National Trust for Scotland

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June 29, 2017

Family Travel Tip: Isle Be Wild at Brodick Castle, Arran

    A fantastic new play experience for younger visitors to the National Trust for Scotland’s Brodick Castle and Country Park opens on 1 July, as the summer holidays begin. Isle Be Wild takes its...

Family Travel Tip: Isle Be Wild at Brodick Castle, Arran

    A fantastic new play experience for younger visitors to the National Trust for Scotland’s Brodick Castle and Country Park opens on 1 July, as the summer holidays begin. Isle Be Wild takes its inspiration from Arran’s rich natural her ...

Scotland's Seabirds Soar

      Seabirds soar at Trust colonies. Some species of seabirds have had their most successful breeding seasons for a decade, reports the National Trust for Scotland.   Dr Richard Luxmoore, the conservation charity’s Seni ...

The Essence of Christmas: Scotland

    “Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart." So wrote Washington Irving, the traveller and writer, and descendent of the Irvines of Drum Castle near Banchory – now ...

A Scottish Halloween - Ghostly Goings-On

Are ye feart? Have ye suffered a fricht when things go dunt in the mirk? But dinnae fash yersel....   Apparently here’s nothing wrong with a bit of fear, according to the experts – it keeps you alert and gives your heart a useful workout. Which ...

Craigievar magic brings fairytales to life

      The National Trust for Scotland will bring fairytales to life in a spellbinding weekend marking 50 years of Trust conservation at Craigievar Castle near Alford on 7 and 8 September.   With its great tower and floati ...

Leith Hall Reopens

      Recently, Leith Hall mansion house welcomed its first visitors in almost five years. The historic house at the National Trust for Scotland property at Kennethmont near Huntly (northwest of Aberdeen) has been refurbished t ...

Celtic Connections Cruise with National Trust for Scotland

    If you’ve ever wondered why the Isle of Man’s triskelion flag bears such a striking resemblance to Brittany’s curling emblem, or why Galician pipes sound so similar to Scottish bagpipes, the National Trust for Scotland may ...

Scary Scotland: Hallowe’en 2012

There’s nowhere better to spend Hallowe’en than at one of the National Trust for Scotland’s historic haunted places. With more events than ever before, and some truly terrifying real-life ghost stories to share, Hallowe’en 2012 is s ...

Scotland’s Garden History Revealed

The National Trust for Scotland is offering a major study course into the history, conservation and management of Scotland’s gardens starting in September.   During fifteen daylong sessions, top specialists in the field of garden histo ...