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.
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.
Inspiring others: Richard Wright, member of Clan Hunter Canada, shares a personal moment of pride working with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Memoirs of a Canadian Mountie To start, I wanted to say a big, “Hunter’s Halloo!” from the west coast of Canada, and to introduce myself – I am a first-generation Canadian and a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. I am currently posted to Surrey Detachment in...
It is a pleasure to welcome my cousin Hugh Hunter-Weston to my blog page! The last time I was in New Zealand was when my son was 7 years old. He’s now 26 and a second visit is long overdue! The Hunter-Westons live in a beautiful part of the South Island near...
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...
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...
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.