Group Tours

The house and grounds provide the perfect location for groups to enjoy a day out and learn more about Paxton House.

Standard Tour Options

  • Group tours are available all year round.
  • The group tour requires 12 visitors or above in order to book.
  • Guided tours are available to suit your needs.
  • It runs for approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  • This presents the highlights of the collection, the history of the house and its owners and includes the Georgian kitchen.

Specialised Tour Options

  • This in-depth tour provides extended coverage of specific topics related to Paxton House.
  • Art – including masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland in the Picture Gallery.
  • Architecture – John and James Adam, and Robert Reid.
  • Furniture – Paxton House has one of the largest collections of Thomas Chippendale furniture in the UK and an outstanding collection of William Trotter furniture, Scotland’s most outstanding cabinetmaker.
  • A specialised tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Group Tour Catering 

  • Catering can be organised for large groups to provide delicious refreshments on your day out.
  • Choose from two course lunches, soup and sandwiches, afternoon tea or simple tea and scones.
  • Catering can be provided in a separate room for your own exclusive use at no extra cost.

Extra Paxton House Gems 

  • Boat Trips run up the River Tweed from Paxton House and are a fantastic addition to a group day out. Have a look at our Boat Trips page for information on trip times.
  • Paxton House has beautiful grounds and manicured gardens for your group to explore after their tour.
  • Throughout the year there are different art exhibitions being displayed in our Hayloft or Regency Gallery. These exhibitions are free for your group to visit.
  • The Paxton House shop has some wonderful gifts and merchandise for you to browse throughout the day.

For further information and to book a group tour fill in an enquiry form below and we shall get back to you.

Group Tours Enquiry Form

Really good house tour Allan and Dot, Renfrewshire
I would particularly urge any visitor to undertake a guided tour of the house. Phillip, Barnsley
Our guide engaged all the visitors whose ages ranges from pre-school to late eighties. “Family Trip”