Clan Hunter Blog
Learn more about Clan Hunter through our regular blog articles.
You can follow as our fantastic blogger, Lucy, shares her journeys around Scotland en route to the heart and seat of the Clan Hunter at Hunterston Castle.
Be part of the community by enjoying her stories and information about the land of the Clan and family.
by Lucy J. Massaar Hunter-Weston Following another successful Zoom meeting on Sunday 7th February 2021 with our Clan Chief, Madam Pauline, I thought it prudent to mention the highlights of the Scotland guided tour that travel agent Lois Wallace...
By Lucy J. Massaar Hunter-Weston Heritage Journey Connect To want to be part of a greater whole has always been human instinct. It gives weight to our very existence and lays a solid foundation from which we can grow. At a personal...
Lucy J. Massaar Hunter-Weston The firearm of medieval times was the bow and arrow - the war weapon of the time. Soldiers were required to hone their archery skills and the range of a flight arrow would have depended on the strength of the archer and the length and...
This month my guest blogger is my New Zealand cousin Sarra Hunter-Weston. Sarra’s story is a poignant one of love, estrangement, forgiveness and healing. It makes it all the more remarkable, therefore, that she is willing to share it with us here. Growing up in...
Carrying on with the Clan Hunter Burns Night 2021 Celebration, Lucy shares How to Make a Haggis
Clan Hunter Burns Night 2021 Celebration
A wealth of information that digs deep into Hunter territory. Early Hunter Family and Church. The Jacob Hunter Trust On being forwarded the Jacob Hunter Trust’s newsletter (2021) by Madam Pauline, I knew that the information it contained would be of interest to our...
By Lucy J. Massaar Hunter-Weston Smuggling is not necessarily synonymous with Scotland, however the fjord-like coastline with lochs stretching inland for miles on end their deep, dark waters protected by high hills and craggy peaks, does seem to offer the perfect...
The unique Hunterston brooch can be seen displayed in the National Museum of Scotland.
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.
OPENING TIMES AND ACCESS
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.