’ dream come true with Make-A-Wish and even ‘launched’ a new boat for the RNLI. The most recent charity we supported is one that’s close to our hearts and is the topic of this ‘C’ blog… Comic Relief.
Any luxury product depends on people who understand that true quality and personal service are worth their weight in gold. This is true of Dundas Castle, and it is also true of Edinburgh boutique Jane Davidson– purveying designer label clothes to the fashion conscious ladies of Edinburgh since 1969.
Nestled on the side of its own private loch, our Boathouse has been providing utter tranquillity and peace for honeymooners, anniversary couples, or those who simply want to get away from it all, since it opened it’s doors to the public over a decade ago. The charms of the Boathouse have gained it a large and ever growing following, but few know of its interesting history…
Starting today, we take you behind the scenes and under the skin of Dundas, with our new ‘A to Z’ series, highlighting the remarkable, the ancient, the unexpected and the overlooked aspects of this historic venue.
We begin the series with ‘A’ -for ‘Apollo’.
Apollo was the mythical Greek god of music, poetry and the sun, amongst many other things. One of his more obscure areas of responsibility was over herds and flocks, which is perhaps why this name was chosen for our Apollo, the senior male in our twenty strong flock of Llamas! To find out more about these curious creatures, and how they came to make the elegant surroundings of Dundas Castle their home, read on..
Regular followers of this blog will know that here at Dundas we are always up for a challenge! So when Disney contacted us and said they wanted to promote soon to be released ‘Brave’ by filming four TV specials here, featuring four different casts of international teen stars, in three different languages, and all in three days, we naturally jumped at the chance! To find out what happened, read on.. Continue reading →