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Kinross House - Introduction
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At the West End of the Lake [Loch Leven], and the Gardens reaching right down to the very Water's Edge, stands the most beautiful and regular Piece of Architecture, (for a private Gentleman's Seat) in all Scotland, perhaps, in all Britain, I mean the House of Kinross.
Daniel Defoe, celebrated author of Robinson Crusoe (1772)
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Tourist Information

Kinross House
Unfortunately, Kinross House itself is a family home and, as such, is NOT OPEN to the public. However, the lovely formal gardens and grounds are open to visitors.

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Kinross House Gardens
Open times:
April - September 10am - 7pm daily
Adults �3.00 Students / OAPs �2.00 Children FREE

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Exit the M90 motorway (Edinburgh - Perth) at junction 6 and take the road into Kinross. After 0.6 miles, turn RIGHT at the T-junction with mini roundabout. Then take the FIRST LEFT turning after 100 yards and the main gates to Kinross House are at the top of the hill.

Looking to stay in the Kinross area?
The Green Hotel in Kinross provides an ideal base from which to visit and enjoy the splendid gardens at Kinross House. This warm and friendly privately owned hotel offers all the comforts you could wish for as well as an unrivalled range of sporting facilities.

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Designed and implemented by: McKinstrie Wilde. January 2002

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