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Faces of Edinburgh: We find out what people love about the Scottish capital

‘This is a city of shifting light, of changing skies, of sudden vistas. A city so beautiful it breaks the heart again and again,’ Alexander...
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Life With a horologist: ‘In watchmaking you can’t cut corners or learn things overnight, it takes time’

Laings watchmaker Annika Leppala on following in her grandfather's footsteps as a horologist, learning the art of patience in a world full of immediacy and...
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,...



The lights are on at the still house of Port Ellen distillery after 40 years.

Port Ellen: The rebirth of Scotland’s legendary ghost distillery

The rebirth of Port Ellen distillery has been eagerly anticipated for years by the whisky community across the globe.  Perhaps the most legendary of all...
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InchDairnie Distillery: The Sample Room Range

Sponsored Content | InchDairnie Distillery has released a limited-edition collection, small-batch trilogy series. The Sample Room Range has been specifically created to challenge Scotch whisky...
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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskies

We take a look at some of Scotland’s new expressions… Port Charlotte Named after the eponymous village two miles south of Bruichladdich Distillery, Port Charlotte...
Deerness Distillery was set up in 2016 and is known for its multi-award winning Sea Glass Gin.

Deerness Distillery: Family create new Orkney whisky using locally grown grains

On a peninsula in the east end of mainland Orkney lies Deerness Distillery. Set up in 2016 by husband-and-wife team Stuart and Adelle Brown, it...
Craig and Daniel Milne of Whisky Hammer raise a dram to celebrate £60 million sales as they celebrate their 100th online auction

Whisky Hammer: Macallan and Brora included in largest ever whisky auction

More than 5,000 rare bottles of whisky are going under the hammer this month, including a 50 Year Old Macallan and a 40 Year Old...
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Holyrood Distillery launch Embra: a new peated dram

Holyrood Distillery has launched its 2nd single malt whisky, Embra, setting the stage for an exploration into peated whisky. Embra is the first in a series...