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Gladstone’s Land

About this place

One of the oldest buildings on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

  • Explore our new immersive visitor experience that takes you through three centuries of Gladstone’s Land history.
  • Learn about the fascinating lives of the people who lived and worked in the property.
  • View beautiful, hand-painted ceilings from 1620 – see if you can spot the monkey!
  • Join one of our specialist tours to find out more about specific aspects of Old Town history.
  • Relax in the ground-floor ice cream parlour and coffee shop, which is inspired by the rich trading history of the building.
  • Wander through the streets of Edinburgh following our app-based walking tour to the Georgian House in the New Town.

Gladstone’s Land has been a commercial and social hub for more than 500 years. It has witnessed momentous social and political change as well as war, fire and disease.

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Today’s Opening Hours

House
10.00–15.00
Ice cream parlour and coffee shop
10.00–17.00
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Entry prices

Adult
£7.50
Concession
£6.00
Child
£5.00
Family
£21.00
One adult family
£15.00
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Membership

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

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Accreditations and awards

  • A navy oval badge from the Scottish Tourist Board, showing 4 stars for a Visitor Attraction. There is an illustrated green and purple thistle at the top of the badge.
  • A green oval badge from the Green Tourism Business Scheme showing a Gold award. There is a blue roundel at the top with an illustration of a teal and purple thistle in it.
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Online shop

Take a look at our exclusive range of products inspired by Gladstone’s Land and our collections.

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Venue hire

Gladstone’s Land is the perfect venue for corporate events and private parties.

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School visits

We welcome school visits at Gladstone’s Land.

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