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The dukes of hazard and their love of a gamble

Throughout history, Scotland’s gentry have lost their homes, land and sometimes their entire estates, all for the sake of a wager. History provides some fascinating...
John Ross, a.k.a. Little 
White Bird, was the leading Cherokee negotiator in Washington, DC

Creek and Cherokee Indian chiefs were Scottish blood brothers

In the US more than 250 years ago, Creek and Cherokee Indian chiefs were more likely to have Scottish ancestry than Native American. Beginning some...

The February 2020 edition of Scottish Field is out now

The February 2020 edition of Scottish Field is now available. In this packed issue, we celebrate Ayr, Ayrshire and Arran, exploring The Coig as it...
The Steamie cast rehearsing

The Steamie returns for a short run at The Hydro

One of the most iconic and best-loved Scottish plays, Tony Roper’s The Steamie, returns for a limited run at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow from...
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Make the most of the coast in a family home

A pretty detached house set with six acres in a delightful sylvan and coastal situation beside Loch Gair is on the market. Also including a...

Don’t be frozen out with The Snow Queen on TV

A Christmas Eve treat is on the way with a special live performance of Scottish Ballet's The Snow Queen. In a year of celebrations for...

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...
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...