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Easter Achnahanat is a traditional cottage with modern comforts

Huge potential at this home with outdoor pool

A four bedroom detached house with huge development potential is for sale in the west of Scotland. Presented for sale by Bell Ingram , 16...

Edinburgh hotel offering new vegan afternoon tea

Growing numbers of people are choosing to go for a plant-based diet, so an Edinburgh hotel is creating a special afternoon tea for them. With...
The Discovery and new V&A Museum in Dundee

A busy time is in store with Dundee Design Month

Dundee is quickly becoming one of the most-watched cities in Scotland. Ahead of the opening of the new V&A Museum later this year, the first...
Sarah Jane Laing, executive director of Scottish Land & Estates

Estates contributing to the Scottish economy

Scottish estates mean business more than pleasure, according to a speaker at Scottish Land & Estates' AGM. And the overwhelming majority of Scotland’s 3000-plus rural...
Celebrating Film Fest in the City with Mackays, in St Andrew Square Garden

See Paddington, Star Wars and Casablanca for free – outdoors!

Three days of free films in the great outdoors are coming to Edinburgh next month. Edinburgh International Film Festival and Essential Edinburgh’s immensely popular free...
A nice pike putting a good bend in a light rod

A perfect Perthshire spring fishing weekend

In the right conditions, there are few better places to be in the world than Perthshire in the spring – especially if you are a...

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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...
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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...
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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...
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Lerwick Distillery: Shetland set for its first whisky distillery

The idea began more than a decade ago when friends Martin Watt, Caroline MacIntyre and Calum Miller came up with the idea to open the...
Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...