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On the trail of innovative contemporary architecture

Find out more about the beautiful and eco-friendly contemporary buildings in our care.

Predicting the future at the Tenement House in Glasgow

Some items found in the archive at the Tenement House have given us a fascinating insight into the popularity of the supernatural and spiritual in Britain.

Arctic-alpine plants of Ben Lawers

Ben Lawers is renowned for its arctic-alpine plants. It boasts a great diversity of mountain plants, many of them nationally rare.

The Hill House cookbook

Have you ever wanted to eat like a Victorian? At the Hill House we have an original cookbook by Mrs De Salis, filled with delicious recipes enjoyed by the Blackie family.

Work, rest or play

As children prepare to return to the classroom, we chart changes in education for girls through a selection of samplers from our collection.

Pretty in pink ... and blue: the conservation of two 18th-century gowns

What does it take to bring two 18th-century gowns back to their former glory, ready for display at House of Dun? We take a look ‘behind the scenes’ at the Trust’s collaboration with The Scottish Conservation Studio.

Hitting the road for the love of Scotland

Find out how our supporters are Striding Out for Scotland this summer.

Simon and Bridget’s Scottish coastal walk to help Save Our Scotland

Find out how our supporters are Striding Out for Scotland this summer.

Top tips for exploring the outdoors

How you can play a part in protecting the countryside places you love.

Highlight plants at Brodick Castle gardens this August

There’s lots of colour in the walled garden at the moment – here are five highlight plants to look out for this August.

A puffin walk on Canna

Join our rangers for a virtual journey across Canna to see the puffin stack ... and a lot of other wildlife en route!

Meet the Makers: Clare Campbell from Prickly Thistle

We’re proud to partner with talented makers and craftspeople from across Scotland – find out more about them in this new series.

Highlights of Brodie Castle’s grounds in August

Come and explore this rare example of an early 18th-century formal designed landscape – a great place to wander and relax!

Highlight plants at Inverewe in August

There’s always something to see at Inverewe. At this time of year the eucryphia plants are particularly impressive, and we have a mixture of old and new varieties to share with you here.

Margaret Fay Shaw’s diary – the voyage to Scotland in 1920

Read Canna’s Margaret Fay Shaw’s diary entries during her first voyage to school in Helensburgh, on the Anchor Line’s SS Columbia.

The Hill House reopening – new booking system

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back to the Hill House from Thursday 13 August. We’ve introduced a pre-booking system to help keep everyone safe.

Online art competition

Get creative and celebrate the very best of Scotland’s stunning scenery.

More of our places are opening again

Some of our gated places, gardens and grounds have now reopened for visits.

Around the world in just one day!

Although we’ve redesigned the visitor route around Inverewe to help keep you safe, you’ll still be able to travel ‘around the world’ ... all without leaving Scottish soil!

New tartans support Save Our Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland and Prickly Thistle have teamed up to create limited edition tartans in support of our Save Our Scotland appeal.

On the trail of designer architects

Find out more about Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson, Sir Robert Lorimer and Charles Rennie Mackintosh – and their beautiful buildings in our care.

Seabird conservation

Find out how we’re monitoring seabirds on the remote St Kilda archipelago.

Register now for our virtual AGM

Our AGM is online on 19 September 2020 – register now!

Preston Mill reopening – new booking system

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back to Preston Mill from Saturday 1 August. We’ve introduced a pre-booking system to help keep everyone safe.