Ranger-led Grounds Walk

This ranger led walk will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun's designed landscape.

Ranger-led Grounds Walk

About Ranger-led Grounds Walk

25th April 2020
23rd May 2020
20th June 2020
plus 3 more date(s), see below for more info
3.30pm - 4.30pm
Hopetoun House
Hopetoun House Hopetoun, South Queensferry EH30 9SL
Grounds entry fee £4.75 adult, £2.95 child
Call 01313193956
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Meeting Place: Main Visitor Car Park

This ranger led walk will guide you through the nature and history of Hopetoun's designed landscape and aims to compliment the tour offered inside of the House. Look out for wildlife whilst enjoying the specimen trees and plants of the designed landscape.

Additional Dates: 23 May 2020, 20 June 2020, 25 July 2020, 22 August 2020, 26 September 2020

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Ranger-led Grounds Walk are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Family Easter Fun

Family Easter Fun

12th April 2020 - 13th April 2020
Drop in anytime between 12 and 4pm on 12th or 13th April and take part in the Hopetoun House fun Easter activities!
Dawn Chorus

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2nd May 2020
The early bird catches the worm. Bring your binoculars and join the Ranger on a walk around Hopetoun Grounds to enjoy the sound of the birds waking up!
Bank Holiday Hike

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8th May 2020
Enjoy your bank Holiday at Hopetoun with a walk around the grounds and the estate and explore the early summer sights and sounds!
Bank Holiday Hike

Bank Holiday Hike

25th May 2020
Enjoy your bank Holiday at Hopetoun with a walk around the grounds and the estate and explore the early summer sights and sounds!
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Summer Holiday Activity: Naturecraft

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Join us at Hopetoun House on 9th July to make your own wonderful art using nature as your inspiration. Suitable for all ages and abilities.
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Join us to explore the resident wildlife in Hopetoun's Round Pond. Suitable for all ages and abilities.
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3rd August 2020
Enjoy your Bank Holiday at Hopetoun House with a Ranger-led stroll along the foreshore exploring part of the best of West Lothian's geological resource.
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Summer Holiday Activity: Bushcraft

6th August 2020
Spend some time in nature and learn how to safely make fire and whittle wood at Hopetoun House on 6th August! Suitable for ages 7+.
Summer Holiday Activity: Story Making

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Bring your imagination to Hopetoun House and help us to create fantastic stories in the woods. Best suited to 5-10 year olds.
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21st September 2020
This mid-tem break, why not drop in to Hopetoun between 12 and 3:30pm and take part in a mystery treasure hunt around the grounds!
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26th September 2020
Enjoy this ranger led walk taking in interesting corners of Hopetoun this autumn and enjoy the views over the forth and the seasonal changes of the historic landscape of Hopetoun House!
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27th September 2020
With internationally important fungi lawns, and woodlands bursting with mushrooms of all shapes and sizes, you will be guided on a gentle walk to explore the fascinating world of fungi.
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12th December 2020
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Wreath Making

12th December 2020
Get hands on at Hopetoun House and create your own beautiful wreath completely from scratch in this workshop on 12th December!

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