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1 Sep 2021

Wildlife spotter’s guide: Crathes Castle Estate

At Crathes Castle there are great nature trails and even better wildlife! The large estate covers a varied landscape, with woodland, rolling fields, formal gardens and ponds.

1 Sep 2021

The golden eagle – the true bird

Join our Highlands ranger for a closer look at these impressive birds, whose beauty is perfectly complemented by the landscapes in which they live.

31 Aug 2021

My favourite Trust trees

Join Trust ranger Roddy for a look at his favourite trees from across the North East of Scotland, as he explores our deep connection with them.

31 Aug 2021

From the edge of the world 2021 – part 3

Join our Seabird and Marine Ranger on St Kilda for a look at some of his seasonal highlights so far.

30 Aug 2021

The Great Eight at Falkland Palace & Garden

Naomi Webster, Visitor Services Supervisor at Falkland Palace & Garden, tells us about some of the things she loves at this place.

30 Aug 2021

A day in the life of the ... Isle of Canna Harbourmaster

We meet Donald Mackenzie, the harbourmaster on the island of Canna in the Hebrides, who shares an insight into this unique job within the Trust.

26 Aug 2021

Mary and Anne – powerful Stuart queens

Mary and Anne, the two surviving daughters of James VII & II and his first wife Anne Hyde, were powerful Stuarts whose reigns are of great significance to Jacobite history.

25 Aug 2021

Planting for the planet

Cutting-edge materials combine with age-old techniques as our gardeners lead the way on sustainable practices that will keep our grounds and landscapes thriving.

24 Aug 2021

Wasps – a picnic ruined

Join Trust ranger Roddy to take a look at why wasps often have a bad reputation, especially towards the end of summer.