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 […]
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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 […]
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.
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.
For the whole week of August 8th-12th the grounds at Hopetoun House were alive with children- it was the annual Wildlife Week! The one week of the summer holidays where kids are dropped off at the Hopetoun Ranger Centre by their parents and left. They pick them up again three hours later, by which time […]