Outdoor drama at Culzean
Two very different, but equally popular, stories will be brought to life at the National Trust for Scotland's Culzean Castle and Country Park in Ayrshire in July.
The drama begins with a performance of The Importance of Being Earnest on 10 July. Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents a fantastic version of the Oscar Wilde play. The performance is outdoors, beginning at 19.30. Tickets cost £13.50 for adults, £9 for children and £40 for families.
Then the following evening, the castle provides an enchanting backdrop to one of the world's best-loved fairytales - Sleeping Beauty. This outdoor performance will bring the magic and treachery of the story to life for visitors under the stars. Tickets cost £12 for adults, £8 for children and £35 for families.
Tickets for both performances can be booked online at www.nts.org.uk/events.
Culzean Castle and Country Park is the perfect place for a day out for all the family - whether you're a keen walker, a gardener, interested in architecture or happy just to soak up some history.
Robert Adam's 18th-century masterpiece - a real 'castle in the air' - is perched on a cliff high above the crashing waves of the Firth of Clyde.
The castle itself boasts a spectacular Oval Staircase, the impressive Armoury and the Circular Saloon, with its panoramic views over the Clyde.
The extensive grounds encompass Scotland's first country park where you can explore the deer park, swan pond, miles of woodland walks and adventure playground.