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Hopetoun House

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Address: South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH9 2NG, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 131 331 2451
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Description: This historic building is known as "Scotland's finest stately home."

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Afternoon Tea

Enjoyable afternoon out. The staff in the house were extremely knowledgable and friendly. No expense spared in the building of the house, very impressive. Went for afternoon... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We decided to travel to South Queensferry from Edinburgh on the 21st of March just to go and visit Hopetoun House. There were no buses going out to the house and all taxis were booked up due to a big rugby game. However, we really wanted to see the estate, so we decided to walk. After about 45 minutes walk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Enjoyable afternoon out. The staff in the house were extremely knowledgable and friendly. No expense spared in the building of the house, very impressive. Went for afternoon tea in the old stables which are now the cafe. Very special. Amazing huge ballroom was impressive too. Great views from the rooftop viewing area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My wife and I visited Hopetoun on 12th April.The elegant and warm charm of the house was made all the more enjoyable by the welcome and generosity of time afforded to us by the lady at the ticket kiosk and by the four guides whom we spoke to.A delightful house and a delightful experience.A very big"Thank you to the staff... More 

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Hopetoun H, Marketing Assistant at Hopetoun House, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your visit to Hopetoun! Our staff will be delighted to hear your feedback, we all work very hard to give our guest the best experience possible. Our guides and kiosk staff are a great asset to us. Yours Sincerely, The Hopetoun Team More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Enjoyed my first trip to zebus incredible jewel of the Scottish stately home crown over Easter. From the moment we arrived we felt welcomed, informed and free to explore this beautiful piece of history. Excellent information guides and house guides ensured that you could effortlessly dig deeper into the rich history of the home and it's workings. I could have... More 

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Hopetoun H, Marketing Assistant at Hopetoun House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Hopetoun House. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your day, we were very lucky with the weather! I will pass on your comments to everybody. We aim to make all our guests feel welcomed and at home when visiting us! Yours Sincerely, The Hopetoun Team More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We have lived in Edinburgh for nearly 3 years, and somehow this House has passed us by. Decided to visit Easter Weekend - easy to find, plenty of parking available. Recommend taking a copy of the trails from the ticket office - they give short snippets of interesting information to learn a bit about the house, it's grounds and it's... More 

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Hopetoun H, Marketing Assistant at Hopetoun House, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your visit to Hopetoun. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and made the most of everything we have on offer here! Hope to see you back again soon. Yours Sincerely, The Hopetoun Team More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We have visited many places like this and Hopetoun was one of our favourites. My daugther and step daugther loved the tea room and said they felt really posh eating there. Good value for money and beautiful surroundings. Good day

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Hopetoun H, Marketing Assistant at Hopetoun House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Hopetoun House. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and I will pass your feedback on to the team. We would love to welcome you back to Hopetoun. Yours Sincerely, The Hopetoun Team. More 

New Deer, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Beautiful location,highly recommend you visit the house itself.excellent farm shop and garden centre.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Excellent place to host Horse Trails, really enjoyed my day. Very beautiful estate. The house itself is also very nice. Would love to return the year.

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Hopetoun H, Public Relations Manager at Hopetoun House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Horse Trials, we love hosting it at Hopetoun and we hope you can make it back this year. Kind Regards, The Hopetoun Team More 

falkirk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Thank you to Hopetoun House for a magnificent fireworks night. Took a visitor from Australia and she was gobsmacked. Very well organised also stewards were great with the parking and directing the crowds. Also lots of rides for the wee ones to do as they do get bored so quickly. The Rock choir were great got us all ready for... More 

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Hopetoun H, Public Relations Manager at Hopetoun House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review. I am delighted you enjoyed our fireworks event, we love organizing the event and both the Rock Choir and 21cc did a brilliant job with entertainment and the fireworks. We would love to welcome you back to Hopetoun. Kind Regards, The Hopetoun Team More 

Prairie Village, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We spent our last evening in Scotland at Hopetoun House and grounds. What an amazing evening it was! We were on a week long tour of Edinburgh and Scotland with a large group of American women (88, I believe) with the DAR. The staff at Hopetoun House dressed in 1920's Downton Abbey attire, treated us like royalty for dinner, with... More 

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Hopetoun H, Public Relations Manager at Hopetoun House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your evening at Hopetoun. I am so glad you had a good night, our Guides were very excited to get all dressed up and in a role for you all. You all looked the part too. I hope you all had a safe journey home and you can come over and visit... More 

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