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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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  • Been wanting to go for a long time and was well worth the visit. One of the most interesting places we've visited. The lady guide was very knowledgeable and extremely pleasant. Definitely worth a visi...  more »
  • The stories we were told about this house, its occupants and the artefacts were interesting and great fun. Must have had 100's of such tours around the world but this was one of the best. Hugely recom...  more »
  • Members of the National Trust. Visited today on a lovely Sunday afternoon. Did the guided tower. Guide was excellent and very informative. Would recommend a visit  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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