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VisitScotland urges Scots to ‘rally round’ tourism as industry reopens

As tourism prepares to reopen and COVID-19 restrictions are eased, VisitScotland is calling on Scots to rally round the sector. They want Scots to support...

Heading to the great outdoors for a fantastic tour

Once again, Cameron McNeish, the grand old man of Scotland’s wild places, takes us on a tour of his favourite hills, glens and islands, celebrating...

Our fifth podcast is out – and how to get a free book by Sam Heughan

Today we release the fifth episode of the Scottish Field podcast - along with details of how to get a free book by Outlander star...

Scotland’s leading ceramic event returns in June

Potfest Scotland, the country’s premier ceramic event, will return to the lawns of Scone Palace, in early June. For its 25th year, Potfest Scotland will...
A storm approached at Wemyss Bay (Photo: Richard Johnson)

Youngsters urged to write about climate change

Scotland’s young writers are being urged to put pen to paper and unleash their creativity. They are encouraged to submit a piece of writing around...
The exterior of Bealach Bothy, Staffin, Isle of Skye, in Scotland's Home of the Year (Photo: BBC Scotland)

Renovated croft house, Bealach Bothy is in Staffin on the Isle of Skye. The century-old property had been vacant for 15 years before owners Jo and Allan bought it in 2002. Small and quirky, the former croft house has been lovingly brought back to life. Bealach Bothy, Staffin, Isle of Skye - (C) IWC Media - Photographer: Liam Anderstrem

Take a look at the next three Home of the Year contenders

The judges head to the Hebrides in their search for Scotland’s Home of the Year. In the second episode of this year's series, they will...

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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...