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A must to vist and next door to the house of the First Minister of Scotland too!
Like the other NTS house in the city (Gladstone's) this provides a snapshot of a period of wealth and development but later in time and in the New...More
We visited this National Trust for Scotland property during our recent trip to Edinburgh pre-Christmas.There was a special showing of a play set in 5 rooms of the property which was extremely well acted and interacted with the small group of visitors. The gift shop...More
I only found this attraction on the Rabbies City Tour.
The home is so full of little details that you may miss unless you talk to the excellent volunteer guides. There is so much to see and it is quite amazing to find how sophisticated...More
This house is a delight to visit. It gives an insight into Georgian life in Edinburgh when the Lamont family were in residence. I love this type of museum particularly as it was not stuffy in any way. The rooms with all the period furniture,...More
No. 7 Charlotte Square in Edinburgh’s New Town is managed by the National Trust and concentrates on how life was during the late 1700s and early 1800s when the Lamont family lived here. Generally the advice is to start at the top floor and work...More
It was a quick walk to this lovely house on Charlotte Square. We saw an interesting film of the time period when the house was occupied by John Lamont and family and then self toured the house. The kitchen in the basement is amazing -...More
Wonderfully maintained Georgian property in a evocative Square. The house has a wonderful dignity and grace about it. Perfectly maintained by the National Trust with engaged and knowledgable staff. Wondering about here and absorbing the history and tales of the past was a lovely way...More
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighborhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theaters and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.