Scottish Gala Evenings

For a sophisticated, all-inclusive package of Scottish hospitality, entertainment and cuisine in elegant Georgian surroundings, our Scottish Gala Evening is unrivalled. Guests enjoy champagne in front of a roaring log fire, explore the grand interiors at leisure and then dine under crystal chandeliers in the beautiful Adam Ballroom.

Pipe band at Hopetoun

"Beating the Retreat", performed by Pipe Bands in full ceremonial dress, provides a spectacular finale to the evening, and can be really topped off with a fireworks display to further enhance the lasting impression that your event will make on your guests.

Your event is inclusive of:

  • Facility Fees for the exclusive use of Hopetoun House
  • Drinks reception in the State Apartments followed by dinner in the Adam Ballroom
  • Floodlighting of Hopetoun House façade as a spectacular welcome for your guests
  • Event Manager, Banqueting Manager, Guides and uniformed service staff
  • Entertainment, House Piper, Harpist, the Ceremonial Haggis Address, the Ceilidh Band and Hopetoun House Dancers.
  • Food & Beverages, Sparkling Wine and Canapé reception, 4 course menu, a dram of whisky with the haggis, wines and water and Drambuie with coffee
  • Theming: Floral table centres and arrangements in the House and Ballroom; black floor length tablecloths, black linen chair covers, silver candle sticks, Menzies tartan napkins, base plates and Hopetoun House glassware and cutlery.

Our personal event planning service will advise you on how to best tailor your event at Hopetoun, please enquire for more information on 0131 331 2451, email