National Trust for Scotland

Culloden – 270th Anniversary Commemoration

Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre - April 2016 5

It was incredibly emotional and moving to witness the commemorations surrounding the 270th anniversary of the Battle of Culloden. The battle was fought on 16th April 1746 at Culloden Moor between the Jacobite Army led by Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) and the Government Army led by the Duke of Cumberland. The battle […]


Scotland’s Top 20 Visitor Attractions in 2015

Scotland's Top 20 Visitor Attractions 2015

The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA), which represents key visitor attractions in Scotland, has released the Top 20 most visited visitor attractions in Scotland during 2015. Top 20 Scottish Visitor Attractions 1. Edinburgh Castle 2. National Museum of Scotland 3. Scottish National Gallery 4. Kelvingrove Art Gallery 5. Riverside Museum 6. St Giles’ Cathedral 7. Royal […]


Culzean Castle & Dumfries House

Culzean Castle

We were joined by Janet, Margaret & Sylvia for a tour to Culzean Castle & Dumfries House in Ayrshire. Leaving Edinburgh we travelled south to Ayrshire. Our first stop was Culzean Castle which was  the ancestral home of the Kennedy family until the Marquis of Ailsa gifted it to the National Trust in 1945. An […]


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Eildon Hills in the Scottish Borders from Scott's View

  Cabers ready for world record tossing bid in Inverness BBC article published on Wednesday 10th September 2014 Two hundred cabers have been made in preparation for a simultaneous caber tossing world record attempt in Inverness on Friday. The bid will be made during the Masters World Championships in the city’s Bught Park. Dubbed the Tomatin Toss, the games’ […]


Borders Journeys’ 2014 Leaflet

We have collected our 2014 leaflet in time to launch it at Who Do You Think You Are? Live at Olympia in London this week. If you would like copies of the leaflet, please contact us and we’ll arrange to deliver them to you. Contact details: Tel: (+44) 0131 450 7151 or (+44) 07794 021819 […]


Dumfries House and Culzean Castle

Garden at Culzean Castle

Staff and students from Park University, Parkville, Missouri’s visit to Dumfries House and Culzean Castle. Dumfries House Garden at Dumfries House Culzean Castle Garden at Culzean Castle Our daily scheduled tours depart from Stance F (ZF), Waterloo Place, Edinburgh (next to the entrance to Old Calton Cemetery). This tour to Dumfries House and Culzean Castle […]


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