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Six months to save The Steading

In the January issue of Scottish Field we featured The Steading, a unique and inspiring house in the Scottish Borders created by the late artist...
Percy the Pug and his owner Chloe Morrison, at the PDSA in Glasgow

From podgy pug to pet slimmer runner-up

A former roly-poly pooch from Glasgow, who had an unhealthy love affair with leftovers, has been named runner-up the UK’s largest pet slimming competition. In...

The best way to keep your gin safe is… in a safe

Edinburgh Gin has launched a limited-edition ‘gin safe' that transforms the gift of gin into a personalised game, making unwrapping Christmas presents more magical than...
The 750-mile Drake Passage has been dubbed 'The Impossible Row'.

Edinburgh entrepreneur sets off on world’s ‘Impossible Row’

I love nothing more than an adventure story. Even better, tales of real-life explorers intent on pushing the physical and mental boundaries of mankind. Trading...

Free entry to under-18s at Scottish racecourses

Scotland’s racecourses are to bring festive cheer to the country during the Christmas holidays this year, with a number of special festive days out -...
Sean Batty and Harris the dog

TV’s Sean Batty gets into the festive spirit

STV weatherman Sean Batty is to celebrates his favourite season of the year, by embarking on a scenic journey across Scotland as preparations for the...

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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...