4 Events at Newhailes

  • Newhailes Nature Detectives club Lothian Ranger Events

    Newhailes Nature Detectives club

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 21 Jan - Sat 16 Dec Location:Newhailes

    If your child is aged 7 to 12, likes Nature and being outdoors then this club is for them.

    Details

    The Nature Detectives club meets once a month at Newhailes and other places around Edinburgh and East Lothian. Please see the 2017 programme below: 21 January : Newhailes 10:00 – 11:30 TWITCHERS UNITE! 18 February : Newhailes 10:00 – 11:30 WILLOW CRAFT WORKSHOP 18 March : Inveresk Lodge Garden 10:00 – 12:00 MAD MARCH HARE TRAIL & GREENHOUSE TEA PARTY 22 April : Inveresk Lodge Garden10:00 – 11.30 POLLINATION SENSATION 20 May : Newhailes 10:00 – 11:30 VICTORIANS AT NEWHAILES 17 June : Dynamic Earth 10:00 – 14:00 DYNAMIC EXPLORERS 19 August : Jupiter Artland 09:30 – 15:00 (times may change & details TBC) ART IN NATURE 16 September : Newhailes 10:00 – 12:00 MARINE CONSERVATION 21 October : Newhailes 10:00 – 11:30 SURVIVAL SKILLS 18 November : Newhailes 10:00 – 11:30 ANDY GOLDSWORTHY WORKSHOP 16 December : Inveresk Lodge Garden 10:00 – 11:30 NATURAL CHRISTMAS CRAFTS

    Please email or call the lothain ranger for more details to join the club. one off annual fee per child of £25.00. For further information, to sign up or for any queries, please contact: Stuart Whittaker Lothian Area Ranger National Trust for Scotland Newhailes, Newhailes Road, Musselburgh, East Lothian, EH21 6RY 0131 653 5595 Mobile 07748 766 794

    Dates & Times:

    • 18 Feb 2017 - 18 February 2017 : 10:00 - 12:00
    • 22 Apr 2017 - 22 April 2017 : 10:00 - 11:30
    • 20 May 2017 : 10:00 - 11:30
    • 17 Jun 2017 - 17 June 2017 : 10:00 - 14:00
    • 19 Aug 2017 - 19 August 2017 : 09:30 - 15:00
    • 16 Sep 2017 - 16 September 2017 : 10:00 - 12:00
    • 21 Oct 2017 - 21 October 2017 : 10:00 - 11:30
    • 18 Nov 2017 - 18 November 2017 : 10:00 - 11:30
    • 16 Dec 2017 - 16 December 2017 : 10:00 - 11:30

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0131 653 5595 or email lothianranger@nts.org.uk
  • Scottish Snowdrop Festival

    Dates:Sat 18 Feb Location:Newhailes

    The Lothian Ranger service will be running a Snowdrop ID and winter walk around the designed landscape of Newhailes Estate.

    Details

    Come along and find out more about snowdrops, discover how to ID them and learn some of the amazing facts about the flora and fauna of Newhailes Estate.

    Please wear outdoor clothing and outdoor shoes.

    Dates & Times:

    • 18 Feb 2017 : 13:30 - 15:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 5.00
    • Child : £ 4.00
    • Concession : £ 4.00
    • Buy tickets

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0131 653 5595 or email lothianranger@nts.org.uk
  • Nature Activity Days

    Dates:Dates between : Tue 11 Apr - Wed 12 Apr Location:Newhailes

    Go on a minibeast hunt, learn how to build a den and make a bird feeder. We've got lots of amazing and fun filled outdoor activities to do this Easter.

    Details

    Nature Activity Day One Minibeast Hunt Natural Bird feeder making Natural art Nature Activity Day Two Den building Water filtration Non traceable fire lighting The activity days are for children from 7 upwards and are run by the on-site Ranger Team. This event is very popular therefore online booking is required.

    Children should be dropped off at Newhailes Estate car park and should bring out-door clothing, shoes and a packed lunch. A Certificate will be given to children for attending either day. £15 per child per day.

    Dates & Times:

    • 11 Apr 2017 : 10:30 - 15:00
    • 12 Apr 2017 : 10:30 - 15:00

    Prices:

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0131 653 5599
  • Cadbury Egg Hunts Easter Events

    Cadbury Egg Hunts

    Dates:Dates between : Fri 14 Apr - Mon 17 Apr Location:Newhailes

    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!

    £3 per hunt (Usual entry prices apply if you’d like to visit the house)

    Dates & Times:

    • 14 Apr 2017 : 11:00 - 16:00
    • 15 Apr 2017 : 11:00 - 16:00
    • 16 Apr 2017 : 11:00 - 16:00
    • 17 Apr 2017 : 11:00 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Child : £ 3.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0131 653 5599

Discover 300 years of Scottish history through this magnificent and carefully conserved neo-Palladian villa. Newhailes is famed for having some of the finest rococo interiors in Scotland.

There are sumptuous decorative details at every turn, from the gilded eagles over the drawing room windows to the exquisite Chinese wallpaper and imposing Italian marble fireplaces.

A major part of the house’s charm is its mellow feel. Newhailes has been allowed to grow old gracefully through a pioneering conservation policy which does ‘as much as is necessary, but as little as possible’ to keep the house in good order without disturbing its ‘untouched’ atmosphere.


Newhailes Guidebook

Newhailes Guidebook

With much of its original decorative scheme intact, you can enjoy the Chinese hand painted wallpaper, painted woodwork and furnishings of Newhailes as they have mellowed over time. The library of Sir David Dalrymple, one of Newhailes' most …

Newhailes Guidebook£5.95
 

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Opening times & Prices

21 Jan
  • House (Tours only): Closed
  • Visitor Centre: Closed
  • Shop: Closed
  • Stables Café: Closed
  • Estate: all year daily
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Prices
  • Member: FREE
  • House Tour
    Adult: £12.50
    Concession: £9.00
    Family: £29.50
    1 Parent Family:£23.00

    Family Tour
    Adult: £9.00
    Concession: £6.50
    Family: £22.00
    1 Parent Family: £17.00

Gradings & Awards

  • The Green Tourism Award - Silver
  • Scottish Tourist Board - 5 Star
  • Visit Scotland Accredited - Taste our Best - Visit Scotland Accredited - Taste our Best