The Scottish Snowdrop Festival

Enjoy exploring the Trusts gardens and woodland during VisitScotland's Snowdrop Festival which starts on 30 & 31 January. We have lots of great walks where you can spot these pretty white flowers.

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The Scottish Snowdrop Festival

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  • Scottish Snowdrop Festival

    Scottish Snowdrop Festival

    Dates:Sat 30 Jan - Sun 13 Mar Location:Balmerino Abbey

    It's a great time of year to visit the Balmarino Abbey to see the carpets of snowdrops coming into bloom.

    Details View all events at this location >

    Entry to the grounds is free - donations are welcome

    Dates & Times:

    • 30 Jan 2016 - 13 March 2016 : 09:00 - 17:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01721 722502
  • Scottish Snowdrop Festival

    Scottish Snowdrop Festival

    Dates:Sat 30 Jan - Sun 13 Mar Location:Hill of Tarvit Mansion and Kingarrock Hickory Golf Details View all events at this location >

    It's a great time of year to visit the gardens and grounds of Hill Of Tarvit mansion to see the carpets of snowdrops coming to bloom.

    Entry to the grounds is free - normal parking charges apply.

    Dates & Times:

    • 30 Jan 2016 - 13 March 2016 : 09:00 - 17:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01334 653127 or email hilloftarvit@nts.org.uk
  • Scottish Snowdrop Festival

    Scottish Snowdrop Festival

    Dates:Sat 30 Jan - Sun 13 Mar Location:Kellie Castle & Garden Details View all events at this location >

    Kellie Castle Garden and Estate is open as part of the Scottish Snowdrop Festival.

    Dates & Times:

    • 30 Jan 2016 - 13 March 2016 : 09:00 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 3.00
    • Child : £ 3.00
    • Concession : £ 3.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01333 720271
  • Scottish Snowdrop Festival

    Scottish Snowdrop Festival

    Dates:Sun 31 Jan - Tue 15 Mar Location:House Of Dun & Montrose Basin Nature Reserve Details View all events at this location >

    Snowdrops traditionally herald the arrival of spring.

    Please pay for visit to snowdrops via payment at car parking meter.

    Dates & Times:

    • 31 Jan 2016 - 15 March 2016 : 09:00 - 17:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 2.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01674 810264
  • Snowdrop spectacle

    Snowdrop spectacle

    Dates:Mon 1 Feb - Mon 29 Feb Location:Culzean Castle & Country Park Details View all events at this location >

    Take a gentle stroll along the many Estate paths to view the little white gems in all their glory

    Normal entry charges to the Park apply

    Dates & Times:

    • 01 Feb 2016 - 29 February 2016 : 09:00 - 17:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01655 884455
  • Mar Lodge Mountain Film Festival

    Mar Lodge Mountain Film Festival

    Dates:Dates between : Fri 12 Feb - Sat 13 Feb Location:Mar Lodge Estate Details View all events at this location >

    Come and enjoy a series of mountain films in the beautiful mountain setting of Mar Lodge.

    Tickets available now from the Braemar Mountain Sports Shop, The Outdoor Store in Ballater and the Mar Lodge Estate Rangers Office (see number below).

    Dates & Times:

    • 13 Feb 2016 : 19:30 - 10:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 10.00
    • Child : £ 5.00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01339 720164

    Booking:

    Ticketed event, booking essential.
  • Valentine's Day Afternoon Tea

    Valentine's Day Afternoon Tea

    Dates:Sun 14 Feb Location:Robert Burns Birthplace Museum Details View all events at this location >

    Celebrate Valentine's Day with Afternoon Tea.

    Relax and enjoy some live music played by our very own pianist who will entertain you with some well known Scottish favourites. £20.00 for 2 people

    Dates & Times:

    • 14 Feb 2016 : 14:00 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 20.00
    • buy online

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01292 443700
  • Valentine's Day Dinner

    Valentine's Day Dinner

    Dates:Sun 14 Feb Location:Culzean Castle & Country Park Details View all events at this location >

    Treat that special someone to a romantic evening in Culzean Castle.

    Dates & Times:

    • 14 Feb 2016 : 18:00 - 22:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01655 884455
  • Rubbish swords and tatty targes.

    Rubbish swords and tatty targes.

    Dates:Mon 15 Feb - Tue 16 Feb Location:Culloden Details View all events at this location >

    Join us at Culloden as we recycle some rubbish into fun stuff.

    Dates & Times:

    • 15 Feb 2016 - 16 February 2016 : 11:00 - 14:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01463 796090
  • Snowdrop and winter walk

    Snowdrop and winter walk

    Dates:Sat 20 Feb Location:House of the Binns Details View all events at this location >

    The Lothian Ranger Service will be leading the walks were you will learn about Snowdrops and different things about nature in winter. Can you tell the difference between your snowdrop species, the folklore behind them and other uses snowdrops have are you just want to learn a little about them.

    Outdoor shoes and warm clothing a must. Suitable for children from 10 years and upwards.

    Dates & Times:

    • 20 Feb 2016 : 13:00 - 14:30

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 5.00
    • Child : £ 3.00
    • buy online

    Contact:

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

    Booking:

    Online booking essential
  • Wedding Open Day at Haddo House

    Wedding Open Day at Haddo House

    Dates:Sun 21 Feb Location:Haddo House Details View all events at this location >

    Come and visit the grounds and property for free. Talk directly with our team, photographers, decoration companies, florist and other professionals while visiting our astounding grounds and unique venue.

    Dates & Times:

    • 21 Feb 2016 : 12:00 - 16:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01651 851440
  • Snowdrop and winter  walk

    Snowdrop and winter walk

    Dates:Sun 21 Feb Location:Newhailes Details View all events at this location >

    The Lothian Ranger Service will be leading the walks were you will learn about Snowdrops and different things about nature in winter

    This walk includes a Tea or a Coffee after the walk were you can ask lots of questions Suitable for children from 10 years and upwards. Outdoor shoes and warm clothing a must.

    Dates & Times:

    • 21 Feb 2016 : 10:30 - 12:00
    • 21 Feb 2016 - 21 February 2016 : 13:30 - 15:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 6.00
    • Child : £ 3.50
    • buy online

    Contact:

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

    Booking:

    Online booking essential
  • Wedding Open Day at Hill Of Tarvit

    Wedding Open Day at Hill Of Tarvit

    Dates:Sun 28 Feb Location:Hill of Tarvit Mansion and Kingarrock Hickory Golf Details View all events at this location >

    A great opportunity to visit the elegant & romantic Hill Of Tarvit Mansionhouse & Gardens, as we invite you to meet with a range of experts and professionals.

    Dates & Times:

    • 28 Feb 2016 - 28 February 2016 : 12:00 - 16:00

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01334 653127 or email hilloftarvit@nts.org.uk
  • Mother's Day Vintage Tea

    Mother's Day Vintage Tea

    Dates:Sun 6 Mar Location:Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate Details View all events at this location >

    “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my mother”

    Why not treat your Mum this Mother’s Day by taking her to Castle Fraser for a relaxed vintage tea? Warm yourself by the fire in the Great Hall or sit back and soak up the ambience of the Dining Room.

    Dates & Times:

    • 06 Mar 2016 : 14:00 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 14.50
    • Child : £ 14.50
    • Concession : £ 14.50
    • buy online

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01330 833463
  • Mother's Day, Sunday 6th March

    Mother's Day, Sunday 6th March

    Dates:Sun 6 Mar Location:Pollok House Details View all events at this location >

    Costumed tour of Pollok House and Afternoon Tea. Treat your mum in the historic surroundings of Pollok House.

    Booking essential. £17.50 per person Afternoon Tea at 2.30pm Guided tour at 3.30 pm

    Dates & Times:

    • 06 Mar 2016 : 14:30 - 16:00

    Prices:

    • Adult : £ 17.50
    • buy online

    Contact:

    For further information please call 0141 616 6410
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