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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.

Travel challenges to UK and Covid-19

Travel challenges to UK and Covid-19

Covid-19 and travel to UK update My own personal experience  By Lucy J. Hunter-Weston I have just returned from a week’s summer break in the south-west area of the Netherlands, where I live. During our stay, we received news that the UK was loosening the quarantine...

Clan Hunter International Gathering 2021 update

Clan Hunter International Gathering 2021 update

Hunterston Castle, 30th June, 2021 Lucy J. Hunter-Weston News about the Clan Hunter International Gathering 2021 from our Clan Chief, Madam Pauline. At the time of writing there are no changes to travel restrictions for those wishing to enter or leave the UK....

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the Hunter connection

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the Hunter connection

Founded in 1890, The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is an organisation dedicated to the promotion of patriotism and the preservation of history through education for future generations. To become a member, one must first prove one’s lineage from a...

Heritage

Heritage

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...

The amazing Clan Hunter (War) Bow

The amazing Clan Hunter (War) Bow

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...

From New Zealand to Mexico

From New Zealand to Mexico

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...

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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.