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.
From fishing in the Firth of Clyde to Cullen Skink
From the Firth of Clyde to Cullen Skink
Book review: The Knife Man by Wendy Moore
The Knife Man by Wendy Moore. Read about our ancestor John Hunter, esteemed anatomist and surgeon to King George III.
Janet Martin : Our excellent tour guide at Hunterston Castle, tells her story
Like any local heritage centre, Hunterston Castle relies for the most part on local inhabitants to help with the running of the Castle. We are so lucky to have two tour guides, of which Janet Martin is one, who are ready and willing to show our visitors the Pele...
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
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
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...
The Clan Hunter International Gathering Scotland guided tour September 2022
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...
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...
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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
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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.