David Livingstone Trust

The Scottish National Memorial to David Livingstone Trust, known as The David Livingstone Trust, became owners of the David Livingstone Centre at Blantyre, South Lanarkshire in the 1930's. The Estate includes the listed building of his birth, surrounding parkland, and the 3,000 piece David Livingstone collection.

Latest News

VisitScotland’s Chief Executive was on site at the David Livingstone Birthplace Project to review its on-going restoration during a tour of the Lanarkshire area.

Malcolm Roughead met with the Trust’s Chair Isabel Bruce to discuss the next steps for the historic landmark.

Find out more in our News section.

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David Livingstone Birthplace Project

Birthplace Project

The Birthplace Project will re-ignite the powerful story of David Livingstone.

Birthplace Project
Our Play Park Appeal

Play Park Appeal

Be part of the re-development of our Play Park, themed around Livingstone’s African expeditions.

Play Park Appeal
Visit David Livingstone Center


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Our Partners

Heritage Lottery Fund
Scottish Government
South Lanarkshire Council
Scotland Malawi Partnership
Historic Environment Scotland