LATEST POSTS

The Lorimer dining room at Marchmont

Historic Scottish home wins major restoration title

The owners of one of Scotland’s finest historic homes are celebrating after winning a major UK restoration award. Marchmont House, an 18th century Palladian mansion...
S5 students from Craigroyston High in Edinburgh with the finalists, S M Wilson for The Extinction Trials, John Young for Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist, and Kerr Thomson for The Rise of Wolves
(Photo: Rob McDougall)

Final three revealed in hunt for top teen novel

Three Scottish writers are in the running for the 2019 Scottish Teenage Book Prize after the competition's shortlist was announced earlier today. Voting for the...

Making the great outdoors more accessible to all

Those of us who enjoy the great outdoors appreciate the fact that one you're on the hills and pathways of Scotland, the world is your...
One of the new healthy food vans visiting Fife schools

School pupils will be offered a wealth of health

Scotland's diet of unhealthy fatty foods and soft drinks regularly features on the television and in newspaper reports. Our children seem to enjoy an intake...

Scotland’s second veterinary nursing course to begin

Scotland is known for its love of animals, and Scotland’s Rural College has just become one of only two higher education institutions in Scotland to...
Youngsters still love to play with action figures

Toys standing the test of time with Scottish children

A Glasgow shopping centre has revealed that today’s toddlers would rather play with the toys their parents loved as children - with LEGO, action figures...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

image (15)

Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskey’s

Alice Grundon takes a look at some of Scotland’s new expressions…   Glenmorangie Rich and deliciously decadent, Glenmorangie Pommard Cask Finish is the result of...
The Macallan Horizon bottle in SCOTCH.

The Balmoral unveils exclusive ÂŁ100,000 whisky experience in partnership with The Macallan

It's been two centuries since The Macallan distilled its very first batch of whisky on the banks of the River Spey. Since then it has...
Dennis Malcolm

The Glen Grant: Scotland’s longest serving distiller Dennis Malcolm retires after 63 years

Born on The Glen Grant distillery grounds in 1946, where both his father and grandfather worked, Dennis Malcolm was always destined for a career in...
Inaugural Release HR-001-6177 copy

Ardnahoe Distillery: First whisky to come from a new distillery on Islay since 2009 released

It has been six decades since Stewart Laing first learned how to make whisky on Islay. In the 1960s he travelled to the world-famous whisky...
Credit: Zak Cassar.

Kiefer Sutherland: Hollywood star brings new whisky to the UK

Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland has unveiled his new whisky to the UK, a homage to his Canadian roots and love of the spirit. The whisky,...
Thomas Macrae.

Life With Isle of Harris Distillery: ‘The Hearach is special, it has done so much for the island’

Isle of Harris distiller Thomas Macrae talks to us about his earliest memories of whisky and why The Hearach is so special to islanders. And...