Home & Gardens

Prestonfield's historic public rooms are great places to enjoy a drink, dine or just hide away and enjoy the surroundings. Each is uniquely furnished in Prestonfield's trademark style; with ravishing art, antiques and lashings of charm. 

20 acres of gardens and parkland surround Prestonfield, sheltering guests from the bustle of the city beyond. This unique enclave is a wonderful place to wind down.


Tapestry Room

The grandest of Prestonfield's public rooms, the Baroque Tapestry Room was created by craftsmen working on the Palace of Holyroodhouse in 1687.  Built to awe and impress, Scotland's most theatrical drawing room is still fit for Royalty.

You'll find comfortable sofas, board games, piles of books, and a roaring log fire among the ancient Mortlake tapestries, gilded antiques, and ancestral portraits. By day the perfect spot for afternoon tea, and by night, a magical room to enjoy after-dinner drinks.


Leather Room

The Leather Room is named after the lavish panels of gilded 17th century leather from Cordoba, installed here as long ago as 1687 and recently restored. Originally the state bedchamber, it is now a romantic drawing room. 

Yellow Room

The Yellow Room takes its name from golden velvet walls, the perfect complement to a fire with historic black lacquer furniture including an impressively historic Chinese cabinet, which has been here since 1687

Whisky Room

The Whisky Room is hung with a rare collection of antique equestrian portraits. With quirky antler furniture, deep sofas, and even deeper glasses of very rare Malt Whisky are the order of the day in this clubbable retreat complete with a roaring log fire.


Our Reception ensures a luxurious and hassle-free environment to check in and get your Prestonfield experience underway with ease!

Garden Room Terrace

Shaded by pots of olive trees and filled with planters of herbs, this charming hidden terrace is perfect for al fresco drinks, before heading in for private dining in the Garden Room.

Tapestry Room Terrace

Leading out from the Tapestry Room Prestonfield's grand elevated terrace overlooks the entrance and 20 acres of beautiful gardens. Surrounded by historic stone balustrades and pots of topiary, The terrace is a sought-after spot for afternoon tea and pre-lunch or dinner drinks.


Gothic Tea House

Hide away in the gorgeous Gothic Tea House. It's located in the heart of the beautiful rose gardens planted to commemorate the late Queen Elizabeth II's 80th Birthday and her visit to Prestonfield.