The Georgian House stands at No 7 Charlotte Square.

Built in 1796 for John Lamont, 18th Chief of the Clan Lamont, it was architect Robert Adam's crowning glory, which he envisioned as a 'paradigm of the Georgian ideal in the centre of Edinburgh'.

The house itself was restored by the National Trust for Scotland in the early 1970s as a typical Edinburgh town house of the late 18th-early 19th century. Featuring fine collections of china, silver, furniture and paintings – many with a Scottish/Edinburgh provenance – the house and its objects provide an insight into what life was like for the first residents, the Lamont family and their servants.

Georgian House

7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4DR

0131 225 2160


Opening times

9th November - 28th February 2019


1st March - 24th March

Daily, 11am - 4pm

25th March - 31st October

Daily, 10am - 5pm

1st November - 30th November

Daily, 11am - 4pm

1st December - 22nd December

Thurs - Sun, 11am - 4pm

23rd December - 29th February 2020


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