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Leith Hall, Garden and Estate

Kennethmont, Huntly AB54 4NQ, Scotland
+44 844 493 2175
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“bird hide” (4 reviews)
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Kennethmont, Huntly AB54 4NQ, Scotland
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+44 844 493 2175
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Reviewed yesterday

Tour of leith hall was v disappointing. It was dreadful in fact and left me bewildered. Instead of focusing on one theme it skipped backwards and forwards thru generations. I usually enjoy guided tours but this was one of the worst. Polish up your act,...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided visit as we were on holoand stopping fairly nearby. It's guided tour only and to be honest we've been on better. The house has many lovely things but little or no information was available from the guide. Okay if you only want to...More

Thank Sockknitter5
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Hi I have visited the Hall and Gardens Loved it. .My aunt has gone down the family tree And I'm hoping to take my Mum up to see it this year as she's not been there since she was a baby, Her Maiden name is...More

Thank Rhona C
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

I have not seen the Leith Hall, Garden and Estate yet, however I plan on taking a trip with my husband in September! My family on my fathers side is a long line of Leiths' and were a part of the Leith-Hay Clan many years...More

1  Thank Chelsea B
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Used our National Trust cards to gain entry. The house is smaller than many other castles in the area and won't take up much of your time. The grounds consist of a walk around a lake and formal gardens with the latter being on a...More

Thank Mark W
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Management response:Responded 22 September 2017

Hi Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to us. The walled garden is stunning - but yes it is on a hill. We are looking to put more benches out to make it easier for those with walking difficulties. The tea...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We chose to visit Leith Hall to see the large walled garden and we were not disappointed - it is spectacular. Although it is on a slope we were able to push our buggy around easily. We also walked around the pond and went to...More

2  Thank Katie S
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Management response:Responded 22 September 2017

Hi thank you for taking the time to review your visit. I am glad you enjoyed it and found the staff helpful

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We arrived at the house after walking round a very overgrown pond with 45 minutes until the next tour and 1.45, plenty of time to have a cuppa and sandwich one would think. We sat down and ordered sandwiches all round, 2 teas, a coke...More

Thank JillyPh240
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Management response:Responded 22 September 2017

Hi JillyPH240 I am really sorry you had such a terrible experience in our tea room. All I can say is it is a new venture for us and I am really glad you brought to my attention the training needs of the member of...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

I visited this hall after visiting quite a few castles in Aberdeenshire and was using my National Trust membership to gain entrance. This is one of the farthest stately home away from Aberdeen. I visited quite early on a Sunday rainy morning and the number...More

Thank GeethaBasappa
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Management response:Responded 26 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. I am glad you enjoyed your visit. Pity it was raining - perhaps the next time you will manage to enjoy the walled garden and estate. While not as large as some of the other...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Today was our first visit, which is unbelievable as we are locals! The gardens are extensive and beautiful and we really enjoyed one of the walks and - much to my daughters' delight managed to watch a heron at close quarters and sat in the...More

1  Thank martinesmith
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Management response:Responded 31 July 2017

Thank you for your review. The wildlife we have here is fantastic. I am sorry you were a bit disappointed by the staff at the main desk - normally their customer service is excellent - I can only image that as it was the first...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We went to Leith Hall for one of their guided tours, unfortunately the tour was full, and it was the last tour of the day (15:00). We decided to walk round most of the signed walks there instead of just leaving. The walks are great...More

Thank Scottish-Traveller0
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Management response:Responded 31 July 2017

Thank you for your review - I am sorry you missed the last tour - we can always take phone bookings in advance. I am really pleased you decided to go for a walk instead - hopefully you will get back another time and manage...More

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Response from 71chris2016 | Reviewed this property |
Just facilities for a tea/coffee/soft drinks or a snack. They hope to get a café up and running soon. For answers to other questions I suggest you look on the website for the National Trust for Scotland - you will be... More
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