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House of Dun

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This beautiful Georgian house was built in the 18th century for David Erskine, a judge of the Scottish Court of Session. House of Dun is just 3 miles from Montrose and its picturesque unspoilt beaches and around 45 minutes’ drive from Aberdeen. Set...more
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Montrose DD10 9LQ, Scotland
+44 1674 810264
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All reviews national trust guided tour well worth a visit family history excellent tour lady augusta woodland walk knowledgeable guide grounds are beautiful formal gardens upstairs downstairs walled garden craft shop interesting features tea room really enjoyed our visit nice cafe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I visited the House of Dun for the first time this afternoon. November isn’t the best month to visit the garden and grounds, so we will save those for another visit. The cafe, Erskine’s, did an excellent soup-and-sandwich. Our guide, Karen, was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did an Easter egg hunt with the children and found it to be a great place to explore and the kids loved running around and playing at the park.

Thank jonrobertson
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Being a local I didn’t even know what a hidden gem the House of Dun was. Only planned on being there a couple hours and ended up there the whole day!!! Stunning setting, fantastic tour (even if you have wee ones), excellent cafe and friendly...More

Thank Megan h
Reviewed 9 October 2018

My wife and I stumbled across this “little gem” just outside Montrose. Visits to the house are only with a guide. Our guide Lynda was excellent,enthusiastic,knowledgeable and obviously loved her job. This William Adam(son of Robert)house has been restored almost to its very best with...More

1  Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit to this lovely old house. Restored to high standard by NTS-very interesting family history & tour guide-Louise-very knowledgeable about this. Lovely grounds and gardens but unfortunately didn’t have time to explore these this time. If in the area definitely recommend a...More

Thank Haze52
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Great visit. House is beautiful. Tour guide was very helpful and knowledgeable. Delicious coffee and lunch in the cafe. Well worth doing the Den of Dun walk.

Thank 649christinej
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This is a fabulous country residence built in typical Adam style. The interior is in great condition and the gardens beautiful. You can only go in by a guided tour which happens every 45 minutes but well worth it. We were lucky to be in...More

Thank ADxexpat
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Stopped for morning coffee. Pleasant premises, good coffee and lovely lemon drizzle cake. Menu board showed good selection of dishes. Service on the slow side but well worth the wait. Items in gift shop varied in price from reasonable to expensive. Good selection of jewellery,...More

Thank VioletJ_13
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I’ve visited a fair number of UK stately homes over the years and one of the most engaging experiences was the recent tour round the House of Dun, which Lynda gave us. There’s plenty that’s beautiful in this elegant classical mansion – fabulous plaster ceilings,...More

Thank Charlpie
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have visited Montrose several times and always run out of days to visit this house. This time we made it and it was really worth it. Our guide Helen was very good, talking about the house and its family history. It's not what is...More

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2 July 2017|
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Response from ntsjohn M | Property representative |
Hi The gardens are free to visit and car parking is free if you area member, if not £2 fee applies for the days parking