A charming Victorian house that belonged to a famous Scottish painter who travelled to Japan. You can see his studio as he left it. The garden is a gem and it reaches down to the banks of River Dee.
A couple of hours very well spent looking round this gem of a place. Extremely interesting exhibits and staff are very knowledgeable and helpful. Came away still thinking about what I had seen and read. Most other museums don't have the same effect.
We visited Broughton House and gardens out of curiosity. We'd never heard of Hornel or the Glasgow boys. The house is small, no guided tour, but a guide book for £5. We declined and just wandered around ourselves. The first room we went into was the Gallery. The paintings are so beautiful! They are amazing. I can't understand why he's... 更多
a tour of the house gives a real feel of what it was like to be an artist in the town's golden era, but you don't need to be an artist to appreciate fine furniture in an elegant well preserved home. for us the extensive gardens going down to the quay walk were a wonderful bonus. the style is romantic... 更多
My husband and I enjoyed our visit to this, A.E. Hornel's house and gardens. Although we had never heard of him before, we loved his artwork and admired his painting style. There were many original pieces of his work around the house which we enjoyed. The staff at the front desk and stationed around the house were very knowledgable and... 更多
Husband and I are NTS members who only went for that reason since we were in the area. We hadn't heard of Hornell before. How glad we are to have been! This is an absolutely beautiful house with wonderfully set out rooms to explore at your leisure. The artists studio is a pleasure to walk around, with many unfinished paintings... 更多