Bonsyde House Hotel is an elegant and historic Scottish country house, once
the home to Professor Charles Wyville Thomson.
Professor Charles Wyville Thomson was a nineteenth century
oceanographer credited with being the first to chart all seven seas. The
hotel retains many of the fine period features of his time. The elegant
wood panelling of the reception area is said to be the oak from his last
These photos of the hotel are of when it was the home to a Scottish family who
has since emigrated to America. They have fond memories of the house and
have recently contacted us with these treasured photographs taken in the 1940s.
This was our first time visiting family in Scotland and Bonsyde House was the perfect place to stay.
AZ, KENTUCKY, USA