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Growing the next generation of gardeners

At number 6 in the Trust’s 100 Ways list is a brand new gardening apprentice scheme that’s now open for applications.

Over a century of biological recording at Mar Lodge Estate

Our Assistant Ecologist Andrew Painting takes us through some of the notable species found at Mar Lodge Estate.

Is an architect an artist?

Last month our team had the pleasure of exploring Holmwood, a fantastic villa designed by the Glaswegian architect Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson.

Professional gardeners – an endangered species?

A new Garden Apprenticeship training scheme will help grow more professional gardeners to care for our beautiful and important places.

Giving Scottish talent a stage at Upside Doon

Number 5 in our 100 Ways list is providing a platform for Scottish musicians at Upside Doon in Alloway.

Strategy sets out historic plans for Scottish heritage

We’ve launched our most ambitious programme for investment and activity, over the next five years.

Concerns over new threat to Culloden Conservation Zone

The Trust has objected to another proposed development near Culloden.

Conservation bodies ask First Minister to step in on Coul Links decision

A coalition of environmental groups campaigning to save Coul Links has called on the First Minister to step in to save one of Scotland’s last remaining intact dune habitats.

Good vibrations

Project Reveal Team North East comes across an old medical device that used massage and vibration to heal all manner of illnesses.

Insights from the outside

We’re inspiring the next generation by linking students of the University of Edinburgh with alumni who now work with us.

Boxing the Hill House

Number 4 in our 100 Ways list is our brave plan to Box the Hill House and save it for future generations.

The genius is in the detail

For Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s 150th birthday, we look at the intricate details he used in his show-stopping design at the Hill House.

You are not a loan

Investigating 70 years of loans to the National Trust for Scotland

The Hill House Box​– your questions answered

Asking what, why and how about the Hill House Box​? Here are the answers to some of your frequently asked questions.

We must save this house

As we mark Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s 150th birthday, one of his finest creations is in peril.

Revealing our collections ... and our stories

Number 1 in our 100 Ways list is Project Reveal – one of the most ambitious digitisation projects in Scotland.

Reforesting Glen Rosa

Number 2 in our 100 Ways list is our work to bring native woodland back to Glen Rosa on Arran.

Less is more: innovating with our collections

At number 3 in our 100 Ways list is a plan to innovate how we show off our amazing collections.

An original house

Emma Inglis, Curator for Glasgow & West, tells us what she loves about Hill House, Mackintosh ... and the Box.

Conservation Principles

Conservation, access, learning and enjoyment have been at the heart of the National Trust for Scotland’s mission since our establishment in 1931.

Looking back on Project Reveal at the Hill House

Sarah Heaton, manager for Project Reveal West, remembers the team’s first project – the iconic Charles Rennie Mackintosh Hill House.

New sponsor lines up for Crathes Half Marathon

The PIM Half Marathon at Crathes Castle takes place on Saturday 15 September.

Scotland’s young people love castles

Young Scots love castles according to new figures just released.

Conservation skills for the future: a meaningful legacy

Charlotte Tomlin on the Bute Icon Internship