Penicuik Estate has been owned and managed by the Clerk family since 1654, successive generations have taken turns to manage this unique place creating a remarkable legacy of landscape, architecture and pioneering rural enterprise.

Once a hub of the Scottish Enlightenment, today the Penicuik Designed Landscape and its collection of Palladian architecture rank as some of the finest and most original in Scotland.

We are developing an interactive history timeline (coming soon) which will enable you to discover and explore the significant moments and people that have contributed to our story so far.

“Lakes from afar will charm the eye and seem huge silver mirrors set in verdant frames”

Sir John Clerk, The Country Seat

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