2 Events at House of the Binns

  • Scottish Snowdrop Festival

    Dates:Sun 19 Feb Location:House of the Binns

    House of the Binns Snowdrop and Winter Walk

    Details

    The Lothian Ranger service will be running a Snowdrop ID and winter walk around the grounds at House of the Binns. Come along and learn about snowdrops, how to ID them and some of the amazing facts about the flora and fauna of House of the Binns. Please wear outdoor clothing and outdoor shoes.

    Dates & Times:

    • 19 Feb 2017 : 11:00 - 13:00

    Prices:

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0131 653 5595
  • Cadbury Egg Hunts Easter Events

    Cadbury Egg Hunts

    Dates:Mon 17 Apr Location:House of the Binns

    The Easter bunny has hidden clues at lots of National Trust for Scotland places!

    Details

    Collect your hunt map, follow the clues, solve the puzzle and claim your chocolatey reward! Each hunt is completely different – the perfect excuse to hop along to more than one!

    Dates & Times:

    • 17 Apr 2017 : 12:00 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Child : £ 2.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01506 834255

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

24 Jan
  • House (Tours only): Closed
  • Estate: 07.30 - 19.30
Opening times are for today Use the buttons to change date or see all dates in calendar.
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