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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.

Here comes the Dun: work starts on major project

Work has begun at House of Dun, near Montrose, on creating a heritage park that will tell the stories of the Angus landscape and its people.

Make your own miniature nature reserve

Have some fun with your family, or on your own, by creating your own mini nature reserve!

Princess Marie of Baden (1817–88)

Join Regional Curator Sarah Beattie for the latest post looking at the lives of the Hamilton family and the impact they had on the building, collections and interiors at Brodick Castle.

Objection to planning application adjacent to the Pineapple

We have lodged a formal objection to plans for 82 houses and a ‘visitor centre’ adjacent to the Pineapple, Hill of Airth.

Emily & Isla’s guide to family hillwalking fun

Our Glencoe experts tell us how to get everyone in the family out hillwalking.

Meet the Makers: Bill and Claudia from Small and Small

The Trust’s Meet the Maker series is proudly sponsored by Naked Wines, where the world’s best independent winemakers make their best wines. Here we meet meet a husband and wife winemaking team supported by Naked Wines’ Angels.

Most of our places will be open this spring

​Here’s our quick guide to which of our places are open, and those which will be reopening very soon!

Time stands still

How do you preserve a masterpiece of time? Find out more about the evolution of the longcase clock, one of the most complex machines before the 19th century.

Top 10 tips for visiting our countryside places

Our countryside teams across Scotland have come up with their top 10 tips to help you make the most of the time you spend in the great outdoors.

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.

An eventful honeymoon: Lord and Lady Aberdeen of Haddo House

As part of our Facing Our Past project, we take a look at Lord and Lady Aberdeen and their links to Egypt.

Players’ support tops £1.3M

Support for Scotland’s heritage from players of the People’s Postcode Lottery has exceeded £1.3 million.

Brodie’s blooming marvellous springtime display

Brodie Castle’s daffodils are bursting into bloom all around the estate. Here’s the story behind the green-fingered Scottish soldier who left a global legacy that’s still enjoyed by so many today.

Made of Pittsburgh steel – Margaret Fay Shaw’s Pennsylvanian roots

Explore the history of Margaret Fay Shaw, who was born in Pittsburgh in the USA but became a Hebridean folklore heroine.

An update on the re-opening of our properties

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back to our properties and holiday accommodation as soon as we can.

Culloden 275

Find out about our plans to mark the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Culloden with a series of online events.

A landscape of hope

We celebrate the regeneration of the landscape at Mar Lodge Estate in a new book.

Small but significant – saving the narrow-headed ant

Find out what we’re doing at Mar Lodge Estate to save the quirky and rare narrow-headed ant.