Historic Houses in Dumfriesshire

Dumfriesshire is a town in the Dumfries and Galloway, situated near the mouth of the River Nith into the Solway Firth. Known for its association with Scotland's National Bard Robert Burns. The town offers plenty of opportunities for gentle walks or cycles. Plenty of attractions to see around the town such as Dumfries Museum, Robert Burns Centre and Mabie Farm Park suitable for all ages. Historic Houses in Dumfriesshire Broughton House & Garden and Culzean Castle & Country Park are listed below.
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in Dumfries & Galloway
Explore the Artist's Haven of Broughton House A visit to 18th century Broughton House offers an intimate insight into the former home of Glasgow Boy E A Hornel. His home is full with wonderful works that he and the other Glasgow Boys created. Plus pottery, sculpture, bronzes and period furniture and the whole house has been carefully maintained to give a real feel of what a successful artist's home was like in the early 20th century. Don't miss Hornel's library – it has well over 15,...
in Ayrshire
Discover the History of Culzean Castle and Country Park Set on a wonderful dramatic cliff top and a fine advert for Robert Adam architecture, Culzean Castle and Country Park is one of Scotland's most popular visitor attractions. This 242-hectare estate is a wonderland of lush woodland, rugged coastline and landscaped gardens, at the heart of which is an 18th century Scottish castle stuffed with treasures from around the world. Antique furniture and furnishings, porcelains, fine art and...
in Cumbria
Discover the fascinating History of Muncaster Castle, Cumbria Muncaster Castle, home of the Pennington family since 1208, is probably built on Roman foundations. Anthony Salvin remodelled the Castle in the 1860s. The Great Hall is filled with paintings and heraldic windows, and the Octagonal Library rises to a Gothic vault. In the Dining Room, complete with restored leather wall-coverings, the family silver and an ornamental set of Derby porcelain are displayed. Florentine bronzes, fin...
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