DiCamillo Companion
Scotland

Blairquhan Castle

  • Earlier Houses: An earlier, ruinous, fortified house was replaced by the current house in the 19th century. Some lintels and sculptured stones from the earlier house were incorporated into the current house.

  • Architect: William Burn

    Date: 1821-24
    Designed: Tudor style house for Sir David Hunter Blair

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  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Outstanding

  • "The Queen" (2006).
  • Past Seat of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: McWhirter family, 14th century. Kennedy family, 16th century. Whiteford family, 17th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Sir David Hunter Blair, late 18th-early 19th centuries; Blair family here until the early 21st century.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Wedding & Event Venue

    Ownership Details: Owned by Ganten Scotland, since 2012.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01655-770-239

    Email: enquiries@blairquhan.co.uk

    Website: http://www.blairquhan.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No