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Guest of honour

Delve into the story behind the Dinner at Haddo House painting and discover why prime minister Gladstone’s visit was a huge social event.

Brodick – the Trust site with it all (Part 1)

Travel writer Robin McKelvie took his family to experience all that Brodick has to offer

Paralympians launch all abilities trails at Culzean

Their visit marks the completion of a year-long programme of work worth £2.5 million at the Ayrshire estate.

Schools and Learning Guide to Culzean

Information about learning resources and facilities available at Culzean Castle & Country Park for schools and groups.

What’s in the box?

Down in the depths of Newhailes a treasure trove of prints has been discovered in an unassuming plastic box

What’s the time, Major Keith?

The Project Reveal team in the North East investigate a clock at Pitmedden

Suspicious disappearance of Calluna the hen harrier

Her satellite tag abruptly ceased transmitting on 12 August

From hands to helicopters

Find out more about the interesting techniques used to protect our footpaths

Why care about footpaths?

Learn more about the problems facing Scotland’s mountains

Agreement reached on Glencoe trademark

Cordial and constructive meetings between the Trust and Hilltrek

The Teams Revealed

With the Project Reveal teams now settled at their various regional bases, we thought this would be a good time to introduce them.

Courting protection for our seabirds

Scotland’s seabird populations are plummeting and must be protected. That's why some charities are taking legal action.

Healthy eating award for Alloway museum

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is the first of the Trust’s sites to receive the accolade which asks that salt, sugar and fats and oils are kept to a minimum

It BEATS – as it Sweeps – as it Cleans

The Project Reveal West Team discovers the beauty of cleaning 1930s style, with an art deco Hoover

Paintings undergoing conservation

Three large 17th-century Dutch paintings from Hill of Tarvit are being cleaned at a conservation studio. One painting is complete and the results are impressive.

The two little gin pigs of Brodie Castle

The Project Reveal Team at Brodie Castle delve into the history of gin – all in the name of research!

Trust and Trademarks

Why the Trust uses trademarks as part of its protective measures

The ‘upstairs, downstairs’ life 

Discover the 'upstairs, downstairs' life at Pollok house.

Egg-cellent art and suspected fowl play

Project Reveal Team East explore the work of ornithologist, author and artist Donald Watson and find clues of a missing artwork

Exploring Culzean Castle: The Life of Scipio Kennedy (Part 4)

Follow the story of Scipio Kennedy and his journey to Culzean Castle (Part 4 – Scipio’s manumission)

Meet James Hannaford from award-winning Inverewe

James gives us an insight into his success as a First Gardener along with his top gardening tips

Oral History Project – we’d love to hear from you!

Pollok House has started an oral history project focusing on the life and legacy of Sir John Stirling Maxwell

The not-so-lone ranger

On World Ranger Day, find out more about the fantastic work of our very own rangers.

Revealing our collections

Over the next 18 months we will share behind-the-scenes insights on the progress of our collections inventory project with you.