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700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath

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

Raw nature, distilled

Find out how gin is helping to conserve the Caledonian pinewoods at Mar Lodge Estate.

Bringing the banyan to the V&A

A gentleman’s early 18th-century nightgown from Newhailes, known as a banyan, features in an exhibition ‘Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk’ at the V&A in London.

Overcoming barriers to experiencing Scotland’s culture

Ahead of the Scottish Government’s first Culture Strategy for 20 years, we’ve published new public opinion research on current cultural activity in Scotland, and the barriers to its development.

Building history with Glencoe turf house

Thistle Campers will help build a replica turf house in Glencoe this summer.

Wrestler pays special visit to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

On a rare visit home from the United States, WWE superstar and local hero, Drew McIntyre, enjoyed a visit to Alloway ahead of Burns Night.

Trust offers free entry across Scotland

National Lottery-funded attractions say #ThanksToYou for 25 years of support with free entry.

Top 8 Harry Potter Christmas gifts

Our Harry Potter range features unique products inspired by the books and films.

Trustee election results

The results of the Trustee elections were announced at the Trust’s 2019 Annual General Meeting which was held in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 21 September.

Getting accredited

At number 80 on our 100 Ways list, we’re celebrating the Hill House receiving museum accreditation.

Tick talk

Helpful hints and tips on avoiding Lyme disease – an infectious disease spread by ticks.

Lottery funding for Mar Lodge Estate

Planning starts on People’s Postcode Lottery project at Mar Lodge

Lighting up our mountain peaks

160 participants took part in a mountain fire climb as the Trust announced its £1.9 million footpath programme.

Taking a ‘Big Stroll’ for the love of Scotland

Actor Craig McGinlay and Miss Scotland contender, Rachel Flynn, are to take on the ‘Big Stroll’ at this year’s Glasgow Kiltwalk on Sunday (28 April 2019), in aid of the Trust.

Launching Scotland’s Landscape Alliance

Over 60 national organisations gathered on Thursday 25 April to launch Scotland’s Landscape Alliance, which aims to ensure that Scotland cares for, improves and benefits from its landscapes.

Four Trust places win prestigious Travel Trade Award

We’re delighted that four of our places – Crathes Castle, Brodie Castle, Inverewe and Culloden – have won an Award of Excellence based on customer feedback.

Trust in final fit out for Gateway to Glencoe

The Trust is busy putting the final touches in place as it completes a major refurbishment of its Glencoe Visitor Centre.

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.

Putting culture in its rightful place

At number 38 on our 100 Ways list is putting culture in its rightful place.

Investing in our Volunteers

At number 37 on our 100 Ways list, we’re delighted that we’ve been re-accredited as an organisation that values its volunteers and invests in their management.

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.