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Nine hotels in Scotland for country pursuits

There is a time for relaxation and a time for exertion. And while on holiday in Scotland, there is no finer location for taking part...
Alice Wyllie and Katie McAllister from National Museums Scotland listen in to the soundtrack of Scotland  (Photo: Neil Hanna)

Explore Scotland’s contribution to pop music this summer

Scotland is being celebrated in a new exhibition dedicated to its contribution to the popular music scene. This summer the National Museum of Scotland presents...
Relive board games from your youth and share with your own family in New Lanark with Game Plan

It’s game on as exhibition stops in Scotland

A trip back to your childhood is in store next month with a new exhibition of board games coming to Scotland. New Lanark World Heritage...
Scots singer Shirley Manson sang the theme tune to the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough, with Garbage

Tune in this weekend to the story of Scottish pop music

A radio documentary series telling the story of Scottish pop music is being broadcast over the coming weekends. BBC Radio Scotland has produced The Story...

A tasty sweet and sour beef dish, from Tony Singh MBE

World-renowned chef and restaurateur Tony Singh MBE is creating a seasonal summer menu at The Royal Highland Show. Tony is teaming up with supermarket Lidl...

New series of women in agriculture events announced

A series of programmes to advise and inspire women working within the Scottish agricultural sector are taking palce this summer. The topics being delivered at...

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...