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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.

History retweets itself

We chat to travel bloggers Samantha Grant of The Wee White Dug and Erin Doogan of Beauty Creep about their love of history, creating content and using their membership to explore more of Scotland.

Building a planning system that works for everyone

Number 15 in the Trust’s 100 Ways list is pushing for improvements to the planning system.

Giving Glencoe a fresh focus

At number 14 on the Trust’s 100 Ways list is our plan to invest in visitor services at Scotland’s most iconic glen.

Bringing play to Brodie

Number 13 on the Trust’s 100 Ways list is a garden with a difference – discover Brodie Castle’s Playful Garden.

Elevating the experience at Inverewe

Number 12 on the Trust’s 100 Ways list is an exciting addition to beautiful Inverewe Garden.

Summing up species

At number 11 on our 100 Ways list is the work we do to monitor Scotland’s wildlife.

Going wild at Leith Hall

At number 10 in the Trust’s 100 Ways list is a project to get school pupils involved in planting wildflowers in Aberdeenshire.

Scaling the heights for new species

At number 9 in our 100 Ways list, our botanists go to extreme lengths to protect Scotland’s flora.

Working with wildcats

At number 8 on our 100 Ways list, we’re playing our part in protecting the wildcat.

Doors open on new Pollok Gallery

At number 7 in our 100 Ways list is how we’re adding to Glasgow’s awesome art scene.

Growing the next generation of gardeners

At number 6 in the Trust’s 100 Ways list is a brand new gardening apprentice scheme that’s now open for applications.

Giving Scottish talent a stage at Upside Doon

Number 5 in our 100 Ways list is providing a platform for Scottish musicians at Upside Doon in Alloway.

Boxing the Hill House

Number 4 in our 100 Ways list is our brave plan to Box the Hill House and save it for future generations.

Revealing our collections ... and our stories

Number 1 in our 100 Ways list is Project Reveal – one of the most ambitious digitisation projects in Scotland.

Reforesting Glen Rosa

Number 2 in our 100 Ways list is our work to bring native woodland back to Glen Rosa on Arran.

Less is more: innovating with our collections

At number 3 in our 100 Ways list is a plan to innovate how we show off our amazing collections.