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    13/06/2017 - Warm and fuzzy welcome at Crathes Castle

    Visitors to the National Trust for Scotland?s Crathes Castle near Banchory will have a colourful arrival, thanks to some creative yarn-bombers who visited over the weekend.

    07/06/2017 - Crathes is massive for mammals

    Conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland?s Crathes Castle, near Banchory in Aberdeenshire, has turned out to be massive for mammals.

    05/06/2017 - Middle Chair at Pollok House

    'Middle Chair' is a project presented by The Modern Institute taking place within Pollok House, which brings together chairs made by Italian designer Martino Gamper, installed throughout the 18th century stately home.

    01/06/2017 - Decisive Scottish Government action on raptor persecution welcomed

    Scotland?s largest conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland has welcomed decisive action taken by Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform.

    19/05/2017 - Benson exhibition driving up Drum visitors

    Visitors have been flocking to the National Trust for Scotland?s Drum Castle thanks to an amazing exhibition by Harry Benson CBE, one of Scotland?s most celebrated photographers.

    19/05/2017 - Loch Carron protection welcomed

    Scotland?s largest conservation charity welcomed the news that Loch Carron?s flame shell beds have been designated as a Marine Protection Area (MPA).

    19/05/2017 - Kilwinning artist ready to bloom at Alloway festival

    Kilwinning singer songwriter, Colin Hunter has just been added to the line-up for the National Trust for Scotland?s Upside Doon music festival in Alloway on Saturday 24 June.

    17/05/2017 - It's all Greek for Holmwood celebrations

    Celebrations marking the 200th birthday of Glasgow superstar architect, Alexander 'Greek' Thomson continue at one of his best buildings on 20 and 21 May.

    16/05/2017 - Focusing in on Dollar Glen

    Whether it is taking the landscape picture of the year, honing photography skills, or just getting to grips with digital photography, the National Trust for Scotland?s Dollar Glen will provide the perfect backdrop for a digital photography course on Saturday 20 May

    16/05/2017 - Threave is buzzing for Chelsea fringe

    The National Trust for Scotland's Threave Garden makes its Chelsea Fringe debut for spring 2017, with a special focus on bees.

    04/05/2017 - Castle Fraser welcomes hundreds of Grampian-designed dragonflies

    The National Trust for Scotland?s Castle Fraser has teamed up with the Grampian 50+ Network to create a Dragonflies Parade in celebration of the 10 species of dragonfly that can be found at its Flight Pond.

    03/05/2017 - Lost Garden found at Culzean Castle

    Archaeologists working for Scotland?s largest conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland, have discovered the remains of an 18th century walled garden buried below the Fountain Court in front of Ayrshire?s Culzean Castle.

    01/05/2017 - Celebrating blue poppies at Branklyn

    The National Trust for Scotland's blue poppies at Branklyn Garden will soon be in bloom, and are the focus of its next themed celebration.

    24/04/2017 - Trust reacts to seabed damage

    Experts from Scotland?s largest conservation charity have expressed shock and disgust at the extensive damage done to a rare flame shell reef off the west coast of Scotland by a scallop dredger.

    19/04/2017 - Community takeover for Craigievar kitchen garden

    Pupils from Craigievar Primary School are getting ready to play an important part in caring for their local heritage. They are taking over the cultivation of the kitchen garden at the National Trust for Scotland?s Craigievar Castle near Alford.

    17/04/2017 - BBC Flog It comes to Culzean Castle

    Flog It, the popular BBC One antiques programme presented by Paul Martin, is set to visit Ayrshire on Thursday 18th May. The Bristol based BBC production recently transmitted its 1000th episode and the 16th series is currently being recorded. The show regularly achieves an audience of more than two million viewers in its weekday afternoon slot.

    06/04/2017 - Culloden commemoration planned

    A series of talks from some of the Battle of Culloden's most eminent experts have been lined up at the National Trust for Scotland's Culloden Battlefield visitor centre to mark the 271st anniversary of the battle.

    05/04/2017 - Beautiful, historic covers unveiled at Culross Palace

    Dedicated volunteers have hand-crafted a series of stunning textiles for the National Trust for Scotland's Culross Palace.

    04/04/2017 - Double the fun for Barry Mill ducks

    One of Angus's most popular Easter events has been expanded to run over two days this April.

    01/04/2017 - Rare species set to thrive in new Inverewe glasshouse

    Inverewe's huge and unusual plant collections will blossom at the National Trust for Scotland garden for years to come, as a new glasshouse is now in operation.

    31/03/2017 - Branklyn ready for look at Trout Lily

    The National Trust for Scotland's Branklyn Garden in Perth is putting its Erythronium collection in focus at a special event on Sunday 9 April.

    31/03/2017 - Trust welcomes five year plan for promoting park life

    Scotland's largest conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland, has thrown its weight behind measures to improve wildlife habitats in the Cairngorms National Park's proposed new Park Plan.

    31/03/2017 - Inspiring nature at Hill of Tarvit

    New for the 2017 visitor season (which starts on 1 April), the National Trust for Scotland's Hill of Tarvit will be running a series of nature-themed events.

    21/03/2017 - People, Plants Medicine and Lore project at the Battle of Bannockburn

    The National Trust for Scotland's Battle of Bannockburn has received Ł9,600 pounds from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to run an exciting new community project, People, Plants, Medicine and Lore.

    17/03/2017 - Arran Red Admiral arrives early

    The National Trust for Scotland is reporting its first butterfly sighting of the year, and it is an unusual one - a Red Admiral was spotted in the gardens at Brodick Castle on Arran a few days ago.

    13/03/2017 - Upside Doon announces first batch of bands

    Alloway's one day music festival Upside Doon has announced the first batch of bands joining its 2017 line up.

    10/03/2017 - Trust forestry skills on show as Crathes bids farewell to conker giants

    The National Trust for Scotland's expert forestry team from the Mar Lodge Estate will be showcasing their skills in a more public location next week at the charity's Crathes Castle near Banchory.

    23/02/2017 - Twilight tour starts Georgian House's 2017 celebrations

    See behind the blinds at the National Trust for Scotland's Georgian House as the New Town property gets ready to throw its doors open to visitors once again.

    08/02/2017 - Conservationists highlight Celtic Rainforest

    Two conservation charities have joined forces to share the secrets of one of the UK’s richest and most mysterious habitats – the Celtic Rainforest.

    08/02/2017 - Do stop for snowdrops at the National Trust for Scotland

    They are the hopeful heralds of spring and for the National Trust for Scotland, snowdrops have become a star attraction for visitors wanting to shake off winter lethargy.

    03/02/2017 - Burns calls out for votes to bag a share of bag charge fund

    The National Trust for Scotland's Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

    27/01/2017 - Tam Dalyell dies aged 84

    It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of Tam Dalyell.

    17/01/2017 - Burns birthplace ready for birthday celebrations

    The only supper to take place in the very building where Burns was born is the centrepiece of celebrations marking the bard’s birthday at the National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway this January.

    09/01/2017 - Two Trust sites sight wildcats

    Wildcats have been spotted at two National Trust for Scotland sites in Aberdeenshire in recent months.

    01/01/2017 - Door opens on 2017 at Burns Cottage

    Burns Cottage welcomed its first first-footers through its front door in over 100 years as 2017 arrived. Local children Carrie Cook, Sophie Steele, Efe Tural and Matthew McDowall (all aged 9, from Alloway Primary) were the first to enter the cottage through the door in a more than a century.