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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.

Welcome to the Clan Hunter blog!

Welcome to the Clan Hunter blog!

Clan Hunter welcomes you. One new website - many new pages Welcome to the new Clan Hunter website! For all of us, 2020 has been a turbulent year. Covid-19 has affected us worldwide in one way or another and our thoughts go out to those who have lost loved ones through...

Remarkable Hunter One-Name Study

Remarkable Hunter One-Name Study

Guest blogger and Clan Hunter member, Carol Hunter Sullivan inspires us with her research for the Hunter One-Name study Carol Hunter Sullivan in the gardens at Hunterston Guest blog from our Clan Member Carol Hunter Sullivan Lucy J. Massaar Hunter-Weston This week it...

The Highlands of Scotland – sensational castles

Onward and upward to the Highlands Captivating Castles, the bastions of our heritage If I were a medieval brick or block of limestone in an ancient castle wall - the stories I could tell! The gossip, the intrigue, the battles, love and honour, nothing would I leave...

The Highlands of Scotland

The Highlands of Scotland

Rolling hills and craggy peaksmerge with Scottish innovation. Within easy reach of the Clan Hunter seat. One tour that I’ve really enjoyed is a trip into the Highlands. Leaving the city of Edinburgh behind and heading out into the ‘wilds’ of craggy peaks, rolling...

Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Arriving in Edinburgh the first sight that is impossible to overlook is Edinburgh Castle high up on Castlehill. A majestic bastion standing proud of its city and with an immense story to tell going back to the Iron Age. Once up on its mighty ramparts, the views over...

About Lucy

About Lucy

Hi, I am Lucy Jane Hunter-Weston and this blog is all about being a member of Clan Hunter! After many years of deliberation, I finally contacted Madam Pauline and asked whether I could contribute in some way to Clan Hunter. She suggested I write for the Clan blog and...

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DIRECTIONS

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

ADDRESS

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.