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19 Nov 2020

Collections uncovered: Kellie Castle

Antonia Laurence-Allen, Curator for Edinburgh and East, takes you on a short video tour of Kellie Castle.

18 Nov 2020

Brodick Castle Garden – what have we been up to?

As we change seasons from autumn to winter, discover what has been happening in the Brodick Castle gardens over the past six weeks.

18 Nov 2020

What’s up at Dollar Glen

A review of Dollar Glen by a teenage (non) walker.

18 Nov 2020

Where to spot seals in Scotland

They’re one of Scotland’s best-loved animals and one of our wildlife ‘Big Five’ – but where are the best places to spot seals?

17 Nov 2020

How Falkland Palace became a home

To mark International Students’ Day on 17 November, we’re delighted to bring you a story written by a student from the University of St Andrews. It tells how Falkland Palace was turned into a home by Barbara Crichton-Stuart and takes you on tour of the property, inside and out.

16 Nov 2020

William Beckford (1760–1844): part two

Regional Curator Sarah Beattie continues her series, looking at the lives of some of the Hamilton family and exploring the impact they had on the building, collections and interiors at Brodick Castle. This time she examines the later life of William Beckford.

What to expect when visiting our places

We’re looking forward to welcoming you back to as many of our properties as possible. We want you to enjoy your visit – your safety is our priority.

12 Nov 2020

The tale of a silk dress: part 3

Read the final entry in our imagined diary of a beautiful silk dress, as we explore the metamorphosis from painted cloth to prized possession.

12 Nov 2020

Meet the Makers: Sally Robertson from the Own Label Company

The Trust is proud to support talented makers and craftspeople from across Scotland, by selling their products in our physical and online shops. This time, we meet Sally Robertson from the Own Label Company.