Beautiful Dean Castle, near Kilmarnock, in the snow

Popular Scottish tourist attraction closing for £5.2million refit

A popular Scottish castle is closing to the public this weekend, to enable a multi-million pound restoration and modernisation project to get underway. Kilmarnock’s Dean...
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Unique opportunity to buy Scottish former tourist information centre

A former visitor information centre in one of Scotland’s prime tourist spots, offers a truly unique opportunity for commercial buyers looking for their next venture....
The ladies from Glad Rags & Cartridge Bags

Ladies are on target to have another hot shot year

Scotland’s premier ladies shooting club Glad Rags & Cartridge Bags got the new year off to a cracking start with their blast away the January...

Flower power will show that spring is finally on its way

The Stirlingshire Snowdrop Festival festival returns this winter in a collective display of the Spring-bringing flowers. The three sites for this year’s festival will be...
New RSNO recruits Paul Philbert and Luis Eisen

Tuned in for new appointments at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra has made two major appointments. The orchestra has appointed Paul Philbert as its new principal timpani and Luis Eisen as...
The property market in Burns Country is alive and kicking

Scotland gets ready for a week of celebrating Robert Burns

Robert Burns Night is not far away, and a host of events are taking place over the coming week to mark the occasion. Celebrated annually...



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...