With their short legs and squat bodies, badgers are well known for digging and burrowing.
National Trust for Scotland
Tourist attractions across the north and north-east of Scotland celebrated a bumper year in 2018 with record numbers of visitors.
A short film has shown what life on the island of St Kilda was like in 1908.
Caretakers at a Scottish stately home are employing industrial-sized freezers to help rid the property of an infestation of moths.
With just 18 residents between them, two Inner Hebridean islands have mapped out their future - and past - in a world first.
The BBC's Antiques Roadshow’s visited the picturesque grounds of Aberdeenshire's Crathes Castle last year.
Visitors to a historic north-east estate have been surprised to find it is now home to animals more associated with Africa than Aberdeenshire.
The “stunning” marine life in the waters around St Kilda – the most remote outpost of the British Isles – has been captured by researchers carrying out a study of its reefs and sea caves.
The mum of missing teenager Liam Smith has told of how difficult Christmas will be this year without her son.
Scots think more should be done to protect the country’s most scenic landscapes.
The Glenfinnan Monument was the stunning backdrop to a superb fireworks display put on for visitors and residents by the area’s hard-working community council.
Robert Burns once composed a poem on the back of a Bank of Scotland note.
Work gets under way to fell 900 trees and eradicate a deadly plant disease at a National Trust for Scotland garden near Oban next week.
Award presented to dedicated John for sleeping in Craigievar Castle when security failed after snowstorm
A dedicated employee who slept for three nights in a freezing cold castle after its security system failed has been recognised with a prestigious award.
Plans are being forged to capitalise on an Aberdeenshire landmark’s tourist potential.
Glencoe has been officially recognised as Scotland’s newest National Nature Reserve (NNR).
Gardeners at properties across the north-east have grown striking memorial displays to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the final days of the First World War.
It was the middle of the 17th century and the sounds of war thundered through the halls of one of Aberdeenshire’s strongholds.
An Inverness councillor has called for sheep to be re-introduced at Culloden Battlefield, in a bid to curb the abundance of overgrown shrubbery.
A leading conservation boss has called for a major overhaul of planning laws to save historic heritage sites across the country, including Culloden Battlefield.
Ambitious £1million plans have been unveiled to transform Glencoe Visitor Centre at the world-famous location to enhance the experience for tourists.
The National Trust for Scotland has confirmed that a dead man was found in the gardens of one of their properties.
A new festival is to use some old treasures to celebrate young people as part of a participatory series of events over the summer.
An 87-year-old man who almost slid to his death on St Kilda was described as “extremely lucky” to escape with his life yesterday.
Scotland’s finest tree collections have been celebrated at Crathes Castle in Banchory.
Police are investigating the bizarre theft of a 400-year-old claymore sword from a museum on the tiny island of Canna.
The oldest secular building in Inverness is to open to the public after conservation work carried out by the National Trust for Scotland.
The first road has been opened on a tiny Scottish island with just six people.
The National Trust for Scotland is investing £60million to preserve the country’s natural heritage – the famous Inverewe Gardens in the Highlands.
A helicopter was drafted in to water bomb sensitive countryside as a wildfire took hold in the Balmacara area of Lochalsh yesterday.
Aberdeen residents are being encouraged to sit inside a “giant egg-like pod” and talk about their love of Scotland.
The National Trust has altered a controversial event at Aberdeen’s Crathes Castle due to pressure from mental health charities.