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Digging up evidence of a forgotten battle

At number 61 on our 100 Ways list is carrying out archaeology to learn more about the Battle of Glenshiel, 300 years on.

300-year-old musket ball and mortar shell discovered from the Battle of Glenshiel

Archaeologists have found the first historic remains of the 1719 battle.

Opening the door to the past at Craigievar Castle

Number 56 in our 100 ways list is our work to open the door to the past at Craigievar Castle.

Uncover the secrets of Glencoe

Calling all history and archaeology enthusiasts to take part in an exciting dig exposing a site from the Glencoe Massacre.

Remembering the Peace 1919

Inverewe remembers the peace-making of 1919 with willow sculptures, specially selected flower displays and an exhibition.

Looking ahead to Culloden at 300

At number 51 on our 100 Ways list we’re looking ahead to ensure that Culloden is protected from the threat of development.

Smelting moments on Ben Lomond

Volunteers on a recent Trust Thistle Camp learned first-hand just how hard it would have been to make iron in the past.

Consultation to shape Culloden 300

The Trust is looking for your views to protect Culloden for future generations.

Uncovering the story of Glencoe

At number 48 on our 100 Ways list, we’re uncovering the story of Glencoe – carrying out ground-breaking archaeology to find out more about one of Scotland’s most significant historic events.

Great women associated with Trust places

This International Women’s Day, we’ve brought together just some of the stories of inspirational women associated with Trust places.

Canna and Sanday map out the future

The inner Hebridean islands of Canna and Sanday have emerged as world leaders in the application of digital mapping technology.

Raising funds for Burns Cottage

At number 46 on our 100 Ways list is raising funds to repair Burns Cottage – we’re appealing for support to carry out vital works at the Bard’s birthplace.

Hebridean female crofters – in sharp focus

Margaret Fay Shaw’s photographic work demonstrates the life of female Hebridean crofters in South Uist in the 1930s.

Urgent appeal to save Burns Cottage

On the anniversary of Robert Burns’s birthday, 25 January, the Trust is appealing for donations to help protect Burns Cottage before it’s damaged beyond repair.

The life of Mary, Queen of Scots

A summary of the life of one of Scotland’s most fascinating historical figures

A royal visit to Falkland Palace in the spring of 1562

With the release of the new Mary Queen of Scots film this month, we’ve imagined how a royal visit to Falkland Palace, said to be one of Mary’s favourite residences, might have involved the people who worked there.

Putting Scotland on the map

At number 43 on our 100 Ways list is putting Scotland on the map – we’re showcasing Scotland’s world-leading conservation work on an international stage.

Banish boredom at Bannockburn

Blogger Lauren Miller recommends a trip to the Battle of Bannockburn this winter.

Lights, camera, fact-ion

At number 34 in our 100 Ways list is bringing Scotland to the silver screen.

Revealing archaeology

During July, August and September 2018, a post-graduate student from Glasgow University completed a work placement with the National Trust for Scotland’s archaeologists.

Secrets of a Shrine (part 2)

Uncovering the mysteries of a 200-year-old monument to Robert Burns: symbolism in design

Secrets of a Shrine (part 1)

Uncovering the mysteries of a 200-year-old monument to Robert Burns: the origins

Culloden thanks local community this autumn

The National Trust for Scotland team at Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre are showing their appreciation to the local community with a special free entry day for local residents.

Culloden heather used to thatch Leanach Cottage

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