The House of the Binns, Linlithgow

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The House of the Binns is a historic house near Linlithgow in Scotland, and seat of the Dalyell family. It dates from the early 17th Century, and is currently in the care of the National Trust for Scotland.The estate is situated on two hills from which its name is derived. It is set in 200acre of parkland, and the house enjoys panoramic views of Central Scotland: to the north, across the River Forth to the Highlands, and south over the Pentland Hills. The house contains a collection of porcelain, furniture, and portraits tracing the family's lives and interests through the centuries.
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  • August 12, 2017
    What was amazing about this visit was the fact that you can see 400 years of history enfolding in the architecture and contents of the house. It was fascinating to see the collection of pictures and m...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    16 of us there for a tour so split into two groups as some of rooms are small.Lots of paintings photos of Tam Dalyell - posh upbringing for a labour MP. Huge bakery could feed an army from it.Don't mi...  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    Very good day out. The guide today (3.15 tour) was excellent. Very informative, and kept the children on the tour entertained.  more »
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  • House is open June till September but great place for a picnic or walk round the woods anytime.if year. No dogs allowed expect guide dogs etc ... Peacocks roaming freely about the estate.
  • It has lots of walks and i love walking so it is pretty much the perfect place for someone like me.
  • Interesting house with great views over the Forth.
  • Excellent tour and Historical talk, fascinating.

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