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“stately home”(39 reviews)
“afternoon tea”(53 reviews)
“tea room”(33 reviews)
Visit Hopetoun and discover a place of beauty, tranquility and architectural magnificence dating from the 17th century. It has been home to the Hope Family since the late 1600’s and the present Lord Hopetoun and his family still live in Hopetoun...more
South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SL, Scotland
+44 131 331 2451
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So impressed with this house. I visited as an Outlander fan, but I am also a fan of historical houses and gardens. Was very surprised just how quiet it was, especially as we visited on a sunny Saturday afternoon. The staff were incredibly welcoming and...More

Thank Rhian 0
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Approached past picturesque scenery of Firth of Forth entering stunning grounds and magnificent stately home. There’s a car park with welcoming staff directing visitors to the house for which you pay a reasonable entry fee and a colourful brochure available. The staff in the house...More

Thank Jayne P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We might have missed this wonderful home if it weren't for Outlander. That connection made it extra fun but we would have given it a five regardless. One thing that makes this house special is that it's retained character as a result of not being...More

Thank CatLadyLive
Reviewed 3 days ago

I saw this house and had to visit - it's gorgeous - and it being an Outlander filming location of course. I was planning a quick little trip around the house, but got caught up in it's beauty and the filming history, spending much more...More

Thank Shannon H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very homely. I visited Hopetoun House last week with my Mum and her fiancé, who were visiting me. We enjoyed the helpful information from the kind staff and was impressed with the overall experience. Hopetoun House is a quaint and impressive home, still occupied with...More

Thank Emily F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a great place to visit.ypu can see how things happened years ago through the guide and the rooms.the tea room is pleasant and if you stand on the grounds you will get a beautiful view of the forth road bridge.also the grounds have highland...More

Thank Alison E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our two teenage goddaughters to Hopetoun House when they visited from Sweden. It was a lovely day weather-wise and we strolled along the river walk which offered some spectacular views of the Forth and the three bridges and the red deer herd. After...More

Thank Allan J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a good experience where the staff were very much involved. The photo opportunities were outstanding.

Thank LauraS1243
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty to see and do. House was very interesting and the staff very knowledgeable. Lovely walks in the grounds. The cafe provided a really good lunch and catered for our dietary needs with care.

Thank francesdoherty50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have often passed Hopetoun House and Grounds en route across the Forth Bridges or a stop-off at South Queensferry and never previously visited . . . What an absolutely stunning stately home reached at the top of a majestically long driveway surrounded by lawn...More

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21 May 2018|
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Response from Hopetoun H | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, We are open from Friday 30th March through until Sunday 30th September 2018. Kind Regards, Hopetoun
Irene B
11 September 2016|
Response from Donald S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. It's an independent trust.
Megan A
7 September 2016|
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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