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Hopetoun House

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Address: South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SL, 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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A very enjoyable day

The house is very interesting and the grounds are lovely.the people very nice. I think though that it's overpriced. We are of a certain age, so therefore got a concession price of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The house is very interesting and the grounds are lovely.the people very nice. I think though that it's overpriced. We are of a certain age, so therefore got a concession price of £8.00 per head. Non concession more expensive. Although the house is huge and the acreage sprawling.. There are only a few rooms actually open to the public, I'm... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We stated on the Hopetoun Estate and visited the House for the free 2pm tour. This home is still lived in by a young Hope Family so it is an amazing insight to the history of the English Aristocrat families. Coming from such a young country this was a great experience, particularly for our young adult children. All of the... More 

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SCTLAND
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We attended a wedding at this venue and it was a dream. The staff was fabulous and very attenditive to all your needs nothing was a bother. The food was to die for especially the hot bacon rolls and hot tea after coming in from the cold watching the fascinating fireworks. We loved it so much that we will be... More 

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Pleasant staff and guides at Hopetoun. Would definitely go back to explore the extensive grounds again. The restaurant was lovely too and not overly pricey. Great day out for the family.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I have visited what is probably Scotland's grandest house several times. The approach from Edinburgh is well signed and impressive. I have always been made to feel welcome by the friendly and knowledgeable guides. On my first visit many years ago, when they learned we were from Australia, Lord Hopetoun's (our first Governor General) scrap books of the Federation celebrations... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a real treat of a place to visit, the guides are helpful and knowledgeable without being over powering. The walks around the gardens are easy, with amps provided. The afternoon tea, is in the converted stables, it is slightly different in that they serve a small cup of soup, but this is lovely & the cakes are quirky... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I am delighted you enjoyed your visit with us. The guides are so passionate about Hopetoun and love to hear such kind words. The addition of the soup to our Afternoon Tea is a lovely wee extra which seems to go down a treat, we are so glad you enjoyed this. Hope you can visit... More 

Belfast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is one of the finest stately homes in Britain. The tea rooms (in the old stable block) are so quaint and the food is all freshly made on site. I would recommend the Afternoon Tea. The grounds are exceptional and have several walks available. I never tire of visiting this place.

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

Thank you for reviewing Hopetoun. One of the best Stately Homes in Britain? What a compliment! We are so glad you enjoy visiting us at Hopetoun! The tearoom staff work very hard to produce such excellent food and service. We do hope you visit us again soon Yours Sincerely, The Hopetoun Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A lovely place to visit and the voluntary staff were very helpful. Wonderful gardens to walk round and to view the deer park . The tea room was very refreshing and had a lovely feel about it all in all a must visit.

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

Thank you very much for reviewing Hopetoun. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We are very lucky to have some beautiful scenery and architecture at Hopetoun House. We hope you will come and visit us again Yours Sincerely, The Hopetoun Team More 

Polmont, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My friend and I went to the Hopetoun House restaurant for afternoon tea for her birthday. The restaurant is in the converted stables building which is a very large room with beautiful leather chairs with the original stone flooring. We were not disappoint as the afternoon tea was delicious and very well presented and the staff were attentive. The setting... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing your visit to the Hopetoun Stables Tearoom. The tearoom staff pride themselves in offering excellent food and service. They will love to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope you can come back before the end of the service to try some of the other excellent dishes on the menu. Yours Sincerely, The Hopetoun Team More 

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Sadly we nearly overlooked this treasure as it doesn't seem very well advertised. It is somewhat hidden away along a rural road but when confronted by a panorama of the house you cannot fail to be impressed. Inside you are made very welcome and the impressive rooms are described by enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides. There are only a few bedrooms... More 

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

Thank you so much for reviewing Hopetoun. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and made the most of the beautiful walks we have on offer. Our guides are by far one of our best assets, I will pass on your lovely feedback to them. Hope to welcome you back soon. Yours Sincerely, The Hopetoun Team More 

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Address: South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SL, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 331 2451
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh  >  South Queensferry

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