Summer Childrens Events at Hopetoun House

Enjoy a mix of activities including bushcraft, pond dipping and story making in the woods over 6 Fridays this summer within the Grounds at Hopetoun House!

Summer Childrens Events at Hopetoun House

About Summer Childrens Events at Hopetoun House

8th Jul 2022 to 12th Aug 2022
Fridays from 2pm - 3.30pm
Hopetoun House
Hopetoun House Hopetoun, South Queensferry EH30 9SL
Adult £6, Child £4
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Over 6 Fridays through July and August, enjoy a mix of activities including bushcraft, pond dipping and story making in the woods.

8th July - Pond Dipping - CANCELLED
Join us to explore the resident wildlife in Hopetoun’s Round Pond. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

15th July - Naturecraft
Join us to make your own wonderful art using nature as your inspiration. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

22nd July - Story Making - CANCELLED
For this Year of Stories, bring your imagination to the Hopetoun Grounds. Best suited to 5-10 year olds.

29th July - Pond Dipping
Join us to explore the resident wildlife in Hopetoun’s Round Pond. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

5th August - Bushcraft
Spend some time in nature and learn how to safely make fire and whittle wood (not suitable for under 7’s).

12th August - Story Making
For this Year of Stories, bring your imagination to the Hopetoun Grounds. Best suited to 5-10 year olds.

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Hopetoun Junior Rangers

Hopetoun Junior Rangers

1st February 2022 - 11th December 2022

Hopetoun Junior Rangers is a fun, monthly outdoors club for 11-18 year olds with an interest in nature and the countryside.
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Join Anna Canning, an expert botanist and wild plant forager, on this guided walk around Hopetoun and collect some wild ingredients to make a delicious snack or herbal remedy.
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Explore the links between three of West Lothian's historic properties on a Ranger-led guided walk between Hopetoun House, Blackness Castle and House of the Binns!
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Come along for a gentle Ranger-led walk on to explore the fascinating world of fungi at Hopetoun House.
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Tree-mendous Walk

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A gentle Ranger-led walk to explore the wonderful world of trees found throughout Hopetoun’s designed landscape.
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10th December 2022

Get hands on at Hopetoun and create your own beautiful wreath and make some other Christmas crafts and ornaments to hang on your tree.
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Get hands on at Hopetoun House and create your own beautiful wreath completely from scratch in this workshop on 10th December! For adults only.
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