A 17th-century turfhouse has been recreated using traditional materials, tools and techniques in Glencoe. The turf, wattle and thatch structure was erected by a team of skilled craftspeople in 2021. It has the same footprint as one of the late 17th-century dwellings excavated by conservation charity
The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) has set out plans to invest £100 million in its properties over the next decade. The trust's new post-Covid strategy includes upgrades to the islands of Staffa and Canna to facilitate more visitors and the development of a new visitor centre at Corrieshall
The National Trust for Scotland has been named by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) as the winner of the RIAS/Scottish Government Client of the Year Award, in recognition of the exemplary Hill House Box project, designed by Carmody Groarke. The Hill House, near Helensburgh, is
The reconstruction of a 17th-century creel house using traditional methods is now underway at Glencoe. Led by the National Trust for Scotland, a team of heritage building craftspeople has broken ground and raised the house’s 6m-high timber cruck frame.
An application lodged for 82 houses and a visitor centre next to the 18th century Dunmore Pineapple near Airth will have “a hugely adverse impact on the site” and pose a threat to wildlife, according to the National Trust for Scotland (NTS).
Conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland has launched one of its more unusual ‘appeals’ as it seeks landowners to donate turf to help reconstruct a traditional turf-walled ‘creel’ house in Glencoe. Creel houses have been completely lost from Scotland’s arch
Plans have been lodged by National Trust for Scotland (NTS) to seek permission for five new homes at the former Millfield Garden Centre in Montrose. A supporting statement said the project, which is close to the William Adam-designed House of Dun, will bring the brownfield l
Regarded as a domestic masterpiece for Scottish architecture, the 1904 Charles Rennie Mackintosh Hill House has been saved thanks to the innovative ‘Box’ that has been constructed by Robertson Construction and the fundraising efforts of the National Trust for Scotland.