BOWMORE CELEBRATES THE PAST 50 YEARS BY LAUNCHING 1961 RELEASE

Bowmore, Islay’s first Single Malt Scotch Whisky, is launching its latest expression – the Bowmore 50 Year Old - as part of an exquisite and extremely limited range which has included other releases such as the 1957 and ‘Eclipse’.

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A Walk on the Wild Side

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A Walk on the Wild Side

Anyone interested in a walk on the wild side should consider spending a day or two at Sandwood Bay in Sutherland. Bordered by dramatically eroded cliffs and backed by dynamic sand dunes the coastline curves away gracefully to the most north-westerly point on mainland Britain

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Summer expeditions

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Summer expeditions

Kenya saw us in the bush tagging rhino and a lion all in aid of trying to keep track of where the animals go and are the cats taking cattle as easy prey.  Important stuff for conservation and critical to the survival of the rhino who’s horn has reached obscene value on the black market.

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The last Frontier

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Jack London’s Call of the Wild left an indelible impression on my young mind. In the desolate landscapes of Alaska and the Yukon - the Northland, he portrays the harshness of the environment and just how unforgiving it was in these early days of prospectors. The thin line that separated life from death was ever present and in the absence of many of life’s other distractions the struggle for survival was laid bare.

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The Ultimate Bowmore adventure

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The Ultimate Bowmore adventure

Islay is a majestic, weather beaten land combining natural beauty with the rugged outdoors and we want to give two of our friends from around the world the chance to explore our island home on the ultimate Bowmore adventure.

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The Blacksmith and the Fairies

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A long time ago, a blacksmith lived high on the Rhinns of Islay, laboring with his only son in his forge. Upon a visit, an old man cried to the blacksmith: 'That's not your son! Evil fairies have taken him to the fairy hill, leaving a changeling - a fairy impostor - in his place! But fear not, I'll help you rescue him!'

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The Legend of the Gulls

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When the Scots spread from their Celtic homeland to create the Kingdom of Dalriada-in-Alban, the Pictish and Brythonic tribes who already occupied the lands resisted fiercely. Legend has it that the daughter of a Pictish King fell in love with a captured Scottish warrior and helped him escape.

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