Drew McKenzie Smith


£10 million project to revive ‘spiritual home of Scotch whisky’ in Fife

May 16 2016

A £10 million plan to revive production at the ‘spiritual home of Scotch whisky’ in north Fife has unearthed some exciting archaeological artefacts, discovers Michael Alexander. Standing amid the ivy-clad ruins of Lindores Abbey in north Fife, it’s possible to imagine the day when in 1298 a battle-wearied William Wallace and his men strode through the east gate fresh from a skirmish with the Earl of Pembroke’s men at the nearby Battle of Blackearnside.