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Time to put culture in its rightful place

We’re calling on the Scottish Government to redefine ‘culture’, following research which suggests public attitudes are not reflected in current policy.

The Trust’s starring role in blood-soaked saga Rise of the Clans

BBC Scotland’s new series Rise of the Clans airs for the first time on Monday 3 December, and it has more than one connection to the National Trust for Scotland.

How we’ll save the Hill House

How do you solve a century-old problem? Easy – stop the rain.

Temporary suspension of direct debit payments

This is an update on the issues affecting a small proportion of people during our IT system upgrade.

Major improvements for visitors to Glencoe

The Trust has announced plans to transform the visitor centre at Glencoe, allowing visitors to learn about the world-famous site in a more immersive way.

Celebrating young people in the Highlands

We’re marking the Year of Young People across our Highland places.

Growing the next generation of gardeners

At number 6 in the Trust’s 100 Ways list is a brand new gardening apprentice scheme that’s now open for applications.

Strategy sets out historic plans for Scottish heritage

We’ve launched our most ambitious programme for investment and activity, over the next five years.

Concerns over new threat to Culloden Conservation Zone

The Trust has objected to another proposed development near Culloden.

Conservation bodies ask First Minister to step in on Coul Links decision

A coalition of environmental groups campaigning to save Coul Links has called on the First Minister to step in to save one of Scotland’s last remaining intact dune habitats.

Conservation Principles

Conservation, access, learning and enjoyment have been at the heart of the National Trust for Scotland’s mission since our establishment in 1931.

Scotland’s young people love castles

Young Scots love castles according to new figures just released.

Conservation skills for the future: a meaningful legacy

Charlotte Tomlin on the Bute Icon Internship

The Duke of Buccleuch made a recent official visit to Culross Palace.

The Duke of Buccleuch made a recent official visit to Culross Palace.

First Scottish show for influential 70s designer

Drum Castle’s newest exhibition is Scotland’s first for far-out fashion designer Marian Clayden

Pupils plant wildflowers at Leith Hall

Pupils from 13 Aberdeenshire schools are planting wildflowers, thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

Cycling 350 miles in support of Hill House plans

A dedicated Trust employee has set off on a gruelling 350 mile bike journey to raise funds for our Box the Hill House appeal. 

Homecoming for Harry Benson at Pollok House exhibition

An exhibition celebrating the work of one of the world’s best-known photographers begins this weekend at Pollok House in Glasgow.

Wading into fishing debate

The Trust has called on the country’s fish farming sector to fix its pollution problems before contemplating further expansion.

Scottish stars back our biggest ever campaign

Brian Cox, Gerard Butler, Sir Chris Hoy, Judy Murray, Alex McLeish, Stuart Hogg, Finn Russell, Andrea McLean and Evelyn Glennie all appear in our new film.

‘Scotland is Now’ shows Scotland’s dynamism

Mark Bishop, Director of Customer & Cause for the Trust, gives his take on a new public sector campaign.

Pioneering role for Brodick Castle

Brodick Castle will be the proving ground for a brand new approach to property presentation when it reopens in 2019.

Trust welcomes Chris Packham’s Bioblitz campaign

TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham is coming to the Trust for his Bioblitz campaign this July.

Does the Scottish Government’s cultural strategy lack a sense of place?

On World Heritage Day, the Trust highlights the need for place to be given prominence in the forthcoming Cultural Strategy.