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International adventure film festival’s world tour comes to Scotland

A series of brand new adventure films from the world's top explorers are coming to Scotland this month. The 2018 UK and Ireland Banff Mountain...
Explorer and adventure filmmaker Benedict Allen is coming to Peebles

Celebrate the great outdoors at Scottish adventure film festival

A highly-acclaimed adventure film festival is coming back to Scotland later this month. A high-energy celebration of outdoor and mountain culture, the Peebles Outdoor Film...
Mains of Faillie, near Daviot, Inverness

The Old Parsonage blends 1874 construction with modern fittings

A beautifully appointed period country house which has been lovingly restored and upgraded is now available. The Old Parsonage, Croachy, by Farr, is located in...
60% of what goes in Scottish non-recyclable ‘landfill’ bins could have been recycled

Scotland is urged to do more recycling in 2018

Scottish householders are being urged to resolve to recycle more in 2018. Almost two-thirds of waste that ends up in non-recyclable waste bins – or...
Maplehurst is a stylish family home

Eight bedroom property on the market for under £1million

A stunning eight bedroom house is for sale in Abbotsford Road, Galashiels. Presented to the market by Knight Frank, this immaculately presented and stylish family home...
The new Irn Bru is being launched later this month

Scotland’s other national drink at the centre of a real Bru ha ha

A row has broken out over plans to change the secret recipe behind Scotland's other national drink. Manufacturers AG Barr announced that from January this...



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...