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Newhailes House and Gardens

Discover 300 years of Scottish history through the magnificent and carefully conserved neo-Palladian villa that is Newhailes House and Gardens!

Newhailes House And Gardens

About Newhailes House and Gardens

Newhailes House and Gardens Newhailes Road , Musselburgh EH21 6RY
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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

Newhailes Market

Selected dates between 20th April 2024 - 22nd December 2024

Come along to Newhailes monthly market where you'll find a fine selection of handmade goods; from jams and chutneys to pies and candles!

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Festhailes Music Festival

11th May 2024

Newhailes is once again hosting its family friendly music festival in the grounds of Newhailes House on Saturday 11th May!

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