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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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horse trails

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Vicky W
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New Deer, United Kingdom
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New Deer, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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294 reviews 294 reviews
173 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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7 reviews 7 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

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