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Trust joins urgent bid for an Environment Act for Scotland

The Trust is one of 35 environmental charities calling for an Environment Act for Scotland.

Lecture shares secrets of Project Reveal

Find out more about Project Reveal at a special lecture this November.

Revealing archaeology

During July, August and September 2018, a post-graduate student from Glasgow University completed a work placement with the National Trust for Scotland’s archaeologists.

The sale of the season

Drum Castle hosts a live auction to celebrate the fabulously popular exhibition – Marian Clayden: Dressing Up Drum.

Tap the Past

We’re delighted to have partnered with Bank of Scotland and VISA to bring contactless to the Trust.

An unexpected visitor / Cuideigin aig nach robh sinn an dùil

We partnered with the Scottish Book Trust for the October instalment of their short story competition. Here are the winners! Dh'obraich sinn le Urras Leabhraichean na h-Alba air a' cho-fharpais seo. Chaidh iarraidh air luchd-sgriobhaidh sgeulachd goirid a sgrìobhadh. Seo na fheadhainn a bha soirbheachail!

Secrets of a Shrine (part 3)

Uncovering the mysteries of a 200-year-old monument to Robert Burns: conservation in action

Scots want their scenic landscapes better protected

A new survey finds overwhelming support for greater measures to protect Scotland’s most scenic landscapes.

Circle of support

Our honorary advisors provide a circle of support that helps us to tell the stories of our places.

Adding sparkle to Brodick Castle gardens

At number 33 on our 100 Ways list is adding sparkle to Brodick’s gardens.

Extreme invasive species extraction

At number 32 on our 100 Ways list is rooting out invasive species at Corrieshalloch Gorge.

Horsing around

Gallop around Fyvie Castle as Team North discover some entertaining examples of equestrianism.

Christmas recipe – Clootie Dumpling

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without that delicious, traditional Scottish pudding, Clootie Dumpling. Here’s how to make your own, and delight family and friends!

The secret life of cows

Explore Margaret Fay Shaw’s photographs of cows and discover the many ways they featured in Hebridean culture and folklore.

Through thick and thin: interpreting Tam o’ Shanter in Alloway

Discover how RBBM celebrates the story of Burns’s greatest poem.

For auld lang syne

As the South West Project Reveal team approach the end of our involvement in the project, we’d like to look back over the last 15 months.

Glencoe revamp begins

As work gets underway on upgrading the visitor centre at Glencoe, Operations Manager Emily Bryce introduces herself and gives a hint of what visitors can expect from the new-look facilities.

A fair wind for Fair Isle

At number 31 on our 100 Ways list we’re supporting community renewable energy projects on Fair Isle, Canna and Iona.

Creating pathways to recovery

At number 30 on our list of 100 Ways we’re protecting Scotland’s heritage is creating pathways to recovery.

Rediscovering Scots

Number 29 in our 100 Ways list is our commitment to the Scots language, by appointing a resident Scriever to keep the mither tongue alive.

Secrets of a Shrine (part 2)

Uncovering the mysteries of a 200-year-old monument to Robert Burns: symbolism in design

A kind of magic

Project Reveal discover objects and places that reflect some of the superstitions prevalent throughout south-west Scotland over the centuries.

Grand and good fun - for all the family

Lauren Miller reports back on her trip to the Georgian House, and finds it’s grand family fun.

Celebrating Scotland’s Halloween heritage

At number 28 on our 100 Ways list is sharing Scotland’s Halloween traditions and stories with events all over the country.