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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.

Haddo Madonna

Over the next 12 months we will share behind-the-scenes insights on the progress of our research on this painting, which we hope may be by the Renaissance artist Raphael.

The learning programme at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Information about the learning programme and facilities available at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum.

First sighting of special moth in over 20 years at Inverewe

Inverewe Garden are welcoming a very special visitor for the first time in over 20 years.

Hill House shines in fashion images

The Hill House in Helensburgh provided the backdrop to a stunning shoot by acclaimed Scottish designer Christopher Kane.

First gannet chick hatched at St Abb’s Head

Read about the first gannet chick ever recorded at St Abb’s Head NNR

Have you got the key to Scotland’s treasures?

The staff at the National Trust for Scotland’s Culross Palace have got the key to the treasures of Scotland this summer and are sharing it with visitors, as part of a fun summer campaign.

Secrets of the Royal Mile

An Insider’s Guide to creating a map of the Edinburgh Festivals

A summer of adventure at Isle Be Wild

Children of all ages can now take part in an unforgettable experience at Brodick Castle

Smugglers of Culzean

Learn about the smuggling that took place in the caves below Culzean Castle during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Into the Wild Woodland

Experience our brand-new Wild Woodland adventure play area at Culzean Castle & Country Park.

Families go wild for new Brodick play experience

A fantastic new play experience for younger visitors to Brodick Castle and Country Park opens on 1 July, as the summer holidays begin.

Exploring Culzean Castle: The Life of Scipio Kennedy (Part 3)

Continue the story of Scipio Kennedy and his journey to Culzean Castle (Part 3 – Scipio’s role and literacy)

'The Philosopher and his Pupils' travels to Edinburgh

Brodie Castle’s Van der Vliet painting is part of the Beyond Caravaggio exhibition at the National Galleries of Scotland.

Conservation volunteers protecting spectacular scenery

The Trust’s Conservation Volunteer Groups will be hard at work protecting Scotland’s spectacular scenery this summer.

Warm and fuzzy welcome at Crathes Castle

Visitors to Crathes Castle will have a colourful arrival, thanks to some creative yarn-bombers who visited over the weekend.

Homecoming for historic map

A chimney map dating from the 17th century has returned home to Castle Fraser.

Exploring Culzean Castle: The Life of Scipio Kennedy (Part 2)

The story of Scipio Kennedy and his journey to Culzean Castle – The Middle Passage and slave-naming traditions

National Trust for Scotland welcomes decisive Scottish Government action on raptor persecution

Read about Scottish Government action on raptor persecution.

Exploring Culzean Castle: The Life of Scipio Kennedy (Part 1)

Read the next chapter in a series of posts about Culzean Castle’s history and the life of Scipio Kennedy.

Angus Folk Museum closed

The museum is permanently closed due to structural issues.