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    Hugh Miller\'s Birthplace Cottage and Museum

    NTS challenge on ship-to-ship oil transfers in Moray Firth
    Scotland’s largest conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland, has challenged plans to allow oil tankers to undertake ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Moray Firth.
    Whisky from SS Politician
    Whisky Galore – Canna House shows off its SS Politician whisky haul on 75th anniversary of the ship’s sinking
    Fiona McKenzie, archivist at the National Trust for Scotland’s Canna House, has shared this picture of two bottles of whisky recovered from the SS Politician which grounded off Eriskay 75 years ago today (5 February).
    Kevin McCormick
    Scotland’s largest conservation charity appoints new Trustee
    Conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland has appointed a new Trustee to its Board.
    Red squirrel
    NTS squirrel census sees reds return
    A survey by conservation charity the National Trust for Scotland has found that red squirrels have been spotted once again at properties in Perthshire and Fife, after years of absence.
    Ben Lomond
    Friends support footpath repairs at Ben Lomond
    A generous grant of £1000 will help the National Trust for Scotland repair paths on one of Scotland’s most popular munros – Ben Lomond - this year.
    See snowdrops all over Scotland
    Six National Trust for Scotland properties are taking part in the Scottish Snowdrop Festival from 30 January to 13 March.
    Conservation volunteers at work
    Fresh air and fitness for conservation volunteers
    The National Trust for Scotland’s Conservation Volunteer Groups will be taking a trip to Newhailes in East Lothian this winter to help tackle unruly vegetation and repairing fencing at Ben Lomond, according to their latest programme.
    Scotland’s sub-tropical oasis afflicted by tree disease
    One of the world’s most renowned gardens, Inverewe, near Poolewe in Wester Ross, has been affected by the nationwide spread of the tree disease Phytophthora ramorum.
    Junior and Graeme from SSPCA
    A real rescue dog for Drum
    Junior, an 11 month old Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cross, came to the rescue of the National Trust for Scotland’s Drum Castle with a donation of towels from the Scottish SPCA centre in Drumoak.
    Trust set for radical changes
    The National Trust for Scotland has today announced bold proposals to transform the way it cares for Scotland’s natural, built and cultural heritage.

    Ten sites to top 10,000 steps
    With fitness trackers set to be amongst the most popular Christmas presents in 2015, we wanted to highlight some of our best places to test your new tech.
    David Livingstone Centre secures National Lottery support
    It was confirmed today (Thursday 11 June 2015) that the David Livingstone Trust has been successful in gaining initial support for a grant of £3.5million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to transform the David Livingstone Centre into a leading heritage attraction, celebrating the life of one of the most influential, but unsung, Scots. The award includes a grant of £334,000 to help develop the project to the next stage.
    Leave no trace - abide by the Scottish Outdoor Access Code
    This summer has seen an increase in reported cases of littering by irresponsible campers at countryside locations across Scotland.