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Threave Gardening Show returns

Threave Gardening Show is back for 2021 with a new approach, from Friday 4 to Sunday 6 June.

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.

William Douglas-Hamilton (1845–95), 12th Duke of Hamilton

In her penultimate blog of the series exploring the lives of the Hamilton family at Brodick Castle, Curator Sarah Beattie takes a look at William, 12th Duke of Hamilton.

Facing Our Past: Leith Hall’s Tale of Two Duels

As part of a blog series for our Facing Our Past project, we take a look at the Leith family and their links to the Caribbean island of St Vincent.

Brilliant volunteers at Threave

Working with volunteers is very rewarding, and it’s a fantastic way to meet a diverse range of people.

A day in the life of a ... Visitor Services Supervisor

We meet Taylah Egbers from the Hill House for a behind-the-scenes glance at the important role she plays in caring for our special places.

The Hill House café

Our café is a warm and welcoming space in the recently constructed Box, offering a range of delicious sweet and savoury products seven days a week.

Bride and joy!

One for Downton Abbey fans, Antonia (Curator for Edinburgh & East) explains how these newlyweds connect Newhailes and the ‘real’ Downton.

The National Trust for Scotland’s St Kilda archives

Archivist Ian Riches gives a flavour of just some of the hundreds of documents and photos we look after relating to St Kilda.

Making a difference – our proposals for Scotland 2021–26

Read the National Trust for Scotland’s manifesto for the upcoming elections for the Scottish Parliament.

I remember that he remembered: family history stories from Culloden

We are sharing some stories about Culloden that have been unearthed by some of our supporters from around the world.

The Great Eight at Culloden

Raoul Curtis-Machin, Operations Manager at Culloden, tells us about some of his favourite things to look for at the property.

Kegs, cases and jars: a moving tale

Once distilled, whisky had to be moved or stored. There was a marked difference in this process between the legal and illicit trade.

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.

Trust gardens – from the ground up

We take expert care of many of Scotland’s most beautiful and important gardens so the whole nation can enjoy them.

275th anniversary of the Battle of Culloden – films

A chance to watch the four films created for our online event commemorating the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Culloden.

Call on politicians to protect battlefields

Our election manifesto includes proposals to better protect battlefields.

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.

Glencoe creel house construction underway

Traditional building brings 17th-century Glencoe to life.

Trust pays tribute to Duke of Edinburgh

We are saddened to hear of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh.

Interview with a Garden Apprentice

Find out more about our Garden Apprenticeship programme and the incredible benefits it brings to the Trust.

Tell us your whisky stories

We’ve launched a public appeal for stories related to whisky production in the 18th and 19th centuries to help uncover Scotland’s illicit whisky past.