From historic castles to natural landscapes, our places offer exciting opportunities to enhance learning and inspire exploration.

The National Trust for Scotland supports learners of all ages. We do this in many ways but especially through: events for adults and children, interpretive displays for all visitors and curriculum-based programmes for schools.

At almost all Trust places, you will find permanent displays and a wide range of interpretive material. The countryside rangers deliver learning in our country parks and countryside places while protecting these important areas of natural heritage. Many other people in the Trust also support learning - in particular, the Volunteering and Conservation departments -  and, of course, the staff at all Trust sites.

We are happy to help you in any way we can. If you have a query, please get in touch. Email us on learning@nts.org.uk or telephone 0131 458 0212.


School visits

School visits are a great way to deliver Curriculum for Excellence through hands-on experiences encouraging discovery and exploration.

Place information for teachers

Helpful guides for organising school visits to National Trust for Scotland places.

Adult learning

Opportunities for adult learning in the National Trust for Scotland are numerous and cover many different interests.