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Hopetoun House

South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SL, Scotland
+44 131 331 2451
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$180.27*
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Private 'Outlander' Film Locations Day Trip from Edinburgh
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$504.76*
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Private Outlander Day Tour from Edinburgh
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This historic building is known as "Scotland's finest stately home."
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“stately home” (39 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (51 reviews)
“tea room” (31 reviews)
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South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SL, Scotland
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+44 131 331 2451
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"stately home"
in 39 reviews
"afternoon tea"
in 51 reviews
"tea room"
in 31 reviews
"old stables"
in 9 reviews
"rooftop viewing"
in 6 reviews
"christmas fayre"
in 5 reviews
"sea walk"
in 5 reviews
"garden centre"
in 5 reviews
"round the grounds"
in 5 reviews
"guided tour"
in 14 reviews
"family home"
in 7 reviews
"state rooms"
in 4 reviews
"family history"
in 4 reviews
"cullen skink"
in 4 reviews
"stables cafe"
in 4 reviews
"walk around"
in 6 reviews
"dining room"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to Hopetoun House on Easter Sunday afternoon with friends - first weekend of the new season for them, weather was beautiful. We had a wonderful tour of the house very informative, the guide "Anne" ( i think that was the ladies name) was extremely...More

Thank Nicola D
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Hopetoun H, Marketing Executive at Hopetoun House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Nicola, Thank you for your lovely review! We are very glad you enjoyed your visit here at Hopetoun, I will make sure to pass on your feedback to our guiding team and to Angela. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Hopetoun

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got here on our own with a taxi (since we didn't have a car and had problems with the public transportations system from Edinburgh) The staff were so nice and helpful and told us all about where they filmed Outlander! They also helped us...More

Thank Eva L
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Hopetoun H, Marketing Executive at Hopetoun House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Eva, Thank you very much for taking your time to review your visit here at Hopetoun House. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again! Kind Regards, Hopetoun

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was so well-maintained it gave me chills at the thought that I am standing and seeing something that these hopetoun earls and their families created, lived in, and saw every day (or whenever they came back from their busy lives). I took in...More

Thank Nathalie L
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Hopetoun H, Marketing Manager at Hopetoun House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nathalie, Thank you very much for taking your time to review your visit here at Hopetoun House. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and took in lots of information. Hope to see you again! Kind Regards, Hopetoun

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

I recognise Hopetoun House from last year when the Wife and I were looking at Wedding Reception venues local to Edinburgh. We were warmly and enthusiastically greeted by the staff on site who did not hesitate to show us what was on offer. I remember...More

Thank Flyfactors U
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Hopetoun H, Marketing Executive at Hopetoun House, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Thank you very much for taking time to review Hopetoun House! We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Kind Regards, Hopetoun

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

visit to see some classics last summer, unfortunately it was throwing it down in spades.......however it did eventually fair off to a downpour and we were able to get suitably soaked!!!! not a bad day out for a Scottish summer tho'.........

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Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

As a country house, this is a fabulous place to visit. But the Christmas fair over this weekend was disappointing. For such a large space, the range and variety of stalls was limited (lots of scarves, candles, earrings and short bread). Scottish talent surely has...More

2  Thank Alison M
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

Disappointed. There was very little 'festive' feel about this afternoon tea which we had to pre book as part of the Hopetoun Christmas Fair 2017. It was £20 per head and should have been so much better. Poor quality weak filtered coffee, dried out scones,...More

1  Thank Douglas K
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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately this was not worth the trouble or expense. The fireworks were great but the bonfire was pathetic - tiny, and not allowed anywhere near it. But what unfortunately ruined the experience was the chaos of trying to get out of the car park at...More

2  Thank susan j
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Hopetoun H, Public Relations Manager at Hopetoun House, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Very sorry to hear your feedback Susan. We take all your comments on board and will review with our production company improve future events.

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Reviewed November 2, 2017

This is a pure gem and was a complete pleasure to visit this amazing home. There is so much to see and offers a feast for the eyes. The staff were so friendly and knowledgeable. I highly recommend a visit to this glorious place.

Thank boopy45
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

Yes, we made the visit here due to the Outlander series. My husband, who is not a fan of the show, also really enjoyed this place. It is a beautiful home that has a lot to share. You do the tour of the home on...More

2  Thank hippiefrog
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Irene B
September 11, 2016|
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Response from Donald S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. It's an independent trust.
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Megan A
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Response from Helen H | Reviewed this property |
yes you can view the outside of the house and grounds without paying an entrance fee
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Margaret653
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Response from KarenM67 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, probably best to contact Hopetoun House directly.
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