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Kemnay House,

Kemnay, Aberdeenshire,

Ab51 5LH

Featured Posts

December 26, 2019

What a busy month December has been - We started off with our Christmas pop-up shop; this year expanding up the front stairs and into the inner hall, so that we could showcase a wider range of art and crafts.  The new 100m string of outdoor lights, as well as 8 cheeky...

November 4, 2019

Our intrepid archivists continue their journey through the many bundles of letters in our collection, cataloguing and noting information of interest.  

As the house cools down over Autumn, we appreciate their efforts even more as they're observed huddled around a heater...

September 10, 2019

It's all a bustle at KH this week as we ready ourselves for North East Open Studios (14th to 23rd September).  After an extended break we return as a venue to host 3 wonderful artists - Alice Harman SBA, Nik Munro and Letitia Smith-Burnett.

Alice and Letitia are both ve...

August 6, 2019

While setting up exhibits for a summer tour and tea, organised for The Shell Pensioners Association, I was struck by how many beautiful oriental patterns we have displayed in the house.

These were mainly collected by my great grandmother and grandfather, Muriel and Arth...

June 24, 2019

In 1918 Dorothy Burnett (sister to Arthur, the 8th Laird of Kemnay) wrote a poem describing the perfect country garden that many city dwellers would have dreamed of at the end of the 1st World War.

The garden at Kemnay still has much in common with this description (inc...

May 20, 2019

The wilderness that surrounds Kemnay House was intricately planned and planted by George Burnett  (1714-1780).  He mixed indigenous and exotic trees, turning a peat bog into an area of beauty to be enjoyed by all who visited.  His son, Alexander, went on to add an orna...