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Stitching time at Weaver’s Cottage

At number 91 in our 100 Ways list are our archaeological studies at Weaver’s Cottage, which have created a tapestry of human life dating back to prehistoric times.

Going underground

At number 87 on our 100 Ways list, we’ve been opening up some of Culzean Castle’s more unusual locations to give visitors an even better insight into its fascinating history.

The archaeology of castles: always changing, always learning

At number 86 on our 100 Ways list, Dr Daniel Rhodes explains how, with the help of volunteers, we’ve been uncovering the secrets hidden below some of our best loved castles, including Kellie Castle and Castle Fraser.

Exploring the beauty of Glencoe

We invited three of Scotland’s top landscape photography instagrammers to celebrate World Photography Day at Glencoe.

Battle of Bannockburn Archaeology Lecture Series: Staffa

The Battle of Bannockburn host lectures on the first Tuesday of every month all year round and this summer we’ve been running an archaeology-themed series.

Culloden and Cantraybridge College partnership provides growing opportunities

At number 79 on our 100 Ways list, we’ve partnered with Cantraybridge College to provide students with the chance to develop their horticultural skills.

Future/Past: old and new pictorial views of Forfar, Part 3

Historical photos of Angus helped pupils at Langlands Primary School, Forfar learn about their town.

Future/Past: old and new pictorial views of Forfar, Part 2

Historical photos of Angus helped pupils at Langlands Primary School, Forfar learn about their town.

Future/Past: old and new pictorial views of Forfar, Part 1

Historical photos of Angus helped pupils at Langlands Primary School, Forfar learn about their town.

Stories, songs and starlings

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the death of Margaret Fay Shaw’s friend Pèigi Macrae of South Uist.

Digging up evidence of a forgotten battle

At number 61 on our 100 Ways list is carrying out archaeology to learn more about the Battle of Glenshiel, 300 years on.

300-year-old musket ball and mortar shell discovered from the Battle of Glenshiel

Archaeologists have found the first historic remains of the 1719 battle.

Opening the door to the past at Craigievar Castle

Number 56 in our 100 ways list is our work to open the door to the past at Craigievar Castle.

Uncover the secrets of Glencoe this weekend

Calling all history and archaeology enthusiasts to take part in an exciting dig exposing a site from the Glencoe Massacre.

Remembering the Peace 1919

Inverewe remembers the peace-making of 1919 with willow sculptures, specially selected flower displays and an exhibition.

Looking ahead to Culloden at 300

At number 51 on our 100 Ways list we’re looking ahead to ensure that Culloden is protected from the threat of development.

Smelting moments on Ben Lomond

Volunteers on a recent Trust Thistle Camp learned first-hand just how hard it would have been to make iron in the past.

Consultation to shape Culloden 300

The Trust is looking for your views to protect Culloden for future generations.

Uncovering the story of Glencoe

At number 48 on our 100 Ways list, we’re uncovering the story of Glencoe – carrying out ground-breaking archaeology to find out more about one of Scotland’s most significant historic events.

Great women associated with Trust places

This International Women’s Day, we’ve brought together just some of the stories of inspirational women associated with Trust places.

Canna and Sanday map out the future

The inner Hebridean islands of Canna and Sanday have emerged as world leaders in the application of digital mapping technology.

Raising funds for Burns Cottage

At number 46 on our 100 Ways list is raising funds to repair Burns Cottage – we’re appealing for support to carry out vital works at the Bard’s birthplace.

Hebridean female crofters – in sharp focus

Margaret Fay Shaw’s photographic work demonstrates the life of female Hebridean crofters in South Uist in the 1930s.

Urgent appeal to save Burns Cottage

On the anniversary of Robert Burns’s birthday, 25 January, the Trust is appealing for donations to help protect Burns Cottage before it’s damaged beyond repair.