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Address: Montrose DD10 9LQ, Scotland
Phone Number: 0844 493 2144
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Description: This beautiful Georgian house was built in the 18th century for David...
This beautiful Georgian house was built in the 18th century for David Erskine, a judge of the Scottish Court of Session. House of Dun is just 3 miles from Montrose and its picturesque unspoilt beaches and around 45 minutes’ drive from Aberdeen. Set amongst 368 hectares of splendid Victorian gardens and woodlands, this elegant home has a truly spectacular setting. It now hosts the NTS Hutchison and Stirling collections, some of the finest paintings and furniture in the Trust’s ownership.
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House was so interesting, well worth a Visit

The House of Fun, visited last week, beautiful house with a fine history and in fabulous gardens. Guide was brilliant and extremely knowledgeable. Decorative plasterwork is truly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Cupar, United Kingdom
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Cupar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The House of Fun, visited last week, beautiful house with a fine history and in fabulous gardens. Guide was brilliant and extremely knowledgeable. Decorative plasterwork is truly amazing. A must see.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Well-shown fine Georgian house with magnificent decorative plasterwork and many interesting features. The compulsory guided tour was somewhat inflexible as the guide didn't have time to discuss anything or answer questions. We wished we had more time to explore the beautiful valley garden. Well worth a visit if you are anywhere nearby.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The house and garden were closed for a wedding however we enjoyed the seeing the wide range of items on sale in the shop and quizzing its knowledgeable staff member who did his level best to get us to join the 'Trust' at House of Dun. The restaurant again had a very pleasant and borderline eccentric staff member who provided... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

went in when visiting last year. Lots to see in the house, lovely gardens and in a nice area. Near local amenities and shops. See when in town

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you like this sort of thing House of Dun is a great place to visit . The building is lovely and is full of lots of interesting artifacts. The grounds are great and very well kept lots of lovely walks which you must explore one of the waalks leads to an old cemetery

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Houseofdun, Manager at House of Dun, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for reviewing the House of Dun Delighted you enjoyed your visit. Did you know that we have over 4.2km of walks within the grounds Hope to see you again soon More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Was privileged to have a tour to myself, the lady who showed me around was very informative and welcoming. Beautiful rooms with lovely furniture and amazing plaster work.

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Houseofdun, Manager at House of Dun, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Great to hear you enjoyed your tour of the house Many thanks More 

arbroath
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Great attraction-if you get in! We arrived on Thursday only to discover it shuts Thurs/Frids. Did however get to see gardens

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I have visited many times,but my friend and i came to House of Dun in March to see the "Snowdrops" and we were not disappointed they were beautiful, the walk round the grounds are lovely and well worth the visit,we recommend it . My Photographs will give you better insight to the House of Dun,and will prove a good reason... More 

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Plenty of car parking spaces, large open gardens with beautiful grounds to sit and enjoy. The gardens alone are worth the visit even if you don't visit the house (which you should). The Erskine family, well the last daughter, left the house to the National Trust for Scotland. It had been used as a hotel for around 45 years before... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

What an afternoon I had here, I arrived about 14.30, not another car in the car-park, I even wondered if it was open. After taking a few pictures I made my way to the shop to buy a few things and go home. The girl on duty asked if I would like a tour of the house, I was so... More 

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Address: Address: Montrose DD10 9LQ, Scotland
Phone Number: 0844 493 2144
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Angus  >  Montrose

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