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Voyage at the 2019 Christmas at the Botanics, held at the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh (Photo: Phil Wilkinson)

Christmas at the Botanics opens for third year

Christmas at the Botanics has opened at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, unveiling a series of magical light installations inspired by Christmas. This year’s event...
The snowmaking facilities at Nevis Range

Nevis Range is making it snow all season long

The Nevis Range Mountain Experience have invested at least £1 million in the infrastructure for their ski and snowboard offering to snowsport enthusiasts ahead of...

The Steamie is back at the SSE Hydro next month

The Steamie has become one of Scotland's favourite theatre shows - and it's returning for New Year. Tony Roper’s play which the nation has taken...
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Ten top winter walks for foodies in Scotland

The arrival of winter doesn’t mean you need to wave goodbye to the great outdoors. Quiet, crisp and clear winter days are perfect for exploring...

Blown away by beautiful glass sculptures

Ice and fire, light and shade, Elin Isaksson’s beautiful glass sculptures have been shaped by her travels and love of nature. From the icy depths...
Mains of Faillie offers comfortable living spaces

An attractive home on the banks of a loch

An immaculately presented home with spectacular loch frontage and direct beach access is now for sale. Presented by Robb Residential, Waterside Cottage, in Strachur, Argyll,...

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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...