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Peat bogs: windows to the past – preserving the future

On International Bog Day, we take a look at our peatlands and our work to protect these vitally important habitats.

Culloden reopening – new booking system

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back to Culloden visitor centre from Saturday 1 August. We’ve introduced a pre-booking system to help keep everyone safe.

Meet the Makers: Calum Haggerty from COCO Chocolatier

The Trust is proud to support talented makers and craftspeople from across Scotland – find out more about them in this new series.

Public plead to protect Culloden

A new report shows that people want to see Culloden protected for future generations.

Robert Smail’s Printing Works reopening – new booking system

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back to Smail’s from Saturday 1 August. We’ve introduced a pre-booking system to help keep everyone safe.

After Dark at Brodie Castle

Theatre maker Al Seed created an after-dark solo tour experience that re-imagined a journey through history, hosted by an invisible yet ever-present guide.

Living the high life on Bronze Age Arran

A radiocarbon date has shown that a high-altitude roundhouse on Arran was occupied over 3,300 years ago.

On the trail of classical architecture: William and Robert Adam

Find out more about the remarkable father and son architects of the 18th century – and their beautiful buildings in our care.

Thanks for responding to our SOS

Supporters are giving generously to our Save Our Scotland appeal.

175 years of the Bavarian summerhouse at Brodick Castle

We take the opportunity to celebrate the history of this iconic building as it reaches an impressive 175 years old this year.

Té an ath-dhoras – the woman next door

We take a look at how ‘ordinary’ women are represented in the photographic collections of Canna House.

Antiques Roadshow seeks stories for Culzean visit

BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow is coming to Culzean in 2020 and is looking for the public to share their stories.


There is much more to ‘Big Tree Country’ than woods and forests.

Bho mhoch gu dubh – from dawn to dusk

Find out how Gaelic work songs fitted into and enhanced the daily life of Hebridean crofters.

Thanks for your support – a message from Phil Long

As our gardens and grounds open up once again, new Chief Executive Phil Long thanks you all for supporting our charity.

Neil Oliver’s term as President ending

Neil Oliver will not seek re-election as President at September’s AGM.

10 behind-the-scenes ways we protect Scotland

We’re famous for stately homes and historic buildings. But we do so much more than that. Here are 10 behind-the-scenes examples of the way the Trust protects Scotland’s heritage and boosts local communities.

National Trust for Scotland elopement package

We invite you to run away with us, and start your married life together in the most exciting way!

Torridon – an enchanting wilderness of water and rock

Seamus MacNally explains why Torridon is so special and why it must be protected for future generations to enjoy.

Virtual garden tour: Brodie Castle Playful Garden

Join Brodie Castle Head Gardener, Ed Walling as he takes you on a tour around the extraordinary Playful Garden

Virtual garden tour: Threave Garden

Enjoy a quiet stroll through the stunning Threave Garden. Discover many incredible displays throughout, admire the colourful summer borders, and explore the fabulous Victorian walled garden.

Highlight plants at Brodick Castle this month

As Brodick Castle Garden reopens on Monday 6 July, we take a look at five plants that will be at their best in the walled garden this month.

New Chief Executive starts today

Philip Long OBE begins his new job as Trust Chief Executive today.

For the love of Scotland podcasts

Hosted by former BBC Reporting Scotland anchor Jackie Bird, each episode will tell some of the thrilling stories behind the Trust’s people and places, showcasing how everything we do is for the love of Scotland.