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Hitting the road for the love of Scotland

Find out how our supporters are Striding Out for Scotland this summer.

Simon and Bridget’s Scottish coastal walk to help Save Our Scotland

Find out how our supporters are Striding Out for Scotland this summer.

The Hill House reopening – new booking system

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back to the Hill House from Thursday 13 August. We’ve introduced a pre-booking system to help keep everyone safe.

Online art competition

Get creative and celebrate the very best of Scotland’s stunning scenery.

More of our places are opening again

Some of our gated places, gardens and grounds have now reopened for visits.

New tartans support Save Our Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland and Prickly Thistle have teamed up to create limited edition tartans in support of our Save Our Scotland appeal.

Register now for our virtual AGM

Our AGM is online on 19 September 2020 – register now!

Culloden reopening – new booking system

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back to Culloden visitor centre from Saturday 1 August. We’ve introduced a pre-booking system to help keep everyone safe.

Robert Smail’s Printing Works reopening – new booking system

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back to Smail’s from Saturday 1 August. We’ve introduced a pre-booking system to help keep everyone safe.

Thanks for responding to our SOS

Supporters are giving generously to our Save Our Scotland appeal.

Antiques Roadshow seeks stories for Culzean visit

BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow is coming to Culzean in 2020 and is looking for the public to share their stories.

Thanks for your support – a message from Phil Long

As our gardens and grounds open up once again, new Chief Executive Phil Long thanks you all for supporting our charity.

How lockdown has changed our gardens

Our Head of Heritage Gardening explains how, during the coronavirus epidemic and behind our temporarily closed doors, Trust gardeners have had to focus their activities on the things that truly matter ... and explains why things are going to look different this year.

Culzean Country Park reopening – new booking system

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back to our gardens and country park at Culzean from Monday 6 July. We’ve introduced a pre-booking system to help keep everyone safe.

What to expect when visiting our places this summer

Over the summer we’re looking forward to welcoming you back to as many of our properties as possible after the long lockdown. We want you to enjoy your visit – your safety is our priority.

Our plans for reopening properties

We’re preparing for a staged reopening of properties, in line with Scottish Government guidelines.

Teaching resources on Scotland’s history shared online

Resources are now available on Google Classroom to support online teaching during COVID-19.

Renewed threat to Culloden Conservation Area

We’re opposing a new attempt to develop Treetops Stables, Faebuie, Culloden Moor as a holiday complex.

Maintaining Inveresk Lodge Garden during lockdown

The serene hillside garden and pond in the charming village of Inveresk, near Edinburgh, continues to be maintained by the regional team during the coronavirus pandemic.

Meet the Culloden cows

In the midst of so much change, our animals continue to graze the battlefield – although they must be wondering where all their visitors have gone!

Isle of Canna – a view from the harbour

Managing the harbour on Canna during the coronavirus pandemic and how the island is coping with the isolation.

Rare Gaelic songs to mark the Culloden commemoration

Listen to rare snippets of haunting Gaelic songs inspired by the Jacobite cause, as we prepare to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Culloden on Thursday 16 April.

Culloden Anniversary 2020 – Ceann-bhliadhna Chùl Lodair 2020

As we approach the anniversary on 16 April, we take a look at how people have commemorated the Battle of Culloden over the years.

700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath

Over half of Scots don’t know about the Declaration of Arbroath … but they want to!