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7 Picnic Spots

Looking for an adventure? Here are 7 of our favourite picnic spots.

7 Wildlife Spots

Looking for an adventure? Here are 7 great places for spotting wildlife.

New look for Newhailes

Robin McKelvie and family report back after their first visit to Weehailes Playpark at Newhailes. Spoiler alert: they liked it.

7 Favourite Playgrounds

Looking for adventure? Here are our 7 favourite playgrounds.

10 Magical Places

Looking for an adventure? Here are 10 magical places in our care.

12 ways to enjoy #LoveOnTheLongestDay

Make the most of the extra hours of daylight on 21 June with special Trust events.

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.

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.

New sponsor lines up for Crathes Half Marathon

The PIM Half Marathon at Crathes Castle takes place on Saturday 15 September.

Culzean’s newly restored Fountain Court ready for first events

The first events for over a decade will soon take place on Fountain Court in front of Culzean Castle. 

Celebrate spring with Greenbank’s Daffy Days

Greenbank Garden is gearing up for its popular Daffodil Days event.

A very special place

Join our Celtic Homelands cruise to create your own memories of St Kilda. Often referred to as ‘the islands on the edge of the world’, the remote archipelago creates a powerful desire among intrepid travellers to set foot on its windswept shores.

Countdown to opening for Newhailes storybook play park

​Weehailes Playpark, Musselburgh’s newest family-friendly visitor attraction, is gearing up to welcome its first visitors over the Easter weekend.

Scottish ghost stories - witches, murder and folklore (Part 2)

Reinvigorate your tour programmes with spine-chilling tales of witchcraft and the supernatural, ghosts and ghouls, torture and murder most foul.

Scottish ghost stories - witches, murder and folklore (Part 1)

Reinvigorate your tour programmes with spine-chilling tales of witchcraft and the supernatural, ghosts and ghouls, torture and murder most foul.

Tasty Christmas recipe – Perkins

Follow these 6 simple steps to make traditional spicy Scottish biscuits.

Tasty Christmas recipe – mincemeat slice

If you're tired of making mince pies every year, here's something a little different.

Tasty Christmas recipe – traditional oatmeal stuffing with apple, apricot and cranberry

Follow these 5 easy steps to create the perfect stuffing to accompany your Christmas turkey.

Tasty Christmas recipe – haggis sausage rolls

Whether they're for a cold winter's day, a party or the big day itself, we hope you'll enjoy these yummy haggis sausage rolls.

Tasty Christmas recipe – sweet potato, butternut and red pepper soup

Whether it's for a cold winter's day, a party or the big day itself, we hope you'll enjoy this tasty Christmas soup.

Members’ Centres and Friends’ Groups

Join our local group network and open the door to even more memorable experiences with the National Trust for Scotland.

6 Scottish Halloween traditions

Discover the story behind Scottish Halloween traditions.

Battling at Bannockburn

Travel writer Robin McKelvie took the family to Bannockburn and tried his hand at medieval battle.

Wa-Hey for play – new park opens at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Inspired by Burns, Scots Wa-Hey is full of fun features, including a Wee Burns Cottage!