Lauriston Castle

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2 Cramond Road South, Edinburgh West EH4 6AD
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Lauriston Castle
About Lauriston Castle

When you step inside Lauriston Castle, you see it just as it was in 1926, when it was left to the nation by the last private owner, Mrs Reid.

The Castle and the collections it contains is one of Scotland’s greatest gifts. Collections include, Italian Furniture, Sheffield Plate, Crossley Wool Mosaics and Blue John ornaments. The interiors of the house are the work of Mrs Reid's husband, Mr W R Reid, the owner of Morison & Co., a leading Edinburgh cabinet making business.

The beautiful grounds were laid out by William Henry Playfair in the 1840s. Much of the planting dates to this period. The award-winning Japanese Friendship garden, gifted by the prefecture of Kyoto, is a tranquil place to contemplate.

April through October: 2pm every day except Friday.

November through March: 2pm Saturday and Sunday only.

Upcoming Events at Lauriston Castle

Frosted Pinecones and Stars Light Garland Workshop

Frosted Pinecones and Stars Light Garland Workshop

15 December 2017
Make a beautiful pre-lit garland for your home using Lauriston Castle greenery and beautiful Scandinavian decorations.
Christmas Wreaths Workshop

Christmas Wreaths Workshop

16 December 2017
Make a beautiful Christmas wreath and festive garland in this workshop at Lauriston Castle on 16th December!
Lauriston Castle: Magical Wreaths Workshops

Lauriston Castle: Magical Wreaths Workshops

17 December 2017
Make a huge green wreath to take pride of place on your street in this magical wreaths workshop at Lauriston Castle.