Category: Hopetoun House

Event News – Christmas Shopping Fair

Not long to go until our annual Christmas Shopping Fair running from Friday 29th November – Sunday 1st December! If you are joining us at our Shopping Fair see below some frequently asked questions: Frequently Asked Questions Is there car parking at the event? We have ample parking on-site which is free of charge to all guests. Please […]

Purple4Polio

Today is World Polio Day and along with Rotary Club of South Queensferry and 21CC Group Ltd – Events, Production, Fireworks, Pyro & FX we turned Hopetoun Purple4Polio. Polio cases in the world have been reduced significantly since Rotary took on the challenge, in 1985, of eradicating the polio virus in the world. The figure then was 350,000 cases […]

Christmas Shopping Fair Wait list 2019

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hopetoun’s 8th Annual Fireworks Event – our biggest yet!

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 […]

Woodland Trust Tree of the Year

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 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.

The Morinda Spruce, Hopetoun

Tree of the Year 2016

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.