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Mavisbank House

11 September 2021 (See Guided Tour Times)


Mavisbank House is tucked away between the communities of Loanhead, Lasswade and Polton.  Its creator, Sir John Clerk, was a major figure in Scottish cultural history.  It was constructed in the 1720s and is one of Scotland's earliest examples of a Palladian style villa.  Today the house is a ruin.  Come and learn of its history and importance. 

Sorry, our Doors Open Day Tours are now FULLY BOOKED. 

  • Meet at Mavisbank House, within the grounds.  
  • Access can be gained via the pathway along River North Esk from Polton Road. 
  • Parking at Polton Road is very limited - please use public transport or car share.
  • Directions will be provided at time of booking.

Sturdy footwear is recommended.





Key Information

Architect: William Adam

Building Date: 1720



  • Polton Road
  • Lasswade
  • EH18 1HY is nearest postcode available