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Discover 300 years of Scottish history through this magnificent and carefully conserved neo-Palladian villa. Newhailes is famed for having some of the finest rococo interiors in Scotland. There are sumptuous decorative details at every turn, from...more
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Newhailes Road, Musselburgh EH21 6SY, Scotland
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+44 131 665 1546
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We looked at National Trust places close to where we were staying in Edinburgh and Newhailes came up. The property looked beautiful so we thought we'd pop along. The weather was overcast but dry and it was fine for browsing the grounds. We stopped for...More

Thank bextherunt
Reviewed 4 days ago

A recent addition to Newhailes is the Wee Hailes play park. This is a great park for the kids situated behind the old stable block. £5 for children & £1 for Adults. Free if you are a National Trust member. Ideal for a morning of...More

Thank Craig G
TeamNewhailes, Manager at Newhailes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Craig G Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit. I would like to clarify our entrance costs - Family members of National Trust for Scotland and the National Trust have free entry to Weehailes, Others pay £1...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out. My 3year old grandson loved it.lots for him to do We had a nice lunch and great fun in the park.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the cafe at Newhailes this week with my family and the food & service was excellent especially the hotdogs 😋

Thank lcoyle2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lived in Edinburgh for many years and this house and gardens are being transformed we did a short run around the grounds many people out walking children's play area looks good and coffee shop friendly Recommend strongly for a walk and visit

Thank Derek B
TeamNewhailes, Manager at Newhailes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are happy that you like our improvements and hope you will be back soon to enjoy all that Newhailes has to offer.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With the addition of the new ‘Weehailes’ play park, Newhailes has become an even better place to visit with our young boys! The cafe has so many choices and the pies are to die for. Coffee is amazing and the whole atmosphere is relaxing. We...More

Thank Julie F
TeamNewhailes, Manager at Newhailes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Julie Thank you for your kind review. We are happy that you like Weehailes and the cafe and hope you will be back soon to enjoy all that Newhailes has to offer.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our dog for a summer walk here. It is breath taking. If you have young children there is an amazing area at the back of the old stables for them to play and eat. We didn't eat there this time but you could,...More

Thank maribabe
TeamNewhailes, Manager at Newhailes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Maribabe Thank you for your kind review. We hope you and your dog will be back soon to enjoy all that Newhailes has to offer.

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This is a nice place for a quiet walk, or visit the kids playground, als the beautiful old house to visit .

1  Thank scotbuy
TeamNewhailes, Manager at Newhailes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Scotby Thank you for your kind review. We hope you will be back soon to enjoy all that Newhailes has to offer.

Reviewed 18 May 2018

We booked up for the 75 minute tour of the house. The tour was very interesting and informative, which was entirely due to our tour guide Helen, who was excellent.

Thank jadatiger
TeamNewhailes, Manager at Newhailes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Jadatiger Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and will pass on your comments to Helen

Reviewed 13 May 2018

Owned by Dalrymple family and featured prominently during the Scottish Enlightenment.Very Interesting and great guide Val, Thanks, Clare

Thank Clare E
TeamNewhailes, General Manager at Newhailes, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and will pass your comments on to Val. We look forward to welcoming you to Newhailes again soon.

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LittleMissKR
9 July 2018|
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Response from TeamNewhailes | Property representative |
Entrance to the grounds of Newhailes is free but we do charge for entrance to Weehailes playpark and for tours of the house
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Elizabeth M
21 June 2018|
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Response from TeamNewhailes | Property representative |
Family members of NTS have free entry to Weehailes. Non members are charged as follows : Children under 3 FREE Children 3-15 £5 Adults £1
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carollovejoy
6 May 2017|
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Response from CristinaNH | Property representative |
Hi there, it is indeed possible, on the number 30 bus. Please visit our website for more info. All the best from the Newhailes Team
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