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Caledonian MacBrayne

The Ferry Terminal
PA19 1QP

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10 Best Cathedrals
The eclesiastical wonders of Scotland

June 2014, Issue 75, page 28

10 Best hotel spas
Keith Fergus relaxes in style and finds some of the great places to unwind.

October 2010, Issue 53, page 53

160 years of island hopping
John Hannavy explores the legacy of David MacBrayne

April 2013, Issue 68, page 50

A great deal to shout about
Graham Holliday explains where you can hear and perhaps see – the shy and elusive corncrake

November 2004, Issue 17, page 22

A life on the ocean's wave
Dominic Roskrow explains his love for boats

July 2005, Issue 21, page 3

A Rum ideal
One of the most impressive houses in Scotland can be found on the remote Isle of Rum. Marieke Smegen pays it a visit

April 2006, Issue 26, page 40

A Steam-Powered Septuagenarian
John Hannavy tells the story of the iconic paddle steamer Waverly

June 2017, Issue 93, page 70

All the allure of Whisky Galore
Barra in the Outer Hebrides takes some getting to. But as Robin McKelvie reports, its mix of history and stunning nature make it worth the effort

September 2004, Issue 16, page 58

Along the Mighty Clyde
John Hannavy journeys along Scotland's great rivers in search of history

August 2012, Issue 64, page 50

Argyll adventures
Charles Douglas travels west to Oban, the Isle of Mull and beyond

June 2017, Issue 93, page 18

Arran – walk this way
The Isle of Arran is best experienced on foot. Dominic Roskrow reports

April 2007, Issue 32, page 32

Ayrshire & Arran – wonders of the western coast
Ayrshire and the Isle of Arran on Scotland's west coast offer all that is best about Scotland in one place, says Sally Toms.

February 2009, Issue 43, page 31

Best of Argyll
Charles Douglas recommends where to go, what to do...

December 2015, Issue 84, page 22

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

John Hannavy sees two new ferries being built and explores the history of shipbuilding on the river

October 2017, Issue 95, page 70

Cowal and Bute – Beauty and adventure on Glasgow's doorstep
You don't have to go to the Hebrides for a Scottish ferry-hopping holiday, as Ian R Mitchell explains. Cowal and Bute have castles, stately homes, churches and grand walks nearer to hand

March 2005, Issue 19, page 36

Scottish Hebrides

February 2015, Issue 79, page 10

Destination of the Year
Scottish Hebrides

April 2015, Issue 80, page 10

Destination of the Year
Scottish Hebrides

August 2015, Issue 82, page 10

Destination of the Year
Scottish Hebrides

October 2015, Issue 83, page 10

Destination of the Year
Scottish Hebrides

December 2015, Issue 84, page 10

From Coast to Coast (Regional Focus: Ross and Cromarty)
Charles Douglas sets out to explore Cromarty, The Black Isle, Easter and Wester Ross

June 2016, Issue 87, page 20

Gang Doon the Watter (Ayrshire, Arran & Bute)
Charles Douglas travels through Inverclyde, down the Ayrshire coast and hops over the water to the Isles of Bute and Arran

October 2017, Issue 95, page 18

Get on your bike
In a new series we look at journeys you can make in Scotland by bike. First up: Craig Whyte explores Cowal

February 2006, Issue 25, page 24

God's own cruising heaven
Tom Bruce-Gardyne goes cruising around Scotland's beautiful west coast, but don't mention the weather.

March 2004, Issue 13, page 68

Island Jewel (Tiree)
Fiona Russell travels to the Hebridean island of Tiree to find out what makes it so special

December 2006, Issue 30, page 46

Kinloch Castle - Extraordinary & Eccentric
Charles Douglas explores a fantasy palace on the Isle of Rum

December 2012, Issue 66, page 10

Lismore's long history
In the latest in his series on lesser known islands, John Hannavy visits Lismore

June 2006, Issue 27, page 18

Magic on Mull
Charles Douglas visits Torosay Castle on the Island of Mull

February 2006, Issue 25, page 16

No longer a a destination nightmare
Scotland is benefiting from greatly improved transport facilities. Sally Toms looks at how to travel to, from and around Scotland

January 2006, Issue 24, page 69

On a Hilltop on Bute
John Hannavy explores a hidden medieval gem

April 2016, Issue 86, page 40

Planes, trains and automobiles
Visiting some of the most remote and beautiful spots in the world remains a challenge. But as Dominic Roskrow reports, the options are much better than they were

December 2006, Issue 30, page 68

Premium Choice
Scotland Hotels

June 2015, Issue 81, page 40

Renfrewshire and Inverclyde into Ayrshire and on to Arran
Local history, where to go, what to do...

June 2015, Issue 81, page 22

Road to Skye
Charles Douglas sets off from the Scottish mainland to visit the west coast Isle of Skye

April 2017, Issue 92, page 18

Scotland Hotels
Premium Choice

October 2015, Issue 83, page 62

Scotland's Industrial Heritage
John Hannavy explores the remains of a seafaring nation

August 2014, Issue 76, page 36

Scott in the Hebrides
This issue, Ian Mitchell looks at Sir Walter Scott's experiences on the islands of Harris and Eigg on Scotland's west coast

October 2006, Issue 29, page 62

Secret island escape
Colonsay and Oronsay are two bleak but beautiful islands just south of Mull on Scotland's west coast. John Hannavy reports

June 2007, Issue 33, page 18

Skye & the Western Isles
Where to visit Skye The Cuillins Impressive mountain range in the south of the island which should be respected. World class climbing for the expert, challenging walking for the fit. Great views...

October 2006, Issue 29, page 34

Skye and the Western Isles - Island hopping
Charles Douglas visits the wild and beautiful edge of Scotland.

October 2010, Issue 53, page 31

Spirtual journey
In the first of a new series on Scottish holy buildings Ian Mitchell visits Iona

January 2006, Issue 24, page 65

Steaming into History
John Hannavy revisits Scotland's Loch Steamers.

December 2011, Issue 60, page 40

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 Hebrides
Scattered into the oncoming winds of the Atlantic Ocean off the North West Coast of Scotland, with the sentinel rocks of far flung St Kilda the nearest outpost before North America, are the Inner and ...

February 2012, Issue 61, page 18

The Lords of the Isles
Our man takes us round Islay to discover there's more than just whisky

February 2011, Issue 55, page 30

There's a Warm Welcome Awaiting
Take the pain out of your holiday to Scotland with our guide to some of the best travel tour options

February 2011, Issue 55, page 44

Trains, planes and automobiles
It's never been easier to get to Scotland nor to travel around it once you're there. In this special feature we look at the options

January 2005, Issue 18, page 60

Western Isles – island paradise
The islands of Scotland's west coast share a rugged wildness but are marked by their amazing diversity too. Dominic Roskrow reports.

October 2008, Issue 41, page 31

Scotland Magazine Issue 95

Scotland Magazine Issue 95
Regional Focus: Firth of Clyde, Ayrshire coastal path, Exlusive interview: Ruth Connell, Shipbuilding on the Clyde, Clan MacAulay.

Published October 2017.

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 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 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 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 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 82

Scotland Magazine Issue 82
Dumfriesshire Star of Caledonia, Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Moat Brae House, 10 Best Visitor Attractions.

Published August 2015.

Scotland Magazine Issue 81

Scotland Magazine Issue 81
Western Approaches, A Hundred Years in the Highlands, Family Crest, Cabisdale, 10 Best Manmade Wonders.

Published June 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 76

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

Published August 2014.

Scotland Magazine Issue 75

Scotland Magazine Issue 75
Kinross and Perthshire, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Melville Castle, 10 Best Cathedrals.

Published June 2014.

Scotland Magazine Issue 68

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

Published April 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 64

Scotland Magazine Issue 64
Photo Challenge 2012 Winners, Orkney & Shetland, 48 Hours in Edinburgh.

Published August 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 60

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

Published December 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 55

Scotland Magazine Issue 55
Loch Lomond & the Trossachs - Scotland travel guide - Events planner 2011 and much more....

Published February 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 43

Scotland Magazine Issue 43
Ayrshire & Arran - Events Calendar - James II - Clan Gunn - Pollock House - Haunted Orkney & much much....

Published February 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 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 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 32

Scotland Magazine Issue 32
Icons of Scotland - Smuggling - The real Macbeth - Ayrshire & Arran - Caithness - Kelburn Castle - Aberdeen galleries - Bagpipes - Clan Macpherson.

Published April 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 25

Scotland Magazine Issue 25
Going out for the summer - In search of seafood - Get on your bike - Orkney and Shetlands - Rodel Church - Loch Torridon - Robert the Bruce.

Published February 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 24

Scotland Magazine Issue 24
Perthshire - New tourist attractions - Edinburgh in words - Shetland's burning - Arbroath smokies - Iona - Travel to and around Scotland.

Published January 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 21

Scotland Magazine Issue 21
Undiscovered Ayrshire - Out and about in Burns country - Underwater world - Top dives in Scottish waters - Jewels in the Firth - The eating revolution - Clan MacLeod - Funky fashion - Walking in Scott country - Best city hotels..

Published July 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 18

Scotland Magazine Issue 18
Urquhart castle - Dumfries and Galloway - St Kilda - Soccer Museums - Whisky and food - Travel to and around Scotland - The Picts - Drumlanrig.

Published January 2005.

Scotland Magazine Issue 17

Scotland Magazine Issue 17
Living castles - Skye and the Western Isles - Runrig - Regiments - Clydebuilt Museum - Clan Robertson - Scotland on screen - Precious stones.

Published November 2004.

Scotland Magazine Issue 16

Scotland Magazine Issue 16
Super Sutherland - Aviemore - Famous Battlefields - A taste of the sea - Barra - Ospreys - Border castles - Rosslyn chapel - Malt whisky special.

Published September 2004.

Scotland Magazine Issue 13

Scotland Magazine Issue 13
Ayrshire and Arran - Lord of the Isles - Clan Donald - Scone Place - Heart of History - The real MacBeth - Isle of Skye - Cashmere - Gleneagles - Icons of Scotland.

Published March 2004.

Where to Visit - Museums
Travel - Tour Operators
Where to Stay - Self Catering
Where to Visit - Castles

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