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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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Whisky news round-up: Glenfarclas, training, and more

Catch-up on all the latest whisky news with Peter Ranscombe's tongue-in-cheek round-up. CHIVAS BROTHERS - Scotland's second-largest distiller and owner of brands including Ballantine’s, Chivas...
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Whisky news round-up: Deacon Blue, festivals, and more

Peter Ranscombe sticks his tongue in his cheek to round-up the latest news from the world of whisky. THE National Whisky Festival of Scotland returns...
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Tobermory Gin Isle of Mull themed Christmas centrepiece

Tobermory Distillery, has created the perfect addition to your Christmas table – the world’s first forageable centrepiece, inspired by the Isle of Mull.  Gin lovers...

Scottish Whisky Awards winners are unveiled

THE winners of this year's Scottish Whisky Awards have been revealed. Raasay carried off the top prize after being named as Scottish whisky distillery of...
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Whisky news round-up: Caskshare, Stannergill, and more

Peter Ranscombe serves up another irreverent dram of whisky news. FORGET the cost-of-living crisis - there's still life in the whisky market. Caskshare received so...

Borders Malt & Rye

Borders Malt & Rye undergoes the taste test from drinks blogger James Robertson. I AM a proud Scotsman and equally proud of our national drink...