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Heart in the Highlands? Your heart could be here

A beautiful former croft in the Scottish Highlands has been brought to the market. Presented for sale by Goldsmith Estates, Barnhill is a delightful cottage...
The ground floor of the Kirkcudbright Gallery is coming together

Gallery’s 20 year wait is finally coming to an end

A Scottish gallery that has been 20 years in the making is finally set to open its doors this summer. The countdown has begun for...
Gaelic folk singer Julie Fowlis

Extra tickets released for Runrig’s farewell

A limited number of additional tickets are to be released for Runrig’s farewell concert: The Last Dance in Stirling’s City Park. The announcement follows an...
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A commanding period property with a listed walled garden

Bonkyl Lodge is an impressive period mansion house set in private grounds with range of dwellings and outbuildings. Built in 1878, Bonkyl Lodge is an...

Abandoned village inspires a gem of an album

Renowned piper, James Duncan Mackenzie has released his second solo album in which he remembers the people and land surrounding an abandoned township on the...
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Six finalists are in the running for £25,000 prize

Six books have been revealed as being on the shortlist for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. The Walter Scott Prize, which celebrates...

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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...
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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...