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 been held for many years …

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 a science, with rules like …

Clan Bruce, Family of Bruce, 2017 Royal Military Tattoo, Edinburgh Castle

A Splash of Tartan

The Family of Bruce gather from around the world to take part in the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. The instructions from the organisers of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo were clear. The 2017 theme was to be “A Splash of Tartan” weaving Scotland’s military heritage into the country’s colourful past. Clans and families, lowland and highland, would be invited to …

Broomhall House Christmas

Christmas at Broomhall

Broomhall House has been hosting Christmases for generations of the family of Bruce – lineal descendants of King Robert the Bruce – but never before has its grand rooms been open for exclusive use. With our catering partner, Hickory Food, we have designed menus for a feast while you sit in the shadow of Kings and Queens and revel in …

Bentley Bentayga Test Drive at Broomhall House

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, The Bentayga from Bentley and …

Driven Shooting at Broomhall House

The Sport of Kings – Driven Shooting at Broomhall House and Estate

If you’re looking for an unrivalled opportunity to experience the best in Scottish Lowland driven shooting, wrapped in a piece of sensational Scottish history, then the elegant haven of Broomhall House and Estate, situated on the north shore of the Firth of Forth, has it all. With extensive quarrying for limestone in the 18th and 19th centuries a series of …