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We will be opening many of our places over the coming months. Some places will remain closed.

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How to make a hand-tied bouquet

Join Fyvie Castle gardener Stuart Stockley for a tutorial on how to create your very own beautiful hand-tied bouquet

Teaching resources on Scotland’s history shared online

Resources are now available on Google Classroom to support online teaching during COVID-19.

National Gardening Week

Green thumbs get your spades ready! National Gardening Week runs from 27 April until 3 May.

A spotter’s guide to spring: for families

We’ve put together a spring spotter’s sheet which you can use in your garden, on your daily walk or (if you can’t get out) from your window – see how many things you can spot!

In the vegetable garden at Brodie Castle

Head Gardener Ed Walling plants brassicas in the vegetable garden.

How to make a spring hanging basket

Plant up a hanging basket with colourful bedding plants this spring.

Morton Schools Project – Sciences (ages 8–11)

In light of the recent temporary closure of schools in the UK, the Morton Photography Project Team have created some resources and activities based on photographs from our historical collections.

Morton Schools Project – Sciences (ages 11–14)

In light of the recent temporary closure of schools in the UK, the Morton Photography Project Team have created some resources and activities based on photographs from our historical collections.

Morton Schools Project – Technologies (ages 5–8)

In light of the recent temporary closure of schools in the UK, the Morton Photography Project Team have created some resources and activities based on photographs from our historic collections.

Morton Schools Project – Technologies (ages 8–11)

In light of the recent temporary closure of schools in the UK, the Morton Photography Project Team have created some resources and activities based on photographs from our historic collections.

Morton Schools Project – Technologies (ages 11–14)

In light of the recent temporary closure of schools in the UK, the Morton Photography Project Team have created some resources and activities based on photographs from our historic collections.

Morton Schools Project – Literacy (ages 5–8)

In light of the recent temporary closure of schools in the UK, the Morton Photography Project Team have created some resources and activities based on photographs from our historical collections.

Morton Schools Project – Literacy (ages 8–11)

In light of the recent temporary closure of schools in the UK, the Morton Photography Project Team have created some resources and activities based on photographs from our historical collections.

Morton Schools Project – Literacy (ages 11–14)

In light of the recent temporary closure of schools in the UK, the Morton Photography Project Team have created some resources and activities based on photographs from our historical collections.

Morton Schools Project – Social Sciences (ages 4–5)

In light of the recent temporary closure of schools in the UK, the Morton Photography Project Team have created some resources and activities based on photographs from our historical collections.

Morton Schools Project – Social Sciences (ages 5–8)

In light of the recent temporary closure of schools in the UK, the Morton Photography Project Team have created some resources and activities based on photographs from our historical collections.

Morton Schools Project – Social Sciences (ages 8–11)

In light of the recent temporary closure of schools in the UK, the Morton Photography Project Team have created some resources and activities based on photographs from our historical collections.

Scottish Animal World Cup

We’re on a mission to find Scotland’s favourite animal! We’re asking you to vote for your favourite in our inaugural Scottish Animal World Cup.

Easter in Scotland

From fun activities for children to the perfect Easter Sunday lunch, here’s our guide to enjoying this year’s rather different spring holiday.

Mairi Sawyer’s oatcakes

Food blogger Claire Jessiman tackles a Scottish classic.

Container gardening

Container gardening is for everyone, whether you have a large garden or a small balcony.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with the National Trust for Scotland

Unfortunately, due to the Coronavirus emergency, we’ve taken the difficult decision to cancel all our Mother’s Day events this weekend. We’re sorry for the disappointment this will cause, but public safety must come first.

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.

Snowdrops at Branklyn

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