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Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh

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Check out our events page to see our programme of events. http://www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk/getdoc/4a35edec-7504-488a-9fcf-ed5a18b9952a/Events-(1) For more than 400 years, enchanting Lauriston Castle has overlooked the River Forth at Silverknowes, very close to Cramond. Set among 30 acres of woodland and beautiful gardens, Lauriston Castle is a special place to visit.

Guided tours of one of the most extraordinary interiors in Scotland take place Monday-Thursday and Saturday-Sunday at 2pm during the summer months, and Saturday-Sunday at 2pm during the winter. Group tours can be arranged outwith these times - just give us a call!

A very comprehensive range of events - from craft workshops to historic lectures - operates throughout the year. There really is something for everyone! To get a flavour of our events, check out our photo albums. For booking information, please visit www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk/Venues/Lauriston-Castle .

Special events also take place regularly - keep an eye on our Facebook page for details!

We look forward to welcoming you soon!
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  • Few people will see this castle and what a pity, we were only 6, it is very well furnished. The guides are super passionate and answer all the questions. Beautiful park with incredible sea views,small delicious tea room, very typical English with super good cakes.
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  • Recently visited Lauriston Castle. The grounds are beautiful and free to enter and you can take dogs in. There is a cafe serving drinks/snacks, run by a very polite and friendly young man. It has outd...  more »
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  • Lauriston castle is a fantastic location for walking your dog with huge enclosed grounds. The range of different parts to see is fantastic, from the Japanese style garden to the walk in the woods. The castle itself is beautiful and has a all cafe for light refreshments. I wish I had more time today to fill out this review but I leave you with this... Go you won't regret it.
  • Went to magicfest at castle as part of festival. Magic was awesome. I will be returning to the castle for a visit as the rooms we saw were amazing.and Val gave loads of info on history and items in the rooms.
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