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USA Roots - All about the Sweet Treats!

Tuesday 20th August 2019

American's love their sweet treats, there's no denying that, and in fact, us Scots are partial to a cake or two too! So that's why when booking in the vendors for our North Hop x Castle Fraser : USA Roots event we knew 'sweet treats' had to come high on the priority list, almost as high as epic street food!So who's going to be there and what are...

North Hop x House of Dun : Exploring Angus - THIS WEEKEND!

Thursday 25th July 2019

Following on from the amazing success of our Pitmedden Garden event last weekend we are delighted to get stuck straight into our next Summer Events Programme event with National Trust for Scotland at the awesome House of Dun THIS weekend, 27 & 28 July!The event will be spread across various different areas of the house's grounds including the...

North Hop x Pitmedden Garden : Secret Garden Experience - THIS WEEKEND!

Tuesday 16th July 2019

And like a flash, it's summer, the holidays have started, the sun is shining (well most of the time!) and it's time to get zen with our awesome plant-based wellness fest, the Secret Garden Experience at the stunning Pitmedden Garden this weekend (20/21 July)!This special event is part of our Summer Events Programme collaboration with the National...

Arbikie Distillery Visit

Monday 15th July 2019

As we approach our Exploring Angus event at House of Dun (27/28 July) we were invited down to the family run Arbikie Distillery (only 7 miles away...doesn't get much more local than that!) for a tour around their farm, fields and distillery...Their tagline is 'Field to Bottle' and that is exactly what they do! On arrival we were met by their...

The Characters & Objects of House of Dun

Wednesday 10th July 2019

Having done a recent guided tour of House of Dun we were fascinated to discover what a weird and wonderful history the house has had! Each room we went into uncovered more tales and secrets so we asked Visitor Services Supervisor and walking encyclopaedia of House of Dun history Shona to give us a bit of a walk through for sharing on here...We...