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Hospitalfield Arts

Hospitalfield Hospitalfield House Art College Westway, Arbroath DD11 2NH, Scotland
+44 1241 656124
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A lovely day

I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to Hospitalfield Arts. I did one of the guided walks (quite short... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Trishthomas208
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New York City, New York
Perhaps the best tour - anywhere!

First I will try to put you off this tour. It is not for the feint hearted – at over 2 hours... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Clive R
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Dedicated to contemporary art and ideas, Hospitalfield is a place to work, study, learn, visit and enjoy. Hospitalfield is an historic house in Arbroath which operates as a residential facility for groups and as a venue for events including conferences and exclusive use study visits. The building is a celebrated example of the Arts & Crafts style and is set withing beautiful gardens and grounds. Hospitalfield offer guided tours for groups and individuals, a cafe serving fresh and lively local food and accommodation over 12 bedrooms.
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“open days” (3 reviews)
“craftsmanship” (3 reviews)
“paintings” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hospitalfield Hospitalfield House Art College Westway, Arbroath DD11 2NH, Scotland
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+44 1241 656124
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to Hospitalfield Arts. I did one of the guided walks (quite short), had lunch and then did the guided tour of the house. The venue is largely staffed by volunteers who clearly enjoy what they are doing. I had never...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

First I will try to put you off this tour. It is not for the feint hearted – at over 2 hours long. The coffee shop may not be open (check first) In the Winter wear a scarf, jumper and padded jacket – you will...More

1  Thank Clive R
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Very interesting building. Cafe. Grounds with plants, garden. Go there when they will have another open weekend.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We very much enjoyed our visit to Hospitalfield. You had to go on a tour unless it is one of their open days and usually I cannot stand guided tours but our guide Alec was fantastic. There was just the right amount of information and...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Our daughter and her new husband picked Hospitalfields to have their wedfing meal after marrying in St. Andrews R.C. Cathedral Dundee. This was on Sat 29th April. An absolutely stunning venue. All the guests loved the building. It has beautiful rooms and the room where...More

1  Thank Elizawhiggins
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

I went here on an open weekend and was pleasantly surprised by the art work and history on show. There are an amazing amount of artefacts and a lovely garden to wander around. The architecture of the building is beautiful as well, with many dog...More

1  Thank Vanessa B
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

The house itself was beautiful and the ar t in it is simply beautiful. I attended a graham fagan art exhibit thing just as a spur of the moment. You can can clearly tell that from the moment you walk into the place, if you...More

1  Thank Angela29016sd
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Hospitalfield House has a history that is enthralling and entertaining on an intellectual and visual level. Sir Walter Scott was a visitor and it was home to the Fraser and Fraser - Allan families. In the mid 19th century Hospitalfield was expanded by Patrick Allan-Fraser,...More

2  Thank Rossergruffydd
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

I booked for Wednesday afternoon, with afternoon tea to follow. Alec was an excellent guide. In specifically wanted to see the picture that Patruck Allan Fraser had painted of William Henderson, vicar of St Mary's Episcopalian Church, Arbroath. William's wife was my greatx4 aunt. It...More

3  Thank macclesfieldgourmand
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We came across this little publicised treasure by accident & earlier today enjoyed a tour of the House. Graham McNicol guided us around this wonderful house and after the tour Laura entertained us to a real treat of delicious home made cakes made by Rod...More

1  Thank Peter S
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