Hermitage of Braid

If you’re looking for a bit of history and geology together with beauty, then look no further than the Hermitage of Braid, the focus of our latest online exhibition on Capital Collections.

Hermitage of Braid by Kevin MacLean

Situated in the south of the city, here you will find Hermitage House, built in 1785 together with its Doocot which once contained nearly 2000 sandstone nest boxes. While further along beside the disused Blackford Quarry, you will come across Agassiz’s Rock, a site of Special Scientific Interest.

Hermitage House

Why not have a look at the exhibition on Capital Collections, it might make you want to visit this special greenspace for yourself!

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