Broughton House And Gardens
Broughton House And Gardens Since 1931 our love for Scotland has fuelled our desire to protect the things that make it special. By championing Scotland’s natural, built and cultural heritage we inspire those around us. Broughton House And Gardens
From coastlines to castles, art to architecture, wildlife to wilderness, we encourage people to connect with the things that make Scotland unique while protecting them for future generations.
We do it so our heritage will always have a home. We do it so our countryside will remain unspoilt, and accessible.
We do what we do … for the love of Scotland. Broughton House And Gardens
The beautiful 18th-century Broughton House was home and studio to the artist E A Hornel (one of the 'Glasgow Boys') from 1901 until his death in 1933. He twice lived in Japan and this influenced many of his paintings, some of which are still on display today.
The fascinating garden shows the influences of Hornel's time in Japan and is always full of colour, a real haven for relaxing and taking in the beautiful grounds.
Today, Broughton House is owned and managed by the National Trust for Scotland. Inside, you will find a fantastic collection of art, ceramics, furniture and literature.Step into the Edwardian home and studio of Scottish artist E A Hornel.Admire the large display of Hornel’s paintings, as well as those of his Scottish contemporaries.Browse the huge library, containing one of the world’s largest collections of works by Robert Burns.Wander through the beautiful garden with its colourful blend of Eastern and Western horticulture Broughton House And Garden
There are a number of cafés and tearooms in Kirkcudbright.
On-street parking is available outside the house (although the High Street can be busy); further parking is available around the town and in nearby car parks.
Dogs on a lead are allowed in the garden, and we always have a bowl of fresh water at the front door on hot days.
For more information about planning your visit please see our frequently asked questions