For the Love of Scotland is a podcast series from conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland.
From coastlines to castles, art to architecture, wildlife to wilderness, the National Trust for Scotland cares for and protects some of Scotland's most significant places and spaces, allowing them to be enjoyed today while protecting them for future generations.
Hosted by former BBC Reporting Scotland anchor Jackie Bird, each episode will tell some of the thrilling stories behind the Trust’s people or places and showcase how everything they do is for the love of Scotland.
You can find out more about the National Trust for Scotland's work and how to support them at http://www.nts.org.uk.
90 years since the evacuation of St Kilda with Susan Bain
On the 90th anniversary of the evacuation of St Kilda, the Trust's Western Isles Manager Susan Bain, tells Jackie Bird why Scotland should be extremely proud of this archipelago and how it came to be uninhabited on 29 August 1930. This podcast features music by Garefowl - Cumha Hirteach (Cliffs) is a reinterpretation of a traditional St Kildan folk song.
1745: Raising the Jacobite Standard at Glenfinnan - Professor Murray Pittock
19 August 2020 marks the 275th anniversary of the Raising of the Jacobite Standard by Charles Edward Stuart at Glenfinnan. Professor Murray Pittock, Trustee and history advisor to the National Trust for Scotland, takes Jackie Bird through this hugely important moment in Scotland's history.
Scotland's wild spaces with Mark Beaumont
Jackie Bird is joined by Trust supporter and endurance athlete Mark Beaumont, who talks about some of his favourite places in Scotland and why it's important that they're looked after for future generations to experience and enjoy.
Protecting Culloden Battlefield - Raoul Curtis-Machin
Raoul Curtis-Machin, Operations Manager at Culloden, talks to Jackie Bird about the story of Britain's last pitched battle and the findings of the National Trust for Scotland's Culloden 300 consultation.
Caring for Scotland's environment with Jeff Waddell
Jeff Waddell, the National Trust for Scotland's environmental expert takes Jackie Bird on a tour of some of Scotland's most beautiful walking routes and shares the vital work to protect and conserve the country's natural heritage.
Meet Derek Alexander - Scotland's Indiana Jones
Jackie Bird meets the National Trust for Scotland's head of archaeology, Derek Alexander, as he talks about some of his most fascinating finds and why he loves being in the field.
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Interesting, well put together podcast.