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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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Fife Arms whisky expert makes ‘Women of the Year’ list

A WHISKY expert from The Fife Arms hotel in Braemar has been included in Code Hospitality's "Women of the Year" list. Katy Fennema, who is...

From Ukraine to Scotland: Scotch Whisky Training School

Olga Varvarova visits the Scotch Whisky Training School at the Scotch Whisky Experience in Edinburgh. FOR the longest time, whisky had been a drink I...
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Whisky news round-up: Orkney, Glenfiddich, and more

Peter Ranscombe rounds-up more whisky news from Scotland. ORKNEY is getting its third whisky distillery. Stuart and Adelle Brown have unveiled Deerness Distillery, which will...

The Grail Tastings wins at People’s Choice Drinks Awards

THE Grail Tastings has won the "Consumer Drinks Communicator of the Year" title at the 2023 People’s Choice Drinks Awards. The Callendar-based business won the...
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Whisky news round-up: tourism, auctions, and more

Peter Ranscombe takes another irreverent look at all the latest whisky news. IT'S been a week for splashing the cash in the world of whisky....
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Scotch £6bn exports bonanza and more whisky news

SCOTCH whisky exports broke through the £6 billion barrier last year for the first time. Distillers exported £6.2bn-worth of our national drink, climbing from £4.52bn...