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Scottish house render in TV screens in the running for Home of the Year

The fictional Hundred Acre Wood conceived by author AA Milne was the land inhabited by Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends. But set against the backdrop of...
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Jersey’s Durrell Wildlife Trust takes on Scottish estate

A conservation trust based in Jersey has unveiled a major rewilding project on a Perthshire estate - with plans to move away from its historic...
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‘I’m selling my off-grid eco-cottage for £40k and it comes with a Boeing 737 kitchen.’

A private chef is selling his off-grid eco-property for just £40,000 - after transforming a Boeing 737 galley into a working kitchen. Owner Andrew Mellon...
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Check out these hidden haunted hotspots around Scotland

The spooky season is upon us and what better place to experience than Scotland with eerie castles, misty landscapes and ghostly tales. Check out VisitScotland’s...

Scottish actress Ashley Jensen stars in new series of BBC drama Shetland

BBC drama Shetland is set to return next week for its eighth season as Scottish actress Ashley Jensen appears as the new detective. The six-part...

SRUC professor wins fellowship to prepare for future pandemics

A professor from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to help prepare for future pandemics. Professor Nicola Holden is one of...

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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...
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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...
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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...