Category Archives: What’s on

The Heart of Scotland’s Gravel Biking

International cycling has been a major focus over the past year and it was thrilling to see the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships come to Scotland and especially to our doorstep. International and home grown cycling enthusiasts experienced the beauty of Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park and Stirling and saw why they rank….


Cardross Estate is delighted to welcome The Great Scottish Spoon Hollie, this Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd May 2022. This Hollie, organised by Green Aspirations is the first and only spoon carving event in Scotland. ATTEND WORKSHOPSLearn from trainers from across Europe CRAFT SPOONSAnd other objects with like-minded enthusiasts Become a part of the best wood-crafting community….

Doune the Rabbit Hole 2020.

The JabberWocky Stage at Doune the Rabbit Hole Due to COVID-19, Doune the Rabbit Hole 2020 has very sadly had to be cancelled. The organisers, artists, and all of us at Cardross are extremely disappointed, but the well-being and safety of all was at the core of this difficult decision. But, we are delighted to….

Wild Food at Cardross

We are now firmly into autumn and with it a chance to look back over the summer because this year has been the busiest yet at Cardross. A lot of the hard work over the last couple of years has come to blossom. As well as Doune the Rabbit Hole, we hosted a variety of….

Doune the Rabbit Hole at 10

Well, another year has come and with it Doune the Rabbit Hole again has lit up the trees and skies of the parklands of Cardross. This year was a particularly special being their 10th anniversary. The line up was quite brilliant! Friday opened with Lee Scratch Perry and some reggae classics. Saturday highlights were John….

Doune the Rabbit Hole – One of the 10 best family friendly festivals in the UK says The Guardian!

For the past 7 years, Cardross Estate has played host to the Doune the Rabbit Hole Music Festival. We have watched it grow and overcome challenges and evolve into the highly respected music festival it is today! It is a particularly special year, as it is their 10th anniversary. We are all delighted to share….

Pick a Pumpkin

We donned our wellies and armed with hot chocolate and home baking we were delighted to find such an array of pumpkins to pick! Our neighbours, the McEwen family at Arnprior Farm will open Scotland’s premier pumpkin patch this Fri 12th October and Cardross Estate was fortunate enough to get an preview. Last year a….

Doune the Rabbit Hole 2018

I think it is safe to say that Doune the Rabbit Hole was a total triumph this year. Absolutely first class effort by the team! Well done everybody. We had our fingers crossed that the glorious weather didn’t break before the weekend and it clearly worked! Despite a new layout, the team managed to build….

The build begins

With only a week to go until Doune the Rabbit Hole 2018 the build has commenced and they seem to be having the luck with the weather. A lot has changed since last year,  after a lot of discussions with the local residents, the council and consideration on what the festival wanted to create. The….