Hopetoun Horse Trials

26th - 29th June 2014

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.

 

April
Saturday
19

Hopetoun Green Volunteers - Practical Conservation

Join Hopetoun's Green Volunteers and assist the Hopetoun Ranger Service with practical conservation tasks within the grounds of Hopetoun.

10am - 2pm

Saturday
19

Venison Tasting

Tasting of Venison from Rannoch Smokery 12-4pm

Monday
21

Easter Egg'stravaganza

Come along for this traditional workshop that involves egg painting, egg rolling and other eggciting activities.

10.30am - 12noon

Thursday
24

Venison Master Class

Come along to Hopetoun Farm Shop for an interactive cookery evening with chef Craig Wood from The Wee Restaurant

6.30pm-8.30pm

Saturday
26

Young Hopetoun Club - The Good Old Days

Explore Hopetoun from the outside, visit the roof and play childrens games from times gone by.

10am - 12noon

Saturday
26

Hopetoun Junior Rangers - Practical Conservation Work

A fun, outdoors club for 12-18 year olds led by the Hopetoun Ranger Service within the stunning grounds of Hopetoun House.

1.30pm to 4pm

Saturday
26

Great Glen Charcuterie Tasting

Charcuterie Tasting from the Great Glen Game Company

Sunday
27

Hopetoun Bluebell and Spring Flowers Walk

Join the Ranger on a walk through Hopetoun’s beautiful carpet of bluebells.

2pm - 3.30pm

May
Sunday
4

Race for Life

West Lothian woman are being urged to 'join the girls' to help beat cancer by entering Tesco and Cancer Research UK's Race for Life.

Monday
5

Clay Shooting Open Day

Come along and give Clay Shooting a shot! Only £10pp.

12pm - 5pm

Saturday
10 - 11

RSPB Scottish Birdfair

The Scottish Birdfair has something for everyone - from the most dedicated birders, to garden birdwatchers and those with a more general interest in wildlife.

Friday
16

Simulated Game Shooting Day

A chance to try Simulated Game Shooting on the Estate.

Thursday
22 - 25

International Horse Driving Trials

Hopetoun are again hosting the International Horse Driving Trials from 22nd May - 25 May 2014

Saturday
24

Young Hopetoun Club - Guiding Day

Be a servant for the day and welcome visitors to Hopeotun House.

10am - 12noon

Sunday
25

Pond Dipping

A fun, family session where we will visit the Round Pond and go pond dipping. 

2pm - 3.30pm

June
Sunday
8

Simulated Game Shooting Day

A chance to try Simulated Game Shooting on the Estate

Saturday
21

Young Hopetoun Club - Midsummer Party

Join us for a sunny summer picnic and games.

10am - 12noon

Thursday
26 - 29

The Gillespie Macandrew Hopetoun Horse Trials

Thursday 26th - Sunday 29th June 2014

A four day international horse trials plus family entertainment and shopping on the lawns of Hopetoun House.

July
Saturday
12

Hopetoun's Deer Walk

Join the Hopetoun Ranger on walk looking for tracks and signs of the various species of Deer at Hopetoun. 

2pm - 3.30pm

Sunday
13

Wuthering Heights - Chapterhouse Theatre Company

Chapterhouse Theatre Company's adaptation of Emily Bronte’s classic love story, peformed in the stunning setting of Hopetoun House

Doors Open 6pm

Saturday
26

Hopetoun Junior Rangers - Practical Conservation Work

A fun, outdoors club for 12-18 year olds led by the Hopetoun Ranger Service within the stunning grounds of Hopetoun House.

1.30pm to 4pm

August
Monday
4 - 8

Hopetoun Wildlife Week

A week of fun children's activities in the grounds of Hopetoun led by the Rangers. 

10am - 1pm

Saturday
9

The Jungle Book - Chapter House Theatre Company

Rudyard Kipling's classic tale, brought to life by Chapterhouse Theatre Company in the stunning setting of Hopetoun House.

Doors Open 5pm

Friday
15

Night Hunters!

Join us as we explore the grounds at Hopetoun to see which creatures go bump in the night! 

8pm - 10pm (approx)

Saturday
16

Hopetoun Green Volunteers - Balsam Bashing

Join Hopetoun's Green Volunteers and assist the Hopetoun Ranger Service with practical conservation tasks within the grounds of Hopetoun.

10am - 1pm

Saturday
16

Hopetoun Junior Rangers - Balsam Bashing

A fun, outdoors club for 12-18 year olds led by the Hopetoun Ranger Service within the stunning grounds of Hopetoun House.

1.30pm to 4pm

September
Saturday
6

Hopetoun Green Volunteers - Beach Clean

Join Hopetoun's Green Volunteers and assist the Hopetoun Ranger Service with practical conservation tasks within the grounds of Hopetoun.

10am - 1pm

Saturday
20

Young Hopetoun Club - Conservation Challenge

Are you ready for a muddy Ranger's Challenge in the grounds?

10am - 12noon

Saturday
20

Hopetoun Junior Rangers - Seasonal Challenge

A fun, outdoors club for 12-18 year olds led by the Hopetoun Ranger Service within the stunning grounds of Hopetoun House.

1.30pm to 4pm

Sunday
28

Grounds and Nature Walk

On the last day of the open season join the Hopetoun Ranger on a nature walk around the beautiful Hopetoun Grounds.

11am - 12.30pm

October
Saturday
11

Young Hopetoun Club - Fantastic Felt

Learn how to make felt and design your own creations.

10am - 12noon

Saturday
18

Hopetoun's Fungi Walk

Join the Ranger as we learn about mushrooms, toadstools and the various other fungi.

10am - 12pm

Saturday
18

Hopetoun Junior Rangers - Fun With Fungi

A fun, outdoors club for 12-18 year olds led by the Hopetoun Ranger Service within the stunning grounds of Hopetoun House.

1.30pm to 4pm

Wednesday
22

Hopetoun's Autumn Walk

With Hopetoun now closed for the winter season this is an excellent chance to enjoy the grounds in their full autumn splendour. 

10.30am - 12noon

November
Saturday
8

Young Hopetoun Club - Tasty Edible Pictures

Create pictures that the Hopetoun wildlife can enjoy and eat!

10am - 12noon

Saturday
22

Hopetoun Green Volunteers - 6th Year Sausage Sizzle

Join Hopetoun's Green Volunteers and assist the Hopetoun Ranger Service with practical conservation tasks within the grounds of Hopetoun.

10am - 1pm

Saturday
22

Hopetoun Junior Rangers - Bonfire and Sausage Sizzle

A fun, outdoors club for 12-18 year olds led by the Hopetoun Ranger Service within the stunning grounds of Hopetoun House.

1.30pm to 4pm

Friday
28 - 30

Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair

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

10am - 4.30pm

December
Saturday
6

Young Hopetoun Club - Hopetoun Christmas Cheer

Collect natural materials from the grounds and make your own Christmas decorations.

10am - 12noon

Saturday
6

Hopetoun Junior Rangers - Crafty Christmas

A fun, outdoors club for 12-18 year olds led by the Hopetoun Ranger Service within the stunning grounds of Hopetoun House.

1.30pm to 4pm

Saturday
13

Christmas Crafts Family Workshop

Get into the Christmas spirit and go Christmas crackers at Hopetoun! 

10.30am - 12pm