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Hospitalfield House

11 September 2021 (11am-2pm)

12 September 2021 (11am-2pm)


Hospitalfield runs a highly regarded programme of artists' residencies and actively commissions new work by contemporary artists. Hospitalfield derives its name from the monastic designation of this site in the 13th-century as a hospital for pilgrims travelling to Arbroath Abbey. In the 19th century the house was established as one of Scotland’s earliest Art Schools following the bequest of Hospitalfield House by Patrick Allen-Fraser. Patrick and his wife Elizabeth developed Hospitalfield House as the architectural marvel that exists today, consolidating the existing monastic settlement into one of the finest examples of the Arts & Crafts style in Scotland.

Hospitalfield will be open for pre-booked house tours at 11am, 12 noon and 2pm. To learn more about Hospitalfield and book your tickets, click here.


Key Information

Architect: Patrick Allan-Fraser

Building Date: 1853

The house is open to explore but please book online for a guided tour. House tours at 12 noon & 3pm.

For more information, or to book, visit, call 01241 656124 or email

  • Westway
  • Arbroath
  • DD11 2NH