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Newbattle Abbey

Newbattle Newbattle Road, Dalkeith EH22 3LH, Scotland
+44 131 663 1921
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A most pleasant walk

You could take just a short walk and we certainly covered only part of the potential area - but... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2017
Peter G
London, United Kingdom
Great historical experience

A group of us did a private tour of the college. It was very informative. Anyone interested in... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Margaret M
Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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Discover one of Midlothian's hidden, historical treasures. Set in 125 acres of spectacular grounds this 19th century stately home is Scotland's national centre for adult residential education. The Abbey also provides an outstanding conference and training venue, group accommodation, and a unique setting for small weddings and other celebrations. Join a guided tour and hear the enchanting story of Newbattle Abbey from the 12th century to present day.
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Newbattle Newbattle Road, Dalkeith EH22 3LH, Scotland
+44 131 663 1921
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

You could take just a short walk and we certainly covered only part of the potential area - but very much enjoyed wandering along t rive among the woods and then into the open area and attractive gardens behind the main building (which we did...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed February 13, 2017

A group of us did a private tour of the college. It was very informative. Anyone interested in local history this is a great place to go. The guide was excellent. The house, stunning. Grounds amazing, but need to be seen in daylight

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Newbattle Abbey is one of the most tranquil places you'll have the3 pleasure to visit. Even though it's only 8 miles or so from Edinburgh it is well worth a visit. With its extensive walks and history it serves as a base for a great...More

Thank jimtrish219
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a place for a walk don't hesitate! It's beautiful over there. There is a lot of people there, who are jogging, nordic walking, riding a bike or walking with dogs. Park is big enough to find a quiet place as...More

Thank Olga G
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

I attended a meeting at this venue today and was blown away by how beautiful is was! Not just the building itself but the surroundings are idyllic. A real treat from a boring tower block for us and the lunch was excellent.

Thank Shagues
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Great place to explore forest trails birdwatching and peaceful outdoors. The abbey itself is nicely preserved and makes a good choice for conference or wedding receptions. There is a lovely formal garden adjoining the abbey and excellent walks for children and dog walkers. Ample parking...More

Thank JWLong
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Very peaceful place for a walk beside some very interesting and historic buildings. A variety of paths to follow in the well maintained woods and grounds.

Thank Chis_12
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Beautiful architecture and history, a must if you get to the Edinburgh area.Take the time and visit here.

Thank shooter7817
Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

We held a naming ceremony for our two young children at the college. All of our guests were blown away by the beauty of the college and its grounds. The catering was brilliant and very good value. The staff were very helpful and friendly. This...More

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Lucy C, Events Marketing Officer at Newbattle Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2016

Thanks so much for your five-star review, Emma. I'm delighted to hear how much you and your guests enjoyed your day with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed May 7, 2015

it is turban tastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I liked the walks and the trees + I am a freak for nature and it satisfied my needs

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Lucy C, Events Marketing Officer at Newbattle Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2015

Thank you for your five-star review. I'm glad you enjoyed visiting our grounds.

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Linda L
February 18, 2017|
Response from Donna M | Property representative |
Good morning, many thanks for your enquiry. I have sent you a message. Regards
March 17, 2015|
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Response from Donna M | Property representative |
Hi there, we are a working college but we are also an events venue and conference centre. We provide accommodation for groups as well. There may be possibility of a single room, so please get in touch 0131 663 1921