“Silverfish” bugs which feed on books, paper and cotton, and webbing clothes moths are the most prolific insect pests affecting National Trust stately homes.
Farmers will be paid for “public goods” such as protecting water and air quality, boosting wildlife and tackling climate change under new laws for agriculture.
The National Trust needs to attract younger members, the conservation body’s chairman has said as it celebrates its 125th birthday.
The National Trust is planning to create new woodland equivalent to 42 Sherwood Forests as part of efforts to achieve “net zero” emissions by 2030.
Strangford Lough is an increasingly popular location for tourists and this year it saw record numbers of another type of visitor – the grey seal.
Sales of second-hand books have almost tripled in two years, the National Trust said.
A record number of grey seal pups have been born at Blakeney Point on the north Norfolk coast with a month of pupping still to go, the National Trust said.
A National Trust estate has brought in a robot to map the location of weeds in a bid to cut chemical use and improve environmental performance.
The presence of mistletoe and real Christmas trees in homes across the UK appears to be on the wane, according to a new survey about festive traditions.
Elves are preparing to take over Moray’s historic Brodie Castle and transform it into an Elf Academy for the festive season.
A “hugely important” Welsh bible which is more than 400 years old is being protected from damage with the help of hydropower, the National Trust said.
The National Trust is releasing beavers into large enclosures at two sites in the south of England in the spring to boost wildlife and help combat flooding.
Brodie Castle has unveiled its line-up of events for its annual winter programme.
The public are being asked to report sightings of dormice in a bid to boost numbers of the endangered species.
The National Trust is calling for the UK to regain its folklore as the nights draw in and Halloween approaches.
At least £3 billion a year is needed to deliver nature-friendly farming across the UK which restores wildlife and tackles climate change, conservationists have said.
George RR Martin has said real-world success distracted him from crafting his fictional universe and he needs to return to his writing room.
Theatre lovers are being invited to watch everything from Shakespearean comedies to spooky musicals at National Trust properties in Aberdeenshire locations next week.
A pale ale to be served up in Culloden will soon be flying off the shelves.
The National Trust has said it plans to take serious action on anti-social behaviour in Glen Etive by bringing together partners and community to discuss the growing problem.
A Lake District viewpoint immortalised by the artist JMW Turner is to be opened up to the public after being acquired by the National Trust.
The National Trust for Scotland officially opened its new visitor centre at Glencoe with a VIP event yesterday.
After a 15 year ban, months of debate, public meetings and community concerns, cows have finally returned to the village street in Plockton.
A centuries-old painting of one of the country’s foremost explorers has left the National Portrait Gallery to take up temporary residence in its subject’s former home.
A face lift and building extension worth more than £1million has "transformed" the visitor centre at an iconic Highland site.
A row has erupted over the return of cattle to Plockton's main street.
Angry villagers have branded plans to let cattle once again roam their local streets and beachfront as “nonsense”.
A 200-year-old tree which collapsed in recent storms could be turned into a piece of art.
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.
A giant egg-shaped pod will appear at the Castle Gordon Highland Games in Fochabers this weekend when the National Trust for Scotland invites locals to tell the nation what they love about Scotland.
Given the weather we’ve had throughout March, you’d be forgiven for thinking winter was here to stay for the long haul.
A small electrical fire has been extinguished at the National Trust for Scotland’s Mar Lodge Estate near Braemar early this morning.