The Crichton is home to campuses of the University of Glasgow, the University of the West of Scotland and the Open University. Dumfries and Galloway College is located at the South end of the site and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) Dairy Research and Innovation Centre is based at Crichton Royal Farm. The Crichton Business Park established on the site now comprises 60 businesses which employ over 1,000 individuals.
Easterbrook Hall, which boasts the largest auditorium in the South of Scotland, is at the heart of the Crichton’s evolving events strategy. It has recently been refurbished and now houses Neuro’s Bar, Restaurant and Spa facility. There is a 71-bedroom modern hotel on the Estate, which is under private ownership.