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A clan chief’s wife and Conservatoire’s principal in our podcast

Scottish Field's weekly podcast is back for its 11th episode this week. Joining us this week is Fiona Armstrong, or, to give her her formal...
An Alexander Goudie self portrait with palette and black smock c. 1985 (Image: Goudie Estate)

A new exhibition to mark painter Alexander Goudie

Flamboyant and confrontational Scottish figurative painter Alexander Goudie is being celebrated in a new exhibition. Goudie (1933-2004) was part of a generation of influential painters...

Seaweed and Angus tourism in our new podcast

In the tenth Scottish Field podcast, we're heading to the east coast. This week, we're joined by Rosie Morton, the chief sub-editor at Scottish Field,...
The Changing Outer Hebrides by Frank Rennie

The latest Highland Book Prize winner is revealed

The 2020 Highland Book Prize has been named as The Changing Outer Hebrides: Galson and the Meaning of Place by Frank Rennie. This is an...
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Trio of dining concepts at Rusacks St Andrews

July 2021 will see the launch of three brand new dining concepts – ‘18’, The Bridge, and One Under Bar - within a new luxury...

A celebration of our beautiful trees and outdoors

For The Love of Trees: A Celebration of People and Trees is not just for 21st-century hippies or ‘forest bathers’, it is a beautiful reminder...

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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...