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A close-up of several blue poppies growing in a flower bed.
12 Jul 2024

The PLANTS Project: Branklyn’s Meconopsis

One of the features of Branklyn Garden are its blue poppies (Meconopsis). The PLANTS team shares some of the collection highlights.

A full-length Victorian silk dress with sleeves is displayed on a mannequin. The silk has a plaid/tartan feel to it and is purple and red.
12 Jul 2024

Ramsay & Edinburgh Fashion: A case for costume

In the fourth in a series of articles inspired by the Ramsay & Edinburgh Fashion exhibition, Regional Curator Vikki Duncan explores how we showcase costume spanning three centuries at House of Dun.

A small whisky bottle filled with whisky lies on rocks on the seashore with the sun setting in the back ground.
12 Jul 2024

Love Scotland podcast – Season 9

Welcome to the ninth season of the Trust’s podcast, which explores some thrilling stories about Scotland’s people and places.

An ink and colour drawing of white and chrysanthemums in white and yellow with green and red leaves. A blue and white checked border sits atop the drawing.
8 Jul 2024

Plant Journeys blog post #8 – Chrysanthemum: at the eastern fence

Plant Journeys is a blog series, exploring East Asian plants in the garden of Broughton House.

A half open orange lily with brown speckles on the outer petals.
8 Jul 2024

Plant Journeys blog post #7 – Lily: a delicacy

Plant Journeys is a blog series, exploring East Asian plants in the garden of Broughton House.

A group of school children hold a drawing of Brodick Castle, while studying it and appearing to discuss what they see.
5 Jul 2024

Workforce for the Future project creates new trail at Brodick

A group of primary school children from Arran have created an inspiring indoor tour at Brodick Castle and a new interpretation trail in the surrounding country park.

Some bagged coffee beans are displayed on a shelf, alongside some cafetieres.
4 Jul 2024

Meet the Supplier: Nàdar Coffee

We’re delighted to take you behind the scenes of the development of our exclusive blend of coffee and celebrate the collaborative effort that brought it to life.

A bride sits in a ornately decorated room. She looks off to one side with two huge windows behind her.
3 Jul 2024

Hannah and Michael’s fairytale wedding at Fyvie Castle

Hannah and Michael’s regal fairytale wedding at Fyvie Castle featured stunning castle backdrops, excellent catering and created cherished shared moments.

A woman facing a wall paints a stencil on the wall.
2 Jul 2024

Skills from the past are vital for the future

The recently launched Historic Environment Skills Investment Plan (SIP) focuses on more than just the usual skills shortages. It highlights the diverse range of requirements for preserving our historic environment.