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    Alloa Tower handover

    Alloa Tower is a landmark for Trust
    The 14th century Alloa Tower in Clackmannanshire is to be the first heritage property acquired by conservation charity The National Trust for Scotland in seven years.
    Dick Balharry
    Tribute to Dick Balharry
    It is with deep sadness that we learn of the passing of Dick Balharry, a longstanding Council Member of the National Trust for Scotland and interim Chairman between 2009 - 2010.
    Drum Cellar
    Drum study sheds light on bats’ sleeping secrets
    A study carried out over the winter by expert conservationists from the National Trust for Scotland at Drum Castle in Aberdeenshire has shed light on the mammal’s mysterious winter hibernation behaviour.
    The Jacobites are coming to Crathes Castle
    Brace yourselves, the Jacobites are coming! Prepare for a weekend of time travel at the National Trust for Scotland’s Crathes Castle near Banchory and go back in time to witness the Jacobite rising of ’45 coming to.
    Actéon meets Tam o' Shanter and Burns to Bernstein
    The Ayrshire Opera Experience and the National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Burns Birthplace Museum present the 2015 tour of the first opera to be translated into the Scots language, Actéon Meets Tam o' Shanter, followed by Burns to Bernstein, a medley of songs and arias.
    Drum Garden
    Get snap happy to mark Drum’s stint as Chelsea Fringe’s first Scottish venue
    The National Trust for Scotland’s Drum Castle near Aberdeen has launched a garden photography competition to celebrate being selected as the first ever Scottish venue for the Chelsea Fringe.
    Easter visitors
    Trust breaks Easter egg records - again
    The National Trust for Scotland is reporting its busiest Easter ever - again. Almost 31,000 children took part in its Cadbury Easter Egg Trails from Friday 3 to Monday 6 April - an increase of over 11 per cent on last year's numbers.
    Inverewe in bloom
    Inverewe Garden bouncing back into bloom
    The National Trust for Scotland’s stunning Wester Ross Inverewe Garden has opened its gates to the public once again and is gearing up for another bountiful summer.
    Duncan McNab
    Folk singer follows father footsteps to make music at Moirlanich
    The National Trust for Scotland’s Moirlanich Longhouse turned unlikely recording studio on Easter weekend, as a folk musician recorded a song inspired by the experiences of his father who had lived there briefly in 1928.
    Threave daffodils
    Thrill at Threave’s daffodil trails
    Stop by the National Trust for Scotland’s Threave Garden in Dumfries and Galloway soon to see one of Scotland’s best daffodil displays.
    Mr McGregor
    Award for Castle Fraser Gardens Cat
    A dedicated feline who’s prowled the paths at the National Trust for Scotland’s Castle Fraser Gardens for 16 years is having his service recognised by the charity on Wednesday (1 April). Despite the date, this is not an April Fool.
    Drum art gallery
    Contemporary art comes to Drum
    The £30 million redevelopment of Aberdeen Art Gallery has led to an innovative collaboration bringing modern art to an historic country castle.
    Victor Brierley
    Celebrate World Whisky Day at Sea!
    The National Trust for Scotland’s Shadows of St Kilda cruise will set sail on the 14 May 2015 for a week around the Western Isles.
    Wild land
    Open Letter Submitted to Scottish Govt
    Public trust in the planning process around major infrastructure developments in Scotland is at an all-time low.
    Burns by The Little Artists
    The real face of Burns - a new exhibition
    Next month, in the wake of Hogmanay and a month of Burns suppers, when there is such a strong emphasis on tradition and the poetry of Burns, the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway aims to shift the focus.