September 2013

SCSTG Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group celebrates 10th anniversary The Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group (SCSTG) celebrates its 10th anniversary this year —proof of its unrivalled success in promoting Scotland’s iconic stalking, fishing and shooting to the rest of the world. Set up in 2003, the SCSTG focuses on developing the country sports tourism sector in […]

Deer rutting boost for Scottish tourism

The annual deer rutting season is becoming increasingly important for Scottish tourism, according to the industry. Red deer have always attracted visitors to the Scottish hills, with stalking still an important source of income for many estates. But an increasing number of people are happy to pay simply to watch the animals at close quarters. […]

To celebrate Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight readers of the Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday are being offered a 20% discount off Hopetoun online orders…

To mark the recent expansion of Hopetoun’s online shop and celebrate Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight Hopetoun House have teamed up with The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday newspapers this weekend to offer  readers 20% discount off online orders for butchery packs and gift hampers. Hopetoun’s online butchery range launched just a few weeks ago […]

Hopetoun Launches Butchery Range Online

To celebrate the start of ‘Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight’, Hopetoun Estate has launched a new butchery range online.  The range includes Aberdeen Angus beef, lamb and poultry which are reared on the Hopetoun Farm. Butchery items can be delivered anywhere in the UK and all produce is delivered fresh to your door within 24 […]

Autumn Salmon Fishing

One Scottish river so far this year has consistently performed above all other rivers. The Tay, known by many as the ‘mighty Tay’, has produced some exceptional sport this year for many of its visiting anglers, with outstanding catches and numbers registered on the FishTay system well above expectations. The season has seen catches increased […]

BASC offers deer stalking opportunities on the Isle of Arran

The Isle of Arran Deer Management scheme, organised by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), has places available for BASC members. The scheme provides practical experience for BASC members who have completed the Deer Stalking Certificate Level 1 (DSC1) and will allow participants to work in pairs to […]