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Your Guide 2008

Your Guide 2008

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www.nts.org.k
YOUR GUIDE
2008
a place for everyone
 
s: www.s..
Welcome
 to Scotland’S heritage
Weaver’sCottage
 
GlasgowEdinburgh
RumEigg
Fort William
Kyle ofLochalshSkyeCraignureTobermory
Oban
LewisHarrisThursoUllapoolCromarty
Inverness
GarveNairnKingussiePooleweFraserburghHuntlyInverurie
AbeDundeerdeen
MontroseForfarGlamisStAndrewsPitlochryDunkeld
Perth
KirkcaldyCrianlarichEastLintonBerwickSt AbbsMelrInnerleithenoseKelsoMoffat
Dumfries
EcclefechanCastle DouglasStranraerCarlisleKirkcudbright
Mull
NewcastleNorthUistSouth UistBarraBenbecula
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02040
kms
01020
miles
N
St Kilda
41 miles westof North Uist
BalmacaraEstate &LochalshWoodlandGardenKintail &MorvichCrathesCraigievarCastlePitmeddenGardenHaddo HouseFyvieCastleCastle FraserLeithHallCastleDrumCastleGlenfinnanMonumentCannaPabbayMingulayBernerayStirlingSt Abb’s HeadPriorwoodGarden &Dried Flower ShopHarmonyGardenNewhailesInvereskLodgeGardenPreston Mill &Phantassie DoocotRobert Smail’sPrinting WorksThomasCarlyle’sBirthplaceBroughtonHouseRockcliffeThreaveArdrossan
Ayr
Souter Johnnie'sCottageCulzean Castle, Garden& Country ParkBrodick Castle,Garden &Country ParkTarboltonHelensburgh
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West AffricTorridonInvereweGardenCullodenBrodie CastleHugh Miller Museum& BirthplaceCottageKellie Castle & GardenHill of Tarvit Mansionhouse& GardenFalkland Palace& GardenBarry MillAngus FolkMuseumHouseof DunJ M Barrie'sBirthplace &Camera ObscuraMallenyGardenArduaineGardenNational Museumof Rural LifeGeilston GardenThe Hill HouseCraraeGardenKilliecrankieGlencoe &DalnessTheHermitageDunkeldBranklyn GardenBannockburnHouse ofthe BinnsDavidLivingstoneCentreBachelors’ ClubBurgStaffaIonaAlloa TowerRoyal Burgh of CulrossGrey Mare’s TailGoatfellBen LomondBen LawersDollar GlenCraigowerLinn ofTummelMar Lodge EstateCorrieshallochGorgeFalls of Glomach
 
Glasgow
TenementHousePollok HouseHolmwoodGreenbank Garden
Gladstone’sLandN
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28 Charlotte Sq.& Georgian House
Edinburgh
Fair Isle
ShetlandOrkney
Unst
Welcome to the properties owned by the NationalTrst for Scotland. With the amazing diversity of sitesin its care – ranging from historicbattlesites, castles and gloriosgardens to stnning montains,natre reserves and areas of nspoilt contryside - theTrst has a place for everyone.
Many of or sites hold eventsthroghot the year incldingre-enactments, costmedtors, msic, theatre andgided walks. Ask for moredetails of forthcoming eventswhen yo visit.Yo can enjoy a taste of Scotland at many of orrestarants, tearooms andcafes and, before yor visitsend, make sre yo look intoor shops for great sovenirs,books, gifts and food.
The National Trust for Scotland is acharity, not a government department,and every visit supports our work inconserving Scotland’s unique heritage.Please support our work further bybecoming a member when you visitone of sites, online at www.nts.org.uk or by using the form at the back of this leaet.
: 0844 493 2100
DUMFRIES & GALLOWAYSCOTTISH BORDERSAYRSHIRE & ARRANGREATER GLASGOWEDINBURGH & LOTHIANSFIFECENTRAL SCOTLANDPERTHSHIREARGYLL, BUTE & LOCH LOMONDANGUSABERDEEN & GRAMPIANLOCHABERHIGHLANDS & ISLANDSA SELECTION OF COUNTRYSIDEPROPERTIES OPEN ALL YEAR
 
threave
 
Off A75, 1m west of CastleDouglas. DG7 1RX
Threave Garden might be bestknown for its magnicentdisplay of nearly 200 differentvarieties of springtime daffodils,bt this is very mch a gardenfor all seasons. Highlights of the 64-acre garden are the rosegarden, the impressive walledgarden, stnning herbaceosborders and water featres.Theprincipal rooms of the ScottishBaronial-style Threave Hose are now open to visitors.The Contryside Centre featres interactive displays and a live videolink to one of the many nesting boxes on the wider estate, with itswaymarked trails, bird hides, and wildfowl sanctary.
• Licensed restaurant • Shop • Plant sales centre with plants grownat Threave on sale • Picnic area
 
Visitor & Countryside Centres, Gift Shop, Plant Centre and ExhibitionRoom: 1 Feb to 20 Mar, daily 10–4; 21 Mar to 31 Oct, daily 9.30–5.30; 1Nov to 23 Dec, daily 10–4. Restaurant: 1 Feb to 20 Mar, daily 10–4; 21Mar to 31 Oct, daily 10–5; 1 Nov to 23 Dec, daily 10–4. House: 21 Mar to 31 Oct, Wed, Thur, Fri & Sun, 11–3.30. Walled Garden & Glasshouses:all year, daily 9.30–5 (9.30–4.30 Fri). Garden & Estate: all year, daily.
Broughton houSe & garden
12 High Street, in Kirkcudbright town centre. DG6 4JX
 Broghton Hose was the home of Scottish artist E A Hornel, best knownas one of the ‘Glasgow Boys’. This ne 18th-centry town hose wasboght by Hornel in 1901 and becamehis home and stdio. Today, visitors canadmire many of his paintings, and those of his fellow artists, throghot the hose andgallery. From the stdio, gaze ot to theenchanting garden.
• Shop • Picnic area
Garden only: 1 Feb to 20 Mar, Mon–Fri11–4. House and Garden: 21 Mar to 30 Jun, Thur–Mon 12–5; 1 Jul to 31 Aug, daily 12–5; 1 Sep to 31 Oct, Thur–Mon 12–5.
thomaS carlyle’S Birthplace
The Arched House, in the village of Ecclefechan.Off M74, 5½m south-east of Lockerbie. DG11 3DG
Thomas Carlyle, the inentialwriter and historian, was bornhere in 1795. It is frnished incontemporary style and contains afascinating collection of portraitsand Carlyle’s belongings.
1 Jun to 30 Sep, Fri–Mon 1–5.
dumfrieS & galloWayScottiSh BorderS
priorWood garden &dried floWer Shop
 
In Melrose town centre, beside the Abbey.TD6 9PX
Priorwood Garden orishes withherbaceos borders, an orchard and thefamos dried ower garden. Visitors canwatch the experts as they prepare theowers for drying and can learn moreabot the craft here themselves. A niqerange of dried owers is available forprchase.
• Shop • Picnic area • Plant sales
Gift Shop: 5 Jan to 20 Mar, Mon–Sat 12–4; 21 Mar to 24 Dec, Mon–Sat 10–5, Sun 1–5. Garden: 21 Mar to 24 Dec, same opening times as shop.
harmony garden
In Melrose town centre, opposite the Abbey.TD6 9LJ
Harmony, in keeping with its beatifl name,has an atmosphere of peace and serenity.Srronded by high walls and screened bytrees, Harmony is a perfect spot to wanderin, perhaps stopping to enjoy the colorflborders, the frit and vegetable areas or thestnning springtime blooms.
 21 Mar to 31 Oct, Mon–Sat 10–5, Sun 1–5.
roBert Smail’S printing WorkS
High Street, Innerleithen, 6m east of Peebles. EH44 6HA
Discover at this fascinating restored printingworks how the indstry worked at thebeginning of the 20th centry. See the printingpresses in action and try yor own hand atold-fashioned typesetting! Shop with athenticreplicas of Victorian printed goods.
 21 Mar to 31 Oct, Thur–Mon 12–5,Sun 1–5.
St aBB’S head
Off A1107, 2m north of Coldingham. TD14 5QF
A National Natre Reserve, and important site for cliff-nesting sea-birds,which can be seen in contlessnmbers wheeling and diving belowthe high cliffs here on the edge of theNorth Sea. Car park, exhibition andranger gided walks.
• Tearoom (not run by the Trust)
Visitor Centre: 21 Mar to 31 Oct, daily 10–5. Nature Reserve: daily, all year.The lighthouse car park is reserved for people with walking difculties.
s: www.s..: 0844 493 2100

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