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Hopetoun House

South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH9 2NG, Scotland
44 131 331 2451
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Owner description: This historic building is known as "Scotland's finest stately home."
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Owner description: This historic building is known as "Scotland's finest stately home."

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falkirk
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
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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238 reviews 238 reviews
146 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Seen round house and grounds well worth visit with really lovely tea room in old stables cant fault it.

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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 write into us about your visit to Hopetoun House. I am so pleased you had such a lovely time with us, we are very lucky to have have such a beautiful house and grounds. We hope to welcome you again soon. The Hopetoun Team More 

Missoula, Montana
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed on the Hopetoun House grounds at the Thatched Cottage for a one week visit. It was perfect for the two of us visiting the Edinburgh area. The estate is impressive with it's mansion, forests, and agriculture, but the cottage was marvelous for our historic holiday housing. The cottage is very private and totally comfortable. We only missed not... 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 write into us about your visit to Hopetoun House. I am delighted you had such a good week on the Estate. We hope to welcome you back to Hopetoun again soon. Kind Regards, The Hopetoun Team More 

Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Well worth the visit. We intended in partaking in one of the tours offered, however when we arrived the staff advised that because of staffing levels they were unable to provide the guided tour, however there are staff in rooms that will be happy to assist. The lack of a tour guide didn't detract from the experience, it meant that... 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 write into us about your visit to Hopetoun House. I am delighted you had such a good visit here at the House. We pride ourselves on our exceptional standards and attention to detail. Our guides are one of our best assets and are extremely knowledgeable. We hope to welcome you again... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The staff at Hopetoun House clearly enjoy their job, they were all so friendly, helpful and informative on our visit to this fantastic house, nothing was too much trouble. It was the end of the season and there weren't a lot of visitors, our tour guide was very knowledgable and passionate about the house and it's history and he certainly... More 

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Eastbourne
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A good attraction to visit with the family and the views are great for a panorama with the third bridge rising from the Frith of Forth. What a great back ground the views from the roof are wonderful. The food offer is very good and the entrance cost is still over priced possibly for some families, but ,when you consider... 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 write into us about your visit to Hopetoun House. I am glad you had such a great day here at the House. We pride ourselves on our exceptional standards and attention to detail. We certainly do have a lovely view here at Hopetoun. Kind Regards, The Hopetoun Team More 

LAIRG
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Unfortunately we and our guests were left disappointed. We tried to visit with 2 Canadian friends on Sunday 7th September. We had read that it is open from 10.30 in the morning. This suited us perfectly as our guests had to catch a flight back to Toronto later that day. We arrived at Hopetoun House at 10.25 to find several... 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 write into us about your visit to Hopetoun House, we value your feedback. I am so sorry you did not receive the 5 star welcome our guests usually receive. Unfortunately that day their was an unforeseen staffing issue which was resolved as soon as possible by our General Manager who personally... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Visited on tuesday 2 sept with students. Staff were very welcoming and informative. The view from the rooftop was stunning. We all found it very interesting. Great place to visit. Will definitely go back!

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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 write into us about your visit to Hopetoun House. Lovely to hear you had such a nice day. We look forward to welcoming you back to the house. Kind Regards, The Hopetoun Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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283 reviews 283 reviews
98 attraction reviews
405 helpful votes 405 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

To my mind this is one if the best private houses to visit in the UK. The staff are welcoming and knowledgeable. You can sit down, take photos, go any way you want, enjoy unfettered access to most rooms. The collections here are very special and represents one family's interests over hundreds if years. The family still live there. On... More 

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

Thank you so much for such a positive review, I am delighted you enjoyed your visit to Hopetoun House so much. We have an excellent set of guides who are so knowledgeable and are definitely one of our biggest assets. We hope to welcome you back to Hopetoun House soon. Kind Regards, The Hopetoun Team More 

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