Category: Hopetoun House

Job Opportunity – Seasonal Ranger

Fixed Term for 6 Months: 29th March – 26th September 2021 Hopetoun House is one of Scotland’s finest Stately Homes and has been home to the Hope family since 1699. The House and Formal Grounds are managed by the Trustees of The Hopetoun House Preservation Trust, an independent charitable trust formed in 1974 with three […]

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, […]

Hopetoun Re-opening

We are monitoring the Covid-19 situation very carefully here at Hopetoun and are following Scottish Government, NHS Scotland and our industry bodies’ advice. To play our part in reducing the spread of this virus, we announce with great regret the postponement of our planned opening of the House, Grounds and the Stables Kitchen at Easter. […]

Mother’s Day Cancelled

*Mother’s Day Cancelled**Thank you for thinking of The Stables Kitchen at Hopetoun to celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday, 22 March. It is with regret that we are advising you that, based on advice from the government, we have decided to cancel this event. This means that there will be no café open this weekend and […]

Snowdrop Sunday Cancelled

Unfortunately we had to cancel our Snowdrop Sunday Event on Sunday 16th of February due to the yellow weather warnings that were in place that weekend. Due to the ongoing weather issues we unfortunately have no plans to reschedule this event. The house and grounds will be closed until we open for our 2020 season […]

Hebridean Sheep at Hopetoun – Old Breed for New Times

Visitors to Hopetoun will no doubt have seen the dark brown/black sheep which graze in a small paddock to the south of the main drive on the approach to Hopetoun House. This is a Scottish breed of sheep, but one with an unusual history. For most of the past 150 years, the breed was known […]

Christmas Shopping Fair Wait list 2020

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 […]