Hopetoun House is arguably Scotland finest stately home. Built in 1699 for the first Earl of Hopetoun this stunning example of 18th century architecture remains a family home and is still lived in by the current Earl & Countess of Hopetoun along with their four young children. From Good Friday through to the last weekend […]
Category: Hopetoun House
Slightly hampered by the ‘Beast of the East’ the thinning operation of the Wester Shore Wood is now complete. The woodland has been thinned as part of the Hopetoun Estate Long Term Forest Plan approved by the Forestry Commission. This plan aims to promote good arboriculture practice, sustainable forestry and ensure the shoreline and forest […]
Hopetoun Estate were delighted to be involved in a recent visit by The Royal Blind School supported by RHET (Royal Highland Education Trust). We threw open the barn doors for the children to have a hands on experience with some of our old favourites and some of our new arrivals. The Royal Blind School see […]
Agri-environment measures are a key element for the integration of environmental concerns into the Common Agricultural Policy. They are designed to encourage farmers to protect and enhance the environment. These measures also play a crucial role in meeting society’s demands for environmental outcomes provided by agriculture. Hopetoun Estate has committed to a number of agri-environmental […]
Hopetoun House is one of Scotland’s finest Stately Homes and is managed by the Hopetoun House Preservation Trust. The Trust’s purpose is the preservation and conservation of the house, its contents and immediate grounds together with facilitating public access and making educational use of Hopetoun. Hopetoun currently welcomes around 50,000 visitors per year and is […]
Thank you for your interest in the Hopetoun House Annual Christmas Shopping Fair. All exhibitor requests are presented to our committee and should your product fit with the style and quality of both the show and our existing offering the committee will be in touch with full availability and prices. We pride ourselves on providing a […]
Hopetoun’s annual fireworks event on Saturday 4th November was our biggest yet! We welcomed 4800 people for a ‘Fire & Ice’ themed evening which culminated in a fabulous fireworks show by 21cc Fireworks. As the event increases in popularity we re-address the layout, car parking and our traffic management plans annually. Next year we will […]
The Hopetoun Morinda Spruce was shortlisted for the Woodland Trust Tree of the Year competition recently. After a few weeks on the campaign trail, gathering important votes, the voting was closed on October the 9th.
Hopetoun Estate is saddened to hear that Bede Events has taken the decision not to host the horse trials at Hopetoun in 2017.
The Woodland Trust is looking for the Scottish Tree of the year 2016 and the Morinda Spruce at Hopetoun House has been shortlisted as a contender.