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The writing is on the wall

At Barry Mill volunteers are working to protect historical woodwork from insect damage.

Box build begins at Hill House

The pioneering project to protect Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Hill House is underway.

Fabulous, festive and free Christmas events

There are loads of fantastic free Christmas events taking place with the National Trust for Scotland this festive season.

Open for winter

Winter need not be the stay-at-home season. Make the most of the shorter days with our helpful guide to what’s open this winter.

Secrets of a Shrine (part 3)

Uncovering the mysteries of a 200-year-old monument to Robert Burns: conservation in action

Festive family fun this Christmas

From Christmas markets and Santa’s Grotto to magical storytelling and carol concerts, there’s something for everyone this festive season!

The secret life of cows

Explore Margaret Fay Shaw’s photographs of cows and discover the many ways they featured in Hebridean culture and folklore.

Through thick and thin: interpreting Tam o’ Shanter in Alloway

Discover how RBBM celebrates the story of Burns’s greatest poem.

Around the world in 100 years

We leave the Hebrides and explore images from Margaret Fay Shaw’s (1903–2004) travels across the globe.

A tale of five sisters

A photograph taken by Margaret Fay Shaw in 1937 led us to a strange destination, and an even stranger story.

Spooky stories

Staff from across the Trust tell us about eerie encounters with ghosts at their properties.

Famous film & TV locations

Explore the famous filming locations of international TV series and Hollywood feature films.

5 reasons to book a trip to Arran – now!

Travel writer Robin McKelvie describes his family’s latest trip to Arran, and their love of Brodick.

The spirit of Inverewe captured in poetry

A poetry book launched this week is a collection of shared memories of a garden on the edge – and a continued welcoming tradition.

Neil Oliver’s new discoveries at Glencoe

To mark Scottish Archaeology Month, we asked our President, Neil Oliver, to travel to Glencoe to hear more about our latest archaeological discoveries there.

KT Tunstall shares her love of Scotland

Scotland’s very own singer-songwriter took time out from her mini-tour to tell us what she loves about her home country.

46 Munros to bag

Discover and conquer the Trust’s 46 Munros at 6 of our countryside places, and enjoy unforgettable experiences.

7 amazing autumn walks

Looking for an adventure? Here are 7 amazing autumn walks to enjoy.

Time for reflection in gardens of Brodick Castle

Explore our new silver-themed garden in the grounds of Brodick Castle.

Lighting up our summits

At number 19 in our 100 Ways list is our Torchlight Challenge at Ben Lawers, Ben Lomond and Goatfell.

The Colin Donald Environmental Law Award 2018

At the National Trust for Scotland’s AGM on 1 September, we announced the winner and runner-up of this year’s Colin Donald Environmental Law Award.

New life for Newhailes

At number 17 on our 100 Ways list is our plan to revitalise the estate at Newhailes in Musselburgh.

Trust takes its turn at ‘doing the stair’

We’ve just completed the repair and restoration of the close area of one of Glasgow’s oldest tenement buildings.

Being good neighbours at Buccleuch Street

Number 16 on our 100 Ways list is taking our turn at ‘doing the stair’ at Buccleuch Street.