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Photographing the unseen

In Kellie Castle, the Dining Room walls are covered by wooden painted panels. On some we can see traces of earlier decoration, before they were repainted. This article explains how we photographed these original drawings.

It’s time for the winter deep clean

Every winter deep cleans take place across the Trust, and Kellie Castle is now in the final year of its 5-year deep clean cycle.

Time to put culture in its rightful place

We’re calling on the Scottish Government to redefine ‘culture’, following research which suggests public attitudes are not reflected in current policy.

Putting culture in its rightful place

At number 38 on our 100 Ways list is putting culture in its rightful place.

The symbolic tapner

Project Reveal Team North East uncover the possible handiwork of a prisoner of war.

Investing in our Volunteers

At number 37 on our 100 Ways list, we’re delighted that we’ve been re-accredited as an organisation that values its volunteers and invests in their management.

Nothing revealing to say

Mark Bishop, Director of Customer & Cause at the Trust, recently got to experience at first hand the work of Project Reveal.

Discovering the Royal Burgh of Culross

Lynsey Sharp is the latest celebrity to get behind the National Trust for Scotland. Here she documents her first visit as a Trust champion to one of her favourite Scottish destinations – Culross.

Keeping the writing on the wall

At number 45 on our 100 Ways list is keeping the writing on the wall at Barry Mill by battling moths who might destroy its unique markings.

The Carbon Farmer

The National Trust for Scotland has sponsored production of a short film to share a positive vision for the future of our peatlands.

The Trust’s starring role in blood-soaked saga Rise of the Clans

BBC Scotland’s new series Rise of the Clans airs for the first time on Monday 3 December, and it has more than one connection to the National Trust for Scotland.

We came, we saw, we inventoried!

As the West team’s involvement in Project Reveal comes to an end, we look back over the last 16 months.

Saving our seas

At number 36 on our 100 Ways list is saving our seas.

Trust welcomes salmon recommendations

Richard Luxmoore welcomes the Rural Economy Committee’s recommendations on Scottish salmon farming.

Georgian House brought to life with new production

The Play in Five Rooms showed the Charlotte Square house in a whole new light, says blogger Lauren Miller.

‘Eilean – The Island Photography of Margaret Fay Shaw’ / ‘Eilean – Na Dealbhan aig Mairead Fay Seathach’

We’re celebrating the launch of the first published book of images from the Margaret Fay Shaw Photographic Collection (Isle of Canna). Tha sinn a’comharrachadh a chiad leabhar le dealbhan bho’n cruinneachadh Mairead Fay Seathach, Eilean Canaigh

This Lad o’ Pairts

A new exhibition at Pollok House shines light on the inspirational Sir John Stirling Maxwell, a man of many talents.

Update on direct debit payments

This is an update on the issues affecting a small proportion of people during our IT system upgrade.

Box build begins at Hill House

The pioneering project to protect Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Hill House is underway.

A ribbiting display

Team East looks at the weird world of taxidermy as Project Reveal encounters some fascinating frogs at Hill of Tarvit.

Canna celebrates National Gaelic Awards win

The St Columba Symposium event, which was organised on Canna this summer, won Event of the Year at this year’s National Gaelic Awards.

A warm Highland welcome awaits you this winter – and all year round!

Wonderful landscapes, wildlife, walks and cosy places to warm up in – many of the Trust’s places in the Highlands stay open all year round to make your visit even more memorable.

Hill House Box ready for construction

Mackintosh’s Hill House is now wintered and ready for construction of the Box to start this month.

The Grahams of Brodick Castle and their ‘Golden Age’ at Easton Park

Taken in 1912 and 1913 by keen photographer Lady Mary Douglas-Hamilton, these images record a lavish, vanished world.