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The delight is in the detail

We get out the magnifying glass and take a closer look at the photographs of Margaret Fay Shaw (1903–2004).

A’ toirt suil nas mionaidiche air na dealbhan aig Mairead Fay Shaw

Bidh sinne a’ toirt sùil na bu mionaidiche air na dealbhan aig Mairead Fay Shaw (1903 – 2004)

Lady Mary Pierrepont

Revealing the story behind an often-overlooked painting of a remarkable woman

Supporting tomorrow’s crofters

Diarmid Hearns, Head of Policy, gives his view on the action needed to support crofting.

Inspiring explorers

At number 21 in our 100 Ways list is inspiring explorers with the Scottish Adventure Travel Film Festival.

Ghosts of the Trust

Watch out! There are ghosts about! Here are just some you’ll need to look out for.

46 Munros to bag

Discover and conquer the Trust’s 46 Munros at 6 of our countryside places, and enjoy unforgettable experiences.

7 amazing autumn walks

Looking for an adventure? Here are 7 amazing autumn walks to enjoy.

Halloween recipe – Eerie eyeball punch

This spooky punch is a great Halloween party idea that’ll definitely be a hit with children.

Halloween recipe – Creamy pumpkin & lentil soup

Are you carving a Halloween pumpkin this year? Use the flesh and seeds to make this delicious soup.

Halloween recipe – Bone-chilling boo-nanas

These ghostly banana lollies, coated in coconut, are a healthier Halloween treat for children – and they’ll have lots of fun making them!

Time for reflection in gardens of Brodick Castle

Explore our new silver-themed garden in the grounds of Brodick Castle.

Stay away from the trapdoor!

There are hidden delights, not creepy horrors, to be found in the Gallery at Broughton House.

Wild swimming: The day I took the plunge

Karin Goodwin teams up with celebrated Scottish wild swimmer Calum Maclean to dive into an exhilarating watery adventure.

Sharing Glencoe’s awesome nature

At number 20 on the Trust’s 100 Ways list is celebrating Glencoe’s new status as a National Nature Reserve.

Lighting up our summits

At number 19 in our 100 Ways list is our Torchlight Challenge at Ben Lawers, Ben Lomond and Goatfell.

The Colin Donald Environmental Law Award 2018

At the National Trust for Scotland’s AGM on 1 September, we announced the winner and runner-up of this year’s Colin Donald Environmental Law Award.

Into the heart of Angus’s agricultural past

Shining a light on the Angus Folk Museum’s agricultural collections.

Getting into the bones of Barry Mill with novel event

Author Sandra Ireland will read from her new novel at Barry Mill next month.

Culloden heather used to thatch Leanach Cottage

Heather collected from Culloden Moor is being used to re-thatch Leanach Cottage on the historic battlefield.

Hidden doorway revealed at Culzean caves

Trust archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a medieval doorway leading into the caves underneath Culzean Castle.

Trust welcomes decision to call in Coul Links

Stuart Brooks, Head of Natural Heritage Policy welcomes the Scottish Government’s announcement.

Neil Oliver marks Glencoe’s status as a National Nature Reserve

Trust President Neil Oliver unveiled a plaque at Glencoe, marking its status as a National Nature Reserve.

The doctor will see you now

Project Reveal delves into the medical collections held by the National Trust for Scotland.