Age is relative

This mighty oak tree stands silently keeping watch on the River Turk as it tumbles into our village. It has a girth of 3.3m which suggests the tree has been growing here for around 145 years. 

A coincidence perhaps but The Old Trossachs School was opened in 1875 – also 145 years ago. 

Oak  Trees can live for 1,000 years, but more typically 600 years, so it has a way to go yet.  The old school though closed its doors over 4 years ago: We will bring it back to life! 

Please help us give the Old Trossachs School a new life at the centre of our community by pledging and sharing at

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