Statement on reopening and Covid-19 measures

updated 14 June 2021

Please note that the Scottish Government has announced a national lockdown beginning 5 January and lasting till at least 30 January 2021.

We are opening sumVigour, an exhibition by artist Laura Aldridge, from 19 June 2021

Entry is free and by pre-booked appointment

Pre-booked appointments are available in hourly time-slots, Thursday-Sunday, 11am-4pm

On our days of opening, we will also have a drop-in hour from 1-2pm. No booking is needed, but we will manage the number of people within the exhibition at any one time

The exhibition will run until Sunday 29 August

Dumfries and Galloway is currently at Protection Level One. Find out more about the Scottish Government’s protection levels here

Our opening plans are in line with the Scottish Government’s timetable for easing restrictions. You can find details of the Government’s timetable here

All bookings will be subject to the latest Government advice, and we will continue to update this page in relation to any new advice from the Scottish Government 

Keep safe and well in the meantime 

CAMPLE LINE team

We will review our reopening process regularly and we will monitor:

  • any new announcements issued by the Scottish and UK Governments
  • any new specific guidance for the cultural sector
  • on-going developments in the pandemic situation


Visiting our exhibition

Entry to our exhibitions is by pre-booked appointment

Pre-booked appointments are available in hourly time-slots, Thursday-Sunday, 11am-4pm

On our days of opening, we will also have a drop-in hour from 1-2pm. No booking is needed during this hour but we will manage the number of people within the exhibition at any one time

If you book online, your chosen entry time will be displayed on your booking confirmation

Please try to arrive on time. You have up to 35 minutes after your selected time-slot to gain entry

You are welcome to enjoy the grounds at CAMPLE LINE as long as you wish before or after your designated entry time

Maintaining hygiene and use of face coverings

Our staff will be wearing face coverings and we ask visitors (who are not exempt from doing so) to also wear them within the building

We will have disposable face masks available if you would like one as well as hand sanitiser for your use at our entry and exit points as well as at other points in our building

Our staff will carry out cleaning checks between each booking

If you or anyone you are visiting with present any of the Covid symptoms near to the time of your visit, we ask that you please do not attend and that you get in touch to book a new slot

Please note that at this time:

  • Our toilet facilities will be reserved for use by our team only, and their use by visitors will be at the discretion of the team member on duty

Measures we are putting in place

The health and safety of our visitors and our team are our priority. In line with Government measures, we will require all visitors to observe physical distancing by allowing 2m distance at all times and to respect any signage in place

We will have a one-way system through our building and signage will indicate the simple route

If you use a wheelchair or have reduced mobility and require lift access to view our upstairs gallery, please do let us know in advance

Test and Protect

Prior to entry, we will ask for contact details for one person per booking, including a telephone number, for the purposes of Test and Protect

We will retain these securely for 21 days from the time of your appointment

Thanks so much for your support  – we look forward to seeing you again soon