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Kirsty Wark to explore literary landscape in new radio series

A new four-part series, Written In Scotland, presented by Kirsty Wark will show how the nation is uniquely defined by its writers. Starting on 24...

Game of Thrones star and Victorian society in our podcast

Hopefully it's not an unlucky thirteen, as Scottish Field's latest podcast arrives. In our 13th edition of the Scottish Field podcast, Morag Bootland has a...
A tribute to Hugh MacDiarmid

A rose garden tribute to Scotland’s great poets

In a corner of a park in Glasgow, there lies an unassuming tribute to some of Scotland's greatest poets. The Scottish Poetry Rose Garden was...

550 schools sign up for the virtual Discovery Portal

The Royal Highland Educational Trust is back at the Discovery Centre at this year’s Royal Highland Showcase ‘virtually’. And with more than 550 schools already...

Scottish Field’s July 2021 edition is out now

If you love dogs, then you won't be barking up the wrong tree when it comes to the July edition of Scottish Field. Olive, Mabel...

Our July issue and the Heartbeat of Trees in the latest podcast

This week it's the glorious twelfth - join us as we celebrate the release of the latest edition of Scottish Field magazine. We're joined by...

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HRH Prince Charles with Ian Urquhart Signing First Cask at Benromach.

Former Gordon & MacPhail chief Ian Urquhart dies following an illness

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has died aged 76. The Moray based businessman died peacefully on 15 March after an illness, with his family by...
Ewan, Jamie, Charlie and Lachlan Maclean.

Charles Maclean: Whisky writer launches new charity dram with his sons

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles Maclean has launched a new dram - and every bottle sold will give at least one person clean water for...
Chef Tom Kitchin. Credit Marc Miller

Me and My Dram, Tom Kitchin: ‘You have to be in the right moment to enjoy whisky, that’s the magic of it’

Following a rocky start, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin has fostered an enduring love for whisky, finds Morag Bootland. He sits down with us for the latest...
The first legal dram from the Outer Hebridean Isle of Harris, The Hearach offers an elegant single malt, with fruit and floral notes and a long, slightly smoky, finish.

Isle of Harris: Distillery releases four new batches of the long awaited Hearach whisky

Last year the first batches of the long awaited Isle of Harris whisky sold out in less than five hours – after more than 25,000...
Rosebank Distillery.

Rosebank Distillery: ‘King of the Lowlands’ ready to re-open with 100-year-old mill still used in whisky production

It was closed three decades ago in 1993, but now the ‘King of the Lowlands’, Rosebank Distillery is to reopen.  The historic distillery has been...
The lights are on at the still house of Port Ellen distillery after 40 years.

Port Ellen: The rebirth of Scotland’s legendary ghost distillery

The rebirth of Port Ellen distillery has been eagerly anticipated for years by the whisky community across the globe.  Perhaps the most legendary of all...