£60 million boost for Scotland's heritage

Built and natural heritage in Scotland are to receive a £60m boost by National Trust for Scotland.

The investment programme will take place over the next five years, delivering new and inclusive ways of showcasing its buildings, gardens and collections.

The National Trust aims to grow visitor numbers to five million, increasing annual donations to more than £10million annually.

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