Category: Hopetoun House

Renewables at Hopetoun: Biomass Boiler

Following a period of intense interest in Renewable energy from the beginning of the 2010 decade, Hopetoun made the decision to commission and install a woodchip biomass boiler with the aim of supplying heat to Hopetoun House, Hopetoun Estate Office and a number of adjoining properties within reasonable proximity to the boiler. A 800 kw […]

Job Opportunity – Receptionist

Receptionist/General Team Support (including office admin, visitor services and accounts support) 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 […]

Carriage Driving at Hopetoun

Following an approach to the Estate by the Scottish Carriage Driving Association in 1999, the first Horse Driving Trials were held in the Deer Park in 2000. The event ran annually as a National level competition, hosting the World Para Championships in 2004, and upgrading to an International FEI event in 2017. The South Deer […]

Historic Environment Scotland Recovery Fund

We are delighted to say that Hopetoun have been granted funding from the Historic Environment Scotland Recovery Fund! The Historic Environment Recovery Fund was launched to support Scotland’s historic environment sector to recover from the impacts of COVID-19. The fund aims to support organisations to remain solvent, safeguard jobs and training opportunities and ensure that […]

Christmas Shopping Fair Wait List

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 […]

Deer Parks at Hopetoun

At Hopetoun we are extremely fortunate to share our environment with three species of deer. The wild deer species is restricted to Roe Deer who are free to roam across the estate and move to and from neighbouring land. We also maintain Red Deer and Fallow Deer as parkland herds in the pasture surrounding Hopetoun […]

National Lottery Heritage Fund

There are lots of things to be thankful for this festive season, especially after such a tough year. You may recall back in September we shared the news that we received funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. We thought we would take the chance to showcase many of the wonderful things we have been […]

Christmas Shopping Fair 2020 Update

It is with heartfelt regret that we have made the decision to cancel this year’s Christmas Shopping Fair. Unfortunately under the current government restrictions there is no way that we can run the event in a safe and reliable way and in the same format that so many of our visitors love and enjoy. The […]

Hopetoun Bonfire & Firework Night 2020

Firstly thank you to you all for your messages and patience waiting for news on Hopetoun Fireworks & Bonfire night 2020. We are sorry to let you know, that this year, as it stands, the event will not be running. The decision comes down to not being able to run the event in the same […]

Wondrous Woods

SCOTLAND’S SECRET LIGHTING TRAIL Come and see the majestic grounds of Hopetoun House like you have never seen them before. For the first time in the history of the Hopetoun Estate, the grounds are going to be extensively lit up with features and effects to create a magical, mystical woodland journey. Explore the wandering trails, […]