Visit Hopetoun House
Visit Hopetoun House & Estate 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. 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.
As you approach the house, the impressive panoramic view of the main facade is breathtakingly revealed. Designed by William Bruce and then altered and extended by William Adam, Hopetoun House is one of the finest examples of 18th century architecture in Britain. The magnificent interiors which have remained virtually unchanged for three centuries reflect the elegance of the Georgian era. They are decorated with the best period furniture, paintings, tapestries and clocks, with beautifully crafted finishes of carving, gilding and plaster work.
Hoptoun House Group Visits
We are delighted to welcome group visits to Hopetoun House. Groups are based on a minimum of 15 visitors. Maximum numbers for a guided tour should not exceed 23 and for a free flow visit should not exceed 60. During seasonal opening hours (Easter until the last Sunday in September) it is essential to book in advance in order to guarantee availability and service.
We can arrange guided tours for an additional £1 per person. These can be adapted to any special interests if advanced notice is given. It is possible to book private tours out of season and for smaller groups by appointment only. Prices are available on request.
The Stables Tearoom
One of the delights of Hopetoun is a visit to the Stables Tearoom. A clever and sensitive restoration of the 18th Century Adam Stables transformed into a traditional tearoom complete with table service and a high quality contemporary menu. Only a few miles from Edinburgh, you can escape to another world and soak up the timeless atmosphere within a spectacular setting.
The tearoom is now open from 11am until 4.30pm daily during visitor season. The perfect for meeting up with friends, family and colleagues who will appreciate an impeccable standard of catering and service.
Queensferry, West Lothian, EH30 9SL
Tel: +44 (0)131 331 2451