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Ben Nevis

1152 Argyll Street
G3 8TB

Telephone: +44 141 576 5204

10 Best Battlefields
Where clashes that defined a nation took place

April 2014, Issue 74, page 42

10 Best Castles
The fortresses that kept medieval Scotland safe

August 2014, Issue 76, page 30

10 Best Easy Walks with Great Views
Although Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in Britain it does not necessarily mean it has the best view. Indeed for many, including myself, some of Scotland's best vantage points are from smaller hill...

December 2009, Issue 48, page 54

10 Best Golf Holidays
Keith Fergus looks at the best places to visit and play

April 2012, Issue 62, page 38

10 best golfing holidays
Keith Fergus heads off in search of the best golf holidays

April 2013, Issue 68, page 46

10 Best Hill Walks
Keith Fergus goes hill walking

February 2016, Issue 85, page 34

10 Best Holiday Activities
Keith Fergus selects his favourite family destinations

December 2015, Issue 84, page 34

10 Best Lochs
Keith Fergus takes us on a tour of some excellent watery walks.

February 2010, Issue 49, page 54

10 Best Scottish Trails
Exploring the great outdoors

December 2014, Issue 78, page 36

10 Best Spring Walks
Put a spring in your step by Keith Fergus.

April 2010, Issue 50, page 52

10 Best Spring Walks
Keith Fergus recommends the best places for an excursion

April 2015, Issue 80, page 36

10 Best Summer Walks
Cir Mhor and Caisteal Abhail Arran's mountains are among my favourites and to ascend Cir Mhor and Caisteal Abhail from Glen Rosa is almost as good as it gets where hill-walking is concerned. From the ...

June 2010, Issue 51, page 52

100 Things You didn’t know About Scotland
To celebrate our 100th issue, Mica Bale has compiled a list of surprising facts about Scotland

October 2018, Issue 100, page 38

50 Things You Never Knew about Scotland

December 2007, Issue 36, page 26

A day in the life of a hydro boy
Hydroelectric power schemes were set up in Scotland in the early 1900's. David Fleetwood looks at what life was like for the people who made a living this way.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 50

A Gordon for me
Charles Douglas visits Gordon Castle at Fochabers

April 2018, Issue 98, page 14

A history of Bothies in Scotland
Geoff Allan, author of the Scottish Bothy Bible, tells us a little about the colourful history of bothies and bothying

April 2017, Issue 92, page 30

A touch of grandeur
GRAND VALUE ROOMS - Where to stay for far less pay! This month's top three tips in association with

July 2004, Issue 15, page 62

Argyll – the best of three worlds
Argyll has something for everyone, offering visitors a taste of the very best of Scotland. Dominic Roskrow reports

February 2007, Issue 31, page 31

Bard of the Clan
Investigating the legend of Iain Lom

November 2018, Issue 101, page 51

Challenging Ben
The Editor looks forward to an outdoor escapade

April 2011, Issue 56, page 7

Charity is the key
Volunteers clearing rubbish from the summit of Ben Nevis were in for a bit of a shock when they uncovered a piano under a pile of stones. The discovery was made when a clean-up team from the John Mui...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 9

Colin & Justin
The first of a new series in which Christopher Fisher will interview a different Scottish celebrity. This issue, he talks to television design duo Colin McAllister & Justin Ryan

October 2006, Issue 29, page 28

Crowned Triumph

November 2002, Issue 5, page 14

Distilling at Your Leisure
Ian Buxton recommends some excellent places to stay, and not just for the whisky minded

April 2011, Issue 56, page 56

End of year cheer
Living in the Northern Hemisphere, we have all come to accept that the days and nights at either end of the year are long and cold and very dark. And that, of course, is why we Scots have earned ourse...

December 2007, Issue 36, page 7

Ferries, Fares, Jokes and Views
Following in the footsteps of H V Morton

April 2014, Issue 74, page 56

Festival Time
Finally as I sit here it looks like we might have a run of decent weather. The spring has been one of the coldest on record. Everything seemed to be in stasis: plants, animals and in fact us humans. ...

June 2013, Issue 69, page 7

Following John Muir's Trail
Keith Fergus walks in the footsteps of the Scottish-born international conservationist

December 2014, Issue 78, page 51

Give them a drop of winter warmth
Winter is the ideal time to invest in Scottish whisky or give it to a loved one as a gift. Dominic Roskrow picks out some of the best

November 2003, Issue 11, page 23

Go west and follow the skipper
The chequered skipper butterfly is very rare. But your chances of seeing one improve in the Fort William area. Graham Holliday reports

March 2005, Issue 19, page 22

Hogmanay Hotels

September 2003, Issue 10, page 40

Home of Ancient Kings
Nearing the end of our coastal journey, we explore Fort William to Campbeltown, taking in the ancient capital of Dalriada

December 2012, Issue 66, page 58

Into the wild
Rob Allanson on the Year of Natural Scotland

February 2013, Issue 67, page 7

Iona Argyll and The Isles

September 2003, Issue 10, page 53

Iron road to the Isles
In the latest part of our series looking at how you can get around Scotland by train, Mark Nicholls heads to the west coast and makes Fort William his departure point

December 2006, Issue 30, page 58

Land of history
The Editor contemplates the allure of ancient places

June 2011, Issue 57, page 7

Live like a Laird for Hogmanay
If you must only ever spend one night in Scotland, make sure that it's Hogmanay. And make sure you're in a castle. Andrew Ross reports

August 2005, Issue 22, page 56

Magic of the Moor
David McVey heads out onto one of the nation's last great empty spaces.

February 2010, Issue 49, page 50

Mamore the Merrier
Out with the iconic Cuillin on Skye and the magical Glen Shiel ridge, the Mamores may well be the finest mountain range in the British Isles. Comprising of 10 munros (Scottish mountains more than 3000...

December 2012, Issue 66, page 16

Meals on Rails
Sue Lawrence gets some luxurious pampering on the Royal Scotsman.

August 2011, Issue 58, page 64

Nevis finally cleared of cairns
Volunteers have at last completed a gruelling five year programme to remove more than 120 unsightly cairns from the summit of Ben Nevis. The John Muir Trust – owners of Ben Nevis since 2000 – cle...

December 2008, Issue 42, page 8

On the road
Part one of the tale of three men, three motorbikes, five distilleries and the search for one blended malt.

October 2009, Issue 47, page 60

On the war path
Sally Toms picks out a few places to visit in connection with World War II

February 2007, Issue 31, page 58

Scotch whisky, known in the Gaelic language as uisge beatha, the “Water of Life,” is among the most beloved of distilled spirits in the world and therefore a central theme in this year's Homecomin...

April 2009, Issue 44, page 21

Scotland's adventure playground
The area around Fort William and Lochaber is promoting itself as the Outdoor Capital of the UK. Sally Toms looks at what's on offer

October 2006, Issue 29, page 54

Scotland's finest country hotels
The Scottish mainland, as well as featuring fabulous city hotels, also boasts some of the British Isles' most spectacular country hotels. We profile some of the best

June 2002, Issue 2, page 28

Scotland's peak district
Ben Nevis and the surrounding area are the perfect stopping point on your journey up the West coast. Hannah Adcock reports

April 2006, Issue 26, page 42

Scottish Hotels of the Year 2008
Inverlochy Castle by Fort William, Inverness-shire Tel: +44 (0)1397 702 953 The winner of Scotland's ultimate hotel award, The Scottish National Hotel of the Year 2008, is this much-acclaimed Rel...

April 2008, Issue 38, page 66

The Clan MacBean
James Irvine Robertson looks at one of Scotland's great families

October 2011, Issue 59, page 70

The crowning glories - Scottish Hotel Awards
We reveal the recent winners of the 2013 Scottish Hotel Awards

June 2013, Issue 69, page 65

The Great Glen Way
Keith Fergus treks from coast to coast along the Highland boundary fault

June 2018, Issue 99, page 30

The spirits of the nation
In the second part of our look at whisky we take a whirlwind trip across the country.

October 2010, Issue 53, page 65

The stronghold of the fairies - Schiehallion
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of Schiehallion

June 2013, Issue 69, page 14

The water of life
We give you the ultimate guide to the nation's distilleries

June 2013, Issue 69, page 30

The West Highland Way
Keith Fergus walks from Milngavie to Fort William

October 2018, Issue 100, page 68

The whisky regions of Scotland
Different regions of Scotland produce different styles of whisky. Dominic Roskrow explains how each area can vary

August 2005, Issue 22, page 67

Under the hammer
A rare watercolour sketchbook containing stunning paintings of Scottish landscapes and landmarks will be going on sale in London this February. The work of Sarah Sherwood Clarke, a skilled English ar...

December 2009, Issue 48, page 9

We've got mail
A selection of messages from our readers across the globe

April 2017, Issue 92, page 10

What I Love About Scotland
A series in which well known individuals based around the world express their thoughts about the Scotland they know well

February 2015, Issue 79, page 9

What I Love About Scotland
A series in which well known individuals based around the world express their thoughts about the Scotland they know well

April 2015, Issue 80, page 9

Whisky country
Rob Allanson takes us on a whistle-stop tour of Scotland's single malt distilleries.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 60

Whisky galore
Some of Scotland's best whisky is found in the Lowlands and the islands. Dominic Roskrow acts as tour guide

October 2006, Issue 29, page 68

Winter Wonderland
Ben Nevis climbs to 4409 feet and is, by around 115 feet, the highest point in Britain (Ben MacDui in the Cairngorms is the second). It is surrounded by some of Scotland's finest mountains, including ...

December 2011, Issue 60, page 18

Worth a visit?
It's hard to believe that just a few years ago public access to a distillery was rare. Now many offer tours or tastings and they're becoming increasingly sophisticated. Dominic Roskrow reports

April 2005, Issue 20, page 64

Your Guide to Scotland's Best Hotels
The results of the 2016 Scottish Hotel Awards

April 2016, Issue 86, page 66

Scotland Magazine Issue 101

Scotland Magazine Issue 101
Angus and Dundee - Fife Coastal Path - Monarchs of the Glen - Who were the Picts? - Clan Fraser - Broughty Castle.

Published November 2018.

Scotland Magazine Issue 100

Scotland Magazine Issue 100
100 Scottish Facts - Discover Shetland - Exploring Glasgow - The Hill House - Harry Lauder - West Highland Way.

Published October 2018.

Scotland Magazine Issue 99

Scotland Magazine Issue 99
Aberdeenshire - Corgarff Castle - Hercules Linton - Grim tales of Scotland’s mortsafes - Picts at War.

Published June 2018.

Scotland Magazine Issue 98

Scotland Magazine Issue 98
Speyside way - Historic Houses - Clans - Scottish Hotel Awards - Midges and more.

Published April 2018.

Scotland Magazine Issue 92

Scotland Magazine Issue 92
We explore the Armadale Castle, the stronghold of Clan Donald and reveal the winners of this year's Scottish Hotel Awards.

Published April 2017.

Scotland Magazine Issue 86

Scotland Magazine Issue 86
The Kingdom of Fife, Dolphin watching in the Moray Firth, an ancient abbey on Bute, Speyside whisky and The Highland Chocolatier..

Published April 2016.

Scotland Magazine Issue 85

Scotland Magazine Issue 85
Regional Focus: Midlothian, DNA Testing for Scottish Ancestry, Shetland Wildlife, Lords of Inobedience.

Published February 2016.

Scotland Magazine Issue 84

Scotland Magazine Issue 84
Best of Argyll, Alexander McCall Smith, Battle of Boroughmuir, Clan Fletcher, Harris & Lewis.

Published December 2015.

Scotland Magazine Issue 80

Scotland Magazine Issue 80
Spirit of Speyside, Scottish Hotel Awards, Dandie Dinmont, Rosslyn Revisited, 10 Best Spring Walks.

Published April 2015.

Scotland Magazine Issue 79

Scotland Magazine Issue 79
Caithness and Sutherland, Boswell and Johnson, Rough Magic, 10 Best Historic Sites.

Published February 2015.

Scotland Magazine Issue 78

Scotland Magazine Issue 78
Loch Lomond and Dunbartonshire, Time Travel with the Jacobites, A Garden of Tradition and Delight, 10 Best Trails.

Published December 2014.

Scotland Magazine Issue 76

Scotland Magazine Issue 76
Edinburgh and the Lothians, The Diaspora Tapestry, The Haining, 10 Best Castles.

Published August 2014.

Scotland Magazine Issue 74

Scotland Magazine Issue 74
Forth Road Bridge, Battle of Bannockburn, Balmoral Castle, Angus & Dundee, 10 Best Battlefields.

Published April 2014.

Scotland Magazine Issue 69

Scotland Magazine Issue 69
Perthshire and Kinross, The Water of Life, Chasing the silver darlings, Crossing the border.

Published June 2013.

Scotland Magazine Issue 68

Scotland Magazine Issue 68
?Glasgow & Clyde Valley, Braemar Castle & Clan Forbes.

Published April 2013.

Scotland Magazine Issue 67

Scotland Magazine Issue 67
Loch Lomond & the Trossachs | Events Planner | 10 best stately homes.

Published February 2013.

Scotland Magazine Issue 66

Scotland Magazine Issue 66
The Borders - Dumfries & Galloway - The Monklands Canal - 10 Best Festive Activities.

Published December 2012.

Scotland Magazine Issue 62

Scotland Magazine Issue 62
Diamond Jubilee Special - Edinburgh & The Lothians - 48 hours in Glasgow.

Published April 2012.

Scotland Magazine Issue 60

Scotland Magazine Issue 60
Neidpath Castle - Aberdeen & The Grampians - 24 hours in Inverness and much more....

Published December 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 59

Scotland Magazine Issue 59
Brodie Castle - 24 Hours in Stirling - Leuchie House - 10 abbeys to visit and much, much more....

Published October 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 58

Scotland Magazine Issue 58
Perth & Kinross special - Colstoun House - The Royal Scotsman and much more....

Published August 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 57

Scotland Magazine Issue 57
Dundee & Fife - 10 best castle to visit - 24 hours in Edinburgh and much more...!!.

Published June 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 56

Scotland Magazine Issue 56
Dundas Castle - Photo Challenge 2010 - Ayrshire & Arran and much more....

Published April 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 53

Scotland Magazine Issue 53
Skye & the Western Isle - 10 Best hotel spas - 24 hours in Aberdeen and much more....

Published October 2010.

Scotland Magazine Issue 51

Scotland Magazine Issue 51
Argyll - Loch Lomond - Stirling and the Trossachs - 10 Best Summer Walks - How tweed is made and much more....

Published June 2010.

Scotland Magazine Issue 50

Scotland Magazine Issue 50
50th Anniversary - Spirit Guide to St. Andrews - 10 Best Walks - Edinburgh & The Lothians - Artist Jolomo and much more....

Published April 2010.

Scotland Magazine Issue 49

Scotland Magazine Issue 49
10 Best Lochs - Edinburgh Castle - Events Calendar - Magic of the Moor - Painting - Aberdeen and Grampian and much more....

Published February 2010.

Scotland Magazine Issue 48

Scotland Magazine Issue 48
The Clyde Valley - 10 Best Easy Walks - Journeys Blend - Discovering Scotland - Broughton House - Comfort House and much more....

Published December 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 47

Scotland Magazine Issue 47
The Highlands Inverness - the Black Isle - and beyond - 10 Best Winter Walks - Ancient ways - Journey's Blend - Celebrity recipes - Blended Whisky and much more....

Published October 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 46

Scotland Magazine Issue 46
Edinburgh Castle - Whisky - Autumn Walks - Dundee & Fife- Clan Ross - Mary Slessor - Kellie Castle & much, much more....

Published August 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 45

Scotland Magazine Issue 45
Perthshire - The Ulster Scots - Clan Macfarlane Orkney - House of the Binns - Zeppelins and much more....

Published June 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 44

Scotland Magazine Issue 44
Loch Ness - Scottish Hotel Awards 2009 - Dumfries House - Stirling Castle - Loch Lomond & The Trossachs - 10 Best Traditional Scottish Pubs and much more....

Published April 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 42

Scotland Magazine Issue 42
Victorian Heritage Trail - Clan Macneil - The Borders - Drum Castle - Haunted Glamis & much more....

Published December 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 38

Scotland Magazine Issue 38
Free Travel Guide - 13 Castles in Aberdeenshire - 10 Best Beaches - Haunted St Andrews - Glasgow, what to do - Jute City and much more....

Published April 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 36

Scotland Magazine Issue 36
Perth and Kinross - 50 Things you didn't know about Scotland - Cawdor Castle - Gold Fever - Scottish Churches - and much more....

Published December 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 31

Scotland Magazine Issue 31
Argyll & Bute - Where to go and what to see - King James IV - On the war path - World War II - Genealogy - Spooky Edinbugh - Bonnie Prince Charlie - Falkland Palace - Broughton Gallery - Highland Games - Clan MacKay.

Published February 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 30

Scotland Magazine Issue 30
Edinburgh - out and about in Scotland's capital - Meet the Romans - Mary Queen of Scots - Crathes Castle - Auld Friends - Hebridean island of Tiree - Soup recipes - The Cairngorms.

Published December 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 29

Scotland Magazine Issue 29
The great outdoors - 14 Fun days out - Mail order Scotland - Skye and the Western Isles - Rob Roy - Lowland and Island whisky - Ballindalloch Castle - Clan MacLean.

Published October 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 27

Scotland Magazine Issue 27
Kelvingrove art gallery - Caithness, Sutherland and Ross-shire, Explore Scotland by bike and train - Best Scottish beaches - Waterfalls - Best bookshops.

Published June 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 26

Scotland Magazine Issue 26
Glorious Glasgow - Bath time - Mountain biking - Golf and whisky hotels - Kinloch - Shinty - Ben Nevis - Jam - Scottish Beer.

Published April 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 22

Scotland Magazine Issue 22
Glamis Castle - Hogmanay castles - Out in the country - Dundee and Fife - Country Houses - The Caledonian Hotel - Whisky regions - New Lanark.

Published August 2005.

Scotland Magazine Issue 20

Scotland Magazine Issue 20
Heart of Scotland - Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs - Top tourist sites - Scottish Music - Icons of Scotland 05 - Island Hotels - Scottish cheeses - Visiting Distilleries.

Published April 2005.

Scotland Magazine Issue 19

Scotland Magazine Issue 19
Cowal and Bute - Golf Hotels - Festival times - Tullibardine - Gastro Hotels - Ulster Scots - Top tourist destinations.

Published March 2005.

Scotland Magazine Issue 15

Scotland Magazine Issue 15
Wondeful Orkney - Glasgow a guide to Scotland's liveliest city - Golfing hotels - Icons of Scotland Results - Walter Scott Walk - JS Barrie - Kirks and cathedrals - Highland Games.

Published July 2004.

Scotland Magazine Issue 11

Scotland Magazine Issue 11
The Grampians, Orkney and Shetland - Luxury holidays - Hogmanay Food - Gliding - Shopping for kilts - Glencoe - Golf in Perth.

Published November 2003.

Scotland Magazine Issue 10

Scotland Magazine Issue 10
Argyll and the Isles - Hogmanay Hotels - Whisky Distilleries - Lenoxlove a study in romance - Rothiemurchus - Juliet Lawrence-Wilson - Islay - Liqueurs tasting.

Published September 2003.

Scotland Magazine Issue 5

Scotland Magazine Issue 5
Edinburgh a capital reborn - Monarch of the Glen - Slainte - Christmas drinks, distilleries and top 10 single malts - Edinburgh Tattoo - War of Independence - Scottish Game.

Published November 2002.

Scotland Magazine Issue 2

Scotland Magazine Issue 2
Historic Castles - History of Culzean Castle - Dumfries and Galloway - Cruises from Scotland - Top spas - Belinda Robertson - Smoked venison tasting.

Published June 2002.

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