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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...
Credit: Dundee Heritage Trust

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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Glengoyne toasts its history at the Fringe

Peter Ranscombe raises a glass to Glengoyne's Fringe show and food pairings at Contini's Cannonball restaurant. “SLOW” isn’t a word you’d normally associate with the...

Hyde Irish Whiskey and Scottish Field

Clarification – With reference to our piece dated 22 June 2018, titled ‘The Irish Whiskey Market Faces Tough Challenges’, we would like to confirm that: 1. Hyde...

Month-long cocktail festival launches in Leith

A new festival is launching this summer, transforming the Leith area of Edinburgh into a cocktail community. Taking place from 2 August to 2 September,...

Bladnoch Distillery releases limited edition 10-year-old malt

Bladnoch Distillery has launched its limited edition 10-year-old single malt. Crafted by Master Distiller Ian MacMillan, the Bladnoch 10-year-old is matured in Bourbon casks to...

Benromach Distillery launches Red Door gin

Benromach Distillery has launched Red Door Gin, a small-batch, handcrafted London Dry style gin. Inspired by Scotland’s mountains, forests and coastal fringes, Red Door features the finest...
The stills are vital in whisky production

So you think you want to open your own distillery?

It seems that barely a month goes by in Scotland without news of another new distillery being created. It takes guts, the patience of a...