Events

Autumn Cattle Drive

2017-11-08T15:25:41+00:00

         Each Autumn we drive all of our Highland cattle down from our hill land on the Pentland Hills in a big round-up. This is done as part of our health-checks that we carry out on our cattle and to gauge the readiness of selected stock for assessment of [...]

Autumn Cattle Drive 2017-11-08T15:25:41+00:00

Swanston Farm a Finalist for Scottish Rural Awards 2018

2017-12-07T12:35:04+00:00

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Swanston Farm has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Agriculture category for the Scottish Rural Awards 2018! The Scottish Rural Awards, partnered by Scottish Field Magazine and the Scottish Countryside Alliance, are the benchmark of excellence in rural Scotland and celebrates the [...]

Swanston Farm a Finalist for Scottish Rural Awards 2018 2017-12-07T12:35:04+00:00

Edinburgh Disc Golf course is open at Swanston Farm!

2017-10-06T16:10:36+00:00

EDINBURGH DISC GOLF COURSE NOW OPEN! One of the world's fastest-growing sports, Disc Golf (combining the games of 'Frisbee®' and 'Golf') arrived at Swanston Farm in April 2017. Our course, named 'Crooked Pine DGC' is located within a mature woodland in the northern area of the farm, with ample free [...]

Edinburgh Disc Golf course is open at Swanston Farm! 2017-10-06T16:10:36+00:00

Billy Kay leads us, Knee Deep in Claret

2017-04-07T17:58:26+00:00

On Saturday 18th March 2017, Swanston Brasserie was privileged to host a wine-tasting dinner, with guest speaker, Presenter and Broadcaster, Billy Kay.  A highly entertaining speaker and one of Scotland's most prominent Social Historians, Billy Kay led our guests through a medley of outstanding wines, port and whisky, transfixing his audience [...]

Billy Kay leads us, Knee Deep in Claret 2017-04-07T17:58:26+00:00

Lothianburn Adventure Centre

2016-12-05T10:55:13+00:00

Swanston Farm is planning a new mountain bike & adventure centre on the former Lothianburn Golf Course.  Following the closure of Lothianburn Golf Club in December 2013, the site reverted to farming by Swanston Farm, who have owned the land since the 1970’s. The site is perfect for easily accessible [...]

Lothianburn Adventure Centre 2016-12-05T10:55:13+00:00

Pentland Push

2017-05-19T09:53:13+00:00

Swanston Farm provided the venue for The Push in 2015, one of Scotland’s most fantastic charity challenges in aid of St Columba’s Hospice.  The Push Gold route is one of the toughest challenge events in Scotland, featuring 2400m of height gain over its 26.2 miles, this cross-country challenge event features [...]

Pentland Push 2017-05-19T09:53:13+00:00

The Redbull Foxhunt

2016-07-12T17:16:09+00:00

The Pentland Hills within the diverse landscape of Swanston Farm were the playground of the 2015 Red Bull Foxhunt with Jeep for the second year running.  This women-only mountain-biking race saw over 100 competitors (the ‘hounds’) tackle the epic downhill terrain from the peak of Caerketton Hill, to the finish [...]

The Redbull Foxhunt 2016-07-12T17:16:09+00:00