Penpont Heritage Centre


There are many books with photographs and information about local people, buildings and organisations over the years and  also a considerable film archive of life in Penpont over the last 50 years.

Through our volunteers, visitors will have access to a catalogue of information and be able to view choices on computer and TV monitors.

Here is a list of samples from our archive and film collections:



  • Penpont - Parish, Rural and Community Councils,  1895 - 2001
  • Woodside School, Scaur Glen, 1840 - 1949
  • Thornhill - Drumlanrig Street, 1800's - 2000
  • Penpont School, 1854 - 1970
  • Memories of Local People


  • Penpont Gala Days
  • Penpont School Projects
  • Some School Shows of Yesteryear
  • Interviews with Senior Citizens
  • Local Building Projects
  • Interviews with Tradesmen
  • Church Renovations
  • Church History
  • Planting and Felling Local Trees
  • Talks by Local People
  • Burns Presentations


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If you would like to make a donation to the Group, please click here to contact us. Thank you.



The Centre is now closed for the season. We are available to individuals or groups by appointment.  Click here to contact us.




We are pleased to have the Joseph Thomson Maasai Trust and the Olakira Le Maa Trust join our website. These new pages are: 

JT Maasai Trust

The Walk

The Olakira Le Maa Trust



 If you are looking for any heritage information please do not hesitate to contact us by clicking here.



Our next event is an exhibition remembering the World War One, Sunday 12 November to 20 November 2017 1.00 - 3.00 pm in the Centre.  Please check out the Forthcoming Events page to see what is planned by clicking here.

Group Bookings

We welcome individuals, groups and school parties. Please contact us to arrange your booking.

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Become a Friend

Become a Friend

Would you like to help this Centre continue and flourish?

If YES you could:

1. Become a member.

2. Donate/loan materials to our archives.

3. Help fund running costs by becoming a friend.

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