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People’s Postcode Trust

People’s Postcode Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Hopetoun House Preservation Trust received £19,950 from the People’s Postcode Trust to begin Phase 1 of the removal of Invasive Non-Native Species in the Grounds. To learn more about each organisation please click on the link below; People’s Postcode Trust […]

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Job Opportunity – Gardner

HOPETOUN HOUSE    SOUTH QUEENSFERRY    EH30 9SL A full-time, fully trained horticulturalist is needed to carry out the everyday maintenance of the Walled Garden at Hopetoun House, South Queensferry. The successful applicant should be happy to follow instructions but also mainly work alone in a large traditional, historically important, walled garden that is being reinvigorated […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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