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Get in a snowball fight, become an elf, then storm a castle at a National Trust for Scotland event this Christmas.

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Visit Mrs Claus this Christmas

Get Christmas off to a magical start and bring the children to meet Mrs Claus at Pollok House. Each room in the house is decorated in a different theme and stuffed full of festive treats.

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Bannockburn wins 'Best Visitor Experience’ award

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  • Young Naturalists' Club

    Young Naturalists' Club

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 27 Sep - Sat 29 Nov Location:Culzean Castle & Country Park

    Join us for excitement and entertainment this Winter at Culzean Castle with the Young Naturalist Club.

    Details View all events at this location >

    Winter membership £10
    Meet at Visitor Centre at 10am
    No booking required.

    Dates & Times:

    • 29 Nov 2014 : 10:00 - 12:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932148

    Booking:

    Winter membership £10. No booking required
  • Nature Nippers at Newhailes

    Nature Nippers at Newhailes

    Dates:Dates between : Thu 6 Nov - Thu 4 Dec Location:Newhailes Details View all events at this location >

    A very popular event for the under 5’s and their parents If you want your child to enjoy playing outside and discovering the natural world then Nature Nippers is for you!

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

    Booking essential: 0844 493 2124 or lothianranger@nts.org.uk

    Dates & Times:

    • 04 Dec 2014 : 10:00 - 11:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932124 lothianranger@nts.org.uk
  • Christmas Gift Shop

    Christmas Gift Shop

    Dates:Fri 7 Nov - Tue 23 Dec Location:Robert Smail's Printing Works Details View all events at this location >

    Smail’s Christmas Gift Shop will be opening in the run up to the festive season.

    Open from Thursday 6th November.

    Opening hours as follows: Monday, Thursday and Friday, 10am – 4pm and Saturday, 9am – 3pm.

    Also open Sunday 8th December as part of Switched on Sunday.

    Dates & Times:

    • 07 Nov 2014 - 23 December 2014 : 10:00 - 16:00

    Contact:

    Contact Robert Smail’s Printing Works on t: 0844 493 2259 or e: smails@nts.org.uk for further information
  • Christmas Fair

    Christmas Fair

    Dates:Sat 29 Nov - Sun 30 Nov Location:Fyvie Castle Details View all events at this location >

    A special day out for all the family at Fyvie Castle with the Victorian Christmas.

    Enjoy a Christmas treat in the Victorian Kitchen Tearoom and don't forget to visit the National Trust for Scotland shop in the Castle

    Dates & Times:

    • 29 Nov 2014 - 30 November 2014 : 12:00 - 04:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932182

    Booking:

    no booking required
  • Brodie Castle Christmas Craft and Food Fair

    Brodie Castle Christmas Craft and Food Fair

    Dates:Sat 29 Nov - Sun 30 Nov Location:Brodie Castle Details View all events at this location >

    Beautiful crafts, wonderful foods, mulled wine, mince pies and music all within the beautiful setting of Brodie Castle.

    Dates & Times:

    • 29 Nov 2014 - 30 November 2014 : 10:00 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 4.00
    • buy online

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932156
  • Mrs Claus is Keeping Christmas at Pollok House

    Mrs Claus is Keeping Christmas at Pollok House

    Dates:Sat 29 Nov - Wed 24 Dec Location:Pollok House Details View all events at this location >

    Enjoy a truly magical family Christmas when you bring the children to meet the award-winning Mrs Claus at Pollok House!

    To book tickets please visit www.hubtickets.co.uk

    Tickets to visit Mrs Claus are £6 per child which includes a gift. Children must be accompanied by an adult – entry is £6.50 per adult, £5 per concession (over 60s, unemployed and student).

    Over the festive season Pollok House is open daily, except 25 & 26 Dec and 1 & 2 Jan from 10am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm). The house is decorated for Christmas until 6 Jan 2014.

    Dates & Times:

    • 29 Nov 2014 - 24 December 2014 : 11:00 - 15:30

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 6.50
    • Child : £ 6.00
    • Concession : £ 5.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0131 473 2000
  • St Andrews Day Hidden Painted Ceilings Tour

    St Andrews Day Hidden Painted Ceilings Tour

    Dates:Sun 30 Nov - Mon 1 Dec Location:Gladstone's Land Details View all events at this location >

    Free behind the scenes tour that reveals Royal Mile rooms from the 1600’s normally hidden from public view.

    Once you have seen the ceilings meet some of the real characters - stunning birds of prey! The birds will be outside all day ready for their photo opportunity with you!

    Dates & Times:

    • 30 Nov 2014 - 01 December 2014 : 10:00 - 17:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932120 or email gladstonesland@nts.org.uk
  • St. Andrew's Day - Visit for Free!

    St. Andrew's Day - Visit for Free!

    Dates:Sun 30 Nov Location:Georgian House Details View all events at this location >

    Experience the Georgian House decorated for Christmas - late 18th century style!

    Visit our webpage: www.nts.org.uk/GeorgianHouse

    Email: thegeorgianhouse@nts.org.uk
    Tel: 0131 225 2160

    Dates & Times:

    • 30 Nov 2014 : 11:00 - 14:30

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932118
  • Exploring patterns in nature.

    Exploring patterns in nature.

    Dates:Thu 4 Dec Location:Hugh Miller's Birthplace Cottage & Museum Details View all events at this location >

    Part of “Talk, tea & torte” the autumn/winter programme of informal talks for the public.

    Suitable for an adult audience. Entry fee includes cup of tea or coffee and a piece of cake.

    Dates & Times:

    • 04 Dec 2014 : 10:30 - 11:30

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 3.00
    • Concession : £ 3.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932158

    Booking:

    Tickets from Hugh Miller's Birthplace Cottage & Museum
  • Deck the Halls

    Deck the Halls

    Dates:Fri 5 Dec - Sun 7 Dec Location:Threave Estate Details View all events at this location >

    Christmas Weekend with choirs, music, floral displays in House, Santa, Santa's trail, arts & crafts

    Further details to come.

    Dates & Times:

    • 05 Dec 2014 - 07 December 2014 : 10:00 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 5.00
    • Child : £ 5.00
    • Concession : £ 5.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932245
  • Christmas at Harmony House

    Christmas at Harmony House

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 6 Dec - Sun 7 Dec Location:Harmony Garden Details View all events at this location >

    Enjoy a Victorian Christmas at Harmony House in Melrose.

    Tickets are limited - please buy early to avoid disappointment.

    Dates & Times:

    • 06 Dec 2014 : 12:00 - 16:00 (30 min intervals)
    • 07 Dec 2014 : 12:00 - 16:00 (30 min intervals)

    Prices:

    • Child : £ 5.00
    • buy online

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932257
  • Newhailes in Hibernation

    Newhailes in Hibernation

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 6 Dec - Sun 14 Dec Location:Newhailes Details View all events at this location >

    Take advantage of the rare opportunity to see the house in hibernation.

    Please dress warmly - conservation heating levels only in the house.

    Please book on line or by calling 0844 4932125 to avoid disappointment

    Dates & Times:

    • 06 Dec 2014 : 12:00 - 15:00 (60 min intervals)
    • 07 Dec 2014 : 12:00 - 15:00 (60 min intervals)
    • 13 Dec 2014 : 12:00 - 15:00 (60 min intervals)
    • 14 Dec 2014 : 12:00 - 15:00 (60 min intervals)

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 10.00
    • Concession : £ 8.00
    • buy online

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0844 4932125
  • Santa’s Family Holiday – There’s no place like Burns Cottage?

    Santa’s Family Holiday – There’s no place like Burns Cottage?

    Dates:Dates between : Sat 6 Dec - Sun 21 Dec Location:Robert Burns Birthplace Museum Details View all events at this location >

    Santa, Mrs Claus and the rest of the family have once again decided to go on a pre-Christmas holiday – the problem is they can’t decide on where!

    Each individual journey lasts approx 45 min. Check in desks close 10 minutes before your journey time. Suitable for all the family. Babies in arms free.

    Dates & Times:

    • 06 Dec 2014 : 11:00 - 16:30 (15 min intervals)
    • 07 Dec 2014 : 11:00 - 16:30 (15 min intervals)
    • 13 Dec 2014 : 11:00 - 16:30 (15 min intervals)
    • 14 Dec 2014 : 11:00 - 16:30 (15 min intervals)
    • 20 Dec 2014 : 11:00 - 16:30 (15 min intervals)
    • 21 Dec 2014 : 11:00 - 16:30 (15 min intervals)

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 6.00
    • Child : £ 6.00
    • buy online

    Contact:

    www.nts.org.uk
  • Ayrshire Farmers Markets at RBBM

    Ayrshire Farmers Markets at RBBM

    Dates:Sun 7 Dec Location:Robert Burns Birthplace Museum Details View all events at this location >

    Come along and sample the pick of the crop at the Ayrshire Farmers Market at RBBM.

    Dates & Times:

    • 07 Dec 2014 - 07 December 2014 : 11:00 - 15:00

    Prices:

    • Ticket price is included in admission cost.

    Contact:

    0844 493 2601
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