Broomhall House, a target destination for top US travel advisors

Despite the arctic weather, a warm welcome was extended to an intrepid party of Destination and Travel Consultants drawn from all over the United States, who visited Broomhall House recently. Arriving at Broomhall on the last leg of their Scottish trip, the party was given a personal tour of the house and its collection by Lord Bruce. In anticipation of …

Discovery of tomb of King Robert the Bruce commemorated in Dunfermline Abbey

Attending the 200th anniversary of the discovery of King Robert the Bruce’s bones in Dunfermline Abbey, Lord Bruce and Benedict Bruce joined the congregations of the Abbey Church and St Leonards Church at a special service on 18th February 2018. The body of King Robert was disturbed by workmen clearing the rubble of the collapsed Abbey tower in 1818. It …

Broomhall House provides an unforgettable base camp for the Polar Academy

One of Scotland’s most innovative and exciting leadership programmes for young people, The Polar Academy, recently hosted a fundraising dinner at Broomhall House. Braving Arctic temperatures, guests travelled from all over central Scotland to be greeted by a roaring log fire and champagne reception in the Great Hall. Following an introduction from Lord Bruce who was hosting the evening, guests …

Exhibition of Treasures from Broomhall House

Following Monday’s press announcement, the media wires have been buzzing with excitement over the upcoming Bonhams Scottish Week and our Treasures from Broomhall House and the Bruce Family exhibition. Lord Bruce has been gracing the media channels and front pages for the last couple of days. Among the many objects on display at the exhibition will be the Sword of State of Robert …

State Sword of Robert the Bruce on Public Display at Bonhams Scottish Week in Edinburgh

As part of Bonhams Scottish Week – a seven-day celebration of all things Scottish – the auction house will host an exhibition of Treasures from Broomhall House and the Bruce Family from 22–27 January at 22 Queen Street. It will also be running a free valuations service during this period. Among the many objects on display at the exhibition will …

Herald Fashion Shoot at Broomhall House

Broomhall House and a very fashionable encounter in 2017

Since it opened in May 2017 for events and exclusive use, Broomhall House has become a byword for gracious sophistication and refinement as a location for fashion photography. Taking full advantage of the spacious interiors and natural lighting – the antique fabrics and faded colours – the highly acclaimed Eva Arrighi, fashion editor for the Herald and Times Group, has …

Japanese link at Broomhall House

The Bruce Family, Broomhall House and an extraordinary connection to the birth of modern Japan

The Bruce Family was delighted to receive an important visitor from Japan – Dr. Hiroshi Kurushima, Director-General of the National Museum of Japanese History in Tokyo. Dr. Kurushima was visiting Scotland to discuss closer collaboration between Scottish and Japanese national collections. His visit to Broomhall House was arranged by the Consul General of Japan in Edinburgh, Mr. Daisuke Matsunaga. The …