TREASURES FROM THE ARCHIVES Inverewe’s Untold Story

Location: Inverewe Gardens, Inverewe Gardens Poolewe Wester Ross

Recent research into the history of Osgood Mackenzie and his daughter, Mairi, has uncovered photographs, letters and postcards, game and sketch books amongst the documents which were left in Inverewe House when it was given to the National Trust for Scotland in 1953, and from other archives across the UK. This exhibition uses some of these ‘treasure chests’ to reveal fascinating insights into the family - of their personal lives, including during the First World War, the hunting, shooting and fishing that was their main income source, their travels and the creation of their ‘impossible’ Garden.

Posted on Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Red Squirrels return to several areas of Wester Ross!

Red squirrels, a species previously lost from their native woodlands, have been successfully returned to the north-west Highlands, early results of a reintroduction project show. The new population has naturally expanded Full Story...

Posted on Tuesday, May 30th 2017

So many visitors!

The Wester Ross gardens’ guardians, the National Trust for Scotland, said yesterday the recent renovation of the estate’s grand home Inverewe House had also helped boost business since reopening after the win Full Story...

A simply beautiful part of the world. I stayed near Gairloch with my family recently, and we'll certainly be back.
Jeff Gilberston, Florida

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