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Free reopening weekend across Dumfries & Galloway

Enjoy a fabulous free weekend this month at Threave Garden & Estate, Broughton House & Garden and Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace.

Moirlanich unlocked – home comforts

In this final article in a series about Moirlanich Longhouse, we look at the things the family left behind.

Water runs deep at Hill House

Newly released images show the extent of water damage at the Hill House.

Moirlanich unlocked – home and hearth

In this third article in a series about Moirlanich Longhouse we look at life in this rural Scottish home.

Keeping the wheels turning

At number 49 on our 100 Ways list is raising funds to repair Preston Mill, East Linton.

Uncovering the story of Glencoe

At number 48 on our 100 Ways list, we’re uncovering the story of Glencoe – carrying out ground-breaking archaeology to find out more about one of Scotland’s most significant historic events.

The Loan Ranger

As the Project Reveal Loans Officer, I’d like to share some of my favourite items which are housed at National Trust for Scotland places.

Mothbusting at Newhailes

At number 47 on our 100 Ways list, we’re putting Newhailes’ precious collections in the deep freeze to stop the moths.

Great women associated with Trust places

This International Women’s Day, we’ve brought together just some of the stories of inspirational women associated with Trust places.

Hannah Lorimer: Scottish artist and colonial wife

In honour of International Women’s Day, Project Reveal shares the life of Hannah Lorimer, a Scottish artist who lived at Kellie Castle.

The Box goes up!

The Box around the Hill House is starting to take shape.

Moirlanich unlocked – farm life

In this second article in a series about Moirlanich Longhouse we look at working life on this small Scottish farm.

Horticulture apprentice hones skills in Trust garden

Horticulture student Eilidh Fletcher met MSP Ken Macintosh at Greenbank Garden at the start of Scottish Apprenticeship Week.

Trust in final fit out for Gateway to Glencoe

The Trust is busy putting the final touches in place as it completes a major refurbishment of its Glencoe Visitor Centre.

Everyday photographs reveal history at the Tenement House: Part 2

Miss Toward’s childhood photographs at the Tenement House provide a window into the development of photography in the late 19th century.

Moirlanich unlocked – an introduction

Moirlanich Longhouse may be one of our smallest properties but it’s big on character and absolutely packed with history.

Stanley Hill footpath project

The first phase of work to enhance the Stanley Hill Park area for both people and wildlife is now complete.

The beauty of Barra

Explore the island of Barra through the photographs of Margaret Fay Shaw (1903–2004).

Seallaidhean breagha de Bharraigh

Thoiribh sùil air na dealbhan de Bharraigh aig Margaret Fay Shaw (1903–2004).

School of Heritage Gardening

The School of Heritage Gardening is here to train new generations of expert gardeners who feel confident in their craft and will be leaders in the field.

Can I touch that?

Revealing the significance of objects in the Trust’s collections helps make them more accessible.

Saucers and syllabub

Hundreds of glasses and plates have been discovered at Fyvie Castle – what were they all for?

Forestry students get hands on at Threave

Threave Garden & Estate team puts a group of 15 Forestry students through their paces.

Showcasing Inverewe’s creativity in 2019

Award-winning Inverewe Garden introduces an inspirational 2019 exhibition season at the Sawyer Gallery.