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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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Whisky firm reveal new look for 175th birthday year

Whyte & Mackay have revealed their new look bottle design as part of their 175th birthday celebrations. The taller, contemporary bottle is expected to give...
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Scottish Field whisky challenge – join our readers panel!

Scottish Field readers, we need you to drink free whisky and tell us what you think! Come and join us for a day-long whisky tasting...

Dekantā celebrates Japanese whisky’s 100th birthday

Scottish Field drinks blogger Peter Ranscombe raises a glass to the centenary of Japan’s whisky with some unique bottles. ONLINE retailer Dekantā last night toasted...
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Glen Scotia push reaches UK parliament

Glen Scotia Distillery’s push to position Campbeltown as the “whiskiest place in the world” has made it all the way to Westminster, where the campaign...
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Adding a splash of amber to the Granite City

Peter Ranscombe toasts a new high-end whisky bar in Aberdeen and is impressed with its hotel setting too. WHEN it comes to whisky, I sometimes...
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Tullibardine and Aurora are a match made in heaven

On the rocks, neat or with a dash of water? Personally, I’ll take my dram with venison loin, haggis bonbons and a 228 Tullibardine whisky...