Scots adventurer to attempt record-breaking kayaking voyage in Arctic

The Arctic's Northwest Passage is steeped in mystery and tragedy. The beguiling sea route, which connects Europe to Asia, has claimed the lives of many...

Heatwave uncovers garden design dating back 150 years at Inveraray Castle

A garden design which dates back more than 150 years has been uncovered at Inveraray Castle during the recent heatwave. The previous landscape design, which...

Archive belonging to King Edward VIII bodyguard could fetch £11,000

An archive belonging to the Scottish bodyguard of King Edward VIII could fetch £11,000 when it goes under the hammer. Edward became King in January...

Groundbreaking project to help decarbonise Scotch Whisky industry

Plans for a groundbreaking project to help decarbonise the Scotch Whisky industry have been announced - saving 25,000 tonnes of carbon each year. The £45m...

Outlander author Diana Gabaldon to star on Love Scotland podcast

Her novels have brought the romance and drama of Scottish history to life for more than 50 million readers worldwide. And now Outlander author Diana...

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Top five shows to look out for at the Fringe

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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...