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The Worm of Linton (Illustration: Lindsay Grime)

Scotland’s rival to St George and the Dragon

The story of St George and the Dragon has a Scottish rival - the fiery, gory legend of the deadly Worm of Linton. As fearsome...

The life and loves of Shetland creator Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves, the creator of the books behind the BBC’s Shetland and ITV’s Vera TV series, tells Scottish Field on her love for libraries, birds,...

The brave RAF base that protected our skies from the Luftwaffe

When war broke out in 1939, the Luftwaffe attacked the Royal Navy base at Rosyth. Spitfires from the Drem airfield in East Lothian were scrambled...

Her commitment to her business is heart felt

Dalmally Station on the Oban branch line may seem like the last place you’d expect to find a designer, but felt artist Liz Gaffney thinks...

Life on Oronsay with a year in the Hebrides

Once the centre of the major sea route between Scotland and Ireland, the small, remote island of Oronsay has been inhabited by humans for 5,000...

True events inspired this werewolf trial novel

Inspired by true events, The Wolf Trial is a historical epic telling the horrifying tale of a man whose crimes were thought so great, locals...

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The Glen Grant: Scotland’s longest serving distiller Dennis Malcolm retires after 63 years

Born on The Glen Grant distillery grounds in 1946, where both his father and grandfather worked, Dennis Malcolm was always destined for a career in...
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Ardnahoe Distillery: First whisky to come from a new distillery on Islay since 2009 released

It has been six decades since Stewart Laing first learned how to make whisky on Islay. In the 1960s he travelled to the world-famous whisky...
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Kiefer Sutherland: Hollywood star brings new whisky to the UK

Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland has unveiled his new whisky to the UK, a homage to his Canadian roots and love of the spirit. The whisky,...
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Life With Isle of Harris Distillery: ‘The Hearach is special, it has done so much for the island’

Isle of Harris distiller Thomas Macrae talks to us about his earliest memories of whisky and why The Hearach is so special to islanders. And...
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Lerwick Distillery: Shetland set for its first whisky distillery

The idea began more than a decade ago when friends Martin Watt, Caroline MacIntyre and Calum Miller came up with the idea to open the...
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...