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...
Scottish Field's May cover image. Credit: Jan Miracky / AWL Images.

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...
Abandoned cottage bathed in low December light. All pictures credit: Andrew Burns

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...

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,...
Balmoral Castle. Credit: Adobe Stock.

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...



Some of the drams in Nicholson's Whisky Showcase 2018

Celebrate our national drink as part of pub chain’s whisky showcase

Nearly 80 pubs are hosting their second annual National Whisky Showcase. Running until 25 February, across Nicholsons' 77 pubs nationwide, a whole host of unmissable...
The Whisky Dictionary by Iain Hector Ross

Book review: The Whisky Dictionary by Iain Hector Ross

At first glance, the thought of a dictionary of whisky isnt’t the most gripping. However, appearances can be deceptive, and there’s plenty of humour throughout....
Glen Scotia 1832 Campbeltown

Glen Scotia whisky is really taking off this month

Independent Campbeltown distillery Glen Scotia is taking off for the first time at airports across the UK in partnership with leading travel retailer World Duty...
John Crabbie & Co whisky is returning after a 40 year gap

A famous name in Scotch whisky makes a return to the shelves

A Scottish distiller is returning to the whisky market after a gap of around 40 years. John Crabbie and Co is launching two new expressions,...
The collection of the rare Corti whiskies

Largest-known collection of rare Corti Brothers whiskies goes to auction

The world’s largest known selection of rare and collectable Corti Brothers whiskies will go under the hammer in Scotland next week. They are up for...
A Proud Mary

Classic cocktails given a whisky twist for Robert Burns Night

Whisky and poetry lovers across the world are today celebrating the life and work of iconic Scottish poet, Robert Burns. To mark the event, Loch...