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Newhailes House & Gardens

Estate life on the edge of Edinburgh
Newhailes House, seen from the end of the driveway on a sunny day. A large rectangular lawn lies in front of the house, surrounded by a gravel drive.
Newhailes House

Just 6 miles from Edinburgh city centre, beautiful Newhailes House nestles in acres of peaceful woodland and parkland. 

Dating to the 17th century, this Palladian-style house enjoys over 300 years of history. This is a wonderful location for weddings, corporate events and private parties.

Newhailes House and the surrounding areas can be hired for events.


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Up to 300

Venue type

Castles & Houses

Planning your event


Drinks reception/wedding ceremony (Library) – 60 guests
Drinks reception/wedding ceremony (Dining Room) – 30 guests
Dining Room meeting – 30 guests (theatre-style); 12 guests (boardroom)
Library meeting – 60 guests (theatre-style); 40 guests (boardroom)


Marquee events – 150+ guests
Team-building and outdoor activities – 200+ guests

For further information please contact us. We’ll be delighted to discuss your requirements in more detail, arrange a visit and help plan your event.

Getting here

Newhailes House & Gardens is on Newhailes Road (A6095) on the outskirts of Musselburgh.
Address Newhailes House & Gardens Newhailes Road Musselburgh East Lothian EH21 6RY

Get directions

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By car: 6 miles south-east of Edinburgh city centre, just off the A1 at the Newcraighall junction.

By bus: Lothian Buses 30, 26 and 44 and First Buses 140 and 141 stop near the property.

By train: Newcraighall Station is a 20-minute walk from the estate entrance.