Auchinleck House Open Day

Ochiltree, Ayrshire

Sunday 8 September 2019 - 10am to 4pm

No booking required

The Landmark Trust are opening Auchinleck House in conjunction with Scottish Doors Open Days - 2019 marks Doors Open Days 30th year of opening up buildings across Scotland for free.

Auchinleck House was built between 1755 and 1760 by Alexander Boswell, 8th Laird of Auchinleck (1707-1782) and the father of James Boswell (1740-1795) the celebrated diarist and biographer of Samuel Johnson. It was the third house to be built on an estate granted to Boswell’s forebears in the 14th century.

Free Admission and leaflets on the building's history. Click here for location

For further information please contact Booking Enquiries. The Booking Office is open Mon to Fri - 9am to 5.30pm.


We’d like to raise that due to the nature of our historic properties and their locations, that some buildings may not be suitable for people with some disabilities or limited mobility. We do endeavour to accommodate additional access needs where possible.

If you have any questions about accessibility of our properties please contact our booking office