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Ben Nevis, as seen from the shores of Loch Linnhe

Fort William prepares to hold its 2018 Mountain Festival

The Fort William Mountain Festival is less than two weeks away, with a superb line-up of uplifting talks, exhilarating film screenings, mountain skills workshops and...
Perth will host Scotland’s only Enduro World Series Qualifier

Mountain biking competitors will find Perth is the wheel deal

Mountain biking enthusiasts will descend on Perth later this year for the only Enduro World Series Qualifier will take place in Scotland. Muckmedden Events, organisers...
The Lodge on Loch Goil won the Hotels for Families category of the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for Hotels

Scottish hotel is fun for all the family after TripAdvisor awards win

A Scottish hotel has been recognised as a winner in the Hotels for Families category of the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for Hotels. The...
Duncan Barrie from Galbraith

Stirling offers an attractive option to commuters travelling to Glasgow and Edinburgh

The Stirling and central Scotland property market is holding steady as commuters to Glasgow and Edinburgh continue to be attracted to the lifestyle offering and value...
GlenDronach Distillery has released Grandeur Batch 9

GlenDronach releases a distinguished and complex single malt

The GlenDronach Distillery has released Grandeur Batch 9, the latest extremely rare batch of this highly revered single malt, bottled as a 24 year old expression....
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Singer Hannah’s talent is a genuine Rarity as she lifts BBC prize

Folk singer Hannah Rarity has been named the 2018 BBC Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year. The announcement was made as part of the...

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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...