TD11 3PP
t: +44 (0) 1361 883 450

Manderston is a stunning example of Edwardian architecture, the supreme country house in Scotland of its era. A house on which no expense was spared, with opulent staterooms, a silver staircase, marble hall, acres of formal gardens and magnificent stables. John Kinross the architect designed the house for Sir James Miller a nouveau riche baronet who married into traditional aristocracy. John Kinross was instructed to create a home of glittering style to match Sir James Millers wealth and status as a country gentleman.

Today Manderston opens it’s doors to the public for visits and private events. Whether you want to visit for a guided tour or book Manderston exclusively for your event you can be sure that a warm welcome awaits you within an impressive, country mansion.

Manderston is delighted to welcome groups for day visits and easily accessible from Edinburgh and the central belt of Scotland or the north of England. Suggested itineraries could include a guided tour and lunch at Manderston followed by a visit to a Scottish Borders town for some shopping of woollens or borders tweeds, a visit to Glenkinchie Distillery or Rosslyn Chapel.

With a wealth of unique spaces from the Boat House to The Stables, Original Kitchens, Marble Dairy or Cloisters there really is a part of this extensive estate that would be ideal for your visit or event whatever it may be, formal, rustic, indoor, outdoor. We have a wide network of contacts and partners so can work with you to deliver any kind of event no matter how unusual. Some ideas could include: hunting, 4x4 driving, shooting, team building, fishing and BBQ , cocktail making, gin or whisky tasting, Prosecco party, cooking demonstrations, flower arranging, riding, jousting, concerts, outdoor sporting events and much more, whatever your idea please get in touch.     

In Summary:

•    Guided visits and tours - coach parties and groups welcomed by prior arrangement
•    Open to the public Sundays & Thursdays May until September
•    Tea Room, group lunches and teas available
•    Event spaces for up to 150 guests, Ball room, Drawing Room, Marble Hall and Dining room
•    Ten en suite guest rooms
•    Manicured gardens and parkland including stables, private pond and boathouse
•    Activities including hunting, fishing, team building available by prior arrangement
•    Unique event spaces within the grounds and house including Cloisters, Boat House, Stables, Original kitchen and servants quarters.

Open Days:

During 2020 the house and gardens will be open to the public every Thursday and Sunday from 7th May until 27th September.

Group Bookings:

Parties are welcome anytime of the year by appointment. There is a min number 15 or required equivalent payment. Group prices for 2020 are £12.50 pp non open day for private tour or £12.00 on open day.