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Jackie Bird and John Reid look at a Roman helmet and other artefacts in a glass case in a museum.
1 Mar 2024

Love Scotland podcast – highlights

Production is underway on the next full series of the award-winning Love Scotland podcast, but in the meantime we’re diving into the archives to highlight five of our top episodes.

A composite image of 5 photos of perennial plants in full bloom.
23 Feb 2024

The PLANTS project: top 5 perennial plants

The PLANTS Project Manager picks 5 perennial plants that are most commonly found across National Trust for Scotland gardens.

Falkland Palace in autumn, with a large tree in front, its leaves on the ground.
7 Feb 2024

Behind the scenes in winter: Falkland Palace

Here is the third in our series of short films this winter that give a snapshot of the conservation work taking place all year round.

5 Feb 2024

Meet the Makers: Paul from Glencairn Crystal

The Trust is proud to support talented makers and craftspeople from across Scotland. Discover the stories behind the makers of some of our products.

2 Feb 2024

Caring for industrial collections, part 3: historical soundscapes

In the third of a four-part series, we look at the care, expertise and challenges involved in maintaining the functionality of dynamic objects within our interiors. 

A group of children look at a Easter trail clue attached to a tree in a woodland.
1 Feb 2024

Exciting new partnership with Moo Free

We’re delighted to announce we’re working with a new partner for our Easter Egg Trails this year, making them accessible to even more children.

Pink castle next to a tree, surrounded by heras fencing and scaffolding to the right
24 Jan 2024

Fairytale castle is pink again!

An update on our conservation project at Craigievar Castle, said to have inspired Walt Disney.

A view of Culzean Castle on top of the cliffs, seen from the sea. It is a sunny day and the castle and cliffs are reflected in the calm blue water.
24 Jan 2024

On location with The Buccaneers

Let your favourite films and TV shows inspire your next great day out!

Geese fly in formation over wetland in Threave Nature Reserve in late autumn. The woodland has an orange glow.
10 Jan 2024

Behind the scenes in winter: Threave Nature Reserve

Enjoy the second in our series of winter films that give a snapshot of the work that goes on at our places over winter.