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The Broch on the Isle of Harris has been named Scotland's Greatest Escape.

The Broch: Drystone home on Harris inspired by Iron Age named Scotland’s Greatest Escape

A drystone home on the Isle of Harris, inspired by the Iron Age, has been named Scotland's Greatest Escape. Situated on the Borve Lodge Estate,...
Melissa Curran helps care for Pollok Country Park's herd of 73 Highland Cows.

Life With Pollok Country Park: ‘I have the joy of working with one of the best known cattle breeds in the world’

Fourteen years ago Melissa Curran was a city girl who had never been around cattle. Now, an assistant livestock supervisor, she helps care for Pollok...
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Photo Essay: Dundee’s heritage and nature

Dundee Heritage Trust will host the latest International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition, at Verdant Works Museum this year. Alongside IGPOTY Exhibition 17, images...
Cal Major has travelled 800 miles around Scotland’s wild coast on a paddleboard.

Life With Cal Major: ‘I look forward to the day I look out my window in the Highlands and see dolphins and whales’

Adventurer, vet and ocean advocate Cal Major has travelled 800 miles around Scotland’s wild coast on a paddleboard. Along the way, she made shocking discoveries,...
Culloden, Inverness. Credit: National Trust for Scotland

Culloden Battlefield: Clan Chief’s shoe buckle among new discoveries

Archaeologists have unearthed fascinating new artefacts from the Culloden Battlefield - including a clan chief's shoe buckle. Researchers working around a 60 square-metre area close...
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Loch Ness monster: NASA urged to help in new search for Nessie

It's been 90 years since Sir Edward Mountain took a team of 20 to look for the Loch Ness monster, the first organised search for...

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Rare whisky worth £500,000 to go under hammer at Distillers One of One auction

A bottle of rare whisky worth £500,000 will go under the hammer later this year as part of the Distillers One of One auction. The...

Scotland’s Oldest Working Distillery The Glenturret releases 2023 core collection

Scotland’s Oldest Working Distillery, The Glenturret, has announced the release of their core collection for 2023. Eight signature whiskies feature in collection and for the...
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Whisky news round-up: Tours, festivals and more

Looking up The UK’s first vertical whisky distillery has appointed its Head of Whisky as it prepares to turn on its stills and open its...

Old whisky staves saved from landfill and upcycled into coasters

Meet the team saving old whisky staves from landfill by upcycling them into handmade coasters.  J Boult Designs has launched its latest creation, a handmade...
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The perfect blend: whisky casks are being repurposed to create bike accessories

Old whisky casks are being ‘rescued’ and repurposed to create bike accessories - with some iconic barrels dating back to 1963.  Family-run Cask Finery, based...
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Tomatin crowned best whisky in the world

Tomatin’s 36 Year Old single malt has been named as one of the best whiskies in the world. The whisky won ‘Best in Show’ in...