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The House of the Binns, Linlithgow

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web
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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  • We visited on a Sunday afternoon with our two children, aged 9 & 11. We went on the guided tour. The guide was very informative. She was very knowable about the house and Scottish history. She was abl...  read more »
  • House enlarged to stately home by the same family over 400 years or so. Lots of history, paintings and wide mix of national and international treasures. Wonderful plaster ceilings in two of the rooms ...  read more »
  • It's over thirty years since I last visited The House of the Binns and the whole place seemed larger and much better-presented than I remembered. You have to take the guided tour and our guide was exc...  read more »
  • Interesting house with great views over the Forth.
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