Celebrating the country’s heritage and built environment Doors Open Days offers access to over 1000 venues across Scotland throughout September, every year. With Glasgow and Edinburgh’s Doors Open Days offering the largest programmes, we thought we’d give you the run-down of the top five must see interiors and events.
Glasgow (11-17th September)
1. St. Andrew’s in the Square
2. Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow
3. Holmwood House
4. Glasgow Central Gurdwara
5. Timorous Beasties Printroom and Showroom
Plus make sure not to miss talks at the Glasgow Guild Showroom.
For Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival information and individual opening times visit
Edinburgh (23rd-24th September)
1. Riddle’s Court
2. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre
3. Official residence of the Consul General of France
4. Crocket’s Land
5. Ravelston Dykes House
For Edinburgh Doors Open Days information and individual opening times visit
To browse the full programme for Doors Open Days across Scotland visit www.doorsopendays.org.uk
September sees the return of the annual Doors Open Days; Scotland’s largest free festival celebrating the country’s heritage and built environment. The event offers visitors free access to over 1000 venues across Scotland throughout September, every year. With the biggest programmes and some of the most impressive interiors, Glasgow and Edinburgh’s Doors Open Days events are ones not to be missed.
Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival’s 2017 history and heritage themed programme features 116 open buildings, plus exhibitions, concerts, events and a dedicated children’s programme taking place 11-17th September.
Edinburgh Doors Open Days celebrates the anniversary of the New Town with over 120 open buildings and special events taking place 23rd-24th September.