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Call for Papers: Second Morton Photography Symposium at Glasgow Women’s Library

‘Ways of Seeing’: Women and Photography in Scotland

From the edge of the world: part 7

Our new blog from St Kilda reveals what it’s like to spend a season working here.

A Grey Mare’s Tale

Hard work? Fun? Volunteer Stuart tells us all about his experiences on his first Thistle Camp!

Behind the scenes with Team East

After more than 2 years, 11 properties and over 25,000 records, the end of Project Reveal for Team East is in sight!

Win a Scottish adventure

This unforgettable prize for two adults and up to two children will take you to some of our most treasured places.

Win a five-night Scottish adventure

This unforgettable prize for two adults and up to two children will take you to some of our most treasured places, including private tours and a thrilling Land Rover safari.

Morton Writing Competition – Part I: The Pend / Farpais Sgrìobhaidh Mhorton – Pàirt I: Am Bealach

Read the winning entries from the Morton Writing Competition. Leugh na pìosan a bhuannaich Farpais Sgrìobhaidh Mhorton.

Morton Writing Competition – Part II: The Cat and the Crayfish / Farpais Sgrìobhaidh Mhorton – Pàirt II: An Cat agus an Giomach

Read the winning entries from the Morton Writing Competition. Leugh na pìosan a bhuannaich Farpais Sgrìobhaidh Mhorton.

Morton Writing Competition – Part III: The Tower / Farpais Sgrìobhaidh Mhorton – Pàirt III: An Tùr

Read the winning entries from the Morton Writing Competition. Leugh na pìosan a bhuannaich Farpais Sgrìobhaidh Mhorton.

Morton Writing Competition – Part IV: The Kirkcudbright Girls / Farpais Sgrìobhaidh Mhorton – Pàirt IV: Clann-nighean Chille Chuithbeirt

Read the winning entries from the Morton Writing Competition. Leugh na pìosan a bhuannaich Farpais Sgrìobhaidh Mhorton.

En garde!

After 17 months working in the castles of the North-East, it’s time to celebrate the finest blades of the region.

Paxton House

We’re delighted to announce that we have teamed up with Paxton House to offer National Trust for Scotland members free entry to this beautiful Palladian mansion.

Royal visit for Inverewe

Inverewe Garden welcomed a royal visitor, as Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal explored the award-winning Wester Ross garden.

From the edge of the world: part 6

Our new blog from St Kilda reveals what it’s like to spend a season working here.

Foraying into the Fringe

At number 65 on our 100 Ways list, the Trust is using the power of theatre to tell its stories and making its Fringe debut in 2019.

Time travel at Abertarff House

At number 64 on our 100 Ways list we’re giving people the chance to experience Inverness’s oldest secular building.

Trolley-loads of adventure with Lidl

At number 63 on our 100 Ways list is joining forces with Lidl to get families exploring Scotland and enjoying its national and natural treasures.

Using horsepower for forestry

At Number 62 on our 100 Ways list we’re using traditional methods to extract timber at Inverewe Garden.

Future/Past: old and new pictorial views of Forfar, Part 3

Historical photos of Angus helped pupils at Langlands Primary School, Forfar learn about their town.

Sir Mark Jones named as new Chair

Sir Mark Jones FRSE will take on the role of Chair, when Sir Moir Lockhead steps down in August.

Top Scots musician releases music videos to celebrate Solas film

Piper James Duncan Mackenzie composed the Solas soundtrack, celebrating the life of Margaret Fay Shaw.

From the edge of the world: part 5

Our new blog from St Kilda reveals what it’s like to spend a season working here.

Women in the photographs of E A Hornel – Broughton House

Exploring the stories of women and girls preserved in our historical collections in the west of Scotland.

Margaret Fay Shaw’s photographs of the women of South Uist – Canna House

Exploring the stories of women and girls preserved in our historical collections in the west of Scotland.