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Scotland gets ready to welcome the tyrannosaurs

The king of the lizards is coming to Scotland later this month, as the nation hosts the only European venue for a tyrannosaurs exhibition. The...

Around 1100 Loony Dookers braved the New Year water

Participants from Scotland and around the world flocked to the shores of South Queensferry, by Edinburgh, on New Year’s Day, to brave the chilly waters...
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A small Scottish estate close to a major city

An outstanding small residential estate with striking views and sporting capabilities is now on the property market. Presents for sale by Savills, Mains of Tilliefoure...

January 2020 is a month to see watercolours

In January 2020, National Galleries of Scotland will exhibit JMW Turner, RSW will present the 139th Open Annual exhibition at the RSA, on the Mound....
The Kelpies will feature in Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters

Wave of excitement for Year of Coasts and Waters 2020

Visitors and locals across Scotland are invited to ‘dip their toes’ into Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 with a range of early-year activity...

Funding secured for Corrieshalloch Gorge gateway

The National Trust for Scotland’s plans for a world-class visitor facility at the stunning Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve in Wester Ross can progress, thanks...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...
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...
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...