The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) Consider membership which will give you access to some of Scotland's greatest country houses and fortified castles, along with many of the nation's finest gardens, the battle sites of Bannockburn and Culloden with this excellent interpretative centres, and conservation sites such as Ben Lawers, Ben Lomond, Cairngorms and Glencoe.
Contact -131 243 9555 for details, or write to NTS, Wemyss House, 28 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4ET.
National Trust for Scotland
Membership brings free entry to 70 attractions in the care of Historic Scotland including Edinburgh and Stirling castles.
Scottish Explorer Ticket
Unlimited entry to over 60 of Scotland's top heritage visitor attractions including Edinburgh, Stirling and Urquhart Castles. Purchase a 3-day, 7-day or 14-day pass. Telephone booking 0131 668 8664.
Scotland's Garden Scheme
Each year some 350 Scottish gardens, most of them privately owned, open their gates to the public under the banner of Scotland's Gardens Scheme. Founded in 1931, it is an independent charity and the money raised from garden visitors supports two main beneficiaries - the Queen's Nursing Institute (Scotland) and the Gardens Fund of NTS.
Information form Scotland's Gardens Scheme, 22 Rutland Square, Edinburgh, EH1 2BB Tel: 0131 229 1870.
The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions
ASVA is the trade association for Scottish Visitor Attractions. ASVAs members are committed to ensuring that visitors experience the highest levels of customer satisfaction and enjoyment from their visit. ASVA members are in the forefront of innovative change within the attraction industry and are actively working towards ensuring that Scottish tourism achieves the highest possible quality of service.
Scotland's Churches Scheme
Many of Scotland's most important buildings re abbeys and churches - not just the great and expansive, but also the small and humble which are often found in the most beautiful and tranquil of settings. They all represent the rich cultural background of Scotland and the diversity of the nation.
Further information form Scotland's Churches Scheme, Dunedin, Holehouse Road, Eaglesham, Glasgow, G76 0JF. Tel: 01355 302416.