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Georgian House

7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, Scotland
+44 131 510 7555
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Fully restored period house.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Great place to spend a few hours going round. The floors all have a variety of rooms in them with lovingly looked after furniture and are maintained to what they would have been originally. The staff are very knowledgeable and helpful and even let you...More

Thank 2210JENM
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Fabulous staff , very knowledgeable, friendly & enthusiastic. This is an National Trust property dating from the 1700 c. The first owner was John Lamont from 1796 to 1817. They were a total of 5 owners up to 1966. The Trust have owned it since...More

Thank Rosslareharbour
Reviewed 11 December 2017

The interior is lovely, the bed and kitchen were highlights as were the staff who were friendly and knowledgeable without being pushy.

Thank susan B
Reviewed 30 November 2017

2 steps round the corner from Princess Street one can find the Georgian House Museum. I’ve been there with the local guide and she said that we should start the excursion as if we were guests of the house - from the upper floors. So...More

Thank polshkonda
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed visiting very much indeed, and found the parlour and living room especially beautiful. Staffed by delightfully enthusiastic and friendly people, ranging from the charming young receptionist to the elderly but energetic guides, a visit to the House is a most pleasant and leisurely...More

Thank Haig U
Reviewed 27 November 2017

A bit of an unsung gem, tucked away in a quitter corner of central Edinburgh. Owned by the National Trust for Scotland we got in with our English Trust membership. You start at the top of the house with an informative film and then work...More

Thank Snoz2013
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Attended the Living History Event at the House when volunteer actors took the parts of the family who lived in the house in 1815. Various scenes were played out in the various rooms with interaction with the visitors.An interesting insight into life in Edinburgh Society...More

Thank 513scott
Reviewed 25 November 2017

One of my favorite things to do when visiting old cities in Europe is to find a house just like this - something that allows me to experience what life was like years ago. While the Georgian House may not be as grand as some...More

Thank scp5421
Reviewed 25 November 2017

this is a lovely house to go round the volunteers all very knowledgeable and chatty great to learn more about how folk lived in the 'New Town'

Thank RBD999
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I visited today with my three sisters. We received an extremely warm welcome as soon as we came through the door. All the guides were extremely knowledgeable about every aspect of their room and we learnt so much about Georgian life in Edinburgh. We found...More

Thank MoPrice
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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
...More
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Becky G
18 November 2017|
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Response from Denise M | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm such a loaded & subjected question —ha ha ha You can make it work
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Becky J
28 May 2017|
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Response from Hastings13 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to leave the buggy in the lobby and carry the baby up many, many stairs.
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1 March 2017|
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Response from Kroglund | Reviewed this property |
I spent almost two interesting hours in the Georgian House. Each "department" of the house has a "host" and once you get talking to them....
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