Forces in the Field

Join us for a display of historical and present day military equipment, personnel and operations at Culzean Castle. Try to beat the marine commando challenge, climb inside a Canberra cockpit and have your hair done by a 1940's hairdresser.

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Forces in the Field

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Discover accessible low-level walks at nature reserves, country parks and other Trust countryside locations this summer. Download one of our many trails featuring local wildlife and nature information before you visit.

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From castles to cottages ...

The National Trust for Scotland has an inspirational range of holiday accommodation, from castles to cottages; coastlines to countryside.

See the special places where you can take a break.

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From castles to cottages ...
  • Summer Tours: Historic Plockton Village

    Summer Tours: Historic Plockton Village

    Dates:Dates between : Wed 11 Jun - Wed 20 Aug Location:Balmacara Estate & Woodland Walks

    Explore the historic planned village of Plockton, dating from 1801 with the Trust ranger.

    Details View all events at this location >

    Dates & Times:

    • This event appears to have passed

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932233 or 01599 566325

    Booking:

    Booking essential
  • Wild Watch

    Wild Watch

    Dates:Dates between : Tue 8 Jul - Tue 26 Aug Location:Inverewe Garden & Estate Details View all events at this location >

    View the wildlife from the Inverewe Hide

    Booking Not Required

    Meet: Inverewe Hide

    Dates & Times:

    • 26 Aug 2014 : 14:00 - 15:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01445 781229

    Booking:

    No Charge
  • Bidean Nam Bian Guided Walk

    Bidean Nam Bian Guided Walk

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 19 Jul - Fri 19 Sep Location:Glencoe & Dalness Details View all events at this location >

    A chance to walk up Glencoe’s highest mountain, Bidean nam Bian: Peak of the peaks.

    Duration: 8 hours
    Bring: Walking boots, waterproofs, spare clothes, packed lunch and a drink
    Meet: 9am Glencoe Visitor Centre (there will be a drive to the start point of the walk)

    Dates & Times:

    • 19 Sep 2014 : 09:00 - 17:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 25.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932222

    Booking:

    Booking Essential. Please call 0844 493 2222 or email glencoe_events@nts.org.uk
  • Battlefield Walk

    Battlefield Walk

    Dates:Dates between : Sun 21 Sep - Sun 26 Oct Location:Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre Details View all events at this location >

    In June 1314 the history of Scotland as a nation was about to change forever. It was at the Battle of Bannockburn that Robert Bruce, King of Scots, would face down the English army led by Edward II.

    Participants should have a reasonable level of fitness and bring appropriate footwear, clothing and any refreshments required.

    Booking is essential.
    To Book: email Bannockburnlearning@nts.org.uk

    This is a free event however any donation towards the work of the Trust is welcome.

    Dates & Times:

    • 21 Sep 2014 : 10:45 - 14:15
    • 26 Oct 2014 : 10:45 - 14:15

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932139
  • Feis Rois Trad Trail - Traditional Scottish Musicians

    Feis Rois Trad Trail - Traditional Scottish Musicians

    Dates:Wed 20 Aug Location:Kellie Castle & Garden Details View all events at this location >

    The Feis Rois Trad Trail is an opportunity for outstanding new talent to experience life ‘on the road’ while playing some wonderful folk music. This summer they will travel from the Western Isles to Dumfries and Galloway and make a much appreciated return to Kellie Castle for the third year running.

    Dates & Times:

    • 20 Aug 2014 : 19:30 - 21:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 10.00
    • Child : £ 5.00
    • Family : £ 25.00
    • Concession : £ 8.00
    • buy online

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932184
  • Battle of Dunkeld

    Battle of Dunkeld

    Dates:Thu 21 Aug Location:Dunkeld Details View all events at this location >

    Get to grips with the gory details of this gruesome battle.

    Meet in Stanley Park, Dunkeld

    Dates & Times:

    • 21 Aug 2014 : 14:00 - 15:30

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 4.00
    • Child : £ 2.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932191

    Booking:

    No booking required
  • Drum Beat - The Homecoming

    Drum Beat - The Homecoming

    Dates:Sun 24 Aug Location:Drum Castle, Garden & Estate Details View all events at this location >

    Internationally acclaimed drummer Ash Soan (who drums for Adele, Lily Allen, Cher, to name a few) brings the beat to Drum Castle as our headline act in Drum Beat – The Homecoming (Launch of the Tower). Ash’s international repertoire makes him the ideal musician to launch Drum’s first drumming festival – Drum has always wanted to do this – and now is the time!

    For further information please phone 0844 493 2161 or email drum@nts.org.uk

    Tickets can be purchased online or by contacting the Castle directly Admission includes entry to the Castle & Grounds Charges for the event do not apply to members of the National Trust for Scotland Children must be 16 or under to qualify as a concession

    Dates & Times:

    • 24 Aug 2014 : 12:00 - 17:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 10.50
    • Child : £ 7.50
    • Family : £ 24.50
    • Concession : £ 7.50
    • buy online

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932161 or email drum@nts.org.uk

    Booking:

    Admission tickets available in advance and on the day
  • Marvellous Mini Beasts

    Marvellous Mini Beasts

    Dates:Sat 30 Aug Location:House of the Binns Details View all events at this location >

    Join us at House of Binns and discover more about the outdoors.

    Pre-booking essential.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Dates & Times:

    • 30 Aug 2014 : 14:00 - 15:30

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 4.00
    • Child : £ 2.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932124 or email lothianranger@nts.org.uk
  • Macbeth’s Way

    Macbeth’s Way

    Dates:Sat 30 Aug Location:Arduaine Garden Details View all events at this location >

    Join us for a walking theatre adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Scottish Play'.

    To book tickets please contact Maurice Wilkins 01852 200366 or Loch Melfort Hotel 01852 200233

    Pre-paid tickets only.

    Dates & Times:

    • 30 Aug 2014 : 18:30 - 21:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 10.00
    • Child : £ 10.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932216
  • Waulking the Tweed

    Waulking the Tweed

    Dates:Sat 6 Sep Location:Moirlanich Longhouse Details View all events at this location >

    A demonstration of waulking - the technique of finishing newly-woven tweed by soaking it and thumping it rhythmically to shrink and soften it accompanied by traditional gaelic waulking songs performed by Sgioba Luaidh.

    Dates & Times:

    • 06 Sep 2014 : 14:00 - 17:00

    Prices:

    • Ticket price is included in admission cost.

    Contact:

    Contact moirlanich@nts.org.uk or telephone 0844 4932 136
  • Dig for a Day!

    Dig for a Day!

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 11 Oct - Sat 25 Oct Location:Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate Details View all events at this location >

    Do you ever dream of being an archaeologist? Now is your chance! Why not join our professional team excavating the South Lawn at Crathes Castle?

    Minimum commitment 1 day. No previous experience necessary. Minimum age 10 years. Under 16s must each be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    If you have a disability, please let us know in advance so we can discuss arrangements with you.

    We can be flexible with timings to accommodate participants’ requirements, such as picking children up from school.

    Booking is essential, please phone 0844 493 2166 to book your place.

    Dates & Times:

    • 11 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 12 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 13 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 14 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 16 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 17 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 18 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 19 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 20 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 21 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 23 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 24 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00
    • 25 Oct 2014 : 09:00 - 16:00

    Contact:

    To book your place please call 0844 493 2166
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