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Hill of Tarvit House

  • Off A916 Map It
  • Cupar
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 10/08/2013

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On rising ground near the town stands the National Trust for Scotland's Hill of Tarvit House. Originally a 17th-century mansion, the house was altered in the high-Edwardian style in the late 1890s and early 1900s by the Scottish architect Sir Robert Lorimer (1864–1929). The extensive wood and parklands offer an enjoyable place for a picnic or stroll, and the house itself is well worth a visit. Golfers will also want to play a round on the old Lorimer family course, the

Hickory, which was brought back to life in 2008 after being ploughed up for agricultural use during World War II.

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Off A916, 2 mi south of Cupar, Cupar, KY15 5PB, Scotland

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Sight Details:

  • £10
  • House Apr.–Oct., Thurs.–Mon. 1–5; gardens daily 9:30–sunset

Updated 10/08/2013


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