Credit: Rachel Bolton.

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...
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,...



Karen Betts (Photo: Scotch Whisky Association)

Scotch Whisky Association puts grants back into Scotland’s communities

Fifteen initiatives fighting alcohol misuse in Scotland have been awarded support from the Scotch Whisky Action Fund. This is the fourth round of awards from...
Karen Betts (Photo: Scotch Whisky Association)

Scotch whisky industry was worth £4.36billion over the last 12 months

Scotland's global whisky exports have increased in volume and value over the past 12 months. HMRC data released by the Scotch Whisky Association shows that...
Doddie Weir at the Annandale Distillery

Get your hands on an exclusive bottle of whisky and help rugby legend Doddie Weir

An exclusive bottle of whisky could be yours for just £1 - in a raffle to help a Scottish sporting legend. Anyone who supports Doddie...
Tomatin Legacy whisky

‘Single’ malt looks for love on Valentine’s Day

For Valentine’s Day, the Tomatin whisky distillery has created a Tinder profile for one of its ‘single’ malts looking for love. The legacy single malt...
GlenDronach Distillery has released Grandeur Batch 9

GlenDronach releases a distinguished and complex single malt

The GlenDronach Distillery has released Grandeur Batch 9, the latest extremely rare batch of this highly revered single malt, bottled as a 24 year old expression....
The Glenmorangie distillery

Many happy returns – with a multi-million expansion plan at Glenmorangie

Glenmorangie is celebrating its 175th birthday with plans for a multi-million-pound expansion. The highland firm aim to add a second still house to its site,...