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10 Best Scottish Stately Homes
Keith Fergus looks at some of the best grand houses to visit

February 2013, Issue 67, page 46

A Garden of Tradition and Delight
Rory Knight Bruce visits Jupiter Artland at Bonnington House

December 2014, Issue 78, page 13

A stately traveller: Letters from Bishop Pococke
John Hannavy follows the 18th century Anglican bishop from Orkney to Perthshire

April 2013, Issue 68, page 62

Aberdeen & Grampian – the land of castles
We take a trip through this north east corner of Scotland.

February 2010, Issue 49, page 31

America's navel hero
John Paul Jones was one of America's greatest battle commanders during the Revolution. Not bad for a poor boy from Kirkcudbright.

March 2008, Issue 37, page 43

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

Authenticity and Tradition
Roddy Martine visits one of Scotland's most enduring family businesses.

February 2016, Issue 85, page 30

Beyond your wildest dreams
For the right money Dream Escape will provide your dream Scottish holiday.

October 2006, Issue 29, page 42

Bute's gothic palace
Of all of the early dynasties who dominated Scotland from the 12th century onwards, the Stewarts were the most successful and most resilient. Walter Fitz Alan was among the Norman noblemen who accomp...

April 2008, Issue 38, page 14

Clan at the cutting edge of history (Murray)
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of the clan Murray

March 2005, Issue 19, page 48

Edinburgh & the Lothians
Where to eat, visit and stay in Edinburgh & the Lothians

December 2006, Issue 30, page 34

Everything you need to know about... Scottish Clans
The word ‘clan' originates from the Gaelic language and simply means ‘family.' The population of the Lowlands, in particular the Scottish Borders, associated themselves with ‘families' (Armstron...

April 2008, Issue 38, page 74

Fife – a Kingdom to explore
A journey from Edinburgh to Dundee is an ideal way to discover the Kingdom of Fife. Dominic Roskrow reports

August 2005, Issue 22, page 33

Gael Force
Take a swift history lesson, from James II to Queen Victoria - and discover the influence of the Jacobites on Scotland's past

June 2002, Issue 2, page 36

Heavenly Delights
Sue Lawrence tempts us with some soft, gooey and mouth watering treats.

April 2010, Issue 50, page 44

Hidden gems close to Edinburgh
In association with

May 2004, Issue 14, page 62

House of art & history
Charles Douglas visits Duff House, one of north east Scotland's greatest treasures.

October 2008, Issue 41, page 15

Invalid at home, Samson abroad
Isabella Bird wasn't the typical swash-buckling Scottish type of hero. But she was a hero. Sara Wilson explains why

November 2003, Issue 11, page 42

It's all uphill for the salmon
Steve Newman looks at he salmon as it returns to the river Tweed, and the animals and hazards it encounters on its way.

January 2004, Issue 12, page 42

Jewel in the crown - Culzean Castle
One of Robert Adam's finest creations, Culzean is a historic monument with much more up its sleeve than a pretty face and nice gardens

June 2002, Issue 2, page 16

Kingmaker Monck
Gerald Urwin revisits the career of the man who ruled Scotland and restored the Monarchy

October 2015, Issue 83, page 51

Letters from the Bishop
In a new series, John Hannavy follows an Anglican bishop through 18th Century Scotland

December 2012, Issue 66, page 50

Many strings to their bows
Scots grandees have a number of ceremonial roles based on history. One of the most prestigious is based around its pursuit of fine archery. James Irvine Robertson reports

October 2005, Issue 23, page 20

Protecting history
Charles Douglas visits Bowhill, near Selkirk, the Scottish Borders home of the Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry.

October 2005, Issue 23, page 16

Reclaiming the Past
Roddy looks at the part of the Scottish psyche that celebrates the past

June 2011, Issue 57, page 9

Rosslyn Chapel Revisited
Life after The Da Vinci Code

April 2015, Issue 80, page 50

Sentinel of the Sound of Sleat
Charles Douglas visits one of Scotland's most iconic destinations

June 2016, Issue 87, page 16

Set for the history books
In the latest in our series on the Scottish regiments, Mark Nicholls looks at the Royal Highland Fusiliers and Glasgow, the vibrant city where it still recruits many of its soldiers

October 2005, Issue 23, page 65

Shaping a nation
We look at some of the historic events that helped create Scotland.

April 2010, Issue 50, page 62

Spicing Things Up
Sue Lawrence brings some exoticism to the kitchen

June 2011, Issue 57, page 64

Ten places you have to visit
When it comes to tourists sites, there is plenty of choice. Here Ian Buxton picks the ones you just can't afford to miss

April 2005, Issue 20, page 42

The Battle of Boroughmuir
James Irvine Robertson recalls an all but forgotten skirmish from the 14th Century

December 2015, Issue 84, page 31

The Clan Lindsay
A look at one of Scotland's great families

April 2014, Issue 74, page 68

The Clan MacDuff
James Irvine Robertson looks at another of Scotland's great families

April 2011, Issue 56, page 39

The House of Skies and Seas
Charles Douglas visits this home overlooking the Mull of Kintyre

February 2014, Issue 73, page 10

The pedalling pilgrim
Paul Kirkwood traces the origins of the bicycle in Dumfriesshire

October 2006, Issue 29, page 58

The Poet and the Engineer
John Hannavy tells the story of the poet Robert Southey's friendship with Thomas Telford

February 2012, Issue 61, page 62

The Rough Wooing
James Irvine Robertson delves into the history of a rough royal courtship.

August 2008, Issue 40, page 39

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry
A homage to the contributions made by Scots throughout the world

August 2014, Issue 76, page 28

The tragic queen (Mary Queen of Scots)
In the latest part of our series looking at legendary Scottish characters, Mark Nicholls looks at where to find out more about Mary Queen of Scots

December 2006, Issue 30, page 64

The uncrowned King of Scotland
James Irvine Robertson tells the story of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville

June 2017, Issue 93, page 48

To the beat of a different drum
Roddy Martine looks at the history of Scotland's most spectacular annual event, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

June 2007, Issue 33, page 68

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

November 2018, Issue 101, page 8

Will ye no come back again?
Annie Harrower-Gray explores the legends of some Jacobean hauntings in the Highlands of Scotland.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 68

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 93

Scotland Magazine Issue 93
In search of Atlantic oakwoods, the benefits of birdwatching and a history of Harry the Ninth.

Published June 2017.

Scotland Magazine Issue 87

Scotland Magazine Issue 87
Ross and Cromarty, Eilean Donan Castle, The voice of Scotland, Glasgow's titan cranes, Shetland's Gin, The Highland Folk Museum, Clan Crichton, Cambuskenneth Abbey, Knockando Woolmill, Scots Codebreakers of WWII..

Published June 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 83

Scotland Magazine Issue 83
Royal Choice - The Aberdeenshire Castle Trail, 10 Best Nature Reserves, General George Monck, Hippopotamus Murray.

Published October 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 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 73

Scotland Magazine Issue 73
Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, The spirits of Discovery, 10 Best Nature Reserves and Homecoming 2014 events planner.

Published February 2014.

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 61

Scotland Magazine Issue 61
2012 events calendar - The Hebrides - Fasque House - 10 best Scottish lighthouses and much more....

Published February 2012.

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 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 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 41

Scotland Magazine Issue 41
10 Best Gardens - Whisky Special - Mary King's Close - Skye & the Western Isles - The life of a lighthouse keeper and much more....

Published October 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 40

Scotland Magazine Issue 40
Orkney and Shetland - The merchants and their city - Ghosts of Glencoe - 10 Best museums - The Rough Wooing - Whisky Special and much more....

Published August 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 37

Scotland Magazine Issue 37
Top 10 must see attractions - Northern Highlands - Self Catering Holidays - Iron Age Brochs and much more.....

Published March 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 33

Scotland Magazine Issue 33
Castle of Mey - Royal Scottish Retreat - Ghillie Brown - The first Highland charge - Scottish Photography - Edinburgh Tattoo - Fishing for history - National Gallery - Act of Union.

Published June 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 23

Scotland Magazine Issue 23
Island Life - Scotland's finest whisky islands - A royal county - Aberdeenshire - Top 10 Romantic destinations - Scotland in Bloom - Hebridean Princess - Shortbread recipes - Solway - Bagpipes.

Published October 2005.

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 14

Scotland Magazine Issue 14
Supernatural Scotland - Whisky and Water - Cruising on the West coast - The magic of Edinburgh - Great car journeys - Steam boats - Who killed Darnley? - Loch Torridon.

Published May 2004.

Scotland Magazine Issue 12

Scotland Magazine Issue 12
Blair Castle and Atholl Palace - The Borders - Out and about in the Lowlands - Ancestors on-line - Fortress castles - Iain Banks - Culloden - Winter wildlife.

Published January 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 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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