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Georgian House

7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, Scotland
0131 510 75 55
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A glimple into the Georgian era

Extremely helpful & well informed staff. Atmosphere & attention to detail quite extraordinary - The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
An Excellent Place to Visit

My husband and I visited this Georgian House and found it to be a really interesting place. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Frances D
Tayport, United Kingdom
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Fully restored period house.
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7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR, Scotland
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0131 510 75 55
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Extremely helpful & well informed staff. Atmosphere & attention to detail quite extraordinary - The Georgian House is one of the best National Trust town houses in Scotland & the UK well worth a visit when staying in Edinburgh.

Thank Diana166
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I visited this Georgian House and found it to be a really interesting place. The guides are very welcoming and are happy to share their knowledge. You can walk around the house yourself and the film at the beginning is very informative.

1  Thank Frances D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in an imposing house with grand architecture, the majority of the furnishings and features are from the Georgian era. We began the tour on the first floor and saw the extensive living rooms, one of which overlooks the bountiful gardens. The walls are adorned...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had planned a not too long a visit, but...... Two and a half hours later I thought it was time for lunch. Wonderful guides who willingly answered all possible questions. Learned a lot! They were clever in those days!

Thank Ylva H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was Downton Abbey in Edinburgh, a step back in time when the pace of life was either very slow or very fast. Upstairs you had it all, dressing up for dinner, whilst downstairs it's work work and more work, worth a visit

Thank mccauley433
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth a visit and shows how the first owner lived (and his servants ) in 1796. Does not take long to see , only about 30/45 minutes.

Thank jimmylaidlaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding authentic tour with wonderful staff. Well worth a visit inside! Staff is full of knowledge. Gift shop is lovely!

Thank julyvaca33804
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on lovely Charlotte Square in the new town, this small museum is worth an hour of your time to learn about Edinburgh society in the early 1800s. First, you start with a very good short film about the Georgian period. Then you visit two...More

1  Thank BramStoker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've visited this lovely house several times over the years and it never fails to impress us. The guides and manager are so enthusiastic and knowledgeable. From visit to visit one feels that they are continually striving to improve the visitor experience. Now they are...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were delighted to find we could use our National trust tickets in Scotland and this was a great find - informative and beautifully presented - well worth a visit

Thank jane-Thurs
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
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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.
Gray S
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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