Island paradise? Lighthouse buildings on uninhabited island of Copinsay go on the market

Can you imagine living on the stunning uninhabited island of Copinsay? Well you could have your next home there for just £80,000. The lighthouse keeper...
Billy Connolly

Glasgow comedian Billy Connolly to release new book this year

A new book by Billy Connolly featuring a collection of his artwork and stories will be released later this year. The Accidental Artist, published by John...
BBC ALBA to broadcast Skipinnish anniversary concert - Castle Concerts - by Elly Lucas

Skipinnish fans can relive Edinburgh Castle concert

Skipinnish fans will have a chance to relive a special concert celebrating 25 years of the Scottish band at Edinburgh Castle. Recorded at Edinburgh Castle...

Moira Huntly brings her artwork to Scotland for the first time

Distinguished artist Moira Huntly is exhibiting 12 paintings at an Aberdeenshire gallery this month - the first time her work has been on show in...

Review: The Gardener’s Cottage, Edinburgh

Nestled in a copse on Edinburgh's London Road, only a few minutes walk from Toppings & Company Booksellers and The Playhouse, is The Gardener's Cottage...
The Crusoe Bar Caroline Trotter Photography (26)

Review: The Crusoe, Lower Largo

Richard Bath heads to Lower Largo for a stay at the Crusoe to see what has changed at this boutique hotel next to the quay....



Karen Betts (Photo: Scotch Whisky Association)

Scotland fights back against the counterfeits in China

Scotch whisky’s trademark has been renewed in China until 2028. The Scotch whisky industry has renewed its trademark in the far east for another decade,...
Shanina Shaik, James Marsden and Suki Waterhouse at the Diageo Cambus Cooperage in Alloa

Stars give their support to International Scotch Whisky Day

Scotland's national drink will tomorrow be celebrated globally from free distillery tours across Scotland to a series of red carpet events around the world. Thursday,...
Raasay While We Wait Bottle

New single malt offers a tantalising taste tease from Raasay

Everything comes to those who wait, and that's definitely the case with a new single malt from Raasay. While in the process of building the...

Book review: A Field Guide to Whisky

From the general to the specific, this book by Hans Offringa has the answers to all the questions you can possibly think of relating to...

Book review – Spirit of Place: Whisky Distilleries of Scotland

Scotland’s whisky industry is a fascinating area, not just with the tipple itself, but also the surrounding industry. In Spirit of Place, Charles Maclean, the...
The Macallan Classic Cut, 2017

Macallan Classic Cut sells out online in just a handful of days

A new whisky released by The Macallan has sold out online in just a few days. Last week, the firm announced The Macallan Classic Cut,...