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25 May 2022

Celebrating the Jubilee at National Trust for Scotland places

We’ve put together a list of the events we’re running, all across the country, in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

25 May 2022

Crathes Garden blog #13: Dreams and practicalities

Our expert garden guide shares some spring highlights at Crathes and considers the careful balance in gardening between creativity and practicality.

20 May 2022

Felix Yaniewicz: music and migration in Georgian Edinburgh

Visitors exploring Edinburgh’s New Town may find themselves walking past 84 Great King St, and discover the inscription, ‘Felix Yaniewicz, Polish composer and musician, co-founder of First Edinburgh Music Festival, lived and died here 1823–1848’.

19 May 2022

Weaving a floral tapestry at Pitmedden Garden

Here’s a guide to some of the plants you’ll see in our new floristic meadow at Pitmedden Garden in Aberdeenshire.

18 May 2022

How we’re supporting young people’s resilience and wellbeing

A festival at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum will help children build resilience skills this June.

16 May 2022

From the edge of the world 2022 – part 4

Perfectly timed for Invasive Species Week 2022, in her latest blog our St Kilda ranger talks about some of the biosecurity work taking place to protect these very special islands.

13 May 2022

Love Scotland podcast

Hosted by former BBC Reporting Scotland anchor Jackie Bird, each episode tells some of the thrilling stories behind the Trust’s people and places, showcasing how everything we do is for the love of Scotland.

13 May 2022

Generations of wallpaper at Moirlanich Longhouse

Discover a world of wallpaper at Moirlanich Longhouse. The many layers of pattern in this tiny cottage record the popularity and practicality of wall coverings across several generations.

12 May 2022

The Great Eight at the Tenement House

Ana Sanchez, Visitor Services Manager at the Tenement House, tells us about some of the things that she loves at this place.