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Attended a Halloween event on a Saturday night at the House. Very atmospheric with small oil burner... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
casper034
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Lanark, United Kingdom
A-maze-ing

We enjoyed a lovely walk around the grounds and then played in the maze before going for a walk up... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jamie-and-Heather
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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All reviews gift shop tea room well worth a visit craft shops steeped in history bonnie prince charlie mary queen of scots walled garden catholic family woodland walk hedge maze on site a real gem cottage restaurant priest hole great place to visit lots of history
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the Halloween family fun day. There was plenty to do, included in the price of the ticket, as well as entry into the house to learn about its’ history. My only issue was the prices of the drinks in the cafe. However, although...More

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traquair10, Owner at Traquair House & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for you review and I am glad that you enjoyed your day at Traquair yesterday. I am sorry about your experience with one of our staff as they are usually do their best to ensure everyone is happy and go out of their...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended a Halloween event on a Saturday night at the House. Very atmospheric with small oil burner lights providing light to the dark drive leading up to the House itself. Good show put on for us and very informative in the history surrounding the past...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely walk around the grounds and then played in the maze before going for a walk up to the Bear Gates. We didn’t go into the house as we had a dog with us but still had a very enjoyable day.

Thank Jamie-and-Heather
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the day wandering around the grounds with my friend's dog - we both had the best time and got some stunning photos.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled quite a distance to see this house, on the advice of our guidebook. It was well worth the time and trouble. It is advertised as the oldest continuously inhabited house in Scotland, and the present owners do actually live in the one wing....More

Thank HelenZA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To make a statement like the headline of this piece you have to be very bold - but I'm prepared to defend that opinion as strongly as I can. It's the most delightful house with all kinds of hidey-holes and hidden stairways that make the...More

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traquair10, Owner at Traquair House & Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. Delighted you enjoyed your visit so much - made our day!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting house although I did have a bit of trouble with the steep steps--made me wonder how ladies in long dresses managed!! Great to be able to see original beans and old art work on walls. Interesting displays and loved the stories from ages...More

Thank 1206irene
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Visited on friends recommendation. Paid only for grounds as had dog with us. £4.50 each. We didn’t use the play area as we don’t have children, we had a quick go at the maize, and walked the parameters of the grounds and that was it....More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The house itself is fascinating and the grounds and gardens are beautiful. I would particularly like to praise the manager, the guides and the staff in the brewery/shop. All were informative and pleasant. We had afternoon tea at the cafe, top quality and reasonably priced....More

Thank PaddyP111
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is a review of the grounds and cafe and not the house as we had our dog with us. The woodland walks are really good with some amazing trees. We really enjoyed the challenge of the maze. There are small craft workshops. A real...More

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shirleybutler149
4 September 2018|
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Response from FriskyFinn68 | Reviewed this property |
House and grounds closed dec- mar
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nowMRS
12 September 2017|
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Response from traquair10 | Property representative |
Yes, we are less than 10 mins by car from Glentress. Dogs are welcome on a lead and we are open 7 days a week from 11am - 5pm. Hope this reaches you in time as I only just saw your message.
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