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    Homecoming for Hornel’s Harvesting
    An early work by Hornel is now hanging at the National Trust for Scotland’s Broughton House in Kirkcudbright, after the conservation charity acquired the piece for its collection.
    Launch at Crathes Castle
    New partnership offers the ‘VIP’ treatment
    Visitors to Aberdeenshire are set to receive the ‘VIP’ treatment, following the announcement of a new partnership between VisitScotland, the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) and Historic Environment Scotland (HES).
    Threave Garden
    Theatrical delights at Threave Garden
    The beautiful National Trust for Scotland’s Threave Garden is the setting for two dramatic productions over the next few weeks.
    Falkland Palace
    Hamlet to thrill in open-air theatre at Falkland Palace
    The National Trust for Scotland’s Falkland Palace welcomes The Festival Players Theatre Company who are proud to present Shakespeare’s popular and well-loved play, Hamlet, in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death.
    Burns Monument
    Roses for 220th anniversary of bard's death
    Floral tributes from Burns fans from all over the world have been installed in the shadow of the National Trust for Scotland's Burns Monument in Alloway ahead of the 220th anniversary of the Bard's death on 21 July.
    Glenfinnan Monument
    Tower transformed following conservation work
    One of Lochaber’s most-popular heritage sites - the Glenfinnan Monument - is back to its best this summer, after conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland completed £170,000 of repairs on the 200 year old structure.
    Jennifer Barrie welcomes visitors
    New chapter for Souter Johnnie’s Cottage as art space
    The Ayrshire home of shoemaker John Davidson who famously featured in Tam o’Shanter by Robert Burns has been madeover into a new gallery space.
    Sir Moir Lockhead at Fyvie Castle
    Five star first for Fyvie Castle
    The National Trust for Scotland’s Fyvie Castle has become the first of the conservation charity’s Aberdeenshire castles to secure a five star rating from Visit Scotland.
    Hen Harrier chicks at Mar Lodge Estate
    Hen Harrier Chick Satellite Tagged at Mar Lodge Estate
    A female hen harrier chick has been satellite tagged at the National Trust for Scotland's Mar Lodge Estate in the Cairngorms National Park, following the first successful breeding attempt on the estate by this iconic raptor species in several decades.
    Upside Doon
    New music festival with Scottish accent
    Scotland’s added a brand new music festival to its summer programme this year. Upside Doon (20 August) is curated by the team at the National Trust for Scotland’s award-winning Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway.
    Pitmedden Garden
    Plenty of summer fun at Pitmedden
    In the next few weeks, the National Trust for Scotland’s Pitmedden Garden will not only be full of fantastic summer colour, the pretty garden will also be full of music and theatre.
    Hawk dance
    Simon Starling - a play for two actors, one dancer, eight masks (and a donkey costume)
    The Common Guild is delighted to announce details of a unique new performance 'At Twilight: A play for two actors, one dancer, eight masks (and a donkey costume)’, by Simon Starling in collaboration with theatre director Graham Eatough.
    Ceramic by Wyse
    Mackintosh contemporary’s art on show at Hill House
    The work of Henry Taylor Wyse is featured in a new exhibition opening at the National Trust for Scotland’s Hill House in Helensburgh on 2 July.
    Jacobite July at Culloden Battlefield
    Top authors Diana Gabaldon and Jacqueline Riding are amongst the big names visiting the National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre this summer, as part of its summer literature festival.
    Craigower Pylon
    Challenge lodged against SSE pylon plans
    As Scotland's leading conservation charity we're concerned about unacceptable proposals to construct a run of 50 metre high electricity pylons close to some of the nation’s most important heritage.