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Scots love walking their dogs to de-stress their minds

A study has found that a huge proportion of dog owners feel that walking their dog is crucial for de-stressing from the hectic buzz of...

Tickets now available for the Enchanted Forest

Tickets for The Enchanted Forest 2019 are now on sale, for a starry spectacle this autumn. Perthshire’s multi-award-winning sound and light show is now selling...
Visitors to the exhibition can dress up in traditional clothing from the 20th century

Leading social history museum marks 30 years

One of the UK’s leading social history museums, the iconic People’s Story Museum, opened its door for the first time 30 years ago. This museum...
Piper Danny Hutcheson watched by Heather Morton (Photo: Chris James)

Picture by Chris James   22/7/19

Get ready for the world’s first piping jukebox

The world’s first interactive Piping Jukebox, complete with live piper inside, will visit Glasgow’s Buchanan Street tomorrow (Tuesday). From 11.30am until 1.30pm, it will give...

The Turriff Show is now just a fortnight away

The biggest two-day agricultural show in Scotland, the Turriff Show, is running in just a couple of weeks. The event, which runs on 4-5 August,...

Get your half-price Military Tattoo tickets today

Half-price tickets for The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo’s annual preview evening are for sale from 10am today. This year, the Tattoo presents Kaleidoscope - a...

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...