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Make a kokedama

Chris from our Gardens team shows you how to make a beautiful plant decoration to brighten up your home.

A Canna Christmas

Join Canna archivist Fiona Mackenzie at her fireside in Canna House for a special insight into Christmas in the Hebrides.

‘The night before Christmas’ at Crathes Castle

Join Santa Claus for a bedtime story this Christmas Eve as he reads from Crathes Castle in Aberdeenshire.

A special message from Santa at Brodie Castle

We weren’t able to see as many of you this year as we usually do, so we recorded this special message from Santa at Brodie Castle for you. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and hope to see you back at Brodie Castle before too long.

Holmwood revealed

Watch some short videos from our team of experts uncovering and recreating Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s Victorian interior decoration.

Taking a stand for Scotland

We recently headed to Branklyn Garden to meet some of our most dedicated members as they pledge their love for Scotland.

Lawn care at Brodie Castle in September

Brodie Castle’s Head Gardener, Ed Walling, shares some of his tips for lawn care at this time of the year in this quick video.

Pedalling for Scotland – George Russell’s epic cycle across US

A National Trust for Scotland supporter, whose family has links to the foundation of the Trust, embarked on a 3,000 mile cycle across the US to raise funds for our charity.

A puffin walk on Canna

Join our rangers for a virtual journey across Canna to see the puffin stack ... and a lot of other wildlife en route!

After Dark at Brodie Castle

Theatre maker Al Seed created an after-dark solo tour experience that re-imagined a journey through history, hosted by an invisible yet ever-present guide.

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

Virtual garden tour: Branklyn Garden

Join Branklyn Garden Property Manager and Head Gardener Jim Jermyn, as he takes you on a short tour round the stunning 2-acre hillside garden in Perth.

Rare Gaelic songs to mark the Culloden commemoration

Listen to rare snippets of haunting Gaelic songs inspired by the Jacobite cause, as we prepare to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Culloden on Thursday 16 April.

How to make a spring hanging basket

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

In the vegetable garden at Brodie Castle

Head Gardener Ed Walling plants brassicas in the vegetable garden.

10 coastal spots

Be inspired by 10 of the top coastal places in Scotland.

How to make a bug hotel

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

Top Scots musician releases music videos to celebrate Solas film

Piper James Duncan Mackenzie composed the Solas soundtrack, celebrating the life of Margaret Fay Shaw.

Showing Mackintosh in a different light

In summer 2018, art and furniture from Mackintosh’s Hill House were displayed for the first time in his native Glasgow.

Oidhche Shamhna – a South Uist Halloween

Margaret Fay Shaw depicts a traditional Hebridean Halloween with her images and film of South Uist in the 1930s.

Neil Oliver’s new discoveries at Glencoe

To mark Scottish Archaeology Month, we asked our President, Neil Oliver, to travel to Glencoe to hear more about our latest archaeological discoveries there.

KT Tunstall shares her love of Scotland

Scotland’s very own singer-songwriter took time out from her mini-tour to tell us what she loves about her home country.

7 amazing autumn walks

Looking for an autumn adventure full of colour? Here are seven of the most wonderful walks for you to enjoy across Scotland.


​On Thursday 21 June 2018, we asked you to show us what you did to #LoveOnTheLongestDay of the year.