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Historical Burns artefacts can be uncovered in city museums

Fascinating items related to Robert Burns are being put on show by Museums and Galleries Edinburgh. A plaster cast of Rabbie’s skull, a lock of...
Flora and Archie Scott from Edinburgh help launch Edinburgh Zoo's city-wide treasure hunt for mysterious red envelopes

Edinburgh Zoo is just the ticket with fantastic treasure hunt

Edinburgh Zoo has launched a city-wide treasure hunt. Prizes include tickets to The Giant Lanterns of China and other exclusive prizes hidden across Edinburgh. The...
The Loch Ness Monster has fascinated visitors for decades

Scotland sees ‘phenomenal growth’ in tourism – with TV show Outlander proving a big draw

A range of influences have driven more visitors to Scotland, with a 14.6% and 10% rise on overseas and domestic visits respectively. National tourism organisation...
The Bloody Scotland book launch will take place in Stirling Castle

Book review – Bloody Scotland, by 12 of Scotland’s best crime writers

Scotland is currently dripping with talented crime writers, and this novel brings together 12 of them under the one roof. The writing team includes Chris...
Whiskies Galore by Ian Buxton

Book review: Whiskies Galore – A Tour of Scotland’s Island Distilleries

With nearly 30 years of experience in and around the whisky industry, Ian Buxton is well-placed when it comes to going on a tour of...
It is illegal to fish for salmon and sea trout on a Sunday in Scotland

Fishing season is now underway on the River Tay

The opening of the River Tay salmon fishing season took place at Meikleour on Monday this week. However, the 2018 season comes at a time...

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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,...
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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...