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Photography on the Edge: Part 2

Photographs that returned to the mainland from St Kilda reinforced myths about its people and were used to market the island.

Aberdeenshire: 3-day itinerary

From a garden masterpiece in Ellon to a fairytale castle in Alford, there’s so much to discover in Aberdeenshire.

Chris Packham shares his love of Scotland

Chris Packham, naturalist and wildlife presenter, has recently embarked on a new campaign.

Bringing play to Brodie

Number 13 on the Trust’s 100 Ways list is a garden with a difference – discover Brodie Castle’s Playful Garden.

Chris Packham’s UK Bioblitz – nature reserves are not enough!

On Saturday 14 July, naturalist and wildlife presenter Chris Packham embarks on a new campaign: a huge Bioblitz, visiting almost 50 sites in all 4 countries of the UK in just 10 days.

A ‘Hollywood blockbuster’ castle

Travel writer Robin McKelvie and family discover all that a ‘proper’ castle, Crathes, has to offer.

Evolution of a Trailblazer leader

With our Trailblazer programmes about to start for the season, we caught up with Lucy Buchanan, who has made the journey from participant to leader.

Glasgow: 2-day itinerary

From a peaceful urban oasis to an early 20th-century time capsule, there’s so much to discover in Glasgow.

Ayrshire & Arran: 2-day itinerary

From the birthplace of Scotland’s National Bard to the highest peak on the Isle of Arran, there’s so much to discover in Ayrshire & Arran.

Donations reach £1 million for Hill House appeal

£500,000 is still needed to hit the Hill House appeal target.

The fun of being a Trailblazer

With the summer holidays approaching, our working holidays become infused with youthful energy.

No mod cons at Moirlanich

Moirlanich Longhouse offers visitors a unique window into a former way of life in rural Perthshire.

Holidays with a difference – that make a difference!

Find out more about the Trust’s range of working holidays throughout Scotland.

Trust summer holidays

Travel writer Robin McKelvie shares his top 5 sites to visit during the summer holidays.

Rethinking Wild Spaces and Species – A Sensory Journey

An exhibition at Inverewe’s Sawyer Gallery features a citizen science research project, enabling the local community to help inform our future approach to land management at Inverewe.

Making the most of Simmer Dim

Scottish blogger and Instagrammer tells us how to make the most of the extra daylight at Glenfinnan and Glencoe.

9 spectacular walks

Looking for an adventure? Here are 9 spectacular Scottish walks.

10 magical places

Looking for an adventure? Here are 10 magical places in our care.

7 favourite playgrounds

Looking to run off some steam? Here are our 7 favourite playgrounds.

7 wildlife spots

Looking for an adventure? Here are 7 great places for spotting wildlife.

7 Picnic Spots

Looking for an adventure? Here are 7 of our favourite picnic spots.

The photographic archive of Margaret Fay Shaw

Margaret Fay Shaw (1903–2004) dedicated her life to the preservation of the Gaelic language, and the lives and customs of the people of the Hebrides.

Digitising the islands

Throughout 2018–19, the National Trust for Scotland is undertaking the digitisation and documentation of the Margaret Fay Shaw photographic archive.

Sundials and sunshine

Like the plants that surround them, sundials are at their most beautiful when the sun shines.