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Neil Oliver's new discoveries at Glencoe

To mark Scottish Archaeology Month, we asked our President, Neil Oliver, to travel to Glencoe to hear more about our latest archaeological discoveries there.

Met Office Amber Alert for ‘Storm Ali’

The Met Office has issued a weather warning covering 0800 to 1700hrs on Wednesday 19 September 2018.

From Lochboisdale to Boisdale

As the National Mòd approaches, hear the story of the Campbells of Canna and their legacy of transatlantic Gaelic song hunting.

Discovering Scotland’s newest National Nature Reserve

Craig McGinlay is the latest celebrity to get behind the National Trust for Scotland. Here he documents his first visit as a Trust champion to his favourite Scottish destination - Glencoe.

All work and no play?

A selection of objects that give us an insight into the more leisurely pursuits of people who lived in Angus in bygone days

Fighting plant disease

At number 23 on our 100 Ways list is the responsible action we’re taking to tackle plant disease at Arduaine Garden.

KT Tunstall shares her love of Scotland.

Scotland’s very own singer-songwriter took time out from her mini-tour to tell us what she loves about her home country.

The delight is in the detail

We get out the magnifying glass and take a closer look at the photographs of Margaret Fay Shaw (1903–2004).

A’ toirt suil nas mionaidiche air na dealbhan aig Mairead Fay Shaw

Bidh sinne a’ toirt sùil na bu mionaidiche air na dealbhan aig Mairead Fay Shaw (1903 – 2004)

Lady Mary Pierrepont

Revealing the story behind an often-overlooked painting of a remarkable woman

Supporting tomorrow’s crofters

Diarmid Hearns, Head of Policy, gives his view on the action needed to support crofting.

Inspiring explorers

At number 21 in our 100 Ways list is inspiring explorers with the Scottish Adventure Travel Film Festival.

46 Munros to bag

Discover and conquer the Trust’s 46 Munros at 6 of our countryside places, and enjoy unforgettable experiences.

7 amazing autumn walks

Looking for an adventure? Here are 7 amazing autumn walks to enjoy.

Halloween recipe – Eerie eyeball punch

This spooky punch is a great Halloween party idea that’ll definitely be a hit with children.

Halloween recipe – Creamy pumpkin & lentil soup

Are you carving a Halloween pumpkin this year? Use the flesh and seeds to make this delicious soup.

Halloween recipe – Bone-chilling boo-nanas

These ghostly banana lollies, coated in coconut, are a healthier Halloween treat for children – and they’ll have lots of fun making them!

Time for reflection in gardens of Brodick Castle

Explore our new silver-themed garden in the grounds of Brodick Castle.

Stay away from the trapdoor!

There are hidden delights, not creepy horrors, to be found in the Gallery at Broughton House.

Wild swimming: The day I took the plunge

Karin Goodwin teams up with celebrated Scottish wild swimmer Calum Maclean to dive into an exhilarating watery adventure.

Sharing Glencoe’s awesome nature

At number 20 on the Trust’s 100 Ways list is celebrating Glencoe’s new status as a National Nature Reserve.

Lighting up our summits

At number 19 in our 100 Ways list is our Torchlight Challenge at Ben Lawers, Ben Lomond and Goatfell.

The Colin Donald Environmental Law Award 2018

At the National Trust for Scotland’s AGM on 1 September, we announced the winner and runner-up of this year’s Colin Donald Environmental Law Award.

Into the heart of Angus’s agricultural past

Shining a light on the Angus Folk Museum’s agricultural collections.