Duff House

Aberdeenshire, AB45 3SX

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Duff House was designed by William Adam and built between 1735 and 1740 as a country seat for the Earls of Fife.

Duff House

It is now in the care of Historic Scotland. A treasure house with an extraordinary history, it contains masterpieces on long-term loan from the National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh. These include El Greco's Saint Jerome in Penitence, Gainsborough's magnificent portrait of John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll, and canvases by Raeburn, Ramsay and Etty. There are also outstanding collections of furniture, including chairs by Chippendale, glass, china and ornate tapestries. 

Venue information

Opening times

1 Apr – 31 Oct
Daily, 11am – 5pm

1 Nov – 31 Mar
Thu – Sun, 11am – 4pm

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)