James 'Jim' Bowie was of Scottish descent

Scots casualties at the Battle of The Alamo

The Alamo is known as ‘the Shrine of Texas Liberty’. Ever since the victory at San Jacinto in 1836, Texans and other Americans have shouted...
Scottish Field Christmas Banquet at the
Secret Herb Garden (Photo: Phil Wilkinson)

The December issue of Scottish Field is out now

Christmas is coming - and it's at the heart of our December issue, which is available now. We captured the Christmas spirit when we head...

The perils of party season in the country

Archie Hume of A Hume Country Clothing takes a light-hearted look at footwear considerations during party season. As I’m a country clothing retailer I assume...
Assistant conservator Margot Murray works on a mummy mask (Photo: Stewart Attwood)

100 days to go until museum galleries open

Today marks 100 days to go until the opening of three new permanent galleries at the National Museum of Scotland: Ancient Egypt Rediscovered, Exploring East...
Sophie Matthew as Barbara and Ray Quinn as Don

Everybody loves a Summer Holiday – a top notch show

There's something rather endearing about those old British films, where boy meets girl, they sing a song, fall in love, and live happily ever after....
Aden-een 3

Aden-een Fireworks Parade to set the sky alight

Lighting up the skies in celebration of culture and community, the Aden-een Shell Fireworks Parade returns once more. On 2 November, the beautiful surrounds of...



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...