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Kilmardinny House

Kilmardinny Arts Centre BEARSDEN

Kilmardinny House Arts Centre, Bearsden

This gracious A-listed Georgian mansion, surrounded by attractively landscaped gardens operates primarily as an arts centre, delivering a diverse range of adult and young people's art and craft activities as part of  the Arts Development  programme throughout the year. 

Kilmardinny House is also a very popular community venue for local clubs, groups and individuals to meet in a local accessible building, providing a relaxed, creative environment.   

The house can also be hired as a venue for weddings, private functions, conferences, meetings and fund raising events.

For booking enquiries please contact  EDLC Trust Headquarters on 0141 777 3143 or email

Opening Times

The Arts Centre opening times can vary according to the timetable of events and activities.  However  facilities staff are always on duty from 8.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday.  You can call the centre on 0141 777 3093.

How to get to Kilmardinny Arts Centre

Kilmardinny House Arts Centre is just off the main Milngavie Road (A81) and can be reached by public bus services from Glasgow city centre and from Kirkintilloch.  The closest  railway station is Hillfoot and from there it is about a 20 minute walk.
For more information on getting to Kilmardinny Arts Centre by public transport use the journey planner on the Traveline Scotland website.

Look here to find  Kilmardinny Arts Centre on a map.

Paintings Collection

The oil paintings on display at Kilmardinny can now be viewed online at Your Paintings, a website which aims to show the entire UK national collection of oil paintings, the stories behind the paintings, and where to see them for real. It is made up of paintings from thousands of museums and other public institutions around the country. Your Paintings is a joint initiative between the BBC, the Public Catalogue Foundation (a registered charity) and participating collections and museums from across the UK.

BBC Your Paintings

Public Catalogue Foundation