Galashiels - Old Gala House

Old Gala House is a fine historic building  The oldest part of the building dates from circa 1513 when it was the home of the Hopringles. There are 6 rooms for hire, each with great character and well furnished for meetings.

The Boyd Gallery is available outwith the museum's seasonal opening - used for small concert recitals, conferences and training courses. The Scott Room is ideal for wedding receptions, meetings, and many other events. The grounds provide a beautiful setting for those all-important photographs on your wedding day.


  • Scott Room
  • Boyd Gallery (not available for hire from April to October)
  • Pringle Room (not available for hire from April to October)
  • Torwoodlee
  • Ashiesteil
  • Buckholme
  • Male, female and disabled toilets
  • Disabled access via a ramp at the rear door to the ground floor only. A chairlift gives disabled access to the Boyd Gallery.


Old Gala House has it's own car park. There is some street parking available. Main car parks are a 15 min walk from the hall.


You can request to book by completing the downloadable form, which can be completed digitally or by printing off and returning.

To email a booking request, please send to:

To return a printed copy, please send to: Live Borders, Melrose Road, Galashiels, TD1 2DU.

Contact details

Old Gala House
Scott Cresent

Tel: 01896 800 937(Bookings) 01896 752111 (out hours)