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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.

Building history with Glencoe turf house

Thistle Campers will help build a replica turf house in Glencoe this summer.

The Hill House celebrates Christmas in style

We’re opening up this beautiful home over the festive period for the first time.

7 Christmas gift hampers

Hampers are a unique way to wish a friend, family or a colleague a Merry Christmas! Please note that the last day to order for delivery to Europe is Thursday 12 December. The last day to order for UK delivery is Wednesday 18 December.

Experiencing Collections at Gladstone’s Land

Gladstone’s Land is always a feast for the senses but this winter it’s reaching new heights as home to one of our ‘Experiencing Collections’ sensory experiments.

Gifts for whisky and gin lovers

From soaps to tumblers, notebooks to hampers, our whisky- and gin-themed gifts make great choices when searching for something a little different for friends and family.

Fabulous festive and winter getaways

Spend quality time with loved ones over the winter season on a magical break with the National Trust for Scotland.

7 great gift ideas for a luxury Christmas

From jewellery to elegant cashmere stoles, our luxury Christmas gifts make thoughtful choices for friends and family.

Winter wellbeing

Get ready for the cold winter nights by taking a look at the National Trust for Scotland’s Online Shop. We have some great products to treat yourself to this winter.

Top 8 Christmas gifts for children

As we’re sure you’ve been reminded by younger family members, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas presents! There’s no better place to begin than with the National Trust for Scotland’s Christmas All Wrapped Up collection.

Top 8 Scottish gifts

It’s time to start thinking about Christmas presents and there’s no better place to begin than with the National Trust for Scotland’s Christmas All Wrapped Up collection.

Give the gift of membership

Gift membership is the perfect way to share Scotland’s treasures with your loved ones. As a member, they’ll enjoy unlimited access to the heritage in our care – from coastlines to castles, art to architecture, wildlife to wilderness.

How to make a bug hotel

Make a home for garden wildlife with this easy bug hotel.

Top 8 Christmas cards

Send festive greetings to your friends and family with our Christmas cards, made exclusively for the National Trust for Scotland.

Mairi Sawyer’s game pie

Food blogger Claire Jessiman re-invents a venison-based classic from Inverewe.

Scottish Tree Festival 2019

Come along to our beautiful gardens this autumn and discover some of Scotland’s most spectacular trees.

Mindfulness matters

At number 82 on our 100 Ways list, we’re recognising that mindfulness matters and so we’re hosting a number of mindfulness events at our places.

Great bakes from around the Trust

To celebrate Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight (and the return of the Great British Bake Off 2019), try baking these traditional Scottish recipes from our places.