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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.

Going back to the Greek

At number 60 on our 100 Ways list, we’re restoring the unique interiors at Holmwood and sharing our progress with the public.

From the edge of the world: part 1

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

Trust counts on puffins’ welfare

We’ve just completed our first-ever bird count on the Inner Hebridean island of Staffa.

Opening the door at Craigievar Castle

Will you walk through the door and experience the wonder of Craigievar?

An update on Preston Mill

Thanks to the donations given through our recent crowdfunder appeal, work has begun to get Preston Mill’s water wheel turning again.

Introducing the Trust’s Honorary Archives Advisor

We’re delighted to welcome the Trust’s new Honorary Archives Advisor, Dr Alison Rosie of the National Register of Archives for Scotland.

Matchmaking: when collections met photography

The National Trust for Scotland’s Collections Information Officer keeps the information we hold about our collections and objects as accurate and usable as possible.

Hill of Tarvit picture bills and receipts

This is the brief story of a small collection of archives relating to the Sharp family at Hill of Tarvit.

Beneath the bricks

Number 52 in our 100 Ways list is using technology to understand our conservation questions.

Water runs deep at the Hill House

Newly released images show the extent of water damage at the Hill House.

Keeping the wheels turning

At number 49 on our 100 Ways list is raising funds to repair Preston Mill, East Linton.

Mothbusting at Newhailes

At number 47 on our 100 Ways list, we’re putting Newhailes’ precious collections in the deep freeze to stop the moths.

Can I touch that?

Revealing the significance of objects in the Trust’s collections helps make them more accessible.

Who you gonna call? Mothbusters!

Mothbusters have been called in to halt Newhailes’ bothersome bug problem.

Janus – the god of January – looks at Project Reveal’s progress

Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings, looks forwards and backwards. Here we do that for Project Reveal.

Haggis & cheese scones

If you can’t pop into the RBBM Café to try our haggis & cheese scones, you can make them at home.

Work begins to build the Hill House Box

We’ve reached a major milestone in our effort to save Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s iconic building, as steel beams have been craned into place.

Scenery’s supporting role for Mary Queen of Scots

Scotland’s most famous glen features in the new Mary Queen of Scots film.

Photographing the unseen

In Kellie Castle, the Dining Room walls are covered by wooden painted panels. On some we can see traces of earlier decoration, before they were repainted. This article explains how we photographed these original drawings.

It’s time for the winter deep clean

Every winter deep cleans take place across the Trust, and Kellie Castle is now in the final year of its 5-year deep clean cycle.

Nothing revealing to say

Mark Bishop, Director of Customer & Cause at the Trust, recently got to experience at first hand the work of Project Reveal.

Hill House Box ready for construction

Mackintosh’s Hill House is now wintered and ready for construction of the Box to start this month.