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Exploring the depths of Inverewe’s underwater garden

The underwater world around Inverewe Garden is just as interesting and remarkable as the above-water garden. A new exhibition in the Summerhouse tells us more.

It’s in our nature

We’re delighted to announce that Naked Wines has partnered with us to support the vital conservation work at our NNRs in 2021.

A heritage response to a contemporary pathogen

How the team at Arduaine are tackling the complex felling operations of removing almost 900 trees in this beautiful west coast garden.

The insect life of Creag an Lochain

At Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve, Creag an Lochain has an outstanding flora which supports an abundance of insect life.

Your donations at work

Take a look at how your donations are helping us protect Scotland’s heritage.

Crarae Garden versus the forces of water

Discover how water and climate change are shaping Crarae Garden.

Brodie’s blooming marvellous springtime display

Brodie Castle’s daffodils are bursting into bloom all around the estate. Here’s the story behind the green-fingered Scottish soldier who left a global legacy that’s still enjoyed by so many today.

A landscape of hope

We celebrate the regeneration of the landscape at Mar Lodge Estate in a new book.

Small but significant – saving the narrow-headed ant

Find out what we’re doing at Mar Lodge Estate to save the quirky and rare narrow-headed ant.

Wildlife spotter’s guide: Threave Garden & Estate

Threave’s wonderful garden and wider estate are a haven for wildlife all year round. The nature reserve is one of Scotland’s most biodiverse and includes a Special Protection Area for breeding waders and wintering wildfowl.

Wildlife spotter’s guide: Rockcliffe

​This attractive stretch of coastline is a National Scenic Area and includes a mosaic of different habitats​. An island bird sanctuary, wildflower meadows, rocky seashore and woodland create a home for a wide variety of wildlife.

Replanting apple trees at the Hill House

Gardener Gavin Smith has been hard at work replanting the orchard in the top garden.

A battle for survival on Culloden Moor

This spring, there is a battle for survival taking place on Culloden Moor – not the story of the Jacobites this time, but our beautiful skylarks.

New meadow planting is a sensory delight at Brodie Castle

Increasing the biodiversity of the Brodie estate, while adding colour and scent, is all part of the plan behind the ongoing meadow planting.

Relaxing Trust landscapes

Listen to a relaxing description of three beautiful landscape paintings in our care.

From tree to table at Brodie Castle

Rewilding, regenerating and recycling are all part of the planned 10-year forestry programme at Brodie Castle.

Wildlife spotter’s guide: Culzean Country Park

From gardens and woodland, to ponds and the seashore, the rich diversity of habitats at Culzean support a wide range of animal and plant life.

Exploring winter woodlands

Rob Dewar explores the seasonal delights of walking in woodlands at several Trust places.

Bees and Ben Lawers

Exciting new records have been made of solitary bee species using the recently restored mountain woodlands at Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve.

Wildlife spotter’s guide: Falls of Glomach

This remote Highland landscape is home to one of the highest waterfalls in Britain. The peatlands above the falls, including lochs and a river, as well as the amazing gorge welcome a wide variety of wildlife.

Project Wipeout: controlling invasive plants

Over the last 6 months, the Trust has been making good progress on our plan to wipe out invasive plants at some of our places.

Scotland’s most famous glen to receive funding to improve visitor experience

If you love Glencoe and Glen Etive, you’ll be pleased to hear that a project which aims to empower tourists to explore the Glens responsibly is set to receive vital funding to help balance the needs of visitors, local people and the landscape.

First signs of spring at Brodie Castle

The famous Brodie daffodils are beginning to poke their green shoots through the snow, showing that spring is well and truly on its way.

Restoration of the topiary yew hedges at Crathes Castle

A new phase of restoration is starting soon on these ancient, iconic hedges.