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Newhailes House & Gardens

Palladian house that played a prominent role in the Scottish Enlightenment

Things to do

School visits

We welcome school visits at Newhailes. For more information, please see our Learning pages.

Play areas

Nature spotting

Newhailes estate is home to a wide range of flora and fauna, with over 60 species of bird found here. These include blue, great and coal tits, chaffinches, bullfinches, chiffchaffs and nuthatches. Our meadows provide breeding grounds for skylarks and curlews.

Hire a venue

The house, stable block and grounds at Newhailes are available for your wedding or special event – please see our venue hire pages for more information. 

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