Cookery Master Classes and Tasting Events at Hopetoun Farm Shop

Meet Scottish suppliers and top Scottish chefs at our regular events in-store

Ranger Activities All Year Round

With something for all ages join Hopetoun's Ranger for one of our themed walks, conservation days or Young Hopetoun Club events throughout the year.

 

May
Thursday
7

Cookery Master Class at Hopetoun Farm Shop

We are delighted to welcome the return of chef Craig Wood from the Wee Restaurant in North Queensferry to host another cookery Master Class.

Friday
15

Snappy Walkers

If you enjoy walking and taking photographs, why not join in with this evening stroll around the grounds of Hopetoun House? Take advantage of the quiet time after the day visitors have left and see what wildlife/landscape creations you can snap.

 

 

Sunday
31

Grounds Walk

Taking place on the last Sunday of the month, the ranger led walk will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun's designed landscape and serves to compliment the tour offered inside of the House.

Sunday
31

Wedding Open Day

Visit Hopetoun House to view the choice of spectacular locations available for your wedding celebration, each with their own character and style.

June
Sunday
14

Two Houses and a Castle Walk

A very special circular walk from House of the Binns, to Hopetoun House and Blackness Castle.

Thursday
25 - 28

The Gillespie Macandrew Hopetoun Horse Trials

Spectacular international horse trials plus family entertainment and shopping at Hopetoun House and Hoeptoun Estate.

July
Friday
10

Deer-Lightful Day Out

Bring the kids along to this fun deer themed guided walk. Take part in games and activities along the way and top it all off with a visit to meet the Hopetoun Red Deer Herd.  

Sunday
12

Jane Eyre – Chapterhouse Theatre Company

7pm. Adults £14 / Concessions £10 / Families (2 Adults & 2 Children) £42

Join Chapterhouse Theatre for their production of Jane Eyre

Saturday
25

Wildflower Pharmacy

Join our floral expert on a guided walk through the fascinating world of plants, their natural history, folklore and edible/medicinal properties.

Sunday
26

Grounds Walk

Taking place on the last Sunday of the month, the ranger led walk will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun's designed landscape and serves to compliment the tour offered inside of the House. 

August
Monday
3 - 7

Wildlife Week

Sign your little nature detectives up for five days of fun exploring the grounds of Hopetoun House. 10-1pm every day, they will join the rangers and find out about mini-beasts, mammals, birds and other wildlife through games, activities and fun surveys.  

Saturday
8

Classic Summer Spectacular

Scotland’s finest stately home will be the setting for a summer’s night classical music celebration and entertainment. 

Sunday
9

The Secret Garden – Chapterhouse Theatre Company

7pm. Adults £14 / Concessions £10 / Families (2 Adults & 2 Children) £42

Join Chapterhouse Theatre for their production of The Secret Garden

Friday
21

Dusk Watch

As the sun sets on a summers day, we go wandering in the grounds to look for Hopetoun’s nocturnal residents and visitors. Bring a torch as the darker it gets, the more we explore looking for bats, moths, owls and anything else that prefers the protection of nigh time hunting. 

Sunday
30

Grounnds Walk

Taking place on the last Sunday of the month, the ranger led walk will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun's designed landscape and serves to compliment the tour offered inside of the House.

September
Sunday
20

Fantastic Fungi-First Flourish

The first of two fungi walks this autumn; we hope to explore the earlier fruiting fungi at Hopetoun.  

Sunday
27

Grounds Walk

Taking place on the last Sunday of the month, the ranger led walk will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun's designed landscape and serves to compliment the tour offered inside of the House. 

October
Sunday
25

Fantastic Fungi-Final Fling

The second of two fungi walks this autumn; we hope to explore the fruiting fungi at Hopetoun.  

November
Saturday
7

Hopetoun Fireworks Night

Building on Hopetoun's reputation for putting on one of the most spectacular fireworks displays around, 2015's celebration is set to be more popular than ever.

Saturday
21

Dark Skies

Join experts from the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh to explore the night sky at Hopetoun House. Learn about the galaxy’s above your head and spot some seasonal stars for yourself.

Friday
27 - 29

Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair

Shop until your heart is content at our annual Christmas Shopping Fair. 

10am - 4.30pm

December
Sunday
6

Crafty Christmas Creations

Get hands on at Hopetoun and create some spectacular handmade decorations using natural materials, why not have a go at making your own Christmas wreath? With crafts available for all ages, this is a great way for the whole family to get into the festive spirit.