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    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.
    Ben Lawers
    Summer fun at Ben Lawers Nature Reserve
    Outdoor enthusiasts and nature-loving families will be making the most of the Scottish summer as the National Trust for Scotland’s Ben Lawers Nature Reserve kicks off its July events programme.
    The Voice of Nature – contemporary installations at RBBM
    On Saturday 4 July, a new sculpture will be unveiled: “Chieftain” by the acclaimed sculptor, Jake Harvey. “Chieftain”, a granite haggis, is a commission generously funded by Museums and Galleries Scotland and will join the existing sculptures along the Poet’s Path such as Kenny Hunter’s 7ft tall “Monument to a Mouse”.
    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.
    Scott McMaster and Chris Rutterford with the mural
    Epic mural unveiled at Bannockburn
    The award winning Battle of Bannockburn visitor centre is entering the next spectacular phase in its development. Their latest addition is a massive new mural by Chris Rutterford which has taken more than a year to complete.
    Robin, volunteer at Kellie
    Help heritage at Kellie Castle
    The National Trust for Scotland’s Kellie Castle and Garden is currently expanding its 50 strong group of volunteers in a variety of roles.
    David Livingstone Centre secures National Lottery support
    It was confirmed today (Thursday 11 June 2015) that the David Livingstone Trust has been successful in gaining initial support for a grant of £3.5million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to transform the David Livingstone Centre into a leading heritage attraction, celebrating the life of one of the most influential, but unsung, Scots. The award includes a grant of £334,000 to help develop the project to the next stage.
    Newhailes exhibition
    Artist in residence exhibits at Newhailes
    Works inspired by the National Trust for Scotland’s Newhailes in Musselburgh have gone on display at the historic estate.
    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.