Work is now underway to discover where the propeller came from. Credit: NTS

Propeller thought to be from WWII plane discovered in Isle of Arran peat bog

A propeller thought to be from a WWII plane has been found buried in a peat bog on the Isle of Arran. The blades are...
Rosslyn Chapel.

Rosslyn Chapel: More than 20 years on The Da Vinci Code still has an impact for visitors

It was published more than 20 years ago, but Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code is still having an impact on Rosslyn Chapel two decades later, with...
Laurie Goodlad.

Life With a Scottish tour guide: ‘Shetland runs through my veins, we have to protect places from mass tourism’

Scottish travel writer and tour guide Laurie Goodlad on writing for Lonely Planet, being snubbed by a Hollywood celebrity, and filming with Ben Fogle who...
North Berwick. Credit: Adobe Stock/ francescodemarco

North Berwick: Scottish seaside town named best place to live in UK

The Scottish seaside town of North Berwick in East Lothian has been named the best place to live in the UK. It topped a list...
Composer Helen MacKinnon.

Life With a composer: ‘Queen Margaret of Scotland was an extraordinary woman, I wanted to celebrate her’

Scottish composer Helen MacKinnon on leaving her job to peruse her music career and taking inspiration from Queen Margaret of Scotland for her latest work. ...
Head of Costume, Scottish Opera, Lorna Price. Credit: Antonia Bain.

Life With Scottish Opera: ‘I have been working in costume design for 37 years, no two days are the same’

Scottish Opera's Head of Costume, Lorna Price, on falling in love with her Grandmother's Victorian sewing machine, using swimming to help her switch off and...



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...