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Best for Brekkie!

Get creative in the kitchen with these tasty deer pancakes for the whole family!

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Decision protects one of Scotland’s last remaining dune habitats.

Autism-friendly tours at the Battle of Bannockburn

We’re introducing our first-ever autism-friendly slots of the 3D Experience at the Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre.

Through the eyes of: the second Trust ranger at St Abb’s Head

Kevin Rideout describes his experience of being the ranger at St Abb’s Head for nearly a quarter of a century.

Gossiping at Kellie

Known in Fife as ‘gossip chairs’ these small seats were a favourite with the architect Robert Lorimer. This example from the 1890s was gifted to Kellie Castle in January 2020.

Scraps of the past – Violet Brodie’s photo albums: Part II

Follow in the footsteps of Violet Brodie by exploring her scrapbook photo albums.

Discovering Outlander

Follow in the time-travelling footsteps of the lead characters and visit the locations that inspired the novels and were used in the filming of this historical romance.

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.

Rustic barns with lots of charm – expect the unexpected with our wedding venues!

Ideal for traditional and non-traditional weddings alike, the National Trust for Scotland has charming and versatile spaces that provide a truly blank canvas, inviting you to create your own dream wedding.

The Second Morton Photography Symposium

‘Ways of Seeing’: Women and Photography in Scotland at Glasgow Women’s Library is the second symposium inspired by our photographic collections.

Gregg violin woos the windy city

The Gregg violin tour of the US reaches Illinois, visiting schools, care homes, the UK Consul General’s residence, a Scots pub, and a very special history centre on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Peacocks on the move!

These birds have flown to nest temporarily in an exhibition at Tate Britain, in a show devoted to the later 17th century and the first to explore baroque art in Britain.

Blooming gorgeous: snowdrops

Beneath the trees, look out for a pale swathe of snowdrops – a sure sign that spring is on its way.

The Loch Ness Marathon

Take part in one of the most scenic marathons in the world and help us to protect Scotland’s natural and built heritage.

Growing skills

The National Trust for Scotland is preparing our first intake of garden apprentices for the next step in their career.

Gregg violin played on Capitol Hill

The Gregg violin is played inside the US Library of Congress, and at a Scottish Universities Alumni Burns Supper in Washington DC.

Creature feature: northern fulmar

These cousins of the albatross breed at St Abb’s Head in the summer and often frequent the cliffs in the winter.

A Man’s A Man For A’ That

Alistair McCulloch plays the Gregg violin in the home of Frederick Douglass – writer, orator, abolitionist campaigner (and Burns fan!).

Gregg violin mingles with the stars at the BAFTAs in Los Angeles

The Gregg violin is played at a Burns-themed BAFTA bash in Los Angeles.

Snowdrops at Branklyn

Discover the full range of snowdrops to see at Branklyn Garden this winter.

Building history with Glencoe turf house

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

Birthday bash in Boston – violin leads the celebration of the National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA

The Gregg violin takes centre stage to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA in its home town of Boston.

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.

Don’t Risk It! – protecting our plants and gardens

Protecting our plants and trees for future generations.