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Lighting up the Tenement House

At number 96 on our 100 Ways list is shining light on life in a traditional tenement by restoring its original gas lighting.

The importance of volunteers on Canna

Two volunteer groups came to Canna to help us out with a big clean-up.

Cleaning Canna

At number 83 on our 100 Ways list, we’ve been cleaning up Canna with the help of our Conservation Volunteers.

From the edge of the world: part 9

Our blog from St Kilda has a guest writer this week, who shares what it's like to volunteer on the island.

From the edge of the world: part 8

Our new blog from St Kilda reveals what it’s like to spend a season working here.

A wide range of ranger-led events

Today (Wednesday 31 July) is World Ranger Day! To celebrate, we’re highlighting our summer programme of ranger-led events across the Trust.

Are you the key to unlocking our plant heritage stories?

We’re seeking our first Curator of Plant Collections to help make the most of our amazing plants and gardens.

Sir Mark Jones named as new Chair

Sir Mark Jones FRSE will take on the role of Chair, when Sir Moir Lockhead steps down in August.

The Trust wants to grow more gardeners!

Our Garden Apprentice training scheme continues to help grow more professional gardeners to care for our beautiful and important places.

Liz is digging, for the love of Scotland

In celebration of Volunteers’ Week 2019, we’re highlighting the work of our volunteers.

Eddie’s caring for our collections

In celebration of Volunteers’ Week 2019, we’re highlighting the work of our volunteers.

Colin’s a conservation champion

In celebration of Volunteers’ Week 2019, we’re highlighting the work of our volunteers.

Volunteering variety

At number 59 on our 100 Ways list is providing volunteers with opportunities to get involved with nature conservation in our dedicated Conservation Volunteer groups.

Rachel’s exhibiting success

In celebration of Volunteers’ Week 2019, we’re highlighting the work of our volunteers.

Katie’s a social media whizz-kid

In celebration of Volunteers’ Week 2019, we’re highlighting the work of our volunteers.

Celebrating our volunteers

National Volunteers’ Week provides us with the perfect opportunity to celebrate and thank our hard-working volunteers.

Honing skills for the future

With the recent launch of the Historic Environment Skills Investment Plan, we’re looking forward to helping to deliver the outcomes for the long-term benefit of our heritage.

Stitching the past

A jacket, inspired by an early 17th-century example in Glasgow’s Burrell Collection, makes a stunning addition to the beautiful needlework collection at Culross Palace.

Premiere set for film celebrating Canna folklorist

Canna House archivist Fiona Mackenzie is getting ready to unveil the new film that celebrates the work of Margaret Fay Shaw.

Hannah Lorimer: Scottish artist and colonial wife

In honour of International Women’s Day, Project Reveal shares the life of Hannah Lorimer, a Scottish artist who lived at Kellie Castle.

Forestry students get hands on at Threave

Threave Garden & Estate team puts a group of 15 Forestry students through their paces.

Dick Balharry Prize report

The Trust offers a travel bursary prize in honour of our former Chairman Dick Balharry.

Treasuring our beautiful scenery and rich culture

Lorraine Kelly may broadcast from London every day but her heart belongs firmly to Scotland. Here she tells us what she loves most about the country.

Spooky stories

Staff from across the Trust tell us about eerie encounters with ghosts at their properties.