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Arniston Estate has been home to the Dundas family for more than four centuries and today is a working estate featuring a range of farming operations, forestry, fishing and visitor attraction activities. Arniston House is a magnificent Palladian...more
We went there for the firework display. Whilst the grounds and the building are spectacular, the display was lacking.
It would have been better with music or bigger fireworks.More
Date of experience: November 2018
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Thank you for joining us for our 2nd annual Bonfire Night Fireworks Party. We have had an overwhelmingly great response to the event and your feedback is greatly appreciated. We are thrilled to be working with one of Scotland's best pyrotechnic companies, Pyromancer. We were...More
We spent four nights at this outstanding AirBnB property. Accommodation was in one of four old 18th century Foresters cottages on the estate, all of which have been tastefully restored and equipped with modern conveniences.
Our cottage (Lime Cottage) was a beautiful two bedroom, two...More
Not having been for seven years, decided to make a return visit & drive approximately 100 miles to do so. A nice property with some interesting family history. For anyone who likes to visit country houses I'm sure that there will be something of interest...More
We were the only visitors at the time of the guided tour and we were pleasantly surprised when the owner herself showed up to take us around. No surprise then that she was a font of knowledge about the house, its contents and the family...More
If you only have time to visit one country house in the Boarders / outskirts of Edinburgh, you will not be disappointed if you choose Arniston. The guided tour was conducted by family members who related their family history and that of the house, including...More
Visited briefly as part of Midlothian Doors Open Day. The enthusiasm the Dundas family have for the lovely and historic home is infectious. Family have a great insight into the lives of some of the key players in 'real' Scottish history. Truly a gem of...More
Arniston Estate is a peaceful location, located within a 20 min train ride from Edinburgh! We were welcomed by Henrietta, the cottage was clean and in a magnificiant decor. Situated on the same lot as the Arniston House our cottage was comforting and a great...More
As members of HHA we have a lot of experience of visits/tours of historic houses. Yesterday we had the pleasure of visiting a fantastically preserved stately home. The tour was excellent - and made all the better by the family members who took us round-...More
I've just enjoyed an Easter break, staying at one of the rental cottages on the estate.
The location is great, 30 minutes drive to the centre of Edinburgh, but all the tranquility of a country house.
The accommodate has all the required amenities and you...More