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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.

The Box – your questions answered

Asking what, why and how about the Box for the Hill House? Here are the answers to some of your FAQs!

We must save this house

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

An original house

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

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.

The St Kilda Diaries: reflections on St Kilda

This is the transcript of a talk Alice gave to a YWCA group after she left St Kilda in which she reflects upon the time she spent on the islands.

On the Jacobite trail at Glenfinnan

Travel writer Robin McKelvie and family discover that Jacobites aren’t just a type of biscuit.

Scottish stars back our biggest ever campaign

Brian Cox, Gerard Butler, Sir Chris Hoy, Judy Murray, Alex McLeish, Stuart Hogg, Finn Russell, Andrea McLean and Evelyn Glennie all appear in our new film.

The St Kilda Diaries: 1 to 10 May 1909

Extracts and transcripts from the handwritten diaries of Alice MacLachlan

‘Let Da Stons Spaek!’

Learn more about the Viking and Iron Age archaeology on Unst, Britain’s most northerly island.

Souter Johnnie: the man behind the legend

While working at Souter Johnnie’s Cottage, Project Reveal Team South-West explored the life and work of an 18th-century shoemaker.

The St Kilda Diaries: 15 to 30 April 1909

Extracts and transcripts from the handwritten diaries of Alice MacLachlan.

All-weather fun at Culzean Castle

Travel writer Robin McKelvie tests Culzean Castle’s wet weather options on his latest trip.

The St Kilda Diaries: 1 to 14 April 1909

Extracts and transcripts from the handwritten diaries of Alice MacLachlan.

Fossils and forefathers (geology rocks!)

Project Reveal go on an adventure through time at Hugh Miller’s Birthplace.

The St Kilda Diaries: 15 to 31 March 1909

Extracts and transcripts from the handwritten diaries of Alice MacLachlan.

Delving into history at Culloden

Travel writer Robin McKelvie took his family to experience the Battle of Culloden

Water damage at the Hill House

The Hill House has long suffered from water ingress and, despite conservation work by the National Trust for Scotland and our partners and previous owners, the house is now showing significant signs of damage. Without our urgent intervention, we could lose these beautiful interiors forever.

A very special place

Join our Celtic Homelands cruise to create your own memories of St Kilda. Often referred to as ‘the islands on the edge of the world’, the remote archipelago creates a powerful desire among intrepid travellers to set foot on its windswept shores.

Beauty and the beast

It’s like a winter wonderland rather than a beast from the east.

Discovering Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

From the gory victory at Killiecrankie in 1689 to the bloody defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, learn about the Jacobites and their ill-fated campaigns to restore the Stuart monarchy to the British throne.

The islands at the edge of the world

Get closer to St Kilda and discover fascinating seabird and island facts.

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