Arniston House

Historic Buildings & Homes

Gorebridge, Midlothian, EH23 4RY

    Arniston House is a magnificent William Adam, Palladian style mansion house set in acres of beautiful parkland just 11 miles from Edinburgh. It has been home to the Dundas family for over 400 years. We invite you to come and visit us.

    Please contact us directly for more information

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2015
    6 May 2015 - 14 Sep 2015
    Day Times
    Monday Closed
    Tuesday 14:00 17:00
    Wednesday 14:00 17:00
    Thursday Closed
    Friday Closed
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday 14:00 17:00

    May and June - Tuesday and Wednesday with tours leaving at 2.00pm and 3.30pm.

    June to 14 September - Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday with tours leaving at 2.00pm and 3.30pm.


    • Public Toilet Facilities These are situated outside the house and are sign posted.

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden The grounds are open from 12.00pm to 5.00pm only on open days.

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque


    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Parking


    • Level Access Initially by ramp and then a lift access to ground floor rooms only.


    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Coach Parties Welcome We accept private pre booked groups throughout the year out with our normal open times. Please contact us for details. We accept private groups from 10 to 50 people and can also offer a set tea and home baking.
    • No Pets Allowed no pets allowed in the house.

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • Accommodation Available
    • Can use own suppliers
    • Civil Ceremony
    • Religious Ceremony

    Public Transport Directions

    By Road

    From the south – A7 turn left onto the B6372 which is sign posted Penicuik and Temple, Arniston is the second turning on the right 1 mile from the A7.

    From the north – A7 turn right onto the B6372 which is sign posted Penicuik and Temple, Arniston is the second turning on the right 1 mile from the A7.

    Arniston is about 35 minutes from central Edinburgh.

    By Bus

    The nearest bus stop to Arniston is a pleasant 2 mile walk from the house. The stop is the last on the route called Birkenside. From the A7 follow the brown house signs on the B6372. For up to date times please contact Lothian Buses: 0131 555 6363 or

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

    Journey Planner

    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair


    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site

    Attraction Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • There is a handrail by the steps
    • There is a ramp to the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.


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