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The London 2012 Cultural Olympiad is the largest cultural celebration in the history of the modern Olympic and Paralympic movements. This summer, through the Cultural Olympiad and its finale, the London 2012 Festival as well as the Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relays, Scotland will celebrate London 2012 with a fantastic programme of over 250 events, touching more than half a million people. Copies of the programme are out now and can be picked up at arts venues across Scotland. To find out more visit TO SCOTLAND'S LONDON 2012 CULTURAL PROGRAMMELynne Ramsay's The Swimmer (courtesy of BBC and Free Swimmer Ltd)

WWW.NTS.ORG.UK3WELCOMEHermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road, Edinburgh EH11 4DFTel:0844 493 The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay KG KT GCB OMPresidentThe Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry KBE FRSE DLChairmanProfessor Sir Kenneth Calman KCB MD FRCS FRSE DLChief ExecutiveKate MavorThe National Trust for Scotland is a charity, independent ofgovernment, supported by legacies, donations and thesubscriptions of its 309,000 members. Scottish Charity Number SC 007410Scotland in TrustManaging editor:Neil BraidwoodEditor: Iain GaleDeputy editor:Don CurrieDesigners: Matt McArthur Marie IrvineAdvertising manager:Julie Twaddell (0131 556 2220)Advertising executive:Hayley OrrPicture researcher: John SinclairEditorial Steering GroupHenk Berits, Neil Braidwood, Don Currie, Andrew Davies,Iain Gale, Ian Gardner, Clare Meredith, Jim WhytesideContributorsNeil Baxter, Mike Bolam, Rob Brady, Anne Gray, DerekIronside, Owain Kirby, Maitland Mackie, Bill McDermott,John Riley, Shannon Tofts, Helen Todd, Donald Trump Scotland in Trust is published three times a year by CMYK Design, on behalf of the National Trust for Scotland.Printed in the UK by Pindar plc©TheNationalTrustforScotland2012.ISSN1479-0424 CMYK Design91 East London Street, Edinburgh EH7 Circulation: 179,970 (Jan-Dec 2011)AS I WRITEit's hard to imaginesummer is on its way. It is stillso grey and chilly. I hope by the timeyou read this we shall be basking inthe sunshine and out exploring.It seems like lots of you have beenout and about already, especiallyover Easter when almost 23,000children took part in our CadburyEaster Egg Trails - a great start to theseason. I'd also like to thank everyone who came along to ourfirst ever Local Assemblies at Cullodenand in central London.These are proving to be useful, engaging events and it's greatto meet so many of our members face to face. I look forwardto the three others scheduled for this year at Haddo,Edinburghand Threave.Those of you planning for holidays and the school breakwill be pleased to hear that we have another bumper editionof your magazine packed with ideas for things to do andplaces to visit. To tie in with the Year of Creative Scotland,we're focusing on some of our architectural gems - now thatwould make an excellent summer holiday itinerary.Keeping it arty, we're also highlighting our Sculpture Gardenat Threave. This eclectic collection has just had a majoraddition - a six tonne granite work by acclaimed sculptorRonald Rae. With the backdrop of the beautiful garden andthe unrivalled bat-hunting opportunities at Scotland's only batreserve, Threave is a great spot to visit this summer. And we're looking for your input, too - as part of our FiveYear Strategy, we pledged to advocate for Scotland's heritage.That's why we're looking for your thoughts on landscape. Wewant to know what landscape means to you, how it ischanging and whether it is a change for the better. In thisedition, we've asked a wide range of people to give theirviews on what they think the changes mean to Scotland. Welook forward to hearing from you, too. Why not visit a few ofour countryside spots to refresh your memory before makingyour voice heard?Kate MavorChief ExecutiveThe conservation charity that protects and promotes Scotland's naturaland cultural heritage for present and future generations to enjoyContactsAll photography ©The National Trust for Scotland unless otherwise stated. The National Trust for Scotland takes no responsibility for advertisements withinthe magazine. No unsolicited manuscripts please