|Hopetoun House and Estate|
Hopetoun House and estate, undoubtedly Scotland's finest stately home is situated on the shores of the Firth of Forth, in 100 acres of rolling parkland including the Red Deer Park and the Spring Garden. Hopetoun has been home of the Marquesses of Linlithgow since it was built in 1699. The Hopetoun House Preservation Trust was created to preserve the House and surrounding landscape for the benefit of the public for all time. Click the picture to visit the Hopetoun House website.
|TRAVEL INFORMATION FOR COMPETITORS AND SPECTATORS|
Travel by Air
Edinburgh airport is 10 miles from event site. Direct flights to many destinations in the UK and in Europe.
Travel by Road
The entrance to the Hopetoun showfield is from Deer Park Road, South Queensferry, West Lothian
Postcode EH30 9SL
Do not follow visitor signs for Hopetoun House - this is not the show-field entrance !
Hopetoun is located approximately 14 kilometres (9 miles) North-West from the centre of Edinburgh.
From the south, the easiest route is via the M6, M74 and M8 motorways. Follow the signs for M8 Glasgow, then once you reach the M8, follow signs for Edinburgh.
From Newcastle, use the A1, the A720 Edinburgh bypass and the M8.
Follow signs for Edinburgh and the Forth Road Bridge.
Leave the M8 at junction 2 and follow signs for the Forth Road Bridge - this takes you onto the M9.
Leave the M9 at junction 1A onto the M90 signposted Forth Road Bridge.
Once the M90 becomes the A90, leave at the next junction, signposted A904 Bo'ness. Do not cross the Froth Road Bridge.
At the roundabout, take the first exit - A904 to Bo'ness.
Follow the A904 for about 2½ miles to the village of Newton. Turn right (signposted Abercorn) and follow the HDT signs to the stabling area.