With this fantastic site, you can find out all you want to know about the booming shale industry within the small mining town of Addiewell.
Addiewell is full of history and with its strong roots within the shale oil mining industry, the brand new website can give you all the information and family history you are looking for.
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The castle is now open and we are delighted to welcome you back. Find out more about our re-opening plans: restarthistory.scot. Please note, the car park has limited spaces and will be monitored. It is only available for those that have booked tickets to visit the castle and its grounds. Step into a largely intact medieval castle whose defences once guarded the Firth of Forth. An impressive venue used as infamous Fort William in Outlander.
Stand on a once sacred hilltop where people first held rituals and raised monuments 6000 years ago. Closed until Summer 2021.
Built over 300 years ago, Hopetoun continues to be the home of the Hope family. Hopetoun was also used as a filming location in the internationally acclaimed Outlander TV program.