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Leith Hall, Garden & Estate

Quirky historic home filled with curios from all over the world

Planning your visit

We want you to enjoy your visit to the grounds – your safety is our priority. This means we’ve had to make some changes so that we can keep everyone safe. Please read our Guide on what to expect before you set off.

This property is part of the 'We're Good to Go' scheme, which means we have carried out an official COVID-19 risk assessment to check we have everything in place to reopen safely.

Drone flying is not permitted at this property without prior permission and approval. Commercial operators should contact the Trust’s Filming Manager at

For more information about planning your visit, please see our drop-down facilities below or our frequently asked questions.

If you’d like to speak to us we can be contacted by email: or telephone 01464 831216.

Outdoor theatre this summer

The Great Gatsby
Saturday 26 June, 7pm
Get your glad rags on, work up your best Charleston, and get your cocktail glass at the ready! Served up with a twist of iconic Heartbreak style, this outdoor adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is the perfect way to mark 100 years since Prohibition.
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Wonder with Grimm
Sunday 18 July, 6pm
Join us for an evening of enchanting storytelling full of magic, puppetry and music, as we enter into the fantastical world of the Brothers Grimm with altered endings and a modern twist.
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Illyria present HMS Pinafore at Leith Hall
Wednesday 18 August, 7pm
This wonderful comic opera gets the complete Illyria treatment, faithfully performed with the full score by a reduced cast on a beautiful nautical set.
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Wellbeing events this summer

According to many studies, being in nature seems to have a profound effect on our wellbeing, so we’re giving you the opportunity to connect with the space in our beautiful garden whilst benefitting from the practices of tai chi and yoga.

Garden Yoga at Leith Hall
Saturday 12 June and Saturday 28 August

Join the gardeners and renowned yoga teacher Julie Webb of TuttiFrutti Yoga for an hour’s outdoor yoga class. Enjoy the peace of the garden whilst finding some stillness and space, and benefitting from a stretch.
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Garden Tai Chi at Leith Hall
Saturday 29 May and Saturday 3 July

Join the gardeners and renowned tai chi practitioner Tina Faulkner Elders of Ruyi School of Taijiquan and Qigong for an hour’s outdoor tai chi class. Experience the peace of Leith Hall garden, whilst improving your body coordination and mindfulness.
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Facilities & access

The walled garden is on a slope above the main car park, which can prove difficult for those with mobility issues. If this is the case, we recommend that you park at the stable block at the top of the garden and enter the garden there.

We have an ongoing programme of accessible content development. Detailed accessibility guides for the most visited Trust places are available on our Accessibility pages as well as links to useful resources.

We’d love you to visit the Euan’s Guide website to review the accessibility of Trust places and tell us (and others) what’s good and where we need to do better.

There are accessible car parking spaces immediately outside the Hall.

Buggy access
Coach parking

Dogs are welcome on the estate and on our trails, but are not permitted in the walled garden nor in the Hall itself. If you’d like to enjoy something from the tearoom while visiting with your dog, please ask our staff and they’ll bring your order out to you at the picnic tables.

Assistance dogs are welcome in all areas.

Parking is free for members of the National Trust for Scotland. Pay & Display charges apply otherwise.

There’s ample parking in the main car park.

Enjoy a picnic on the lawn and take in the beautiful surroundings.

Visits to the hall are by guided tour but you can explore the beautiful garden and grounds at your own pace.

The walled garden is filled with interesting architectural features as well as boasting marvellous views.

Explore one of our three waymarked trails around the estate and enjoy lovely views of the surrounding Aberdeenshire countryside.


Opening times

Hall, shop and tearoom

Current period1 Jan–31 Dec 2021, closed

Current period1 Jan–31 Dec, daily, 10.00–16.00

Current period1 Jan–31 Dec 2021, daily, dawn–dusk

Entry prices

Leith Hall
One adult family
Garden only

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

Join from £50

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