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Arniston House

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Arniston House Arniston House Arniston House Magnificent Setting | Magnificent Setting, EH23 4RY, Gorebridge, Midlothian, Scotland, Gorebridge EH23 4RY, Scotland
+44 1875 830515
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An interesting house, whose history is enthusiastically told

If you only have time to visit one country house in the Boarders / outskirts of Edinburgh, you will... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MLRP001
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Even better than Outlander!

Visited briefly as part of Midlothian Doors Open Day. The enthusiasm the Dundas family have for... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
James G
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Midlothian, United Kingdom
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Arniston House Arniston House Arniston House Magnificent Setting | Magnificent Setting, EH23 4RY, Gorebridge, Midlothian, Scotland, Gorebridge EH23 4RY, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

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

Thank James G
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

The property and the drive to the house are memorabe. This is a well preserved home that gives every appearance of really being lived in. The owners even show you around. No pretentiousness here.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

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

Thank cbelleisle
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

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

Thank dml73
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

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

2  Thank C S
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Lovely house. Daughter of owner (Henrietta Dundas?) was our guide. I've rarely come across a guide who blends enthusiasm, knowledge, and love of the house with such a light but erudite touch. It was like being taken round by a friend. Considering how Arniston was...More

2  Thank Accuratereporter
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

An amazing historical house. An amazing estate with great walks and steeped in history. The tour of the house is lovely and the guide is so knowledgable and can tell some great stories.

2  Thank beastylover
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

We did a guided tour here with a group of 18. Very interesting history of the family and a lovely home. The current owner and one of her daughters are your guides and they made sure we had an informative and interesting visit. Next time...More

1  Thank peterjcowan
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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

We visited the house on a cold day, and we were standing at the door, it's only opening at 2pm and 330pm. They have only 2 tours which lasts for one hour and 15 minutes. You'll hear a lot of family history, and I mean...More

Thank Gergely K
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