Hen Harrier chick tagged at Mar Lodge Estate

A Hen Harrier chick was satellite tagged at Mar Lodge Estate following the first successful breeding attempt at the Cairngorms estate in decades.

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Hen Harrier chick tagged at Mar Lodge Estate

Pirates take over Culross Palace!

Culross Palace will be overrun by the Pirates of Clanranald giving you an afternoon of educational all-action living history re-enactments!

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  • Mountain Biking Taster Day

    Mountain Biking Taster Day

    Dates:Fri 1 Apr - Mon 31 Oct Location:Kintail & Morvich

    Enjoy a day of guided mountain biking exploring some of the amazing tracks and countryside of the West Highlands.

    Details View all events at this location >

    Price includes mountain bike hire and guided tuition.

    Dates & Times:

    • 01 Apr 2016 - 31 October 2016 : 09:00 - 17:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01599 511231

    Booking:

    Please contact the Kintail rangers at kintail@nts.org.uk or call 01599 511231
  • Explore Culzean's Caves

    Explore Culzean's Caves

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 16 Apr - Sat 24 Sep Location:Culzean Castle & Country Park Details View all events at this location >

    A behind the scenes look at the caves below the Castle.

    Children must be 8 years and over and accompanied by an adult. Wear old clothes and stout footwear or wellies as the caves are very muddy. People on this walk must be able to walk over slippy rocks to get to the caves. Head torches and helmets are provided. Please note normal admission applies for entry to the country park

    Dates & Times:

    • 27 Jul 2016 : 11:00 - 12:30
    • 13 Aug 2016 : 13:00 - 14:30
    • 10 Sep 2016 : 10:30 - 12:00
    • 24 Sep 2016 : 11:00 - 12:30

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 10.00
    • Child : £ 5.00
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    Contact:

    For further information please call 01655 884400

    Booking:

    Booking required as places limited
  • Historical Land Rover Safari

    Historical Land Rover Safari

    Dates:Dates between : Wed 10 Aug - Wed 26 Oct Location:Glencoe & Dalness Details View all events at this location >

    Exploring the most famous point in Glencoe’s history, this safari will transport you to many of the key sites and unravel the true history of the Massacre of Glencoe in 1692.

    Duration: 2.5hours Booking Essential Suitable for: Adults and children of high school age Bring: Binoculars/Camera/Snack – Optional Meet: 1:30pm Glencoe Visitor Centre

    Dates & Times:

    • 10 Aug 2016 : 13:30 - 16:00
    • 14 Sep 2016 : 13:30 - 16:00
    • 26 Oct 2016 : 13:30 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 20.00
    • Child : £ 10.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01855 811307 or glencoe@nts.org.uk

    Booking:

    Booking essential
  • Nature Nippers

    Nature Nippers

    Dates:Dates between : Thu 4 Aug - Thu 3 Nov Location:Newhailes Details View all events at this location >

    Nature Nippers for Children from 0 to 5 to have fun and learn all about nature and outdoors.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult. We will be outside so warm, waterproof clothes are a must.

    Dates & Times:

    • 04 Aug 2016 : 10:00 - 11:00
    • 01 Sep 2016 : 10:00 - 11:00
    • 03 Nov 2016 : 10:00 - 11:00

    Prices:

    • Child : £ 3.50
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    Contact:

    For further information please call 0131 653 5595 or email lothianranger@nts.org.uk

    Booking:

    Online booking essential
  • Crofting and coastline walk

    Crofting and coastline walk

    Dates:Dates between : Wed 27 Jul - Wed 24 Aug Location:Balmacara Estate & Woodland Walks Details View all events at this location >

    Guided walk through the crofting landscape with panoramic views of Skye and Applecross.

    Dates & Times:

    • 27 Jul 2016 : 10:00 - 13:00
    • 10 Aug 2016 : 10:00 - 13:00
    • 24 Aug 2016 : 10:00 - 13:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01599 566325

    Booking:

    Booking essential
  • Bat Walks

    Bat Walks

    Dates:Dates between : Tue 21 Jun - Tue 18 Oct Location:Threave Garden and Estate Details View all events at this location >

    A Guided bat walk around Threave Estate.

    Meet at Visitor Centre Car Park at 9.30pm Bat walks are running from June 2016 to October 2016. Please see the events calendar for full dates and times.

    Dates & Times:

    • 26 Jul 2016 : 21:30 - 23:00
    • 09 Aug 2016 : 21:00 - 22:30
    • 23 Aug 2016 : 20:30 - 22:00
    • 20 Sep 2016 : 19:15 - 20:45
    • 18 Oct 2016 : 18:00 - 19:30

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 2.00
    • Child : £ 1.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01556 502 575

    Booking:

    Book by phone on 01556 502 575
  • An Epic Tale: The facts and fiction of life during the Rising

    An Epic Tale: The facts and fiction of life during the Rising

    Dates:Wed 6 Jul - Sat 6 Aug Location:Culloden Details View all events at this location >

    From the Fraser’s of Lallybroch to the Master of Ballantrae, Robbie MacLeod to Edward Waverly.

    Join us at Culloden Battlefield during a month of activities exploring the fiction and the fact surrounding the Jacobite Uprising of 1745 and the Battle of Culloden.

    Dates & Times:

    • 06 Jul 2016 - 06 August 2016 : 10:00 - 16:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01463 796090
  • Pirates take over Culross Palace!

    Pirates take over Culross Palace!

    Dates:Sat 23 Jul - Sun 24 Jul Location:Royal Burgh of Culross Details View all events at this location >

    Culross Palace will be overrun by the Pirates of Clanranald who will be dressed to impress and ready to provide you with a swashbuckling afternoon of entertainment!

    Please note that the Palace will be devoted to the Pirate event alone on this weekend and there will be no town tours available on these days. There will be loud bangs throughout this event.

    Dates & Times:

    • 23 Jul 2016 - 24 July 2016 : 12:00 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 10.50
    • Child : £ 8.50
    • Concession : £ 8.50
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    Contact:

    For further information please call 01383 880359
  • Friends' Evening Garden Party

    Friends' Evening Garden Party

    Dates:Sat 30 Jul Location:Robert Burns Birthplace Museum Details View all events at this location >

    Join the Friends of Robert Burns Birthplace Museum for this very special fundraising event.

    Dates & Times:

    • 30 Jul 2016 : 19:00 - 22:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01292 443700

    Booking:

    Booking advisable
  • Mrs Sharp's Summer Garden Party

    Mrs Sharp's Summer Garden Party

    Dates:Sun 7 Aug Location:Hill of Tarvit Mansion and Kingarrock Hickory Golf Details View all events at this location >

    The Lady of the House invites one and all to come and celebrate the Great Scottish Summer with us in the grounds and gardens of Hill Of Tarvit.

    Entry is free. Some activities have a charge.

    Dates & Times:

    • 07 Aug 2016 : 11:00 - 16:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01334 653127 or email hilloftarvit@nts.org.uk
  • Midsummer Night's Dream

    Midsummer Night's Dream

    Dates:Sat 13 Aug Location:Drum Castle, Garden & Estate Details View all events at this location >

    400 years since the death of Shakespeare, the magical Drum Castle pays tribute to the bard of Avon by hosting his most popular and endearing comedy a Midsummer Night's Dream.

    A family ticket is for 2 Adults and 2 children. The performance is suitable for children aged 5 and above. Gates open from 6pm. The performance is outside on the South Lawn of Drum and the audience is encouraged to bring chairs and wear warm clothes. The production will only be cancelled in the event of extreme weather.

    Dates & Times:

    • 13 Aug 2016 : 19:00 - 21:30

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 15.00
    • Child : £ 9.00
    • Family : £ 45.00
    • Concession : £ 9.00
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    Contact:

    For further information please call 01330 700334

    Booking:

    Advance on-line booking required
  • Scottish Adventure Travel Film Festival

    Scottish Adventure Travel Film Festival

    Dates:Fri 16 Sep - Sun 18 Sep Location:Inverewe Garden & Estate Details View all events at this location >

    The Scottish Adventure Travel Film Festival is a celebration of great adventure travel films in a unique destination at the end of one of the best road journeys in the world.

    Dates & Times:

    • 16 Sep 2016 - 18 September 2016 : 14:00 - 16:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01445 712952
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