Category: Hopetoun Estate

Tynecastle School Farm Visit

  We were very pleased to have been able to facilitate a recent visit between RHET – The Royal Highland Education Trust and Tynecastle High School. RHET is a wonderful organisation who work with volunteers to provide free educational and experiential learning opportunities. RHET bring farming and the working countryside and it’s practices to life […]

Event News – Hopetoun Fireworks

Just weeks to go…. In order to ensure everyone has an enjoyable and safe evening the events team have answered some frequently asked questions below and also some top tips for great night! Frequently Asked Questions The big question – will it go ahead if it’s raining? Yes! The only weather which may cause the […]

Firhill High Visit to Hopetoun Farm

Farming Field Trip for Firrhill High

Hopetoun Farm was recently chosen for a field trip to teach high school geography pupils from Edinburgh all about farming in Scotland.

Hopetoun Horse Trials

Hopetoun Horse Trials 2017

Hopetoun Estate is saddened to hear that Bede Events has taken the decision not to host the horse trials at Hopetoun in 2017.

Midhope Castle

Access to Midhope Castle

New webpage launches featuring all visitor information for Midhope Castle and other locations used in the TV series Outlander including dates when public access is prohibited.

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Environmental Enhancement at Hopetoun

This summer sees the beginning of a challenging, exciting and highly significant programme of environmental protection and enhancement work across the Estate under the Agri-Environmental Climate Scheme

Balsam bashing at Hopetoun

Giving it a Bash

The River Forth Fisheries Trust, in partnership with Hopetoun Estates, recently recruited some volunteers to help control the increasing volume of Himalayan balsam on the Estate along Midhope Burn.

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Caledonian Success

Lord and Lady Hopetoun are celebrating this week after successfully completing The 24 at the Caledonian Challenge

Craigroyston School Visit to Hopetoun Estate

Outdoor Learning Project on the Estate

Hopetoun Estate is providing young students with the opportunity to put learning into practice as part of the Estate’s outreach programme that aims to support ‘hands on’ learning in outdoor spaces.

Home Start West Lothian Christmas Tree

Hopetoun Delivers Christmas

Meet the charities who received free Christmas trees from Hopetoun following last month’s appeal