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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.

An eggs-cellent use of our Easter egg mountain

When the coronavirus pandemic cancelled our Easter egg hunts, we needed to find homes for 38,000 chocolate treats.

A guide to exploring Glasgow tenements

How many of these features can you find in your tenement flat?

Through the eyes of: a diver, photographer and volunteer

There’s not much that Jack Laws doesn’t know about St Abb’s Head, above and below the waves.

From quiet homes and first beginnings

Archivist Fiona Mackenzie describes her first five years on the Isle of Canna.

Preston Mill goes for a whirl

Vital lockdown work at Preston Mill keeps Scotland’s heritage alive.

Delving into the archives at J M Barrie’s Birthplace

Here we highlight some of our archive collection relating to J M Barrie, creator of Peter Pan.

Looking after Scotland under lockdown

Our properties may not have been open to visitors, but the National Trust for Scotland’s vital work has continued through the coronavirus crisis.

St Kilda – the last summer

Folklorist Margaret Fay Shaw’s description and images of her visit to St Kilda, just before the evacuation of its inhabitants in 1930.

Margaret Fay Shaw’s diary of 1920/21

An American student in Scotland: Part 2 of Margaret Fay Shaw’s reflections on a year at school in Helensburgh in the 1920s.

Trust confirms emergency measures

Our charity is taking emergency action in response to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

Blooming gorgeous: purple milk-vetch

This little plant brings a splash of summer colour and is an important food plant for many insects.

90th anniversary of the evacuation of St Kilda

Sunday 10 May 2020 marks the 90th anniversary of the beginning of the end for the inhabitants of the remote Scottish archipelago of St Kilda.

Re-creating a Glencoe turf house – the story so far

We’ve made a great start on our Glencoe turf house project.

A glimpse into the life of J M Barrie

In the first of two stories, we take a look at the life and works of J M Barrie, creator of Peter Pan, to mark the 160th anniversary of his birth on 9 May.

Pollok House: an auxiliary hospital during WWI

On the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we look to an earlier war and how one particular Trust property helped in the war effort.

Postcards for Peace

Miss Agnes Toward’s collection of postcards is one she treasured. Here, we take a look at her Postcards for Peace.

Catch us on the big screen!

Enjoy some of our amazing National Trust for Scotland places from the comfort of your own home.

A virtual walk around Canna House Garden

See and hear springtime in Canna House Garden with Archivist Fiona Mackenzie

An island odyssey

In these challenging times when we are unable to visit the very special places that are in the care of the Trust, one of our Trustees recalls a uniquely memorable five days in June 2018.

The creation of the woodland garden at Brodick Castle

The plant collection at Brodick Castle has long been held in high regard by horticulturalists and enthusiasts from around the world. Discover how the woodland garden was established a century ago.

Creature feature: kittiwake

The defining sound of a seabird colony, kittiwakes loudly announce their presence from their precarious cliff-side nests.