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    23/12/2010 - Trust announces new Board candidates

    The National Trust for Scotland today announced a positive step in its process of modernisation and reform following publication of a strategic review in September.

    20/12/2010 - 3000 followers for Christmas?

    The Trust is trying to recruit 3000 followers to its Twitter feed in time for Christmas.

    20/12/2010 - Snowbound? Trust properties are still accessible online

    There is no excuse for failing to explore Scotland’s heritage this festive season however deep the snow gets, as the National Trust for Scotland has launched virtual tours of ten of its properties, including Dual World Heritage Site St Kilda.

    15/12/2010 - Trust us to get Christmas wrapped up

    As the UK’s biggest retailers withdraw deliveries, the National Trust for Scotland is offering the perfect present this Christmas.

    14/12/2010 - Falkland gets wrapped up for Christmas

    Part of the National Trust for Scotland’s Falkland Palace in Fife is covered in Christmas wrapping this December.

    13/12/2010 - Stop for Santa at Arduaine

    Santa Claus will set up his grotto at one of Scotland’s most stunning gardens this December, the National Trust for Scotland’s Arduaine Garden on the shores of Loch Melfort.

    09/12/2010 - Gold for green Geilston

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Geilston Garden, Cardross is celebrating as Christmas approaches with news that it has secured top marks for its environmental credentials.

    08/12/2010 - Open for wildlife - migrant birds descend on Dumfries and Galloway

    The National Trust for Scotland is open for wildlife this winter as Threave estate in Dumfries and Galloway is welcoming thousands of birds, including a rare Blue-Winged Teal.

    07/12/2010 - Cold snap spreads to Canna

    As the nation continues to shiver under snow and ice, conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland has released a rare image of Canna Bay freezing over.

    03/12/2010 - Soup’s up at Pollok House

    With winter fast approaching, the National Trust for Scotland’s Pollok House in Glasgow is serving up piping hot soup, sandwiches and stories with a personal note for hungry history enthusiasts.

    01/12/2010 - National Trust for Scotland unveils its new £21m Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

    The National Trust for Scotland has today, Wednesday 1 December 2010, opened the doors to its £21m Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (RBBM) – the first major museum to open in Scotland in three years and the bench mark against which all future Trust properties will be set.

    30/11/2010 - Celebrate Christmas in the Courtyard at Newhailes

    CANCELLED - Join the team at the National Trust for Scotland’s Newhailes, Musselburgh as it’s pretty courtyard is transformed into a festive hub on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 December.

    30/11/2010 - Wreath Making at Falkland Palace

    At this time of year, there’s nothing more welcoming than a colourful Christmassy wreath decorating your front door. And the Head Gardener at the National Trust for Scotland’s Falkland Palace is running a workshop next week to show participants just how it’s done.

    30/11/2010 - Weather affects festive events

    Some of our Christmas events may be affected by the severe weather conditions. Before travelling please check the event section of the website or contact 0844 493 2100 for further information.

    30/11/2010 - Back in time at Brodick for Christmas

    Visitors to the National Trust for Scotland’s Brodick Castle on Arran can get a taste of a Victorian Christmas on Sunday 12 December.

    30/11/2010 - Christmas countdown at David Livingstone Centre

    There’s fun and frolics with a festive twist at the National Trust for Scotland’s David Livingstone Centre in Blantyre next week.

    30/11/2010 - Drum filled with festive music

    One of Aberdeenshire’s oldest castles will be transformed into a magical music venue this Christmas, as the sound of carols fill the air.

    29/11/2010 - Volunteer power keeps Dun conservation on track

    Workers carrying out vital conservation work at the National Trust for Scotland’s House of Dun near Montrose got a helping hand today, as the snow threatened to put the spanner in the works.

    24/11/2010 - Make your own festive wreath at Priorwood

    4 DEC CANCELLED - The talented team at the National Trust for Scotland’s Priorwood Garden in Melrose is encouraging homeowners to get crafty this Christmas to create stunning festive decorations for the home.

    24/11/2010 - Weaving Christmas Magic at Threave

    Next weekend, there’s lots of fun and festivities awaiting everyone from eight to 80 in Dumfries and Galloway at the National Trust for Scotland’s Threave Estate.

    24/11/2010 - Start your Christmas countdown at Alloa Tower

    CANCELLED - The National Trust for Scotland’s Alloa Tower is preparing for a very Victorian Christmas this year and you are invited to join too.

    24/11/2010 - Fairytales of Christmas at Castle Fraser

    CANCELLED - Over the next few weeks, there’s a Christmas stocking-full of fun and music planned at the National Trust for Scotland’s Castle Fraser, Sauchen.

    18/11/2010 - Festive flavours at Culloden

    Every day throughout December, the National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre has a variety of traditional Christmas events organised for visitors.

    18/11/2010 - Fyvie dreaming of a Victorian Christmas

    If you are dreading taking to the High Street for Christmas shopping, why not start your Christmas countdown at one of Aberdeenshire’s most picturesque castles.

    18/11/2010 - Hill House festivities

    There’s a lot going on at The National Trust for Scotland’s Hill House over the next few weeks with a series of exciting events to kick off the festive season.

    18/11/2010 - Start your Christmas countdown at Kellie

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Kellie Castle near Pittenweem is preparing for a very Victorian Christmas this year and you are invited to join too!

    18/11/2010 - Find the perfect present at Broughton House

    Searching for an alternative to the High Street this festive season?

    15/11/2010 - Past Times at Greenbank Garden

    With Christmas fast approaching, Greenbank Garden is reaching back into its nearly 250-year history to bring you a memorable holiday experience.

    15/11/2010 - Have your Christmas wishes granted at Crathes

    Crathes Castle Fairy Godmother is getting ready to grant Christmas wishes for families all across Aberdeenshire this December, as preparations begin to make this Christmas at the National Trust for Scotland’s Aberdeenshire castle and estate a very special one.

    11/11/2010 - Winter is for the birds at Inveresk

    The north wind doth blow and we shall have snow, and what will poor robin do then, poor thing?

    09/11/2010 - It’s beginning to look a lot like a Smail’s Christmas

    If you’re looking for unique gifts with proceeds going towards the conservation and heritage preservation of historic Scottish sites, then the National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Smail’s Printing Works in Innerleithen has you covered this Christmas.

    09/11/2010 - Georgian House presents living history

    This November at the National Trust for Scotland’s Georgian House in Charlotte Square, let us transport you back to 1811. Britain is at war with France.

    08/11/2010 - Falkland first for Christmas shopping

    1 DEC - CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW - Organised individuals can make a start on their Christmas shopping in one of Fife’s most picturesque villages on selected evenings throughout November and early December.

    08/11/2010 - Greenbank glasshouse half full

    It’s that time of year when gardening moves indoors to escape the frosts and snow – but how well do you know how to keep your greenhouse fully productive through the winter months?

    03/11/2010 - Trust team start push to top every Munro

    A team of staff and volunteers from conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland are taking to the hills on Friday 5 November at Ben Lawers to raise awareness of the Munros that are in the Trust’s care.

    28/10/2010 - New musuem encourages Scots to reclaim Hallowe'en

    With Hallowe’en just around the corner, the team at the new Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway, Ayrshire is gearing up for a weekend full of fun activities for all of the family including dooking for apples, performances of Tam o’ Shanter and…predicting the future spouses of visitors.

    25/10/2010 - Falkland Palace does the Timewarp

    Visitors venturing to the orchard at Falkland Palace this October might just run into a total blast from the past - Earl of Loudoun’s Regiment of Foote is marching over to train and give visitors an immersive taste of Civil War military life.

    25/10/2010 - Gladstone’s Land – full of Eastern stories

    This October, Gladstone’s Land and Edinburgh World Heritage are looking eastward for stories to tell in the Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

    25/10/2010 - Wendyfull year at Barrie’s birthplace

    The National Trust for Scotland’s JM Barrie’s Birthplace in Kirriemuir has had a bumper year in 2010, thanks to an influx of visitors celebrating the 150th anniversary of the author’s birth.

    21/10/2010 - Get crafty at Crathes this Hallowe’en

    Historic Crathes Castle, the National Trust for Scotland’s most popular Aberdeenshire castle is hosting crafty activity in conjunction with Arting Around on Sunday 31 October.

    20/10/2010 - Nearly Lear at Haddo

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House is the setting next week for a not-quite-Shakespeare version of not-quite King-Lear next week.

    20/10/2010 - Turn over a new leaf at Smail’s

    You can make more with autumn leaves than bonfires, as the National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Smail’s Printing Works is showing visitors next week.

    20/10/2010 - Halloween Tea Party at Haddo

    There’s lots of ghosties and ghouls and long legged beasties around at the National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House this weekend – and they’ll be joining old friends and new at their annual Halloween tea party.

    19/10/2010 - Things that go bump in the night at Culzean

    Fancy giving your kids a spine chilling Halloween to remember this year? Then join the National Trust for Scotland’s haunting walk in the dark through the grounds at Culzean Castle and Country Park and they’ll not stop talking about it for years!

    19/10/2010 - Haunting Hallowe’en at Kellie Castle

    Where better to spend Hallowe’en than in one the National Trust for Scotland’s spookiest castles?

    19/10/2010 - Drum tower unveils some terrifying tales

    Join us in the National Trust for Scotland’s Drum Castle’s hauntingly atmospheric 13th century medieval tower for Tales from the Tower, the most frightening of family events to go down in Aberdeenshire this Halloween.

    15/10/2010 - Lights, camera, action at Haddo

    The beautiful location of the National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House and grounds near Ellon is the fabulous setting for photographers to learn all about lighting their subjects next weekend.

    15/10/2010 - Dunfermline artists bring a splash of colour to Auld Reekie

    Contemporary Arts Dunfermline is taking the National Trust for Scotland’s Gladstone Gallery on the Royal Mile by storm for a week with the five-person show Five 4 Art.

    14/10/2010 - Historical dramas unfold at Newhailes

    Budding actors and actresses from Holy Rood High School, Edinburgh are preparing to tread the boards at the National Trust for Scotland’s Newhailes house in Musselburgh.

    11/10/2010 - Migration Mayhem at the House of the Binns

    It’s that time of year when there are lots of comings and goings in the animal kingdom – and birds are gathering to escape the winter and fly off to sunnier climes.

    08/10/2010 - Get a taste of autumn apples at Kellie

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Kellie Castle and Garden will unveil its bumper crop of apples at a special Apple Day on Saturday 16 October.

    08/10/2010 - Get a taste of autumn at Falkland’s Apple Day

    Enjoy the fruits of autumn at Apple Day at the National Trust for Scotland’s Falkland Palace in Fife next weekend.

    08/10/2010 - Life through a lens at Haddo

    Budding photographers are invited to do more than ‘watch the birdie’ at the National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House next weekend, when the property plays host to two photographic workshops.

    06/10/2010 - Battle stories brought to life at Culloden

    A series of events designed to bring the human impact of the Battle of Culloden to life for visitors take place at the National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre from Saturday 9 October.

    05/10/2010 - Keep the kids busy with David Livingstone

    The National Trust for Scotland’s David Livingstone Centre in Blantyre has the answer to bored children this October holiday.

    05/10/2010 - Smail’s turns recycling into an art

    This October holiday, flex your creative muscles and learn a thing or two about non-traditional printing with the Printrash workshop at the National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Smail’s Printing Works in Innerleithen.

    04/10/2010 - Brilliant autumn colour at Branklyn Garden

    Experience the stunning colours of the changing seasons at the National Trust for Scotland’s Branklyn Garden in Perth with a special walk on Sunday 10 October

    04/10/2010 - Gladstone’s Land turns back time

    The National Trust for Scotland, brings the history of one its most popular Edinburgh properties to life this weekend.

    04/10/2010 - Finance Director moves on

    Following the successful transfer of the National Trust for Scotland's headquarters to Hermiston Quay today, Finance Director, Lesley Watt confirmed that she was was stepping down after five years of service to take up other career opportunities.

    30/09/2010 - A is for apples at Priorwood

    In celebration of National Apple Week in the UK, the National Trust for Scotland, along with the Border Member’s Group, are holding their annual ‘Apple Day’ next week at the Trust’s Priorwood Garden in Melrose.

    30/09/2010 - Greenbank geared for garden walk

    East Renfrewshire’s green-fingered folk can get valuable gardening tips at the National Trust for Scotland’s Greenbank Garden on Saturday 9 October.

    30/09/2010 - Fairy-Folk Hijinx at Haddo House

    Hijinx Theatre brings a magical tale of fairies and true love to the National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House in Ellon just in time to kick-start the Hallowe’en season.

    30/09/2010 - Sample autumn colour at Culzean

    Expert rangers will lead an autumn-themed tour at the National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and Country Park, Maybole on Sunday 10 August.

    30/09/2010 - Castle Fraser goes nuts for squirrel crafts

    Children who visit the National Trust for Scotland’s Castle Fraser, Kemnay throughout October will be able to take part in a variety of crafts as they explore the exciting world of squirrels.

    29/09/2010 - Experts hunt for fungi on Canna

    A group of surveyors are visiting the tiny Hebridean isle of Canna this week in a bid to learn more about the secrets of some of the island’s more hidden inhabitants - its lichens and fungi.

    29/09/2010 - Fun, fright and thrills at the Trust this Halloween

    This October, the National Trust for Scotland has something for everyone wanting to get into the Halloween spirit.

    28/09/2010 - Ayrshire artist takes Trust prize

    Ayrshire-based artist Maggie Bruce, has taken a top prize in a National Trust for Scotland art competition.

    28/09/2010 - Fife artist takes Trust prize

    Fife-based artist Lesley Geyer-Brooks has taken a top prize in a National Trust for Scotland art competition for her work inspired by the 16th and 17th century burgh of Culross.

    28/09/2010 - Crathes provides inspiration for winning art entries

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Crathes Castle, garden and estate near Banchory has acted as the muse for two-award winning artists.

    27/09/2010 - Members back Trust reform

    A package of reforms aimed at modernising conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland has been overwhelmingly backed by its members.

    27/09/2010 - 30th anniversary plant sale at Hill of Tarvit

    An annual garden sale, now in its 30th year takes place at the National Trust for Scotland’s Hill of Tarvit mansion house, Cupar on Saturday 3 October.

    22/09/2010 - Art competition winners announced

    The talented winners of the Trust's art competition have been confirmed.

    21/09/2010 - Call to come to Trust Annual General Meeting

    Conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland is calling for members to make their voices heard by attending its Annual General Meeting on Saturday 25 September.

    20/09/2010 - Russian prize-winners enjoy sneak preview of new Burns museum

    Three teenagers from St Petersburg will be the first VIPs to take a tour of the National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway this Monday (20 September).

    18/09/2010 - Clocking up a grand total at Drum

    Hanging up his boots when he retired is not an option Alistair Mackenzie from Aberdeen has considered for a moment.

    17/09/2010 - Fantastic fungi at Linn of Tummel

    On Sunday 26 September a beginner’s fungi foray will take place at National Trust for Scotland riverside and woodland site the Linn of Tummel.

    17/09/2010 - Moonfleet touches down on Haddo

    Families can enjoy an adventure on the high seas at the National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House near Tarves on Saturday 25 September, as the property stages a swashbuckling adaptation of J Meade Falkner’s Moonfleet.

    17/09/2010 - Mountain mapping at the Grey Mare’s Tail

    Next week, outdoor enthusiasts are invited to join the Ranger at the National Trust for Scotland’s Grey Mare’s Tail Nature Reserve to learn how to navigate in the mountains.

    17/09/2010 - Apples and pears at the House of Dun

    The National Trust for Scotland’s House of Dun near Montrose will celebrate another year’s harvest on Sunday 26 September, as it hosts a sale of its famous apples and pears in its spacious gardens.

    17/09/2010 - Tour takes on Newhailes’ darker side

    Visitors to the National trust for Scotland’s Newhailes, Musselburgh can hear the sinister stories of the men and women who once made the house their home on a special walk Friday 24 and Saturday 25 September in association with Mercat Tours.

    16/09/2010 - Photography workshop for Haddo House

    Budding photographers can learn the importance of lighting in composition at the National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House, Tarves at special workshops on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 September.

    16/09/2010 - Kids go green at Newhailes

    Last week, around 400 pupils from primary schools across Edinburgh and East Lothian took part in the National Trust for Scotland’s annual environmental spectacular, Green Scene, organised by the Lothian Area Ranger Service.

    14/09/2010 - European nature conservation experts learn from Ben Lawers

    Dozens of site managers and nature conservationists from all over Europe will descend on the National Trust for Scotland’s Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve in the Central Highland tomorrow (15 September), to learn about the impact of climate change in this fragile mountain environment.

    10/09/2010 - Trust exhibition captures ancient art

    Inspiring photographs of some of Scotland’s most ancient artworks will be on display throughout September at the National Trust for Scotland office in Lynedoch, Killin, at a special exhibition as part of Scottish Archaeology Month.

    10/09/2010 - Suzie’s garden skills have merit

    Suzie Hanson was honoured by the National Trust for Scotland on Monday 23 August as she graduated with Merit from the National Trust for Scotland’s Centre for Excellence in Heritage Horticulture training site at Kellie Castle.

    10/09/2010 - Leith Hall packed with fungus facts

    The fascinating world of mushrooms, toadstools and other fungi will be explored on a walk aimed at adults and older children at the National Trust for Scotland’s Leith Hall near Huntly on Saturday 18 September.

    09/09/2010 - Haddo House and Duff House working together

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House in Tarves is teaming up with Aberdeenshire Council’s Duff House in Banff to offer half price tickets to one property when a full ticket is bought at the other.

    08/09/2010 - Strathcalder scouts’ Malawi themed day

    Strathcalder’s local scout group will be accepting donations for their fellow scouts in Malawi this weekend at the National Trust for Scotland’s David Livingstone Centre, Blantyre.

    07/09/2010 - Hill of Tarvit set to open every weekend in September

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Hill of Tarvit mansion house near Cupar in Fife is set to open its doors to visitors every weekend in September.

    03/09/2010 - Trust celebrates National Venison Day

    The National Trust for Scotland will mark National Venison Day on Saturday 4 September by serving up locally sourced meat fresh from the organisation’s own Mar Lodge Estate near Braemar in Aberdeenshire.

    03/09/2010 - Castle Fraser gardens give up secrets

    An ambitious archaeological project to uncover historic gardens is underway at the National Trust for Scotland’s Castle Fraser, near Inverurie in Aberdeenshire.

    02/09/2010 - Turning wood at Crathes

    Nestling in the luscious landscape of Royal Deeside, the National Trust for Scotland’s Crathes Castle is the setting for an exhibition of woodturning next week. The Grampian Woodturners will be turning heads as well as wood when they demonstrate their range of skills to make beautiful wooden creations.

    30/08/2010 - All aboard for a whistle stop tour at Smails

    As part of the Scottish Borders Walking Festival next week, visitors to the National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Smail’s Printing Works in Innerleithen are invited to come along to enjoy a tour, see the amazing collection of business records dating back 120 years - and then savour a delicious supper afterwards.

    19/08/2010 - New face for the Trust in East Lothian

    The National Trust for Scotland has appointed Rhiannon Naismith to look after Trust properties in East Lothian, namely Newhailes in Musselburgh and Preston Mill at East Linton.

    19/08/2010 - Youngsters explore the past at Brodick Castle

    Budding Indiana Joneses can get hands on archaeology experience at the National Trust for Scotland’s Brodick Castle and Country Park on Thursday 26 August.

    13/08/2010 - Bannockburn ready for month of archaeology

    Visitors to the historic battlefield of Bannockburn can uncover the past at a series of special archaeology sessions that begin on Monday 16 August.

    13/08/2010 - Capital show for Fringe photographers

    Popular photographers Ed Fielding and Hamish King will return to Edinburgh’s Gladstone’s Land Gallery from Tuesday 17 August to display a selection of shots that show the capital at its best.

    13/08/2010 - Fyvie Castle filled with music

    Traditional songs from the North East will fill the air at the National Trust for Scotland’s Fyvie Castle on Sunday 22 August.

    13/08/2010 - Knights are fair drawing in at Castle Fraser

    Visitors to the National Trust for Scotland's Castle Fraser are in for a feast of medieval entertainment next weekend.

    13/08/2010 - Bats in the Belfry at Castle Fraser

    Visitors to the National Trust for Scotland's Castle Fraser may think they're going a bit batty next week.

    12/08/2010 - Hill of Tarvit set to open every weekend in August

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Hill of Tarvit mansion house near Cupar in Fife is set to open its doors to visitors every weekend in August.

    11/08/2010 - Go wild at Culzean

    Expert rangers at the National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and Country Park, Maybole are giving young visitors the chance to get out into the fresh air with a series of events this coming week.

    11/08/2010 - Going batty at St Abb’s

    There’s something going on at dusk in areas around Scotland this summer. A team of experts and volunteers from the National Trust for Scotland are donning warm clothing, filling flasks with hot drinks and arming themselves with detecting equipment to carry out a survey of bats. And on 18 August, they’ll be out and about at St Abb’s Head National Nature Reserve.

    09/08/2010 - Navigate the slopes of Ben Lawers

    People keen to learn the ins and outs of navigation can get to grips with the basics of using a map and compass at the National Trust for Scotland’s Ben Lawers in the heart of the Highlands on Wednesday 11 August.

    09/08/2010 - Trust commits to taking forward change agenda

    The National Trust for Scotland will drive forward an ambitious programme of change in response to The Rt Hon George Reid’s independent strategic review of the charity’s resources and governance.

    06/08/2010 - Jacobites brought to life at Culloden

    Visitors to the National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre will come face to face with a real-life Highland soldier on Sunday 15 August.

    06/08/2010 - Capital show for five great Scots

    Five of Edinburgh’s most talented artists will display their work together on the Royal Mile from Tuesday 10 August, as they open a special show at the Gallery of the National Trust for Scotland’s Gladstone’s Land.

    06/08/2010 - Greenbank geared for garden walk

    East Renfrewshire’s green-fingered folk can get valuable gardening tips at the National Trust for Scotland’s Greenbank Garden on Saturday 14 August.

    06/08/2010 - Beloved Austen tale dramatised at Pitmedden

    One of the English language’s most popular stories – Pride and Prejudice - will be brought to life in the National Trust for Scotland’s Pitmedden Garden on Wednesday 18 August.

    06/08/2010 - Fancy exploring the hidden stories of Preston Mill’s trees?

    Learn more about the trees that can be found at the National Trust for Scotland’s Preston Mill, East Linton on Saturday 14 August.

    05/08/2010 - Moth morning at Crathes

    Families who visit the National Trust for Scotland’s Crathes Castle, garden and estate near Banchory on Thursday 12 August will be treated to an up close encounter with the estate’s nocturnal visitors.

    05/08/2010 - Really wild art in Perthshire

    Children can flex their creative minds on Thursday 12 August, as they participate in the ‘Really Wild Art’ activity session at the Hermitage by Dunkeld.

    05/08/2010 - Going batty at Inveresk Garden

    Young visitors to the National Trust for Scotland’s Inveresk Lodge Garden, Musselburgh are in for some batty fun on Thursday 12 August.

    05/08/2010 - Bugs and Beasties at Pitmedden

    Families can discover the world of what wriggles beneath their feet at The National Trust for Scotland’s Pitmedden Garden, Ellon on Wednesday 11 August on a special walk around the property.

    05/08/2010 - Trees and tunes at Culzean

    Visitors to Maybole’s Culzean Castle and Country Park over the coming days can take part in walks that take in its woodland or unwind to the sounds of a band as its programme of August events continues.

    04/08/2010 - How clean is your Haddo House?

    Ever wondered what would happen if Kim and Aggie came face-to-face with Mrs Bridges from Upstairs Downstairs? The National Trust for Scotland's Haddo House is running a Housekeeping Workshop next week to give visitors the chance to find out how housekeeping has changed over the years.

    04/08/2010 - Bugs at the Binns

    Families can find out what tiny things make the House of the Binns their home on a special walk at the Linlithgow property on Tuesday 10 August.

    03/08/2010 - Dusk Walk at the Hermitage

    Perthshire families can experience what wildlife gets up to after dark at the National Trust for Scotland’s the Hermitage near Dunkeld on Tuesday 10 August, as they embark on a special walk through its woods as night is falling.

    03/08/2010 - Crowns and Coronets at Kellie Castle

    Visitors to The National Trust for Scotland’s Kellie Castle will be whisked back in time to 1953 when they visit the property at the beginning of August. Edinburgh’s leading 1950’s interior designers, Muriel and Jasper, are once again transforming the ancient castle into one fit for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in the true post-war spirit of ‘make do and mend’.

    03/08/2010 - Cooking up a storm with Shakespeare

    Enjoy a summer’s evening of magic, mirth and music in the grounds of The National Trust for Scotland’s Hill of Tarvit Mansion house and garden near Cupar, as it plays host to a spectacular outdoor production of Shakespeare’s final great poetic comedy, The Tempest on Saturday 7 August.

    03/08/2010 - Win for Miller's Yard

    The VisitScotland 5-Star rated Hugh Miller Museum in Cromarty has won another accolade, this time from the Highland region’s leading architects.

    03/08/2010 - Influential artist to transform Newhailes

    Acclaimed installation artist Anna Chapman will present her new work Subjects for Melancholy Retrospection at the National Trust for Scotland’s Newhailes in Musselburgh from Thursday 5 August.

    02/08/2010 - Five stars for Culzean

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and Country Park is celebrating success as a top-quality visitor attraction today.

    02/08/2010 - Award winning photography reaches Glencoe

    A selection of the best work from the 2009 British Wildlife Photography Awards will be on display in the National Trust for Scotland’s Glencoe Visitor Centre until Monday 30 August, giving Scots the chance to see some of the most breathtaking pictures of the natural world first hand.

    02/08/2010 - Pittenweem Arts Festival calls at Kellie Castle

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Kellie Castle, near Pittenweem will be hosting a number of events as part of the 2010 Pittenweem Arts Festival from 7 to 15 August.

    02/08/2010 - Trust prepares to commemorate 80th anniversary of evacuation of St Kilda

    The National Trust for Scotland has joined forces with two Western Isles-based organisations this month to mark the 80tth anniversary of the evacuation of St Kilda.

    02/08/2010 - John Swinney MSP commends volunteers at House of Dun

    John Swinney MSP has visited the National Trust for Scotland’s House of Dun near Montrose in Angus today [2 August] to celebrate the achievements of a group of volunteers who have worked hard over the past 18 months to transform parts of the grounds.

    30/07/2010 - Bug season at Castle Fraser

    Rangers at Castle Fraser near Kemnay are preparing for a busy day hunting bugs, as the National Trust for Scotland’s minibeast hunt approaches.

    30/07/2010 - Culloden explores France’s Scottish Regiment

    Experts at the National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield in the Highlands will delve into the history of France’s Scottish Regiment the Royal Eccosais on the weekend of Saturday 7 August, as it uncovers the links that once grew between Scotland and its continental ally.

    30/07/2010 - Beloved Austen tale dramatised at Culzean

    One of the English language’s most popular stories – Pride and Prejudice - will be brought to life in the grounds of the National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle near Maybole on Thursday 12 August.

    30/07/2010 - Shore start for August at Culzean

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and Country Park, Maybole kicks off a month filled with events on the beach on Sunday 8 August with a special walk along the shoreline.

    30/07/2010 - First for Falkland orchids?

    The National Trust for Scotland’s gardens at Falkland Place, Fife have had an unusual summer visitor this year, as Common Spotted Orchids have been sighted in the garden.

    30/07/2010 - Wild boar restored at Falkland orchard

    Wild boar can now be found snuffling among the wildflowers in the orchard at the National Trust for Scotland’s Falkland Palace in Fife. However, visitors need not fear, as the animals are woven from wicker.

    30/07/2010 - Successful season for David Livingstone Centre

    The National Trust for Scotland’s David Livingstone Centre, Blantyre is celebrating a series of successes this summer season.

    30/07/2010 - Capital show for Glasgow agency

    Graphic design agency small-media-large will display their work at Edinburgh’s Royal Mile from Tuesday 3 August, as they show off a special Fringe exhibition at the National Trust for Scotland’s Gladstone’s Land Gallery.

    30/07/2010 - Cooking up a storm with Shakespeare

    The National Trust for Scotland is hosting a series of spectacular outdoor productions of Shakespeare’s final great poetic comedy, The Tempest at properties in Aberdeenshire in August.

    30/07/2010 - Cooking up a storm with Shakespeare

    Enjoy a summer’s evening of magic, mirth and music in the gardens of The National Trust for Scotland’s Threave Estate, as it plays host to a spectacular outdoor production of Shakespeare’s final great poetic comedy, The Tempest on Sunday 8 August.

    29/07/2010 - Short-eared owl spotted at Grey Mare’s Tail

    A group of visitors to the National Trust for Scotland’s Grey Mare’s Tail Nature Reserve near Moffat in Dumfries and Galloway were treated to a spectacular sight last week.

    29/07/2010 - Brian Cox, Bill Paterson and Eddi Reader lend their talents to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

    The National Trust for Scotland has commissioned audio visual interpretations of four Robert Burns classic poems – ‘To a Mouse’, ‘Red, Red Rose’, ‘Tam o’ Shanter’ and ‘A Man’s a Man’ – which are to be installed in the new £21m Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway, Ayrshire, when it opens in November this year.

    28/07/2010 - Expert volunteer shares her Carlyle knowledge

    An informative and readable book giving valuable insights into the life of Thomas Carlyle is now back in print thanks to the efforts of a dedicated volunteer at the National Trust for Scotland’s Thomas Carlyle Birthplace in Ecclefechan.

    28/07/2010 - It Payes to book ahead

    The National Trust for Scotland is delighted to announce the opening of its latest self-catering property, Paye House, in the beautiful village of Cromarty on the Black Isle.

    27/07/2010 - Cartoon capers at Haddo House

    Children can get creative at the National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House near Tarves on Thursday 29 July, at a special workshop that shows them the ins and outs of animation.

    23/07/2010 - Arduaine prepares for Summer Festival

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Arduaine Garden near Oban will host a series of garden and craft related activities on Sunday 1 August at a special event to include stalls from local traders and artists.

    23/07/2010 - Accessing Culzean’s archaeology

    Visitors are being invited to explore the long history of the National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and Country Park in Ayrshire on Saturday 31 July from 10.30 until 15.00.

    23/07/2010 - Go through the looking glass at The Hill House

    Meet up with Alice and follow her on the next stage of her adventures as she goes Through the Looking Glass at the National Trust for Scotland’s The Hill House in Helensburgh on Sunday 1 August.

    23/07/2010 - Folk favourites set for Crathes concert

    Folk music legends Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain will take to the stage at the National Trust for Scotland’s Crathes Castle, Garden and Estate on Sunday 1 August.

    23/07/2010 - Summer fun at Haddo House

    Families from all round Aberdeenshire can come to the National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House near Tarves on Sunday 1 August to take part in all kinds of exciting fun and games.

    22/07/2010 - Moth morning at Pitmedden

    Families who visit the National Trust for Scotland’s Pitmedden Garden, Ellon on Tuesday 27 July will be treated to an up close encounter with the garden’s nocturnal visitors.

    22/07/2010 - Volunteers sought for Fife’s historic gems

    Local volunteers with an interest in Fife’s history are being urged to come forward to help out at the National Trust for Scotland’s Hill of Tarvit near Cupar and Kellie Castle, Pittenweem.

    22/07/2010 - Capital show for West Lothian artists

    4th West, a group of four of West Lothian’s talented artists and tutors, will host their first collaboration the National Trust for Scotland’s Gladstone’s Land Gallery from Tuesday 27 July with a special exhibition of their work.

    22/07/2010 - Volunteer thanks at Falkland

    The National Trust for Scotland said a big ‘thank you’ to its volunteers working in the charity’s properties in Central Scotland, Fife and Angus at an event at Falkland Town Hall on 20 July.

    22/07/2010 - Hill of Tarvit preparing for visitors

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Hill of Tarvit mansion house is getting ready to open its doors for visitors from 29 July until 2 August.

    21/07/2010 - Glencoe host to eco crafts

    Young visitors to the Highlands can make their own eco-friendly bits and bobs on a special session at Glencoe’s visitor centre on Monday 26 July.

    21/07/2010 - Tree time at Crathes

    Families who visit the National Trust for Scotland’s Crathes Castle near Banchory on Wednesday 28 July can find out about the most important residents of its woods on a special walk dedicated to its trees.

    19/07/2010 - Sir Kenneth Calman to head National Trust for Scotland

    Sir Kenneth Calman has been selected as the new Chairman of the National Trust for Scotland.

    19/07/2010 - Trust seeks computer survey volunteers

    Scotland’s Stories is an exciting new project the National Trust for Scotland is developing using new media to bring Scotland’s heritage to a wider audience.

    16/07/2010 - Beloved Austen tale dramatised at Drum

    One of the English language’s most popular stories – Pride and Prejudice - will be brought to life in the grounds of the National Trust for Scotland’s Drum Castle, Drumoak on Friday 30 July.

    16/07/2010 - Get snap happy at Haddo

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House near Ellon is to provide the inspiration for a series of photography workshops this summer.

    16/07/2010 - Butterfly walk at St. Abb’s Head

    Butterfly lovers from Berwickshire and beyond can explore St. Abb’s Head on Sunday 25 July or Sunday 1 August, on a special ranger-guided talk hosted by the National Trust for Scotland.

    15/07/2010 - Beauty and the Beast head for Culzean

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and Country Park provides a stunning backdrop to one of the world’s most cherished tales on Thursday 22 July, as Chapterhouse Theatre Company present an outdoor production of Beauty and the Beast outside the historic property.

    15/07/2010 - Jazz evening at Pitmedden Garden

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Pitmedden Garden, Ellon will swing to the sounds of the sax on Saturday 17 July, as it plays host to an outdoor performance by the Atholl Smith Jazz Band.

    13/07/2010 - Capital retrospective for Edinburgh artist

    The life’s work of twentieth century painter Edwin G Lucas will be explored in an exhibition at the National Trust for Scotland’s Gladstone’s Land Gallery from Tuesday 20 July at a retrospective exhibition that looks at his life’s work.

    13/07/2010 - Camera kids take inspiration from Brodie

    During the school holidays there are to be some new workshops for children at Brodie Castle, near Forres. pARTicipate, a new initiative by the Learning Services Department of The National Trust for Scotland, aims to explore Scotland’s heritage through the arts. The team at Brodie Castle has decided to focus on working with children of primary school age.

    12/07/2010 - Mackintosh goes ‘doon the watter’ on the Waverley

    Glaswegians and visitors can now combine two of the city’s most-loved treasures – Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Waverley.

    09/07/2010 - Newhailes photo competition open for entries

    Entries are still being accepted for the National Trust for Scotland’s photography competition at Musselburgh’s Newhailes, which gives visitors to the estate a chance to capture what they love most for posterity.

    07/07/2010 - Reach the summit of Goatfell

    Experienced walkers will have an opportunity to conquer Arran’s highest peak on Thursday 15 July, as they scale Goatfell on a special walk.

    07/07/2010 - Children have close encounters at Ben Lawers

    Children can discover some of the hidden wildlife of the National Trust for Scotland’s Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve near Killin on Tuesday 13 July on a special walk on its gentler slopes.

    07/07/2010 - National Trust for Scotland hosts packed July

    Children visiting Perthshire this month will be able to have fun participating in a range of activities designed especially for youngsters at National Trust for Scotland sites at the Hermitage and Killiecrankie Visitor Centre. The first event takes place on Tuesday 13 July.

    07/07/2010 - Battle season starts at Killiecrankie

    The Pass of Killiecrankie near Pitlochry will once more play host to tales of the battle fought nearby, as a series of interactive talks by National Trust for Scotland countryside staff begins on Wednesday 14 July.

    05/07/2010 - Light thrown on Culzean’s interiors

    The National Trust for Scotland will show how Culzean Castle evolved over the years on Wednesday 14 July, with a tour led by its chief curator Ian Gow.

    01/07/2010 - Children to uncover Holmwood’s hidden past

    Children can play detective at Glasgow’s Holmwood House throughout the season, as they answer a quiz about the people who once worked and lived there.

    01/07/2010 - Capital Show for journeying artists

    Three artists based in Scotland whose work has appeared all over the world will display their collective exhibition at the National Trust’s Gladstone’s Land from Tuesday 6 July.

    01/07/2010 - Hillside safari season starts at Ben Lawers

    Walkers can experience Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve near Killin up close on Wednesday 7 July, as the property’s hillside safaris get underway.

    01/07/2010 - Shade advice on Greenbank walk

    East Renfewshire’s gardeners can get advice on which plants do best in the shade on a tranquil walk at Clarkston’s Greenbank Garden on Saturday 10 July.

    01/07/2010 - Shore start for July at Culzean

    Maybole’s Culzean Castle and Country Park kicks off a month filled with events on the beach on Thursday 8 July with a special walk along the shoreline.

    01/07/2010 - Half day hikes start at Culzean

    Keen walkers can visit the more isolated parts of Maybole’s Culzean Castle and Country Park on Wednesday 7 July on the first of the property’s summer half day hikes.

    01/07/2010 - Bug season starts at Glencoe

    The Glencoe Ranger Service are preparing for a busy summer hunting bugs, as the National Trust for Scotland’s Minibeast hunts kick off in the glen.

    01/07/2010 - Children’s tours at Culzean

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and Country Park near Maybole is the perfect place to spend an historic day out this summer, as its special children’s tours start up soon.

    25/06/2010 - Uncover Ben Lomond’s hidden plants

    Keen walkers from the Highlands and beyond can discover some of the treasures of the plant kingdom on Sunday 4 July, as they embark on a special walk up the slopes of the National Trust for Scotland’s Ben Lomond.

    25/06/2010 - Landrover safari at Glen Rosa

    Arran folk can experience atmospheric Glen Rosa on Tuesday 6 July, as they embark on a special landrover safari at the National Trust for Scotland’s Goatfell.

    25/06/2010 - Flowers and folklore at Culzean

    Visitors to the National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and Country Park, Maybole can learn about Scotland’s cultural and natural histories on Sunday 4 July, at an event that takes in wild flowers and their folklore.

    25/06/2010 - Enjoy Culzean’s summer walks

    The beauty of the National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and Country Park, Maybole’s scenery is set to become the focus of a series of special ranger-led walks.

    25/06/2010 - Capital show for local illustrator

    The Gladstone’s Land Gallery at the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town is preparing to host an exhibition of work from one of the city’s talented illustrators.

    25/06/2010 - A new island partnership

    At the beginning of May there was a new addition to the Mull and Iona Ranger Service, as Abi Wylde joined the team as Ross of Mull and Iona Ranger.

    25/06/2010 - Historic lodge ready for special opening

    The Mar Lodge of the Highlands, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, will open especially to the public on Sunday 4 July.

    25/06/2010 - Pitmedden poised for garden walk

    The budding gardeners of Aberdeenshire can gain an insight into the running of Ellon’s historic Pitmedden Garden on a special walk on Wednesday 30 June.

    25/06/2010 - Wildlife students enjoy placement at Mar Lodge

    Controlling vermin, burning heather and managing deer is not every teenager’s idea of a good time - but for two young people from the North of England, a work experience placement at the National Trust for Scotland’s Mar Lodge estate near Braemar in Aberdeenshire is proving to be the opportunity of a lifetime.

    24/06/2010 - Historic mirrors re-hung at Culzean

    A pair of historic mirrors designed specifically for use at Culzean Castle, have been hung there again after being loaned to the National Trust for Scotland by the Kennedy family.

    22/06/2010 - Strathspey and Reel at Kellie Castle

    Visitors to the National Trust for Scotland’s Kellie Castle near Pittenweem will be treated to a musical evening on Friday 2 July, as they unwind to the sounds of the Fife Strathspey and Reel Society.

    22/06/2010 - Recording session finds Newhailes in rude health

    The findings of an intensive session recording the plants and animals of the woods around the National Trust for Scotland’s Newhailes estate in Musselburgh are in - and they’ve thrown up some surprises.

    22/06/2010 - Pastimes and Past Times at Georgian House

    Edinburgh’s families can have a blast at the National Trust for Scotland’s Georgian House this summer, as the property hosts events themed around making history fun.

    22/06/2010 - Celebrate one of East Renfrewshire’s finest gardens

    The National Trust for Scotland is celebrating the beauty of some of its most popular and unusual remote gardens in a series of Garden Days starting this summer.

    18/06/2010 - Celebrate one of Musselburgh’s finest gardens

    The National Trust for Scotland is celebrating the beauty of some of its most popular, unusual and remote gardens in a series of Garden Days this summer.

    18/06/2010 - Celebrate some of the Borders’s finest gardens

    The National Trust for Scotland is readying to celebrate the beauty of some of its most popular, unusual and remote gardens in a series of Garden Days starting in May and continuing into the summer.

    18/06/2010 - Search is on for Haddo babies

    The National Trust for Scotland is searching for people born in Ellon’s Haddo House during its time as an emergency hospital during the Second World War, to help shape a special exhibition that looks at their stories.

    18/06/2010 - Celebrate one of Aberdeenshire’s finest gardens

    The National Trust for Scotland is celebrating the beauty of some of its most popular, unusual and remote gardens in a series of Garden Days this summer.

    17/06/2010 - Gold award for green Balmacara

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Balmacara Estate in the Highlands has been awarded a Gold Awardunder the Green Business Tourism Scheme, in recognition of its commitment to operating in an environmentally friendly manner.

    17/06/2010 - Brodick safari to take in Arran

    Visitors from Arran and beyond can discover the fantastic wildlife of north Arran on an action-packed wildlife safari on Thursday June 24.

    17/06/2010 - Romeo and Juliet to visit Drum Castle

    Creative outdoor theatre company Illyria is returning to Drumoak once more, to perform its take on Romeo and Juliet in the gardens of Drum Castle.

    17/06/2010 - New manager in place for East Fife’s Trust properties

    The National Trust for Scotland has recently appointed a new property manager in the Fife area. Roger Brown, who joins the Trust after a career in planning, marketing and consultancy, will be looking after not one, but three properties in the Kingdom - Hill of Tarvit, Kellie Castle and Balmerino Abbey.

    17/06/2010 - Celebrate one of Edinburgh’s finest gardens

    The National Trust for Scotland is celebrating the beauty of some of its most popular, unusual and remote gardens in a series of Garden Days this summer.

    17/06/2010 - Staffa ruin gets recorded

    Volunteers on a National Trust for Scotland working holiday have helped preserve one of Staffa’s historic ruins by conducting a detailed survey of its condition.

    17/06/2010 - See Bannockburn through expert eyes

    Visitors to the site of the Battle of Bannockburn near Stirling can hear a compelling interpretation of the event on a special walk on Saturday 26 June.

    16/06/2010 - Beinn a Bhuird track removal declared a success

    The National Trust for Scotland has declared success in its bid to remove virtually all traces a 4.6 kilometre hill track from Mar Lodge Estate in the Cairngorms.

    15/06/2010 - Brodie Castle Fun Day

    On Sunday 20 June, the National Trust for Scotland's Brodie Castle will host its second Family Fun day, an event much enjoyed by all last year.

    15/06/2010 - Tales of the town at Gladstone’s Land

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Gladstone’s Land will be taking part in Edinburgh’s Old Town Festival with a special storytelling event on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 June in partnership with Edinburgh World Heritage.

    15/06/2010 - Ten out of ten for Culzean

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and Country Park, Maybole is celebrating a new record after its resident pair of swans successfully raised a huge brood of ten cygnets.

    11/06/2010 - Father’s Day the Jacobite way at Culloden

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield in the Highlands is preparing to give dads a taste of the past by sending them back to Jacobite times this Father’s Day.

    11/06/2010 - Flower power at House of the Binns

    West Lothian’s children can have a spot of flower-themed fun at the National Trust for Scotland’s House of the Binns near Linlithgow on Saturday 19 June, at an event themed around the property’s blooms.

    11/06/2010 - Tackling climate change through local action at Inverewe

    Conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland is calling on everyone to lend a hand to improve their local environment at Inverewe.

    11/06/2010 - Newhailes orienteering for Father’s Day

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Newhailes in Musselburgh will celebrate Father’s Day this year with a fun-packed orienteering afternoon for East Lothian families.

    11/06/2010 - Herbal Remedies hosted at Pitmedden

    Do you know your Rosemary from your Thyme? Would you like to know how to create your own home-grown teas and tinctures? Then sign up for our Herbal Workshop at the National Trust for Scotland’s beautiful Pitmedden Garden near Ellon on Saturday 19 June and enjoy a day of learning, tasting and savouring herbs

    10/06/2010 - Midsummer Night’s Dream is just the ticket

    Footballphobes from Aberdeenshire and beyond can swap South Africa for a secret island hideaway on Saturday June 12 at a special adaptation of a Midsummer’s Night Dream at The National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House near Ellon.

    08/06/2010 - Hill of Tarvit hosts ideal husband

    People from around Fife can enjoy the drama of an outdoor production of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband at the National Trust for Scotland’s Hill of Tarvit near Cupar on Saturday 12 June.

    08/06/2010 - Trust starts to restore landscape on Ben Lawers

    Moves to create new visitor facilities at the National Trust for Scotland’s Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve in Perthshire that are more in keeping with the mountain landscape started this month.

    07/06/2010 - Monumental mouse for Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

    The National Trust for Scotland has unveiled images of a major new work of art which will take centre stage at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum when it opens later this autumn.

    04/06/2010 - Learn to sing Burns this summer

    Budding performers and fans of Robert Burns are being invited to exercise their vocal cords at a series of events taking place at the Burns National Heritage Park in Alloway throughout June called ‘Learn to Sing Burns’.

    04/06/2010 - Patron attends official reopening of Craigievar Castle

    The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay performed the official opening of the refurbished Craigievar Castle on Friday 4 June.

    03/06/2010 - Threave school celebrates 50 years of growing gardeners

    Its graduates have gone on to shape some of Scotland’s most prestigious gardens, tend exotic plant collections and play a part in protecting and propagating rare and endangered species, but Threave Practical School of Gardening in Dumfries and Galloway is where the career of hundreds of greenfingered experts began.

    01/06/2010 - Inverness chef prepares to cook up a storm in Great British Menu finals week

    Competition is reaching boiling point for the eight regional finalists battling it out to cook at this year’s prestigious Great British Menu grand finale banquet.

    01/06/2010 - Art Competition Judges Announced

    The panel of art and design experts who will judge the Trust's ongoing art competition have been unveiled.

    28/05/2010 - The Hill House marks Mackintosh Birthday

    Helensburgh’s The Hill House is celebrating Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s 142nd birthday by hosting a special event for Argyll children on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 June.

    28/05/2010 - Newhailes Bioblitz for Year of Biodiversity

    Staff at East Lothian’s Newhailes are preparing to mark the UN International Year of Biodiversity in a very special way, with a full 24 hour session cataloguing all the plants and animals they can find.

    28/05/2010 - Planting and printing at David Livingstone Centre

    Children from South Lanarkshire can plant wildflowers and paint t-shirts at the National Trust for Scotland’s David Livingstone Centre on Saturday 5 June.

    28/05/2010 - Culloden tunes up for summer sounds

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield visitor centre will be filled with the sounds of traditional Scottish music throughout the summer in a special programme that begins on Saturday 5 June.

    25/05/2010 - Climb every mountain with the Trust in Kintail

    The National Trust for Scotland is kicking off a series ranger-led walks on the Five Sisters of Kintail from now until the end of September.

    25/05/2010 - Monkey madness at Pollok House

    Mortimer the Monkey needs the help of brainy Glaswegian children to track down his favourite foodstuff – bananas.

    24/05/2010 - Kellie fit for a Queen

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Kellie Castle near Pittenweem is undergoing a time travel transformation this week.

    24/05/2010 - Celebrate one of Aberdeenshire’s finest gardens

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Leith Hall Garden is set to take part in a special event on Thursday 27 May to celebrate some of the conservation charity’s most popular, unusual and remote gardens.

    24/05/2010 - Dusk safari at Glen Rosa

    Arran folk can experience the atmospheric Glen Rosa as night falls on Sunday 30 May, as they embark on a special dusk safari at the National Trust for Scotland’s Goatfell.

    19/05/2010 - Celebrate one of Ross-shire’s finest gardens

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Inverewe Garden is set to take part in a special event on Tuesday 25 May and Tuesday 1 June to celebrate some of the conservation charity’s most popular, unusual and remote gardens.

    18/05/2010 - Blazing a trail in Perthshire with the Trust

    If you go down to the woods today not far from Dunkeld, you may spot a new attraction nestling in the beautiful surroundings of The Hermitage - one of the National Trust for Scotland’s most scenic attractions in Perthshire.

    18/05/2010 - Dig deep at Borders plant sale

    Come along and visit the National Trust for Scotland’s beautiful Priorwood and Harmony Gardens in Melrose this weekend, and you’ll get the chance to buy a range of plant materials – and help support the ongoing work of the Trust at the same time.

    17/05/2010 - Trust marks International Day of Biodiversity

    The National Trust for Scotland will celebrate the UN International Day of Biodiversity – Saturday 22 May - with a variety of events themed around the plants and animals that contribute to Scotland’s rich natural heritage.

    14/05/2010 - Himalayan poppy parade at Branklyn Garden

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Branklyn Garden in Perth is hosting its annual Meconopsis Day on Sunday for fans for the beautiful blue Himalayan poppy.

    14/05/2010 - Special seashore safari for day of biodiversity

    The National Trust for Scotland will mark the UN International Day of Biodiversity on Saturday 22 May with a special seashore safari at St Abb’s and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve.

    14/05/2010 - National Trust for Scotland bring Spirit of Adventure to Hoy

    The cruise liner Spirit of Adventure will anchor off Hoy on Sunday 23 May as part of a two-week voyage chartered by the National Trust for Scotland.

    14/05/2010 - Spirit of Adventure re-traces the path of Scotland’s sea eagles

    The National Trust for Scotland will echo the journey taken by Scotland’s sea eagles, from Norway to Rum, on a 14-night cruise. The cruise will call in at Rum on 22 May.

    13/05/2010 - Haddo hosts A Bosie for Luck?

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House provides the perfect setting for Charles Barron’s new Doric play ‘A Bosie for Luck?’ which is touring the north-east this month - arriving at Haddo on Wednesday 19 May 2010.

    10/05/2010 - Art in the garden at Falkland Palace

    Several of Fife’s up and coming artists will have their work on display at the National Trust for Scotland’s Falkland Palace from Sunday 16 to Wednesday 26 May, at an exhibition in the property’s garden.

    10/05/2010 - Take sculptural inspiration from Kellie Castle

    The artistic pedigree of Kellie Castle will come to the fore next Saturday at a special sculpture event on Saturday 15 May.

    10/05/2010 - First valley walk celebrates biodiversity

    Glencoe kicks off its celebration of the International Year of Biodiversity in style on Saturday 15 May with the first of its walks to one of Scotland’s most famous hanging valleys.

    07/05/2010 - Spirit of Adventure comes to Greenock

    The 350-passenger cruise liner, Spirit of Adventure, will return to Greenock for the third year running, when it docks for the day on Friday 14 May.

    07/05/2010 - National Trust for Scotland sail Spirit of Adventure into Corpach

    Spirit of Adventure will become the first cruise liner to call at Corpach pier on 16 May 2010 when the National Trust for Scotland sail in as part of their annual cruise season.

    06/05/2010 - Trust looks out for bats and moths

    Killin’s Moirlanich Longhouse and East Linton’s Preston Mill are two of the Trust properties taking part in National Moth Night 2010, which this year takes place on Saturday 15 May.

    06/05/2010 - Happy 30th Birthday Gladstone's Land

    Join in the fun at the National Trust for Scotland's Gladstone’s Land in Edinburgh's Lawnmarket as it celebrates 30 years of being open to the public on Saturday 8 May. And to mark the occasion, visitors born on 8 May 1980, will receive free admission on presentation of identification.

    05/05/2010 - Falkland call for volunteers

    Supporters of local heritage are being sought by the National Trust for Scotland’s Falkland Palace and garden in Fife to help play their part in bringing its fascinating history to life for visitors.

    04/05/2010 - Barrie descendant cuts ribbon at revamped birthplace

    Local Kirriemuir man and descendant of JM Barrie Harry Jamieson will cut the ribbon at the newly refreshed exhibition at Barrie’s Birthplace, Brechin Road on Sunday 9 May at 13.00.

    03/05/2010 - Celebrate one of Perth’s prettiest gardens

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Branklyn Garden is taking part in a series of Gardens Days involving the charity’s most popular and unusual gardens on Sunday 9 May.

    30/04/2010 - Search for new Chairman starts

    The Trust has started the search for its new Chairman.

    27/04/2010 - Celebrating Barrie’s birthday with free entry for Wendys

    Visitors sharing the name of one of JM Barrie’s most popular characters will enjoy free entry to the National Trust for Scotland’s JM Barrie’s Birthplace in Kirriemuir this summer.

    26/04/2010 - May Day at Brodie is whisky business

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Brodie Castle, Forres will be bringing out the whisky glasses on Saturday 1 May, as it hosts a programme based around the country’s national drink.

    26/04/2010 - The Gladstone Gallery Summer programme.

    The Gladstone Gallery is hosting an exciting variety of exhibitions this summer.

    26/04/2010 - Lone juniper boosted by rejuvenation

    The sole surviving juniper plant at the National Trust for Scotland’s Ben Lomond is set to get a family, thanks to the efforts of the conservation charity.

    26/04/2010 - Culzean ready for packed May

    The National Trust for Scotland’s historic Culzean Castle and Country Park in Ayrshire is ready to host a month full of exciting events this May. Its grounds and gardens are bursting to life and many of the events are the perfect chance to sample Ayrshire in the springtime.

    23/04/2010 - Island garden opens to the public for the first time

    One of the National Trust for Scotland’s most remote gardens is set to open to the public for the first time next week in support of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme.

    23/04/2010 - Unsung heroes sing out at Culloden's Women of Strength Weekend

    Ever wondered what ordinary women folk were doing in the run up to and after the Battle of Culloden? Come along to the National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, near Inverness 1 and 2 May, and find out what life was really like during this historic uprising.

    22/04/2010 - North east castle gearing up for summer season

    The dust covers are coming off at the National Trust for Scotland’s Drum Castle by Banchory, as staff and volunteers make the final preparations to open to visitors for the summer season.

    22/04/2010 - Returning bats will enjoy five star visitor facilities at Glenfinnan

    A warm - and clean - welcome awaits bats as well as tourists at the National Trust for Scotland's Glenfinnan Visitor Centre this spring.

    22/04/2010 - May opening for historic house

    The house at Musselburgh’s Newhailes, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, will open its doors once more as the summer season begins on Saturday 1 May.

    22/04/2010 - Historic longhouse readies for opening

    Glen Lochay’s Moirlanich, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, will open its doors once more as the visitor season begins on Sunday 2 May.

    22/04/2010 - Batman flies into Threave Estate

    Look up to the skies over the National Trust for Scotland's Threave Estate near Castle Douglas in Dumfries and Galloway and you may be forgiven for thinking you're seeing things. For joining the Trust at Threave is volunteer Wetland Conservation Officer and Batman Ken Picken.

    22/04/2010 - Aberdeenshire garden gears up for summer season

    Staff and volunteers at the National Trust for Scotland’s Pitmedden Garden and Museum of Farming Life, Ellon are busy making the final preparations to welcome visitors for the summer season from Saturday 1 May.

    21/04/2010 - Trust again joins Coeliac UK to raise awareness

    Coeliac UK, the national charity that supports people with coeliac disease, announces that the National Trust for Scotland is supporting their ‘Free for Tea?’ campaign for the second year.

    20/04/2010 - 22 year old Prestwick writer pens Beauty and the Bard

    On Saturday 1 May 2010, as part of Show Scotland, the Burns National Heritage Park in Alloway will present a new theatre show which explores Burns’ relationship with six of the leading women in his life.

    20/04/2010 - Celebrate the music of Burns with the Birnam Quartet

    The National Trust for Scotland is inviting Burns enthusiasts to an evening of inspiring interpretation of Robert Burns’ music by the acclaimed Birnam Quartet, who will be performing in the Education Pavilion at Burns’ Cottage, Alloway on Friday 23 April 2010.

    20/04/2010 - Runners ready for Scotland’s most scenic 10k

    This year's National Trust for Scotland's Culzean Family Fun Run is taking place on Sunday 25 April from 14.00.

    19/04/2010 - Culzean caves to star in BBC archaeology documentary

    A dramatic piece of cliff-top archaeology at the National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle near Maybole in Ayrshire is set to be featured in a BBC documentary next week.

    15/04/2010 - Gladstone’s Land dresses up for World Heritage Week

    Good clothes open all doors – in this case it's true when guides at the National Trust for Scotland’s Gladstone’s Land put on their 17th century glad rags to welcome visitors to the property on Edinburgh’s Lawnmarket on Saturday afternoon 17 April 2010.

    15/04/2010 - Families go bats at Newhailes

    Families can discover the nighttime world of bats and stars at the National Trust for Scotland’s Newhailes on Friday 30 April.

    15/04/2010 - Tavish crowned first Tousie Tyke of Alloway

    The Burns National Heritage Park has crowned its Tousie Tyke of Alloway – Tavish, a six year old deerhound cross, in its first ever scruffy dog competition.

    13/04/2010 - Latest Strategic Review Report published

    New report now online.

    09/04/2010 - Gilbert and Sullivan’s fairy opera comes to Haddo House

    Final rehearsals are taking place for this year’s Gilbert and Sullivan production of Iolanthe at the National Trust’s Haddo House from Friday 16 April to Sunday 18 April 2010.

    08/04/2010 - Art competition - win £1000 and exhibit your work

    This spring, the National Trust for Scotland is calling for artists to put pen, paint and pastels to paper and create a unique piece inspired by the charity’s buildings, countryside and coastline.

    07/04/2010 - April events at Brodick Castle

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Brodick Castle and Country Park on Arran is hosting events to keep kids busy and give them an insight into conservation work this month.

    05/04/2010 - Celebrate spring with Brodie’s first daffodil tea

    Celebrate the long-awaited arrival of Spring with Brodie Castle’s first ever Daffodil Tea. The National Trust for Scotland’s castle by Forres is holding the special events on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April.

    01/04/2010 - Green award for historic houses

    Two of Edinburgh’s iconic historic houses have had a green endorsement this Spring.

    31/03/2010 - Busy birds at Crathes

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Crathes Castle, garden and estate in Aberdeenshire is helping young children learn more about our feathered friends this April.

    31/03/2010 - Elements won't stop Easter trails

    Trust staff are determined that the eggciting Easter activities planned for this weekend will go ahead, despite the unseasonal weather.

    30/03/2010 - Get a taste of the Trust with BBC Daytime’s Great British Menu

    Chefs taking part in the fifth series of Great British Menu are being challenged to source ingredients in and around some of Scotland’s most beautiful and remote National Trust for Scotland properties. The series kicks off with a double bill at 18.00 on Tuesday 6 April on BBC Two Daytime.

    29/03/2010 - Burns National Heritage Park launches search fo the Tousie Tyke of Alloway 2010

    This Easter, the National Trust for Scotland’s Burns National Heritage Park, Alloway has a fortnight of great fun lined up for all the family … even the pets!

    29/03/2010 - Visitor identifies Culzean treasure

    An Arctic explorer has identified successfully a small unnamed sculpture at the National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle near Maybole in Ayrshire.

    29/03/2010 - New directors in place at National Trust for Scotland

    Conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland has welcomed two new senior managers in recent months, appointing a new Director of Properties and Visitor Services and a new Director of Conservation.

    29/03/2010 - Trust goes ‘Gardening for Life’

    In this year’s Edinburgh International Science Festival, the National Trust for Scotland teams up with three major Scottish horticultural groups to show you how you can sustain the wildlife in your own garden.

    29/03/2010 - Planting to preserve Inverewe for next century

    An ambitious programme of tree planting is underway at the National Trust for Scotland’s Inverewe Garden in Poolewe, designed to protect the glorious garden from the violent storms that will lash the West Coast over the coming century.

    26/03/2010 - Geilston garden gears up for Spring

    The kitchen garden is dug and manured, the grass awaits its first cut and the daffodils are poised to open at the National Trust for Scotland’s Geilston Garden in Cardross.

    26/03/2010 - The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay extends Trust patronage

    The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay has confirmed that he will remain as Patron of conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland until 2015.

    26/03/2010 - Printworks oiling up for opening

    The final preparations for the visitor season are underway at the National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Smail’s Printing Works in Innerleithen - home to one of the UK’s last working Victorian printing presses.

    25/03/2010 - Woods, waterfalls and whisky at Ben Lomond

    The links between three of Scotland’s most celebrated features will be explored on a walk along the lower slopes of Ben Lomond on Monday 5 April.

    24/03/2010 - Easter opening for historic museum

    The Hugh Miller Museum in Cromarty, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, will open especially for Easter 2010, ahead of the start of its season on Sunday 2 May.

    24/03/2010 - Search for the Jacobite Gold

    The Jacobites need the help of willing children at the National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden battlefield this Easter, as they attempt to uncover the identity of a Government spy.

    24/03/2010 - Craigievar set to reopen following facelift

    One of the North East’s most magical castles is set to reopen its doors to the public on 1 May following a two-year programme of restoration.

    23/03/2010 - Still time to book your Spring break with the National Trust for Scotland

    Looking for something unusual for your spring break this year? Check out the holiday accommodation on offer at the National Trust for Scotland.

    23/03/2010 - North east castle gets ready for summer

    The final preparations are underway at the National Trust for Scotland’s Crathes Castle in Banchory, as staff and volunteers get ready for a busy summer season.

    22/03/2010 - South Lanarkshire Centre prepares for summer season

    The National Trust for Scotland’s David Livingstone Centre in Blantyre is preparing to welcome visitors once more, as it opens for the season on Thursday 1 April.

    22/03/2010 - Burns cottages gear up for summer season

    The dust covers are coming off at two of the National Trust for Scotland’s Ayrshire properties with links to Robert Burns.

    22/03/2010 - Branklyn gears up for summer season

    The shrubs are being cut into line at the National Trust for Scotland’s Branklyn Garden in Perth, as staff and volunteers make the final preparations to open to visitors for the summer season on Thursday 1 April.

    22/03/2010 - Haddo House poised to welcome visitors

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House in Aberdeenshire is getting ready to welcome visitors for the 2010 season from Friday 2 April for pre-booked tours, corporate functions, weddings and other specialist events.

    22/03/2010 - Old Town treasure gears up for summer season

    The dust covers are coming off at the National Trust for Scotland’s townhouse in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Staff and volunteers are making the final preparations to open to visitors for the summer season at Gladstone’s Land on the Royal Mile.

    22/03/2010 - Melrose gardens gear up for summer season

    The hedges are being trimmed at the National Trust for Scotland’s two Melrose gardens, as they get ready to open once more. Staff and volunteers are making the final preparations to welcome visitors for the summer season, which begins on Thursday 1 April.

    22/03/2010 - House of Dun gearing up for summer season

    The dust covers are coming off at the National Trust for Scotland’s House of Dun, as staff and volunteers make the final preparations to open once more.

    22/03/2010 - Iconic historic house gears up for summer season

    The dust covers are coming off at the National Trust for Scotland’s Hill House in Helensburgh as it prepares to open to visitors for the summer season from Thursday 1 April.

    22/03/2010 - Greek historic house gears up for summer season

    The dust covers are coming off at the National Trust for Scotland’s Holmwood House in Cathcart, Glasgow as it prepares to open to visitors for the summer season from Thursday 1 April.

    22/03/2010 - Threave gears up for summer season

    The dust covers are coming off at the National Trust for Scotland’s Threave House near Castle Douglas.

    22/03/2010 - Moray castle gearing up for summer season

    The dust covers are coming off at the National Trust for Scotland’s Brodie Castle near Forres, as staff and volunteers make the final preparations to open to visitors for the summer season.

    22/03/2010 - North east castle gearing up for summer season

    The dust covers are coming off at the National Trust for Scotland’s Castle Fraser in Aberdeenshire, as staff and volunteers make the final preparations to open to visitors for the summer season.

    22/03/2010 - Glenfinnan gearing up for summer season

    Staff at the National Trust for Scotland’s Glenfinnan Monument Visitor Centre are making the final preparations to open to visitors for the summer season on Monday 29 March.

    22/03/2010 - Angus mill open for summer season

    Angus’s historic Barry Mill, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, will open to the public once more on Thursday 1 April.

    22/03/2010 - Brodick Castle gearing up for summer season

    The dust covers are coming off at the National Trust for Scotland’s Brodick Castle on Arran, as staff and volunteers make the final preparations to open to visitors for the summer season.

    22/03/2010 - Sneak peak at Broughton House’s summer plans

    Friends and supporters are being invited to enjoy a free advance preview of the National Trust for Scotland’s Broughton House in Kirkcudbright as it gears up for the visitor season.

    22/03/2010 - Changes afoot at Grey Mare’s Tail

    Visitors to the National Trust for Scotland’s Grey Mare’s Tail near Moffat can expect to see some changes at the Nature Reserve in 2010, as part of an ongoing effort to improve the experiences of visitors, supported by Scottish Natural Heritage.

    22/03/2010 - Easter opening for historic longhouse

    Glen Lochay’s Moirlanich, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, will open especially for Easter Day in 2010, ahead of the start of its season on Saturday 1 May.

    22/03/2010 - Easter opening for historic castle

    Menstrie Castle in Clackmannanshire, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, will open especially for Easter Sunday in 2010, ahead of the start of its season on Wednesday 5 May.

    22/03/2010 - Historic lodge readies for Easter opening

    The Mar Lodge of the Highlands, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, will open especially for Easter Sunday 2010.

    22/03/2010 - Angus Folk Museum gears up for summer season

    The Angus Folk Museum in Glamis, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, is preparing to take in visitors once again from Saturday 3 April.

    22/03/2010 - Peter Pan’s Birthplace readies for historic year

    J M Barrie’s Birthplace in Kirriemuir, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, is preparing to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the author’s birth as it opens its doors once more on Saturday 3 April.

    22/03/2010 - Easter opening for historic birthplace

    Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace in Ecclefechan, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, will open especially for Easter in 2010, ahead of the start of its season on Tuesday 1 June.

    22/03/2010 - Historic towerhouse gearing up for summer season

    The dust covers are coming off at the National Trust for Scotland’s Alloa Tower, as staff and volunteers make the final preparations to open to visitors for the summer season.

    22/03/2010 - Angus Camera Obscura open for summer season

    The Camera Obscura on Kirrie Hill, which is managed by the National Trust for Scotland on behalf of Angus Council, will open to the public once more on Saturday 3 April.

    22/03/2010 - Easter opening for historic castle

    Drumoak’s Drum Castle, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, will open especially for Easter in 2010, ahead of the start of its season on Saturday 1 May.

    22/03/2010 - North east castle gearing up for summer season

    The dust covers are coming off at the National Trust for Scotland’s Fyvie Castle near Turriff, as staff and volunteers make the final preparations to open to visitors for the summer season.

    22/03/2010 - Easter opening for historic house

    Musselburgh’s Newhailes House, which is owned and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland, will open especially for Easter in 2010, ahead of the start of its season on Saturday 1 May.

    18/03/2010 - Go wildflower at Haddo House

    Haddo House gardens will be going wild this year, as staff help local school children create a wildflower meadow in the property’s grounds.

    17/03/2010 - Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre makes the list for Best Heritage Venue

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre is celebrating today after being shortlisted in the new Rough Guide to Accessible Britain Awards for Best Heritage attraction in the UK. The Awards reward the efforts made by attractions across the country to ensure that visitors with disabilities enjoy an inclusive, inspiring and accessible experience.

    17/03/2010 - Gladstone's Gallery Spring exhibitions

    April hosts a diverse range of artists at the conservation charity's popular Royal Mile Gallery.

    11/03/2010 - Latest Strategic Review Report online

    Read the latest progress on the review by the Rt Hon George Reid.

    09/03/2010 - Culross courses in gardening arts

    Fife’s budding gardeners can learn the arts of pruning and grafting with two specialist courses at the National Trust for Scotland’s Culross on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 March.

    08/03/2010 - Spring festival to celebrate one of Scotland’s most dramatic gardens

    The unique charms of the National Trust for Scotland’s Arduaine Garden, near Oban and the beauty of springtime in Argyll will be celebrated in a special festival this April.

    04/03/2010 - Springing into action on Trust’s peak nature reserve

    Conservationists at the National Trust for Scotland’s Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve are hoping this year is set to be a bumper one for monitoring its rare flora and fauna.

    03/03/2010 - Mother’s Day is a Dun thing

    The National Trust for Scotland’s House of Dun is recognising the hard work of the mums of Angus this Mother’s Day by giving them a very special treat - free entry to the historic property.

    02/03/2010 - Education accolade for Culzean Castle and Country Park

    Staff at the National Trust for Scotland’s Culzean Castle and Country Park have just received a prestigious award in recognition of 25 years of successful education work.

    01/03/2010 - Award winning detectives seek new recruits

    East Lothian’s Newhailes Detectives Club has been recognised as the best wildlife watch group in Scotland - and they’re eager for more children to join their ranks.

    01/03/2010 - Smail’s centre of local history week

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Smail’s Printing Works will be at the heart of Innerleithen’s local history week this March, helping to commemorate the past and present of one of the Borders’ most historic towns.

    19/02/2010 - Getting rhodies under control

    Balmacara Estate are currently advertising for a two person Rhododendron Control Team to range over the estate controlling this invasive plant using the “Lever and Mulch” method primarily, with stem injection for those very large or stubborn plants.

    19/02/2010 - Applications sought from budding gardeners

    Applications are now open for practical gardening courses at two of the National Trust for Scotland’s historic properties.

    15/02/2010 - Trust growing Scotland’s gardening expertise

    Conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland is playing its part in cultivating thriving gardens across the nation, by hosting a garden conservation masterclass at 28 Charlotte Square on Thursday 11 March.

    11/02/2010 - Latest Strategic Review report online

    George Reid posts his lateset report on progress of the Strategic Review.

    02/02/2010 - Scots and Spaniards at Edinburgh Gallery

    The cross-cultural links between symbolism and emotion will be explored at the National Trust for Scotland’s Gladstone’s Gallery between Tuesday 30 March and Sunday 4 April.

    29/01/2010 - Change of chairman for conservation charity

    Conservation charity, the National Trust of Scotland has today confirmed the appointment of the current Deputy Chairman, Dick Balharry as interim Chairman.

    18/01/2010 - Demand high for 2010 volunteer holidays

    Conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland is reporting unprecedented interest in its 2010 volunteer holidays.

    12/01/2010 - New Year, new life for Canna café couple

    The New Year has brought a radical life change one Scottish-based couple - for Amanda McFadden and Aart Lastdrager have this week started a new life on the tiny Island of Canna.

    08/01/2010 - Bad weather sends rare birds flocking to Culzean

    Staff at Culzean Castle in Ayrshire have been welcoming visitors of a different kind this week – for large numbers of rare birds have been stopping by to feed in the grounds.

    08/01/2010 - Gardening volunteers make heroic journeys to work at House of Dun

    A pair of intrepid volunteers have shrugged off Arctic conditions this week to take up their posts as gardeners at the House of Dun near Montrose.

    07/01/2010 - Latest Strategic Review report published

    George Reid posts his lateset report on progress of the Strategic Review.

    07/01/2010 - Trust staff battle to protect historic orchard from the snow

    Staff at the National Trust for Scotland’s Priorwood Garden in Melrose are battling to save its famous orchard from being damaged by the snow.

    06/01/2010 - Cold snap affects access to Trust properties

    Adverse weather conditions mean that some properties are currently closed. Please check before travelling.