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Lauriston Castle

2A Cramond Road South | Davidson's Mains, Edinburgh EH4 5QD, Scotland
+44 131 336 2060
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Local Attraction Nothing for the Tourist

I like it for the fact it is so quiet, and for the views to the Forth. But, it's not worth going... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hibees70
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Edinburgh, Scotland
via mobile
Enchanted woodlands workshop

Went with my two young girls, 6 and 8. Had a wonderful visit, the girls had a blast making a felt... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul G
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College Station
via mobile
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2A Cramond Road South | Davidson's Mains, Edinburgh EH4 5QD, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like it for the fact it is so quiet, and for the views to the Forth. But, it's not worth going out of your way for.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my two young girls, 6 and 8. Had a wonderful visit, the girls had a blast making a felt artwork (see picture). Beautiful grounds and castle. Great family outing!

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I purchased 3 tickets from Groupon at £9 each for general admission for 2 adults and 1 child age 5 my 2 year old went free. I then read the horrendous reviews on here and was a little sceptical about going however felt I had...More

1  Thank Charlene M
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

As with many of the recent reviews on here, I am glad to see that I am not the only one who was appalled at the Jurassic Kingdom event. My Son and I went along to this event as he is interested in dinosaurs, but...More

1  Thank Cal B
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The only people who would really enjoy this would be students doing a does trip on how not to manage things. So access us a nighmare very restricted on road parking and no signage from the bus stop. Once inside it is a quagmire. You...More

1  Thank JaneUK
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The castle itself is so beautiful and the grounds are lovely but the Jurassic kingdom experience was horrendous. It was a complete mud pit that was not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs like it said on the website. We were there for less than an...More

Thank Lizzie_Lou87
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Muddy paths unprotected so damaged plants in grass Too many dogs as well during non event times...easily improved and lack of imagination in placement of dinos...good idea needs more imagination...young children will enjoy it but missed opportunity in my view...real shame to see trampled unprotected...More

Thank RonnieJ P
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The Jurassic Kingdom was very sparse, thought there would be more to see and more interactions for the kids. We lasted one hour that was even having a picnic. I'm glad I went but wouldn't hurry back. The weather didn't bother us as we were...More

Thank ruthy489
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

I do not understand the negative reviews on this site. Went yesterday with my 2 year old grandson and I thought it was fantastic value for money. When you first go in the entrance there is a huge t rex and it lets out a...More

1  Thank granneeandkaka
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Hugely disappointed for the money we paid. Could have easily had a whole day out for less but we could only drag it out for 40 minutes unfortunately. That said the grounds of Lauriston Castle were lovely and I'd go back and visit there but...More

Thank Weedoodles
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