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Teaching resources on Scotland’s history shared online

Resources are now available on Google Classroom to support online teaching during COVID-19.

Renewed threat to Culloden Conservation Area

We’re opposing a new attempt to develop Treetops Stables, Faebuie, Culloden Moor as a holiday complex.

Maintaining Inveresk Lodge Garden during lockdown

The serene hillside garden and pond in the charming village of Inveresk, near Edinburgh, continues to be maintained by the regional team during the coronavirus pandemic.

Meet the Culloden cows

In the midst of so much change, our animals continue to graze the battlefield – although they must be wondering where all their visitors have gone!

Isle of Canna – a view from the harbour

Managing the harbour on Canna during the coronavirus pandemic and how the island is coping with the isolation.

Rare Gaelic songs to mark the Culloden commemoration

Listen to rare snippets of haunting Gaelic songs inspired by the Jacobite cause, as we prepare to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Culloden on Thursday 16 April.

Culloden Anniversary 2020 – Ceann-bhliadhna Chùl Lodair 2020

As we approach the anniversary on 16 April, we take a look at how people have commemorated the Battle of Culloden over the years.

700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath

Over half of Scots don’t know about the Declaration of Arbroath … but they want to!

Raw nature, distilled

Find out how gin is helping to conserve the Caledonian pinewoods at Mar Lodge Estate.

Bringing the banyan to the V&A

A gentleman’s early 18th-century nightgown from Newhailes, known as a banyan, features in an exhibition ‘Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk’ at the V&A in London.

Overcoming barriers to experiencing Scotland’s culture

Ahead of the Scottish Government’s first Culture Strategy for 20 years, we’ve published new public opinion research on current cultural activity in Scotland, and the barriers to its development.

Building history with Glencoe turf house

Thistle Campers will help build a replica turf house in Glencoe this summer.

Wrestler pays special visit to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

On a rare visit home from the United States, WWE superstar and local hero, Drew McIntyre, enjoyed a visit to Alloway ahead of Burns Night.

Trust offers free entry across Scotland

National Lottery-funded attractions say #ThanksToYou for 25 years of support with free entry.

Top 8 Harry Potter Christmas gifts

Our Harry Potter range features unique products inspired by the books and films.

Trustee election results

The results of the Trustee elections were announced at the Trust’s 2019 Annual General Meeting which was held in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 21 September.

Getting accredited

At number 80 on our 100 Ways list, we’re celebrating the Hill House receiving museum accreditation.

Tick talk

Helpful hints and tips on avoiding Lyme disease – an infectious disease spread by ticks.

Lottery funding for Mar Lodge Estate

Planning starts on People’s Postcode Lottery project at Mar Lodge

Lighting up our mountain peaks

160 participants took part in a mountain fire climb as the Trust announced its £1.9 million footpath programme.

Taking a ‘Big Stroll’ for the love of Scotland

Actor Craig McGinlay and Miss Scotland contender, Rachel Flynn, are to take on the ‘Big Stroll’ at this year’s Glasgow Kiltwalk on Sunday (28 April 2019), in aid of the Trust.

Launching Scotland’s Landscape Alliance

Over 60 national organisations gathered on Thursday 25 April to launch Scotland’s Landscape Alliance, which aims to ensure that Scotland cares for, improves and benefits from its landscapes.

Four Trust places win prestigious Travel Trade Award

We’re delighted that four of our places – Crathes Castle, Brodie Castle, Inverewe and Culloden – have won an Award of Excellence based on customer feedback.

Trust in final fit out for Gateway to Glencoe

The Trust is busy putting the final touches in place as it completes a major refurbishment of its Glencoe Visitor Centre.