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Hill of Tarvit Mansionhouse and Garden

Hill of Tarvit Mansion House Wemysshall Road, Cupar KY15 5PB, Scotland
+44 844 493 2185
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“mansion house” (11 reviews)
“tea room” (14 reviews)
“great house” (3 reviews)
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Hill of Tarvit Mansion House Wemysshall Road, Cupar KY15 5PB, Scotland
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+44 844 493 2185
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"mansion house"
in 11 reviews
"tea room"
in 14 reviews
"great house"
in 3 reviews
"golf course"
in 13 reviews
"landscaped gardens"
in 2 reviews
"tea and cake"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 11 reviews
"guided tour of the house"
in 2 reviews
"sir robert"
in 3 reviews
"visited this national trust property"
in 2 reviews
"snooker table"
in 2 reviews
"an absolute gem"
in 2 reviews
"soup and sandwiches"
in 2 reviews
"afternoon visit"
in 2 reviews
"nt properties"
in 4 reviews
"lovely cafe"
in 3 reviews
"main room"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived at around half past one, to find the main, ground level door firmly closed, with a sign telling you to enter through the shop. This would be fine for most people, but my friend is disabled, and it was very difficult for him...More

Thank Bauchope
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small but still offering a lot to see and a range of history. Volunteers very friendly. Lovely to wander around the garden with an ice cream.

Thank Lusy S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As with all National Trust visits everywhere is a pleasure. Today was the Hill of Tarvit. To be able to browse around and ask questions from members of the guide team makes it all worth while. There are tours at certain times of the day,...More

2  Thank wduguid
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had not visited the Hill of Tarvit house for many years and I believe that the NTS had mothballed it for a period so it was good to see it back in action! This is a stunning Edwardian mansion house set in gloriousFife countryside....More

Thank Calum M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were delighted to find the the tea room (old conservatory) open and not too busy. Lovely pot of tea with banana cake plus cheese called 'blue murder' (Scottish) and walnut scone. Asked for more hot water in the teapot which we received. Lots of...More

Thank Phyll60
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited Hill of Tarvit many times - with my parents when I was younger and since with my own children. The grounds are fantastic - great walks around the woods and fields and you can play putting and croquet in the gardens. The guides...More

1  Thank NCarlin1891
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

My wife & I had the pleasure of being taken around the mansion by a young but very knowledgeable & amiable chap called Fraser ... he brought to life this historic property & really gave us an insight into what is a fascinating space. Between...More

1  Thank thomas m
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a little lunch and run round the garden with our energetic two year old. We were delighted to find such a lovely cafe with welcoming staff and delicious food....way beyond the usual offer at NT properties. The Tarvit rarebit and beetroot...More

1  Thank Jjcurran
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

We live just down the road, and frequently visit the Hill of Tarvit (great views!) and woods (the bluebells are lovely just now), but had never eaten at the Hickory Café before today. The food was great -- my hummus and roasted veg sandwich was...More

2  Thank LMH563
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

A bit disappointed gardens not at there best parts looked unkept in need of some TLC most of the plants unnamed, we will be back late June early August to hopefully see an improvement.More

1  Thank billyclark1948
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Wendy P, Manager at Hill of Tarvit Mansionhouse and Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Dear Billy, Thank you for your visit to the Hill of Tarvit gardens. I am sorry you felt things were not at their best in May. As I am sure you can understand, the weather this spring has been very sever which has significantly hampered...More

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545Ken545
2 May 2017|
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Response from Wendy P | Property representative |
Hi Ken, the Mansion house, shop and tea room are open Thursdays to Mondays. A guided tour runs at 11.15am; open guiding where you can explore at your own pace starts at 12.30. Last entry is at 4pm and the mansion closes at... More
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Rachael M
4 July 2016|
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Response from Rachel J | Reviewed this property |
To the downstairs level there is a ramp at the door but upstairs is only steps.
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