Tag Archive: ‘NTS’
Killin Memories Day
The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) and the Killin Heritage Society held a joint open day on Sunday 16th of August, exhibiting some of their collections from Moirlanich Longhouse and the Killin Railway. The aim of the day was to gather any recollections people had of either of these that had not been recorded before.
Many Feet Make Heavy Work
Paul Thompson, Ranger at Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve writes about how erosion affects NNR properties. As the days lengthen the first purple saxifrage appears on the hill and the melting snow reveals, among other things, the extent of winter’s damage to our mountain footpaths.
Accessible and Sustainable
Paul Thompson, Ranger at Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve writes about the history surrounding the NNR. The NTS cares for over 75000ha of countryside, large proportions of which lie in national parks, nature reserves and scenic areas.
This beautifully conserved longhouse and byre in Glen Lochay, near Killin, offers a unique insight into rural life in 19th-century Scotland. Practically unchanged since it was last lived in, this historic cruck-framed cottage still has many of its original features, including a ‘hingin’ lum’ and box beds.
The Green Team is a club for primary aged children who are keen to learn more about nature and the environment. We do this through exploration, hands-on activities and games. Green Team is run by National Trust for Scotland rangers and volunteers from Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve.