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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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Finn Thomson unveils his first whiskies

Richard Bath meets Finn Thomson, who is continuing his family's whisky connection by setting up his own independent bottling company. I FIRST heard about Finn...
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Whisky round-up: Halloween special

Peter Ranscombe takes a light-hearted look at how Scotland's whisky industry is preparing for Halloween and beyond. THE Scotch Malt Whisky Society is holding its...
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Whisky news round-up: Leith, Royal Mile, and more

Peter Ranscombe takes another light-hearted look at the latest whisky news. FANCY helping to invent new whiskies? Then Port of Leith has the answer. The...

REVIEW: Lagg Distillery’s maiden single malt

James Robertson reviews the maiden whisky from Lagg Distillery on Arran. LAGG Distillery, the sister distillery owned by Isle of Arran Distillers, has launched its...
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What’s up with whisky: A Tale of Two Elchies

Mark Littler returns with his monthly look at the world of whisky auctions. WELCOME back, and welcome to September. This month we come to you...
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Whisky round-up: awards, auctions, new releases, and more

Peter Ranscombe unwraps a bumper round-up of light-hearted news, releases, and more from the world of whisky. ANNANDALE distillery is toasting a brace of prizes...