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Job Opportunities – Event Steward

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 […]

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Update on the John Muir Way works – Wester Shore Wood

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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The Royal Blind School visit Hopetoun Farm

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 […]

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Agri-Environment on Hopetoun Estate

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 […]

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Job Opportunities – Part-time Housekeeper

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 […]

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