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St Abb’s Head through the seasons: spring

Enjoy a stunning gallery of spring wildlife, captured by award-winning nature photographer Laurie Campbell, at St Abb’s Head National Nature Reserve.

700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath

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

Upcycling with the Lorimers

Whilst you’re spending lots of time at home at the moment, perhaps you could take some inspiration from the very creative Mary Lorimer at Kellie Castle. Take a look at our gallery for some home improvement ideas.

It’s in the bag!

The Trust’s shop at the Hill House wins a UK cultural enterprise award, beating the Science Museum and the Globe Theatre.

Keeping a distance in the past

This short article looks at a topical issue and views it from the perspective of the past.

Through the eyes of: the third (and present!) Trust ranger at St Abb’s Head

Liza Cole gives you a snapshot of what life is like for a Senior Ranger at St Abb’s Head NNR.

Out and about at Threave

Niall Jootun tells us about his time volunteering at Threave Garden & Estate.

Meeting Drew McIntyre

Local hero and WWE wrestling superstar Drew McIntyre returned to Ayrshire to visit Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, strengthening his connection with the Bard and his pride in Scotland’s history.

Container gardening

Container gardening is for everyone, whether you have a large garden or a small balcony.

Raw nature, distilled

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

10 coastal spots

Be inspired by 10 of the top coastal places in Scotland.

Blooming gorgeous: primrose

Primroses add a splash of colour to the woodland around the Mire Loch and the sea braes after a dull winter.

House party weddings with the National Trust for Scotland

If you’re planning a weekend wedding celebration in an elegant country house or grand castle then check out our fabulous venues.

Rebuilding bridges across our landscapes

Find out about our work to care for some of the most remote bridges in Scotland.

Exploring the deep

The Isle of Canna has recently completed a high-tech bathymetric survey of the harbour.

Solas event week on Canna – call for papers

*Postponed until spring 2021*. The Margaret Fay Shaw ‘Solas’ DVD launch will inspire a week-long event on Canna.

Autism-friendly tours at the Battle of Bannockburn

We’re introducing our first-ever autism-friendly slots of the 3D Experience at the Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre.

Rustic barns with lots of charm – expect the unexpected with our wedding venues!

Ideal for traditional and non-traditional weddings alike, the National Trust for Scotland has charming and versatile spaces that provide a truly blank canvas, inviting you to create your own dream wedding.

The Loch Ness Marathon

Take part in one of the most scenic marathons in the world and help us to protect Scotland’s natural and built heritage.

Snowdrops at Branklyn

Discover the full range of snowdrops to see at Branklyn Garden this winter.

Scottish Snowdrop Festival

Find out about one of the first signs of spring during the Scottish Snowdrop Festival.

Through the eyes of: St Abb’s Head’s first Trust ranger

In 2020 we’re running a series of blogs from people associated with St Abb’s Head NNR. To begin, Stephen Warman describes his experience as the first Trust ranger there.

Scottish food traditions

With our rich rivers and seas, and fertile fields, Scotland has been blessed with great produce. And while some of our culinary traditions date back thousands of years, other Scottish food and drink trends are just getting started ...

The Hill House celebrates Christmas in style

We’re opening up this beautiful home over the festive period for the first time.