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The doomed Scottish colony in Central America

Darien, a jungle-clad province on the Panamanian isthmus, played a key role in the formation of Britain. The Company of Scotland’s attempt to establish a...

Walk across ancient Scotland caught in art form

Walks across ancient Scotland feature in a new beautiful, contemplative artist’s book. Tracks: Walking the Ancient Landscapes of Britain accompanies Philip Hughes’ exhibition at Charleston,...

Famous Scots highlight their favourite places

My Scotland: By Its Famous Sons And Daughters is glossy coffee-table book featuring 58 interviews with some of the world’s best-known Scots. Exquisite photos of...
Andrew Miller (Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith)

Ullapool Book Festival winner is revealed

Andrew Miller’s Now We Shall be Entirely Free has been announced as the winner of the Highland Book Prize at The Ullapool Book Festival. Alex...

Award winning Scots artist’s work on show

Fotheringham Gallery are exhibiting a new collection of watercolour paintings by award winning Scottish artist Claire Harkess RSW. This exhibition, A Parliament of Owls, features...

Everything you need in a helpful cookbook

Hattie Ellis champions simple home cooking in her cookbook The One Pot Cook. The book contains 150 simple recipes for one pot wonders that are...

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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskey’s

Alice Grundon takes a look at some of Scotland’s new expressions…   Glenmorangie Rich and deliciously decadent, Glenmorangie Pommard Cask Finish is the result of...
The Macallan Horizon bottle in SCOTCH.

The Balmoral unveils exclusive ÂŁ100,000 whisky experience in partnership with The Macallan

It's been two centuries since The Macallan distilled its very first batch of whisky on the banks of the River Spey. Since then it has...
Dennis Malcolm

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...