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    Helen Gash and Frances Keeton

    Lost daffodils return from down under
    Two extremely rare types of daffodil have returned to their Morayshire home – after being discovered in Australia.
    Kellie Castle
    Music and theatre lined up at Kellie
    The National Trust for Scotland’s Kellie Castle in Pittenweem will be hosting some timely music and theatre, as the Pittenweem Arts Festival is underway.
    Pitmedden Garden
    ‘As You Like It’ arrives at Pitmedden Garden
    Watch the fabulous characters of Shakespeare come to life in the beautiful grounds at the National Trust for Scotland’s Pitmedden Garden on Wednesday 5 August.
    vintage car
    Zoom down to Brodie Castle's vintage car rally
    There will be eye candy for car lovers as over 300 vintage vehicles parade around the grounds of the National Trust for Scotland's Brodie Castle near Forres on Sunday 9 August.
    Child in chainmail
    Summer swordplay at Bannockburn
    How heavy is a sword, could you march in chainmail and just how sharp is an arrow? Find out the answer to these medieval warfare puzzlers at the National Trust for Scotland’s Battle of Bannockburn centre in Stirling this summer.
    Adventure Cove at Culzean
    Families storm the castle for Adventure Cove opening
    Families from across Ayrshire and beyond descended on the National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and Country Park last weekend (Saturday 25 July), as the official opening of its new adventure play park took place.
    Soldier Leaping
    Battle season starts at Killiecrankie
    The Pass of Killiecrankie near Pitlochry will once more play host to tales of the battle fought nearby, as some interactive talks by National Trust for Scotland countryside staff begin on Wednesday 5 August.
    Miss Toward and some work colleagues
    Putting the Tenement House in the picture
    Conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland is asking Glaswegians to check their attics and family photo albums as part of a digital heritage project.
    Teddy bear adventures at the David Livingstone Centre
    Teddy bears and their owners will be put through their paces at the annual Teddy Commando Training event at the National Trust for Scotland's David Livingstone Centre in Blantyre on 1 August.
    Children playing
    Live like a Victorian at Inverewe Estate
    Could you last an hour without Facebook, Twitter or Snapchat? That's the question that the National Trust for Scotland's Inverewe Estate will be asking families as their Victorian Games event takes place on 31 July and 14 August.
    Digging at Mar Lodge Estate
    Mar’s millennia of mountaineers
    Archaeologists working on the National Trust for Scotland’s Mar Lodge Estate in Aberdeenshire have uncovered evidence that people were active in this mountainous landscape thousands of years earlier than previously thought.
    Volunteers at the Tenement House
    Help heritage at the Tenement House
    The National Trust for Scotland’s Tenement House is currently expanding its 35 strong group of volunteers. Now that they are open from 11am during July and August, they are looking for people who can spare a morning per week during this period or a weekend afternoon per fortnight until the end of October.
    Andrew Bentley
    Homecoming-of-sorts for historic golf pro
    Golf pro Andrew Bentley has returned to Fife after more than a decade to lend his skills at a unique golf course in the Kingdom.
    Lochaber pupils
    Lochaber High launch #Glenfinnan200 campaign
    Pupils from Lochaber High took this extra-large selfie at the National Trust for Scotland’s Glenfinnan Monument this week, to mark historic tower’s 200th birthday.
    Martyn Ware on Brighton beach
    Unique mapping project to capture the sounds of our shores
    The public is being asked to record the sounds that shape and define our relationship with the coast around the UK in a three-month crowd sourced sound project – ‘sounds of our shores’ – being launched today by the National Trust, National Trust for Scotland and the British Library.