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Wilf Weir started The Coconut Compost Company last year after he came across coconut coirs while studying in Sri Lanka.

The Coconut Compost Company: Coconut husks are being used an alternative to peat

Sponsored Content | As farmers look to move away from the unsustainable use of peat, many have turned to a rather unusual product as an...
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Scottish Field: Dive into our May issue to see what we have in store for you this month

Scottish Field’s May magazine is out now and here’s what we have in store for you…   No place like home: Landscape photographer Andrew Burns...
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Scotland Through A Lens: Andrew Burns

Landscape photographer Andrew Burns doesn’t have to venture far off the beaten track from his home in Dornoch to capture Scotland’s beauty. I have been...
Historic Environment Scotland blacksmith, Stacey Hibberd. Credit: Historic Environment Scotland.

Life With a blacksmith: ‘We need to hold on to this craft, if we let it die out historic ironworks will suffer’

Historic Environment Scotland blacksmith, Stacey Hibberd, on growing up playing with tools, working on the King's Coronation and delving into some of Scotland's most historic...
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Royal Highland Hoolie: Tide Lines, Trail West and Nathan Evans to perform event

Folk pop band Tide Lines has been announced as a headliner for this year's Royal Highland Hoolie. The group has just released their latest single,...
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Balmoral Castle: King Charles opens Royal Family home to public for first time

For the first time in its 169 year history, visitors will be able to tour parts of Balmoral Castle used by the Royal Family this...

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Scottish Whisky Awards – winners in full

THE full list of winners at the Scottish Whisky Awards has been unveiled. The awards - for which Cask & Still magazine is the media...
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Glenmorangie opens the doors to its home

HIGHLAND malt Glenmorangie has thrown open the doors to its spiritual home for a new "whisky discovery experience". Glenmorangie House, which sits about 18 miles...

Wee Smoky – a whisky for people who don’t like whisky

WHISKY industry veteran Rory Gammell has launched a bottle of Scotch - for people who don't like whisky. Wee Smoky is made by ageing single...

Alexander McCall Smith blends whisky with words

AUTHOR Alexander McCall Smith will host a reading tomorrow on  The Malt Whisky Trail Instagram channel as part of Book Week Scotland. The writer, who...

Local landmarks inspire Kingsbarns’ whisky names

KINGSBARNS, the family-owned distillery in Fife, has today unveiled its latest whisky – Balcomie. Matured in American oak butts that previously held oloroso sherry, the...

Scotland’s first ‘vertical distillery’ takes shape

CONSTRUCTION has begun at Scotland's first "vertical distillery". Foundations have been laid for the £12 million Port of Leith distillery. The site sits next door...