Welcome to Rammerscales (Home page)

The house will be open everyday from 1st May to 25th May 1pm to 5pm. No booking necessary.

Group and bus visits are welcome by arrangement; please contact us in advance.


Welcome to Rammerscales_2Built in the reign of George III, this classic Scottish mansion faces due East, high over the Annan valley. Commissioned by Dr. Jacobus Mounsey in 1768 it was purchased by the Bell family 22 years later whose descendant is still in residence.
The story

The Art Hut

The Art Hut is a short drive from Rammerscales at the home farm, Hartwood. Minette Bell Macdonald would be delighted to show you her work, including inspiring landscapes of Dumfries and Galloway.
The Art Hut

A tour of the house

The Library
Visiting groups are met by the Laird resplendent in kilt. Guests are taken first to this magnificent Library where they hear all about the long and colourful history of the house and family.


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