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Culture and history

Culture and history
Unique Experiences - Culture and History

 Culzean Castle Group Tours - NEW! 

 

Celebrate Scotland’s diverse history and heritage with a visit to Culzean Castle. Led by our expert guides, discover the secrets, stories and legends surrounding this magnificent 18th-century masterpiece, perched high above the Ayrshire cliffs.

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T: +44 (0) 131 458 0204

E: traveltrade@nts.org.uk

Burns Express Supper

Burns Express Supper

 

Available throughout 2017, celebrate Robert Burns' birthday with a traditional 2-course Burns Express Supper, including welcome by a member of the 'Burns family', bagpipes, ritual address to the haggis, guided tour of Burns Cottage and toast to the Bard in the very room where he was born in 1759... all in the space of one hour!

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T: +44 (0) 131 458 0204

E: traveltrade@nts.org.uk

Behind-the-scenes experiences & costumed guided tours 

 

Treat your clients to new and exclusive experiences at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, from exciting costumed guided tours led by characters who would have known Burns, to behind-the-scenes tours led by our expert curators, including private access to the remarkable Burns Collection.

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T: +44 (0) 131 458 0204

E: traveltrade@nts.org.uk

Culross Outlander Tours

 

Fans of the show will instantly recognise the Royal Burgh of Culross which poses as the fictional village of Cranesmuir, where Claire (a former WWII nurse) meets Geillis Duncan, the procurator fiscal’s wife with whom she shares an interest in the healing power of herbs. Our extended guided tour visits Culross Palace, garden and village, including the Town House, Study and Mercat Cross.

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T: +44 (0) 131 458 0204

E: traveltrade@nts.org.uk

The Battle of Bannockburn - prepare for battle!

 

700 years after King Robert the Bruce’s famous victory in 1314, experience medieval warfare like never before through immersive, interactive 3D technology and discover how the tactics and decisions of two kings inspired events which would shape the Scottish nation.

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T: +44 (0) 131 458 0204

E: traveltrade@nts.org.uk

Discover your Scottish ancestry  

 

With connections to over 300 family names, visitors may find their Scottish roots go much deeper than they realise. Steeped in history, myth and legend, discover acts of heroism and dark deeds; explore family trees and search for family resemblances in the many portraits which adorn our castles, palaces and stately homes; uncover intriguing facts and perhaps you’ll even encounter the occasional family ghost! Expert guided tours available by pre-booking.

Family names by surname

Family names by attraction

T: +44 (0) 131 458 0204

E: traveltrade@nts.org.uk

Looking for something different?

 

Contact our One-Stop-Shop for help creating exciting added-value experiences for your clients, from exclusive behind-the-scenes tours and hands-on ‘heritage’ activities, to engaging ‘walk and talk’ art and history tours, ranger-led walks and bespoke head gardener tours. Whatever your request we’re sure to think of something!

T: +44 (0) 131 458 0204

E: traveltrade@nts.org.uk

 

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