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The Trust goes out of this world!

Nasa’s Mars Curiosity Rover recently visited St Kilda in the Torridon quadrangle.

Box the Hill House Appeal

We've launched our appeal to save Hill House

She was aye workin’

Team West are discovering the personal archive of Miss Agnes Toward at the Tenement House in Glasgow.

Northern exposure

Project Reveal’s North East properties in pictures.

Our President on the Box The Hill House Appeal

Trust President, Neil Oliver, tells us why he thinks this appeal to save Mackintosh’s masterpiece is so important.

Let’s play a game …

Inside a box, inside a cupboard, inside the Georgian House, Project Reveal uncovers a rare musical treasure.

Little gems

Good things come in small packages.

Accreditation where it’s due

Ensuring conservation skills are retained and shared is just as important as protecting historic buildings.

Woodland rambling and brambling in Newhailes

The aim of the day was to encourage over fifties, and their families from black and ethnic minority groups to experience and enjoy outdoor spaces.

Take me outside: primary school explores Eddlewood

Exploring Eddlewood was a programme of six outdoor learning sessions designed to help pupils with behaviour issues to step beyond the school gate

The return of Brodie’s rock star

One of Brodie’s most popular paintings takes pride of place in the revamped Picture Gallery.

Six months of progress – cataloguing the Trust collections

Read all about the progress of the Project Reveal teams, who have been busy cataloguing and photographing Trust collections for the past six months.

Small electrical fire extinguished at Craigievar Castle

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have put out a contained electrical fire at the Aberdeenshire castle

£1 entry to Trust sites for young people

The Trust has teamed up with Young Scot to offer cardholders entry to properties for just £1.

Players helping heritage

The Trust is delighted to have attended the 2018 People’s Postcode Lottery annual Charity Gala where it was announced that £93.4 million was awarded to charities and good causes in 2017 – thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

Let the fan do the talking – Victorian flirting tips

Victorian women carried fans at balls and dances, both to flirt and communicate with others.

Passing time with Brodie Castle’s musical clock

This is a spectacular example of a Louis XV wall-mounted cartel clock.

The devolved Trust evolves

Trust continues plans to improve visitor services and free up funding for conservation

The Weaver’s Cottage doll

A doll found in the collection at Weaver’s Cottage offers a fascinating insight into life in the weaving village of Kilbarchan.

Balharry tribute prize open for entries

The Trust and the University of Highlands and Islands launch a new prize as the Year of Young People begins.

Christmas Revealed, part 2

The Project Reveal teams pick their favourite discoveries from the past 5 months.

Tasty Christmas recipe – Perkins

Follow these 6 simple steps to make traditional spicy Scottish biscuits.

Tasty Christmas recipe – gluten-free and dairy-free Christmas pudding

This delicious Christmas pudding makes a great finish to the Christmas day meal.

Tasty Christmas recipe – mincemeat slice

If you're tired of making mince pies every year, here's something a little different.