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    Bat your way through Central and the Lothians
    Come and discover these night time dwelling creatures at one of a series of Bat Walks taking place at the National Trust for Scotland’s the Pineapple, Newhailes, Inveresk Lodge Garden, House of Binns and Preston Mill from 8 - 12 September.
    Pete Clark
    Perthshire performance for fantastic fiddle
    Perthshire-based fiddler Pete Clark will debut an unusual willow violin at a series of concerts this September, including a performance in the dramatic setting of Dunkeld Cathedral on 12 September.
    Giving tree
    Generous Inverewe donors get gold leaves
    A stunning ‘Giving’ Tree’ which recognises the contribution of generous donors has been installed at the National Trust for Scotland’s Inverewe Garden in Wester Ross.
    Craigievar fairy
    Happy ever after - Craigievar magic brings fairytales to life all over again
    The National Trust for Scotland shall bring fairytales to life in a spellbinding weekend at Craigievar Castle near Alford on 6 and 7 September.
    Bugs, bats and boots at the Binns
    A trio of outdoor events take place at the National Trust for Scotland’s House of the Binns near Linlithgow over the next few weeks.
    Steve Burnett
    Homecoming premier for Inveresk violin
    A violin hewn from a branch of a willow tree growing at the National Trust for Scotland’s Inveresk Lodge Garden will make its performing debut at a concert in the East Lothian village on Friday 5 September.
    Garden graduates
    New gardeners’ skills thrive at Threave
    The National Trust for Scotland’s School of Heritage Gardening celebrated another successful season on Friday 15 August, as its latest crop of newly-qualified gardeners graduate from Threave Gardens, Pitmedden Gardens, Crathes Castle Gardens, Kellie Castle and Branklyn Garden.
    Seabirds soar at Trust colonies
    Some species of seabirds have had their most successful breeding seasons for a decade, reports the National Trust for Scotland.
    Derry Footbridge has collapsed after sever flooding at Mar Lodge Estate
    Mar Lodge Estate counts the cost of flood damage
    Serious flooding has caused damage on an unprecedented scale to areas around Aberdeenshire and Royal Deesside in what is being described as a 1 in 200 year event.
    Outlander in production at Culross
    Outlander showcase for Scotland’s heritage
    Some of Scotland’s top heritage sites take a starring role in the eagerly-anticipated new TV series ‘Outlander’.
    Inspirational Young Singers from South Africa to perform at Drum
    As part of the celebrations for the re-launch of the Old Tower of Drum, a young, talented choir from South Africa will perform at the National Trust for Scotland’s Drum Castle on Saturday 9 August at 11.30am – ahead of their shows later that day at the Woodend Barn in Banchory.
    Detail from Brini painting
    See Falkland’s painting conservation progress
    The project to conserve an important 16th Century Italian painting at the National Trust for Scotland’s Falkland Palace in Fife is proceeding apace.
    Leave no trace - abide by the Scottish Outdoor Access Code
    This summer has seen an increase in reported cases of littering by irresponsible campers at countryside locations across Scotland.
    Make it Wednesday at Holmwood House
    Join the team at the National Trust for Scotland’s Holmwood House every month for crafts and refreshments on the south side of Glasgow.
    Piano at Castle Fraser
    Trust pianos set to perform for first time in decades
    Beautiful and unusual pianos and organs at National Trust for Scotland properties across Moray and the North east are set to chime after decades of silence, thanks to a project by music expert Dr Roger Williams.