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Broomhall hosts autumn Field Trials for the 2018 Springer Spaniel Championships

Broomhall Estate recently hosted field trials for The Tay Valley Gundog Association in glorious autumn weather.  The Association organised an Open Field trial for its members to qualify for the 2018 Springer Spaniel Championships.  Both Novice (any variety) springer and cocker spaniel stakes, and open English Springer Spaniel qualifying stakes were held. Field trials have

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Why heraldry matters: how the Bruce family has left its mark on history

Following the filming of a South Korean documentary on heraldry at Broomhall House, Adam Bruce, Marchmont Herald of Arms explains why it still matters: Long before the invention of moveable print, and widespread literacy, families adopted symbols and colours to identify themselves. In Europe this became known as Heraldry. It is both an art and

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HRH Prince of Wales (Duke of Rothesay) visits birthplace of Scotland’s industrial revolution

A visit to Charlestown in Fife on Friday 8th September at the invitation of the Scottish Lime Centre Trust brought Prince Charles (HRH the Duke of Rothesay) to one of Scotland’s oldest industrial settlements. Charlestown was founded as a model industrial complex in the 1750s by Charles Bruce, 5th Earl of Elgin on his estate

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The most luxurious, hand-built, all-terrain vehicle on Earth discovers Scotland’s most elegant 4×4 circuit

Historically luxury Barouche or Landau carriages have gracefully made their way through the parklands of Broomhall House and rolled around the 18th Century carriage driveway for their elegant occupants to be swept into one of Scotland’s grandest houses. Fast forward to today, some 300 years later, and so too has the world’s fastest luxury SUV,

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