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More than a quarter of a million see Dippy

More than a quarter of a million people have been to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum to meet Dippy, the Natural History Museum London’s famous...

Meet the Scots who are all at sea – and loving it

On a chilly, drizzly Sunday in January, I found myself tucked up in layer upon layer of fleeces and waterproof gear, half lying/half sitting in...

All set for Britain’s most elegant race – in Tweed

Some 3000 hardy trail runners will be heading to Traquair House, Innerleithen, in the Scottish Borders next weekend. They will be taking part in the...

Music, film, TV and more at this year’s XpoNorth

XpoNorth have announced the latest batch of speakers confirmed to participate in this year’s edition. Taking place at Eden Court Theatre & Cinema across 3-4...

National Wallace Monument hosts series of lectures

A special programme of evening lectures taking a look at Scottish history and culture is set to take place at The National Wallace Monument in...

Major boost as Nevis Range reveals new partner

Scotland has capitalised on the international growth in mountainbiking over the past decade. The sport has come a long way since the very first Mountain...

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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...