Gilmerton House is a splendid grade A-listed Georgian mansion standing in a 1,000 acre estate with 100 acres being of parkland. There can be few places that can offer tranquillity, discretion and complete privacy in sublime surroundings.

It has been the seat of the Kinloch family since the 17th century, when Sir Francis Kinloch was granted a baronetcy by King James II. The present house dates principally from 1750 and has a noble facade with many magnificent rooms beholding rich period features and fine furniture.


  • sleeps: 20
  • beds: 10
  • pets: No
Exclusive Use property
Helicopter Landing Available
Complete Privacy and tranquility
Location of choice for film, television & advertising
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Having recently undergone refurbishment to offer the highest level of accommodation and with trained in-house staff, this exclusive use property offers impeccable accommodation for the most discerning of guests be they family/friends, corporate, golf/leisure groups.

There are few places as elegantly decadent or enchanting for a luxury vacation, personal celebration or an impressive corporate event

Attention to detail is the hallmark of Gilmerton House.


The Drawing Rooms, are warm and inviting with patios and balcony overlooking the gardens and parkland.

All rooms are perfect retreats for a quiet read, a leisurely afternoon tea or drinks on a warm, summer evening.

The Dining Room, an elegant room with views over parkland and gardens, can seat up to 20 guests.

The Music Room, one of the finest rooms of its age in Scotland, was designed as a library and completely surrounded with wood panelling that has never been painted and a fine ceiling decorated with Rococo swirls. This delightful room can also be transformed into a dining room if so required.

The house boasts 10 luxuriously decorated double bedrooms and 10 extensive bathrooms (2 of the bathrooms are not ensuite, but are adjacent to the bedrooms). Each bedroom features a flat screen television, tea/coffee making facilities and complimentary Wi-Fi.


Gilmerton House has become a location of choice for the film, television and advertising industry and they pride themselves on their professional and discreet service. It was recently the venue of choice for the launch of Haig Club Whisky, showcasing Gilmerton House to be the perfect backdrop for designer promotions and product launches.

Professionalism, unbeatable service and experienced staff who fully understand the demands of a busy crew and are always on hand to ensure that shoots go smoothly.

For the most fabulous of dinner parties it can be set to seat up to 60 guests or for a marquee in the grounds for a truly spectacular event such as a wedding reception or Gala evening.

East Lothian is proud to have some of the finest links golf courses in the world, which makes Gilmerton House the ideal luxury accommodation for your next Scottish golfing break. North Berwick (5.3 miles), Muirfield (7 miles), Gullane (7 miles).

Located within easy access to A1 motorway (10 minutes), yet only 40 minutes' drive from Edinburgh Airport and 30 minutes from Edinburgh city centre. Helicopter landing can easily be arranged.

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