Warning

Many properties, especially our countryside places, have been affected by damage from Storm Arwen. Please check the specific property pages before visiting.

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19 Jan 2022

‘Colm’ – an island journey with St Columba

Be taken on an island journey with St Columba through Canna, Lewis and islands of the Irish Gaeltacht in this short film.

18 Jan 2022

Reading the room

A journey through some of the pictures in our collections demonstrates how these images can be used to help us display the interiors of our properties today.

18 Jan 2022

A high pollen count

Our Head of Archaeology describes how analysing the pollen preserved in soil samples can tell us a lot about the historical vegetation cover on Ben Lawers and how this land was used many centuries ago.

Love Scotland podcasts

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 Jan 2022

Hidden secrets in our buildings

Clues to the lives of former residents can be found throughout the Trust’s castles and country houses. This story takes a look at a few examples.

12 Jan 2022

Storm Arwen – an opportunity arises

After the severe storm in November, the clean-up process is underway. Although some areas have lost many thousands of trees, it is not an entirely bleak outlook for the future.

12 Jan 2022

Behind the scenes this winter

The Trust’s team of expert staff and volunteers work all year round, carrying out important tasks to conserve our natural and cultural heritage. Here, we share updates from just a few of them.

6 Jan 2022

A slice of food history at the Hill House

Explore the meals and menus of the Blackie family, who moved into the Hill House at the most interesting and rapidly changing period in British food history.

23 Dec 2021

A guide to walks during the festive period at our North-East places

Our North-East ranger shares an overview of which trails at Trust places have re-opened following the recent storms, and which ones we ask you to avoid.