Hopetoun House & Grounds
Visit Hopetoun and discover a place of beauty, tranquility and architectural magnificence dating from the 17th century. It has been home to the Hope Family since the late 1600s and the present Lord Hopetoun and his family still live in Hopetoun House. Hopetoun House, a remarkable and beautiful stately home, is filled with stunning collections and sits in majestic grounds with nature trails and scenic walks.
The House and Grounds are open to the public from Easter to the end of September, click here for visitor information. Events take place throughout the year, many on an annual basis, including the Bonfire & Fireworks Night and the Christmas Shopping Fair each November, the Hopetoun International Horse Trials in June and Ranger guided walks, outdoor theatre, music and charity events through the year.
Hopetoun House 2013 Seasonal Opening
Hopetoun House opens its doors and grounds between Friday 29th March and Sunday 29th September 2013, . You can also book a group visit to Hopetoun House at any time of the year.
In the main season The Stables Tearoom provides elegant surroundings for lunches, home baking and light refreshments. The Ranger Centre provides information on the natural history and environment of Hopetoun.
Surrounding the House are 6,500 acres of designed landscape, parks and farmland, encouraging you to enjoy the history and natural environment of Hopetoun all the year round.
Responsible walkers are welcome and a signposted cycle route passes through attractive countryside and woodland along the Firth of Forth.
The wider Hopetoun Estate also offers a large range of outdoor activties for visitors including clay pigeon shooting, quad biking and archery all set in the stunning landscape along the Forth estuary. We also have a wide range of holiday accommodation available. Please click here for more details.
To really soak up the historic atmosphere and serenity and sample everything Hopetoun has to offer, we invite you to be a guest in one of our charming self catering holiday cottages, set in the heart of the Estate.