Four new expressions from Benriach going worldwide

Benriach is releasing a quartet of whiskies for the global travel retail market. To showcase its long-standing tradition of distilling classic, peated and triple distilled whisky, the range includes Benriach Quarter Cask, Benriach Smoky Quarter Cask, Benriach Triple Distilled Ten and their oldest ever triple distilled expression, Benriach 22 Year Old Triple Distilled. Benriach’s tradition…

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Enjoy the best of Scotland – and be as safe as possible

With the Easter holidays heralding what is traditionally seen as the start of the Scottish tourism season, VisitScotland has unveiled a new campaign to help visitors and locals enjoy Scotland safely and responsibly. Keep Scotland Unspoiled will use social media, local radio and digital marketing to educate, inspire and inform people about issues such as…

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Tamdhu unveils its new 18-year-old whisky

Tamdhu Speyside single malt Scotch whisky has announced the arrival of its 18-Year-Old – the latest addition to its 100% sherry cask matured collection. Tamdhu only matures in the finest Oloroso Seasoned Sherry Casks sourced from Spain, so when a small selection of these fine casks came of age, the time was right for the…

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The return of Sherlock Holmes – in a special collection

Life is returning to normal following the COVID years, but what has been a constant during this time is our love of books. People have turned to much-loved authors and in particular crime books and this high level of interest is continuing. Sherlock Holmes remains a fascinating and enduring character in the history of British…

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A bygone Scotland captured in photography

This is a concise paperback edition of the bestselling Scottish photographic book. In the early 1960s, in the course of recording a Dunfermline mill building that was scheduled for demolition, RCAHMS surveyors discovered an incredible collection of over 800 glass plate negatives. Taken between 1880 and 1919, the photographs are a remarkable record of a…

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An alternative look at Highland land reform

Prominent land reformer Jim Hunter has produced a compelling account of the modern-day Highlands. Here, there is a battle between environmentalists’ attempts to conserve the nature and landscapes, and the Highlanders themselves trying to preserve their way of life and their culture. This thought-provoking read considers both viewpoints: the Highlanders feel they have a better…

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Nature, Beauty & Heritage for Everyone in new plan

The National Trust for Scotland, has unveiled a new strategy – Nature, Beauty & Heritage for Everyone. The charity is refocussing its vision of caring for, sharing, and speaking up for Scotland’s magnificent heritage. The bold strategy will be delivered over the next ten years as the Trust works towards its centenary in 2031, by…

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The 12 Scottish signs of the Zodiac are launched

Scotland’s new official star signs are being officially launched today. The traditional 12 Signs of the Zodiac are being replaced, and Scotland’s first National Astrologer has been appointed, to bring the nation good fortune in the coming years. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon approved the move, which will see the zodiac replaced by Scottish equivalents, reflecting…

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ARRAN introduce a new liquid tartan soap

ARRAN Sense of Scotland has found the answer to a conundrum that’s baffled bath and body care product developers for years – by creating a tartan handwash that holds its pattern when squeezed from the bottle. Launching just in time for Tartan Day (6 April), the new handwash reflects the brand’s Scottish heritage and is…

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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World

The new cast has been announced for the 2022 UK tour of inspiring girl power musical Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World. This empowering stage adaptation is coming to Edinburgh and brought to life by an incredible all-female led cast and creative team, based on the book of the same name by Suffragette descendant…

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