2 Events at House of the Binns

  • Snowdrop and Winter Walk

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 21 Feb - Sun 22 Feb Location:House of the Binns

    Come along and learn all about House of the Binns Snowdrops and the other winter species that is on the estate.

    Details


    This walk you will how to identify snowdrops and the other winter tree and plant species.

    Also we will be seeing some great views from the estate and the walk is great way for some gentle exercise.

    Booking Essential

    Dates & Times:

    • 21 Feb 2015 : 14:00 - 15:15
    • 22 Feb 2015 : 14:00 - 15:15

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 5.00
    • Child : £ 3.00
    • buy online

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932124 or email lothianranger@nts.org.uk

    Booking:

    Booking essential online
  • Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

    Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

    Dates:Mon 6 Apr Location:House of the Binns

    Turn eggsplorer with us this Easter as you follow the trail, collect the clues, solve the puzzle and win a Cadbury Egghead!

    Details


    Each of our 50 Cadbury Easter Egg Trails is completely different – a great excuse to try your hand at more than one!

    Dates & Times:

    • 06 Apr 2015 : 12:00 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Child : £ 2.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932127

    Booking:

    £2 per trail

Set in beautifully landscaped parkland overlooking the River Forth, this 17th-century laird’s house near Linlithgow has been the home of the Dalyell family for 400 years.

The present house was built in 1612 by Thomas Dalyell, an Edinburgh merchant who had made his fortune at the court of King James VI and I in London.

In 1944, the Dalyell family gifted the house, its contents and the parkland, along with an endowment, to the National Trust for Scotland under its Country House Scheme, keeping the right of the family to live in the house.

The house was gifted to the NTS in 1944, along with the parkland, contents and an endowment, under the Country House Scheme by Eleanor Dalyell and her son Tam Dalyell, who retained the right of the family to live in the house and contribute towards the upkeep and maintenance in partnership with the National Trust for Scotland.


House of the Binns Guidebook

House Of The Binns Guidebook

The House of the Binns stands as a living monument to one of Scotlands oldest families, the Dalyells, who have lived here since 1612. The family home of the Dalyell family for nearly 400 years. The house was gifted …

House Of The Binns Guidebook£3.50
 

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Opening times & Prices

22 Dec
  • House (Tours only): Closed
  • Estate: 07.30 - 19.30
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Prices
  • Member: FREE
  • Adult: £10.50
  • Family: £24.50
  • 1 Parent: £18.00
  • Concession: £7.50

Gradings & Awards

  • The Green Tourism Award - Silver
  • Scottish Tourist Board - 4 Star

5 day weather forecast

  • Mon 22/12 : Patchy rain nearby 9°C 9°C 22/12
  • Tue 23/12 : Patchy light rain 7°C 7°C 23/12
  • Wed 24/12 : Sunny 4°C 4°C 24/12
  • Thu 25/12 : Sunny 4°C 4°C 25/12
  • Fri 26/12 : Overcast 4°C 4°C 26/12