House Accommodation

Luxury Five Star

Overnight Stays

Gilmerton House in East Lothian with its 10 luxurious bedrooms is grand yet welcoming, and has been the Kinloch family’s home for 13 generations since 1650.

A Grade A listed Georgian stately home designed in the classic style by Robert Adam around 1750, modernised by William Burn in the 1820’s with improved symmetry, a grand facade and details inspired by classical architecture.

Surrounded by 100 acres of lawns, gardens and woodland walks, our tranquil stately home is popular with overseas visitors, special family celebrations, golf groups, wedding parties, executive retreats and much more. A home-from-home with exclusivity and impeccable service in a warm, relaxed ambience.

“Friendly house, very comfortable, well looked after, bathrooms in beautiful condition. A very attractive place.”

Andrew Loyd, Loyd & Townsend Rose, Exceptional Castle Experiences

Gilmerton House has 10 double bedrooms, accommodating up to 20 guests. A magical location for a special family celebration, for a party of keen golfers or an inspiring executive retreat.

Guests will feel the tranquillity of the surroundings and the peacefulness and privacy of the estate. Nearby, East Lothian’s rolling countryside is edged with beautiful sandy beaches, dotted with historic castles, and has more than its fair share of Scotland’s best courses.

As an exclusive use venue, you can relax in the house as if it was your own. With log fires burning, you’ll be welcomed in the grand Reception Hall and can move leisurely into the elegant Drawing Rooms and cosy Snug. You’ll dine in the oak lined Music Room with its exquisite Rococo style plaster ceiling and Ionic columns or formal Dining Room.

The bedrooms names will remind you of the house’s history, reflecting 350 years as the Kinloch’s family home and local landmarks. Which room will you call your own? Choose from Sir David’s Room, Lady Kinloch’s Room, the Dunglass Room, the Lammermuir Room, the Traprain Room, the Tantallon Room, the Cologny Room, the Lyntoun Room, the West Room or the Caithness Room.

The exquisite rooms feature, variously, views of the gardens, four-poster beds, ensuite shower rooms or roll-top baths. You’ll love the beautiful finishes and find some intriguing surprises.

And, overnight guests can choose whether to be looked after and spoilt by our charming butler.

You can book from 5 to 10 bedrooms. As an exclusive use venue, bookings are subject to renting a minimum of 5 out of the 10 rooms in the house. Please email or call our team to check availability and prices.

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