Two Houses and a Castle Guided Walk


Explore West Lothian's scenic beauty and rich history with a guided hike between Hopetoun House, Blackness Castle, and The House of the Binns.

Exterior shot of Hopetoun House
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South Queensferry

23rd June
Adults: £10.00; Children: £8.00 per person

Venue Key Features

Pets Welcome

Venue Accessibility

Accessible parking or drop-off point

Accessible toilets

Large print, braille or audio

Lift or stairlift

Partial wheelchair access

Partially suitable for visitors with limited mobility

Ramp to main entrance

Suitable for visitors with limited mobility

Wheelchairs or mobility aids provided

Offering a memorable journey through the scenic landscapes of West Lothian, the popular Two Houses and a Castle Guided Walk returns this summer. Led by knowledgeable guides, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history of the region, discovering the stories behind three of its most iconic buildings:

  • Hopetoun House: A magnificent 18th century stately home with stunning architecture and beautifully landscaped gardens.
  • Blackness Castle: A formidable 15th century fortress with a commanding view over the Firth of Forth.
  • The House of the Binns: An elegant 17th century historic house offering a glimpse into the life of Scottish nobility.

Please note that this walk covers approximately 5 miles and includes some challenging conditions, such as rough terrain and fence crossings. A good level of fitness is required to fully enjoy this adventure. For more details and to book your place go to Two Houses and a Castle Guided Walk.


Hopetoun House, Blackness Castle and House of the Binns