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Broughton House: once an artists haven, now an exclusive destination for weddings, corporate events and private functions

Broughton House

Venue type Historic House & Garden
Location Dumfries and Galloway
Capacity 1 - 50
Event types Weddings, Corporate, Private, Other
Green Tourism Award - Silver Wedding Brochure

This elegant Scottish town house was the home and workplace of E A Hornel, one of the Glasgow Boys from 1901 until 1933. Today, its inspirational surroundings provide the perfect setting for small weddings, corporate events and private functions.

Located in the heart of Kirkcudbright, the "Artists' Town", in the south-west of Scotland, Broughton House was extended by Hornel to include his studio and art gallery.

Housing a wonderful collection of art, the Gallery is an exceptional setting for exclusive events. With its mahogany panelling, magnificent stone fireplace and classical Parthenon friezes, it is ideal for wedding receptions and ceremonies.

Venue suitable for weddings, corporate events and private parties

Up to 40 guests for drinks receptions
Up to 40 guests for ceremonies

Blue Door self-catering cottage has 4 bedrooms and can sleep up to 7 guests.

Weddings at Broughton House

Hold your civil, religious or humanist wedding ceremony in the Gallery, then stroll into the secret garden, with elements designed by Hornel himself influenced by his trips to Japan. Enjoy champagne and canap├ęs under the wisteria and add a creative spark to your wedding photography. Religious and humanist ceremonies can also be held in the garden.


The house is an elegant and cultured setting for corporate events and entertaining, and a versatile venue for meetings, presentations and hospitality. The Gallery is a sophisticated venue for concerts and recitals.

Travelling to Broughton House

Broughton House is situated in the town of Kirkcudbright off the A75 in Dumfries and Galloway. Located 9 miles from Castle Douglas and 28 miles from Dumfries, it is easily accessible by road from Glasgow, Stranraer, Carlisle and the Lake District.

Contact us

For further information please contact Sheila Faichney who will be delighted to discuss your requirements in more detail, arrange a visit and help plan your event.