Newhailes House and Gardens

Discover 300 years of Scottish history through this magnificent and carefully conserved neo-Palladian villa.

Newhailes House And Gardens

About Newhailes House and Gardens

NA Newhailes Road EH21 6RY , Musselburgh EH21 6RY
01314580200
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Newhailes brings three centuries of history to life. Originally built in the 17th century, this Palladian house was owned by the influential Dalrymple family and featured prominently during the Scottish Enlightenment.

Today, the house is accessible by guided tours, which offer an intriguing insight into the past. We’ve followed a conservation strategy of carrying out 'only as much work as necessary but as little as possible' to maintain the multi-faceted character of the house. Visitors will see the remarkable library wing, imposing Italian marble fireplaces, gilded eagles over the drawing room windows, Chinese wallpaper and an impressive art collection.

Situated in 34 hectares of historical landscape, the Newhailes estate offers unspoilt views across the Forth. There are several footpaths leading around the estate for all to enjoy.

Upcoming Events at Newhailes House and Gardens

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Newhailes House and Gardens

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Newhailes House and Gardens

19th April 2019 - 22nd April 2019
The magic of the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt comes to Newhailes House and Gardens... Follow bunny’s clues and complete your adventure to win a delicious chocolatey prize!
Wonderland Big Top Days: Easter at Newhailes

Wonderland Big Top Days: Easter at Newhailes

19th April 2019 - 22nd April 2019
Join us this Easter at Newhailes for our very special Wonderland Big Top Days from Circus Sensible. Be entertained by our fabulous performers then learn some circus skills for yourself!

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Popular Events

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Newhailes House and Gardens
The magic of the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt comes to Newhailes House and Gardens... Follow bunny’s clues and complete your adventure to win a delicious chocolatey prize!
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical, the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, is coming to Edinburgh Playhouse in April 2019 as part of a UK tour.
Gandeys Circus: The Greatest Show Tour!
Roll Up, Roll Up! Gandeys Circus returns to Sighthill Park this Easter with 'The Greatest Show Tour!' for all the family!
Easter Bonnet Parade
Celebrate Easter at the Palace of Holyroodhouse where you can make and decorate your very own Easter Bonnet, explore the Palace using our new Easter trail, then join our fabulous Easter Parade!
Easter Trail
Join the Botanics Bunny on a quest to explore new frontiers in our family Easter Trail! Complete the trail and receive your yummy Easter treat.

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