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Welcome to the Clan Hunter blog!

Welcome to the Clan Hunter blog!

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The amazing Clan Hunter (War) Bow

The amazing Clan Hunter (War) Bow

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"Clan Hunter is unique in that it provides the solace and intimacy of a family, yet invites the individual to tell their own personal (hi)story."


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You will find us off the A78 just north of West Kilbride. Look for our driveway marked by stone pillars and "Hunterston Estate" 


Hunterston KA23 9QG
Telephone: 07980 209060
*This number is not continuously manned, so please do leave us a message. 


Acccess to Hunterston Castle is strictly by appointment. Note that as a historic monument, wheel chair access is limited. More visitor information is available on our visitors page .  Please email us to arrange a visit.