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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...
The Citizens Theatre in Glasgow

Glasgow Citizens Theatre’s 50p offer is just the ticket

Glasgow's Citizens Theatre is kicking off 2018 by offering bargain hungry fans the chance to snap up 50p tickets for the company’s production of Rona...
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Scots actress Karen Gillan is new ambassador for Edinburgh International Film Festival

Scots actress Karen Gillan has been announced as a patron of the Edinburgh International Film Festival's The Young & the Wild strand. Born in Inverness...

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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 £100,000 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...
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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...