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17 Oct 2021

The psychology of the Highland Charge

The Highland Charge was a battlefield tactic synonymous with the Jacobites, which was used to great effect against the Government armies.

Love Scotland podcasts

Hosted by former BBC Reporting Scotland anchor Jackie Bird, each episode tells some of the thrilling stories behind the Trust’s people and places, showcasing how everything we do is for the love of Scotland.

14 Oct 2021

From the edge of the world 2021 – part 5

Join our archaeologist for a wonderfully evocative look at some of her highlights from the 2021 season on St Kilda as well as the necessary preparation work for winter.

12 Oct 2021

Digging beyond the design

How archaeology has played a vital part in helping us to better understand the garden and designed landscape at Culzean.

7 Oct 2021

A private poet: Literary Pastimes of Early Life

This National Poetry Day, join us as we explore the literary works of the Blackie family, within the collection at the Hill House.

6 Oct 2021

Dig discovers footprint of old The Glenlivet distillery

Find out what we uncovered at our archaeological dig on the original site of a distillery in Speyside.

6 Oct 2021

Facing Our Past: the difficult history of mahogany

As part of a blog series for our Facing Our Past project, we take a look at the links between transatlantic slavery, Caribbean deforestation and British cabinet making.

23 Sep 2021

In his own hand: a unique insight into Bonnie Prince Charlie

Two important letters, allowing us a unique insight into Prince Charles Edward Stuart’s thoughts at the time of writing, are now on display at Culloden Visitor Centre.

3 Sep 2021

Our Glencoe turf house is taking shape

See how our replica 17th-century turf house build at Glencoe is going.