The Palace that never was

Running from 01 April – 03 September, ‘The Palace That Never Was’ is the latest exhibition at the Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum. Featuring the magnificent architectural model of Dalkeith Palace, built by Biggar born Kemp (1795-1844).

Drawing of Dalkeith Palace

If you’ve visited The Park, you’ll be familiar with the sight of Dalkeith Palace close to the entrance of Town Gate and overlooking The Bowl. But, did you know that in 1831 designs were put into place to transform The Palace into an even grander structure than we see today? 

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