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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.

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.

Life as a costumed guide

We speak to two people at different properties who are part of our costumed team, to find out how they got started and what tales they love to tell.

Raw nature, distilled

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

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.

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

Kevin Rideout describes his experience of being the ranger at St Abb’s Head for nearly a quarter of a century.

Discovering Outlander

Follow in the time-travelling footsteps of the lead characters and visit the locations that inspired the novels and were used in the filming of this historical romance.

Don’t Risk It! – protecting our plants and gardens

Protecting our plants and trees for future generations.

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.

The Hill House celebrates Christmas in style

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

The deep clean

Some of our castles and country houses close to visitors for the winter, so our trained teams get to work cleaning and covering up their priceless collections. And then it’s time for bed ...

From the edge of the world: part 12

This is the final instalment this year from our blog from St Kilda, which has revealed what it’s like to spend a season working here.

The importance of volunteers on Canna

Two volunteer groups came to Canna to help us out with a big clean-up.

From the edge of the world: part 10

Our new blog from St Kilda reveals what it’s like to spend a season working here.

Great bakes from around the Trust

To celebrate Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight (and the return of the Great British Bake Off 2019), try baking these traditional Scottish recipes from our places.

Mairi Sawyer’s chocolate cake

Baking blogger Claire Jessiman revives an Inverewe favourite.

Scottish scones at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

The baker at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum has created some delicious and unconventional scone recipes, inspired by traditional Scottish ingredients. Try baking these at home or pop along to Alloway to see what’s on offer today.

From the edge of the world: part 9

Our blog from St Kilda has a guest writer this week, who shares what it's like to volunteer on the island.

Hidden interior design gems revealed at Holmwood

Holmwood in Cathcart – in the south of Glasgow – reopens to the public this week after a three-month project to re-create the property’s original stencilled paint schemes.

Using tech to protect the Hill House

Sophia Mirashrafi, Digital Project Officer at the Hill House, shares how she’ll use tech to tell its story.

From the edge of the world: part 8

Our new blog from St Kilda reveals what it’s like to spend a season working here.

From the edge of the world: part 3

Our new blog from St Kilda reveals what it’s like to spend a season working here.

From the edge of the world: part 2

Our new blog from St Kilda reveals what it’s like to spend a season working here.