Sir James Forbes of Newe, pictured at the Lonach Gathering (Photo: Steven Rennie Photography)

Highlanders the stars at the Lonach Gathering

The Lonach Highlanders were the star attraction at the 178th Lonach Highland Gathering and Games which was held in Aberdeenshire on Saturday. Resplendent in their...
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Finale Fireworks 2019

2019 military tattoo ends in explosion of colour

A veil of vibrant colour and light cascades over Edinburgh Castle as the 2019 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo draws to a close following 24 performances...
A Cairn on Dirrington Great Hill looking to Cockburn Law, Whiteadder

Search is on for archaeology project volunteers

Highly detailed laser scans have been published online covering more than 60 square kilometres of stunning Scottish landscape. The scan took place of the Lammermuir...

Haddo Arts Festival 2019 all set to be revealed

The curtain will rise on the 2019 Haddo Arts Festival next week. Beginning on Tuesday, August 27, it will be marked with a performance of...
Robert the Bruce

How Robert the Bruce gave the English a bruising

Rather than overcoming a far larger English force, a controversial theory says Robert the Bruce fought far from the accepted battlefield and won by a...

RNLI hero Bill Deans MBE gives us his Credo

Bill Deans MBE has worked for the RNLI for over 44 years. In that time he has most certainly seen it all - from beached...



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...