Attractions

Gallery in Kirkcudbright

Broughton House

The 18th-century Broughton House displays paintings by EA Hornel (he lived and worked here), one of the Glasgow Boys. The library, with its wood panelling and stone carvings, is probably the most impressive room. Be…
Gallery in Kirkcudbright

Tolbooth Art Centre

As well as catering for today's local artists and holding a cinema, this centre has an exhibition on the history of the town's artistic development. The place is as interesting for the building itself as for the art…
Gallery in Kirkcudbright

Kirkcudbright Galleries

This new conversion of the town hall into a shiny new gallery opened just after we last passed by. There's a permanent exhibition on this town's artistic heritage and a collection of art and design by notable former…
Castle in Kirkcudbright

MacLellan's Castle

Near the harbour, this is a large, atmospheric ruin built in 1577 by Thomas MacLellan, then provost of Kirkcudbright, as his town residence. Inside look for the 'lairds' lug', a 16th-century hidey-hole designed for …
Museum in Kirkcudbright

Stewartry Museum

There's a certain charm to this higgledy-piggledy old-fashioned local history museum. There's everything from coronation teacups to lumps of local granite to stuffed fish.