South West Scotland

Dumfries and Galloway

Broughton House and Garden, off A711 or A755, 12, High Street,
Garden Date and Style: Early Twentieth Century, Japanese

This house dates from the Eighteenth Century, and was the home of the artist E.A.Hornel, one of the Glasgow Boys group, from 1901 to 1933. Aside from some of his paintings, the house also has a collection of rare copies of Burns poems. Hornel spent quite some time in Japan, and was profoundly influenced by his visits, in both his painting and garden style.
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Threave House and Garden, off A75
1 mile west of Castle Douglas
Garden Date and Style: 19th Century Scottish Baronial

Home to the Threave School of Heritage Gardening, the extensive grounds are an excellent example of the Scottish Romantic style.
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