2 days to go: natural neighbours (4)

Our story would not be complete without an appearance from the “Monarch of the Glen” so here he is:  The primeval roar of the stags echoes down the glen and over the village and the school in October and is a right of passage when people move to the Trossachs , unless they decide toContinue reading “2 days to go: natural neighbours (4)”

Why (4) – Heritage

Yesterday we caught up with the team who are researching material for our heritage centre about Education in the Trossachs “old style” Ordnance Survey, 1st edition, 1859-64. © CC BY 4.0 (NLS) Our plans for the Old School include a heritage centre with audio-visual displays describing some of the rich history and culture of the area. Naturally,Continue reading “Why (4) – Heritage”

Don’t forget – 6 days left

There are 6 days left go our crowdfunding campaign to run so it is time to remind you of one of our super rewards that you can still take book: The Trossachs is  a gem of a place for family cycling – miles and miles of off road tracks including the Sustrans Lochs and Glens (NCN7) Way. SafeContinue reading “Don’t forget – 6 days left”

Our school in our community (5)

Today, Chris & Rowena Mitchell share with you their parent’s perspective. “Trossachs Primary School was a shining example of a vanishing rare commodity in Scotland: The rural primary school which in 2016, along with many like it, vanished. The school, founded in 1875 was the main reason why my wife, pregnant with twins, and IContinue reading “Our school in our community (5)”