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Four-star status for Banchory Lodge Hotel after £1.2million revamp

A Royal Deeside hotel has been given a massive boost from VisitScotland. Having had an investment of over £1.2million, Banchory Lodge has now been awarded...
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Snow tubes are the perfect way to entertain the kids after the Beast from the East

Scotland has been hit by the Beast from the East over the last couple of days, with lots of schools closed due to the snow....
An exclusive Mother’s Day cocktail, a Pomegranate Martini, will feature on the Britannia menu

Britannia offers the perfect place to celebrate Mother’s Day

With Mother's Day fast approaching, now is the perfect chance to treat your mum like royalty. For over 44 years, Britannia was home to one...
 East Haugh House's (from left) director Sophie McGown, general manager Steven Dobbin and proprietor Lesley McGown

Congratulations to the best hotel in Scotland – it’s official

Scotland’s Hotel of the Year has been revealed as a Perthshire family business. East Haugh House in Pitlochry, a four star boutique country house hotel,...
Pictured are seven of the students responsible for the exhibition (from left) Si Yeon Seong, Kanupriya Sharma, Anna Venturini, Alex Cohen, Sabrina Parker, Tina Conte and Asma Aljailani

Why new exhibition will leave its own paper trail

St Andrews University students are to curate a new exhibition in the town. Coming to St Andrews Museum is a fascinating new exhibition entitled Paper...
Linea Recta and Carmen.maquia are coming to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh

Ballet Hispanico will present a British first in Edinburgh

Latino dance classics look set to entertain Scottish fans next month. Ballet Hispanico, a premier Latino dance organisation from the United States present the UK's...

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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...