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Scotland Directory

Scone Palace

Perth
Perthshire
PH2 6BE
Scotland

Telephone: +44 1738 552 300
Fax: +44 1738 552 588
Web: www.scone-place.co.uk
Email: visits@scone-palace.co.uk

10 Best Gardens
Scotland has some of the most beautiful gardens in the British Isles. Here's our pick of the bunch.

October 2008, Issue 41, page 54

A year awaits
We preview some of the must see and go to events in the Scottish calendar.

February 2010, Issue 49, page 60

Along the Silvery Tay
John Hannavy explores Scotland's history along its longest river

June 2012, Issue 63, page 46

Angus & Dundee
An exploration of this vibrant region

April 2014, Issue 74, page 22

Angus & Dundee
Local History - Where to go - What to do

October 2012, Issue 65, page 18

Arlington's Stone
The Editor and the Stone of Destiny

April 2012, Issue 62, page 7

At the heart of Scottish history
Scone Palace has a long link to Scottish monarchy. Charles Douglas reports

March 2004, Issue 13, page 16

Colin McCredie
Christopher Fisher meets Scottish actor Colin McCredie, best known for his role as Stuart Fraser in the ITV drama, Taggart

April 2007, Issue 32, page 52

David Douglas
We look into the life of a 19th century Scottish botanist and explorer.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 41

Edinburgh – a truly capital city
Alison Thomas ensures that you won't be at a loss in Scotland's capital city, armed with a selection of the best places to stay, eat and visit

November 2002, Issue 5, page 50

Famous across the world
In our continuing series on the great Scottish regiments, Mark Nicholls looks at the origins of the Black Watch and the part of Scotland it calls its own

April 2005, Issue 20, page 56

In the news
Stories in stone A new art site in Scotland has uncovered stories of migration and Scottish heritage. The series of striding stone arches, at Cairnhead Forest in Dumfries and Galloway, have been cr...

August 2009, Issue 46, page 8

Intensive training
In the first of a new series on days out by train, Mark Nicholls takes a trip on the Eastern coast line

June 2006, Issue 27, page 52

Kinross and Perthshire
Local history, where to go, what to do...

June 2014, Issue 75, page 18

Love blossoms
Eagle-eyed visitors spotted that the foliage at Scone Palace in Perth had formed a heart-shaped appearance recently and assumed the Palace gardeners' had been out with the trimming shears! Suzanne Ur...

December 2009, Issue 48, page 9

News
Harris to become new national park The Island of Harris could become Scotland's third national park in as little as two years, if the Scottish Government approves a new proposal. Only 1,800 people ...

April 2009, Issue 44, page 8

Perth & Kinross
With the old county boundaries of Perthshire straddling Scotland from the east coast at Dundee to the hinterland of Loch Tay and Glen Lyon in the west, with its northern boundaries touching Invernesss...

August 2011, Issue 58, page 18

Perthshire & Kinross – out and about in Scotland
Where to visit Adventure Park at Active Kid Toys Stanley, Perth Large children's play area with fort and go kart track. Café overlooks it so you can relax as the children play Tel: +44 (0)1738 827 2...

December 2007, Issue 36, page 34

Perthshire and Kinross
Local history, where to go and what to do

June 2013, Issue 69, page 18

Perthshire – exploring the heart of Scotland
Charles Douglas looks at the landscape and lore of Perthshire.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 26

Perthshire – Scotland's Land of Diversity
Tom Bruce Gardyne reveals the mystery of a landlocked county linking lowland Scotland to the Highlands

March 2003, Issue 7, page 46

Perthshire – Scotland's ‘big county'
Perthshire has often found itself at the epicentre of Scottish events, not least because of its geographical location. Ian Buxton acts as tour guide

January 2006, Issue 24, page 33

Scotland Events
T in the Park 7-8 July, 2007 Balado, Perthshire Now in its second decade, T in the Park has become one of the most important and critically acclaimed music events on the UK and European festival circ...

April 2007, Issue 32, page 12

Spirit of the Place
From the rolling lowlands purple with heather, to the high craggy mountain tops covered with summer snow; from medieval castles ravaged by centuries of war, to lively, cosmopolitan cities; Scotland ca...

August 2012, Issue 64, page 33

The Fair City
?Charles Douglas takes us on a tour of the must see highlights of this great city

October 2013, Issue 71, page 28

The Fair Land (Regional Focus: Perthshire)
Charles Douglas sets out on a journey around Perthshire

February 2017, Issue 91, page 18

The Great Escape
Charles Douglas gets away from it all

September 2002, Issue 4, page 70

The Heart of History
Charles Douglas takes us through this Highland city

October 2012, Issue 65, page 62

The nation's treasures
Charles Douglas looks at 50 of Scotland's finest castles and houses, open to the public.

April 2010, Issue 50, page 14

The scars of age and battle
John Hannavy taps in to the special atmosphere created by many ruined castles

May 2004, Issue 14, page 16

The Sport of Kings
Gavin D. Smith looks at the history of horse racing in Scotland

February 2011, Issue 55, page 60

The Young Pretender (Bonnie Prince Charlie)
In the latest part of our series looking at Scottish characters, Mark Nicholls sets off to find out more about Bonnie Prince Charlie

February 2007, Issue 31, page 40

Your Events & Festivals guide
Our pick of the best Scottish events, Highland games and festivals

April 2017, Issue 92, page 58

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

April 2016, Issue 86, page 66

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 91

Scotland Magazine Issue 91
Regional Focus: Perthshire, The Atholl Highlanders, The River Tay, Country Pursuits, Clan MacIntyre and more!.

Published February 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 75

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

Published June 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 71

Scotland Magazine Issue 71
Inverness and the Highlands, 48 hours in Perth, Scottish music, Scotland's mining heritage.

Published October 2013.

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 65

Scotland Magazine Issue 65
Dunnottar Castle inspires Disney's 'Brave' , Angus & Dundee, 48 Hours in Perth.

Published October 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 63

Scotland Magazine Issue 63
Kilchurn Castle, Glasgow & the Clyde Valley, 48 hours in Aberdeen.

Published June 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 58

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

Published August 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

Scotland Magazine Issue 7

Scotland Magazine Issue 7
Best visitor attractions - James Cosmo - Braveheart star in search of Burns - Jack McConnell - Cheese tasting - Perthshire and Kinross - Food and Golf - Island Hotels.

Published March 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 4

Scotland Magazine Issue 4
The Highlands - Finest hideaway hotels - John Buchan - Romantic wedding venues - The Pictish people - Outdoor clothing - Fenton Tower - Scottish baking - Pedlars.

Published September 2002.

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