As part of Aberdeenshire’s Doors Open Days event this year, a number of NESPT projects will be open for visits.

On Saturday and Sunday 17/18th September, The Granary at Portsoy will be open. Paul Higson, Project Director, will also be on site. The NESPT has been left six historic, listed buildings at Portsoy Harbour in the will of the late Tom Burnett-Stuart. The category B listed Granary will be open and will contain a small exhibition about Tom, the legacy and the work of the NESPT.  The Portsoy Marble Shop will be open (located in the category A listed Marble Warehouse designed by John Adam) and it will be possible to view the category B listed Marble Workshop, the category C listed Rag Warehouse and the category B listed house at 7 Shorehead from the outside. The Granary, Portsoy (

The Elyza Fraser Mausoleum at Cluny Kirkyard is also open this weekend as part of the event. Details can be found at Elyza Fraser Mausoleum (

Both properties will be open from 12 – 4pm on both the Saturday and Sunday.