Majestic historic houses, inspiring gardens and Scotland’s largest parish church. A Fascinating tour for those with an interest in art, arhitecture, history and gardening.
Those with an interest in history, architecture, art and gardening.
St Mary’s Parish Church is located in the county town of Haddington. This impressive church has cathedral like proportions and is perfectly situated to enable you to enjoy a stroll through the market town with its river walk and unique shops.
For over 700 years, Lennoxlove House has been a major feature on the East Lothian landscape. Set within a walled estate of 460 acres the parkland offers a spectacular setting for this 14th century house.
Dirleton Castle is a fine example of a fortified medieval residence in the beautiful village of Dirleton. Within its walls are colourful gardens including the world’s largest herbaceous border.
Musselburgh is the location for two National Trust for Scotland attractions. Inveresk Lodge Garden is a must see for keen gardeners. Set on a hillside the stunning displays feature herbaceous borders, unusual plants, old roses and shrubs. Newhailes is a dignified 17th century home. It features much of the original decorative scheme including Chinese hand painted wallpaper, painted woodwork and furniture.
St Mary’s Parish Church, Lennoxlove House, Dirleton Castle, Inveresk Lodge Gardens and Newhailes House.
Haddington, Dirleton and Musselburgh
One to two days
You can select where you want to go from the suggestions above or choose to visit them all. Advance booking is recommended; please contact each attraction direct to book and for the best available group offers.
Rena Ramsay. Telephone 01620 824494.
Telephone Adnrew Spratt 01620 850 330
Contact Anne Edwards. Telephone 0844 493 2104.
Under the Scotland's Gardens Scheme, owners open their gardens throughout the summer with proceeds going to Scottish charities. Have look at our events section for further details.