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Six Scottish waterfall paradises

Check out these dramatic falls this summer, guaranteed to delight on even the dreichest of days.

Are you the key to unlocking our plant heritage stories?

We’re seeking our first Curator of Plant Collections to help make the most of our amazing plants and gardens.

Burns Monument reopens after restoration

At number 67 on our 100 Ways list we’ve completed a major programme of repair and restoration at Burns Monument in Alloway.

Enchanting outdoor theatre across Scotland

Outdoor theatre shows to suit every taste are taking place across the country. Don't miss out!

The invisible taverner: the hidden history of Issobel Johnstone – Gladstone’s Land

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

The lost Lorimer: rediscovering the extraordinary life of Hannah Lorimer – Kellie Castle

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

The missing miniature: finding Jean Dempster – Newhailes

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

Great news for osprey conservation

At number 66 on our 100 Ways list is playing our part in protecting ospreys.

Discover what Billy Boyd loves about Culzean Castle

Scottish-born star of Lord of the Rings, Billy Boyd, is the latest celebrity to offer their support to the National Trust for Scotland.

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.

Partnering with Paxton House

At number 74 on our 100 Ways list, we've 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.