Tomintoul & Glenlivet

Conservation in the Cairngorms National Park

Join us for an evening talk with Dr Pete Mayhew, Director of Conservation and Visitor Experience, Cairngorms National Park Authority on Wednesday 25th July, 7 -8.30pm at Tomintoul & Glenlivet Discovery Centre. Find out more about plans to safeguard and enhance the outstanding nature of the Cairngorms National Park.

Why not also take the opportunity to have a look around the […]

Meet Local Author Angela MacRae Shanks

Join us for an evening with author Angela MacRae Shanks as she talks about her debut novel “The Blood and The Barley”, a historical romance set in 1780 in Strathavon and Tomintoul (‘Balintoul’ in the novel) against a backdrop of illicit whisky smuggling.

The book is described as, ‘an evocative tale of kinship and survival, loyalty and love’ and is rich […]

General Data Protection Regulations – Updates to our Privacy Policy

Privacy policy May 2018

Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust have updated our Privacy Policy to meet the requirements of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on 25 May 2018. The Privacy Policy can be accessed via the link above and explains how we use your personal data, and what your rights and choices are. […]

Discovery Centre team expanding!


Our new Tomintoul & Glenlivet Discovery Centre has proved so popular that we’re looking to take on another member of staff to support the two existing staff and volunteers. No experience is necessary to apply for the position of Discovery Centre Assistant but retail and customer service skills and a willingness to work weekends would be an advantage.

The position […]

Evening Talks at the Tomintoul & Glenlivet Discovery Centre

Tilly Smith from The Cairngorm Reindeer will kick off our Discover series of monthly evening talks on Wednesday 30 May 7 -8.30pm, at Tomintoul & Glenlivet Discovery Centre. Talks will celebrate different aspects of the rich cultural and natural heritage of our area. Come and hear Tilly talk about her herd and share her passion for reindeer with you.The Cairngorm […]

Volunteer Recruitment Drop-in Event, Tuesday 8th May, 10am – 12pm

Come along to our Volunteer Drop-in event at the Tomintoul & Glenlivet Discovery Centre on Tuesday 8th May between 10 – 12pm. Pop in for a cuppa and find out how you can get involved with running your Discovery Centre.

We couldn’t do it without the fantastic volunteers who support our projects and make them possible. Volunteers have added a wealth […]

Doug takes the reins

Doug Nisbet has taken over from Mark Finnie as Chair of Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust. Mark has been Chair for 2 ½ years and has provided TGDT with stable leadership and support. Vacating the post of Chair Mark said ‘I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my 2 ½ years as chair of TGDT and feel the organisation is in strong position to […]

Trust sets out priorities for 2018 – 2022

Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust has set out its vision and priorities for our area in the Community Development Plan 2018 – 2022 which is published today.

The plan developed by the board and in consultation with our communities and stakeholders celebrates our achievements to date and identifies three broad areas of work for the next four years

Vibrant and sustainable economy
Development […]

Skerryvore set to rock Glenlivet

Skerryvore are set to rock Glenlivet Distillery again this year as they return to play the opening night of The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival on Friday 4th May. This will be the fourth year that Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust have brought the band to the area and once again we’ve lined up another great band Banjo Lounge 4 […]

We’re recruiting! Tomintoul Hostel Warden

Tomintoul Hostel Ltd a trading subsidiary of Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust are looking to recruit a Hostel Warden for the 2018 summer season. This is an exciting and varied post in a community social enterprise working with dynamic people on a challenging environment.

You’ll have experience of working in the hospitality industry and have high standards of guest and facilities […]