News from Thorntree

Latest news and developments, What's on in the Local Area, Glasgow and Edinburgh and major events coming up near Thorntree in the future.

Pheasant Feeding at ThorntreeWildlife

We are lucky to have a Pheasant feeding most days below our bird table.


New Sofas in the Sitting Room

We have replaced all the sofas in the sitting room with lovely new ones form Harveys.  Fabrics to match the new curtains as well !

The Shower in the Main Bathroom

We have installed a new shower in the main bathroom.  This replaces the one which came off the hot and cold taps, and should be much more efficient.  No more problems with the shower running hot and cold as others use the kitchen or private shower room ! (hopefully).

2015 is the Year of Food and Drink in Scotland

Food and Drink 2015

Packed with brilliant moments, the Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015 is a celebration of the country’s outstanding natural larder and produce. From artisan cheeses and world-renowned whiskies, to succulent seasonal berries and Arbroath Smokies, there is an abundance of delicious regional flavours round every corner. Discover the landscapes, people and culture that make our food heritage so unique and enjoy a feast of events and festivals throughout the year which showcase Scotland’s food and drink at its very best. Treat yourself and come and experience a true taste of Scotland in 2015. #TasteScotland

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The Battle of Bannockburn

An incredible new experience that changes how you learn about Scottish history – a completely new building and visitor centre run by The National Trust for Scotland.

In June 1314 the history of Scotland as a nation was about to change forever. So that’s 700 years ago !

It was at the Battle of Bannockburn that Robert Bruce, King of Scots, would face down the English army led by Edward II.

Edward, keen to retain the stronghold of Stirling Castle, had led a huge army through Scotland to lift the Scots’ siege of his garrison at the Castle.

Achieving this was vital to Edward’s hopes of re-establishing his weakening grip on the country, but he was stopped short by the army of Robert Bruce at the Battle of Bannockburn.

By 27th February 2015 The Battle of Bannockburn visitor centre had welcomed 65,000 visitors in its first year of operation.

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