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Hopetoun House

South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SL, Scotland
+44 131 331 2451
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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 House. Hopetoun House, a remarkable and beautiful stately home, is filled with stunning collections and sits in majestic grounds with nature trails and scenic walks.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“stately home” (39 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (53 reviews)
“tea room” (33 reviews)
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South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9SL, Scotland
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+44 131 331 2451
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"stately home"
in 39 reviews
"afternoon tea"
in 53 reviews
"tea room"
in 33 reviews
"old stables"
in 9 reviews
"rooftop viewing"
in 6 reviews
"sea walk"
in 6 reviews
"garden centre"
in 5 reviews
"round the grounds"
in 5 reviews
"family home"
in 7 reviews
"state rooms"
in 4 reviews
"family history"
in 4 reviews
"cullen skink"
in 4 reviews
"stables cafe"
in 4 reviews
"guided tour"
in 14 reviews
"ticket office"
in 13 reviews
"walk around"
in 6 reviews
"dining room"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday 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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank LauraS1243
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Reviewed 6 days 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
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Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank DaveandStu
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A grand venue like Hopetoun house had us eager to visit with high hopes but we were utterly dissapointed. We visited on the 23rd of June as a couple with a young baby. The restaurant food was extortionate as we paid around £10 each just...More

Thank Euan C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very relaxing visit to the Gardens and tea room on a beautiful summer’s day. There was a warm welcome at the Ticket Office. The Sea Walk was lovely. Stunning views from both the east and west bastion viewpoints. I popped in to the Ranger...More

Thank Glenn S
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Hopetoun H, Marketing Executive at Hopetoun House, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Glenn, Thank you for the lovely review and we are very glad to hear you had such a great time on your visit and got to visit all the different areas of Hopetoun. Kind Regards, Hopetoun

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was surprised by this place. As Outlander fans, I knew about Sandringham, but lots of the series was filmed here. The brothel, where Mary and Claire were attacked, the duel, the Red Room, the back of the house, Mary's bedroom, and Hellwater scenes as...More

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Hopetoun H, Marketing Executive at Hopetoun House, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review about your visit here at Hopetoun. We are glad you have such a nice day and got to see the different areas that were used in Outlander. We hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the chance to visit the fantastic Hopetoun House as part of my daughters “ Outlander “ bucket list . Well worth the visit as it is a great building with friendly and knowledgeable staff to guide you round . Well worth the visit if...More

Thank Davy M
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Hopetoun H, Marketing Executive at Hopetoun House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Davy, Thanks very much for your lovely review! Glad you got to tick it off your Outlander bucket list! We hope to see you again! Kind regards, Hopetoun

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visiting this mansion by the forth is so easy either by car or bus, its just a short trip from Edinburgh and has amazing gardens and scenic views with lots to see inside the mansion

Thank Philippines1957
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Hopetoun H, Marketing Executive at Hopetoun House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking your time to post such a lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your time with us at Hopetoun. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Hopetoun

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although very difficult to get to being outside of town and lacking any proper signage, the house is well-worth your time visiting. It is a breathtaking country home, complete with botanical gardens filled with deer, pheasants, and buzzards.More

Thank worldhistorian
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Hopetoun H, Marketing Executive at Hopetoun House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review. We do unfortunately have difficulties with SatNav and Google misdirecting visitors so we recommend getting to South Queensferry then following the brown tourist signs rather than using GPS devices. We are currently...More

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Sine-Wave
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
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Irene B
11 September 2016|
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Response from Donald S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. It's an independent trust.
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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
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