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The Balmoral

1 Princes Street
Edinburgh
Edinburgh
EH2 2EQ
Scotland

Telephone: +44 131 556 2414
Fax: +44 131 557 3747
Web: www.roccofortehotels.com
Email: agreene@ the balmoral hotel.com

Whisky Bars of the World 2013
Whisky Bars of the World 2013

 

2005 Hotels of the Year
When you plan your holiday in Scotland – or even a business trip – it's sometimes a challenge to know which hotel to book. There are several guides, one of which is the leading independent website...

July 2005, Issue 21, page 58

2009 Scottish Hotel Awards
The sixth annual Scottish hotel awards were held at the Crowne Plaza, Glasgow. Around 400 people from the country's vital hospitality industry attended. Winners were chosen by a combination of reviews...

April 2009, Issue 44, page 54

A new lease of life
The Old Waverley Hotel is blessed and cursed by its past. Sally Toms reports

June 2006, Issue 27, page 40

A Personal Portrait
In the year Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, we look at the various Scottish aspects of her life

April 2012, Issue 62, page 28

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

February 2010, Issue 49, page 31

Aberdeen & The Grampians
The City of Aberdeen is mentioned in early Norse chronicles. Snorro's Heimskringla, which was written around 1153, records how Eysteinn, a Norwegian prince, was driven towards the end of a brutal Scan...

December 2011, Issue 60, page 20

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

October 2006, Issue 29, page 42

Book Reviews
Sally Toms takes a look at this issue's book reviews.

March 2005, Issue 19, page 11

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

December 2006, Issue 30, page 34

Edinburgh – a perfect day
Edinburgh is one of the world's great capital cities, and its sites well documented. Dominic Roskrow plans an indulgent and less obvious day out there

December 2006, Issue 30, page 31

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

Everything you need to know about...Tartan
This issue, Roddy Martine reveals the history of tartan

December 2006, Issue 30, page 74

Facelift for the future
Edinburgh's “Caley” celebrates more than 100 years of hospitality by seamlessly blending historic with modern

August 2005, Issue 22, page 44

Fit for a queen
Charles Douglas looks at the history of this most royal of residences

April 2014, Issue 74, page 10

Fit for a queen
Charles Douglas visits The Castle of Mey in Caithness, beloved holiday home of the late Queen Mother

June 2007, Issue 33, page 14

Five star spas
Natasha Reed investigates the best luxury spas Scotland has to offer

April 2006, Issue 26, page 52

Friend more than servant
History has preserved the friendship between the widowed Queen Victoria and her personal attendant John Brown. Jackie Cosh reports

June 2007, Issue 33, page 58

Hogmanay Hotels
EVERYONE KNOWS SCOTLAND IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR NEW YEAR. BUT IF YOU'RE PLANNING SOMETHING REALLY SPECIAL THIS YEAR, WHERE SHOULD YOU GO? WE SOUGHT THE OPINION OF A BROAD RANGE OF SCOTTISH JOURNALISTS ...

September 2003, Issue 10, page 40

Hogmanay hotels
IN EXCLUSIVE ASSOCIATION WITH HotelReviewScotland.com

October 2005, Issue 23, page 46

Icons comes of age in downtown New York
Celebrities and politicians attended a glittering awards night in the heart of New York as a highlight of Tartan Week. Dominic Roskrow reports

July 2004, Issue 15, page 30

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

June 2014, Issue 75, page 18

Making A Splash
Urban or rural, there are some really top-notch spas offered in Scottish hotels of all types. A century or so ago the Victorians pioneered hydropathic hotels with water-therapies and somewhat strict d...

October 2012, Issue 65, page 26

No better place on the planet
The Scotsman and the Balmoral are the best hotels in the World to enjoy Hogmanay argues Dominic Roskrow

November 2003, Issue 11, page 38

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

June 2013, Issue 69, page 18

Premium Choice
Scotland Hotels

June 2015, Issue 81, page 40

Relaxation Nation
In association with HotelReviewScotland.com

December 2006, Issue 30, page 62

Scotland Hotels
Premium Choice

October 2015, Issue 83, page 62

Snap happy
Scotland is one of the most picturesque places in the world, so Kate Ennis gets some insider information on how to capture it on camera

June 2007, Issue 33, page 54

Take it to the bridge
Original sketches by the iconic engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel for a bridge over the River Dee at Balmoral are to go on public display for the first time at Balmoral Castle over the forthcoming summ...

April 2006, Issue 26, page 8

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

June 2013, Issue 69, page 65

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

February 2017, Issue 91, page 18

Victoria's Highland legacy
Dave McFadzean explores the Victorian Heritage trail in Royal Deeside.

December 2008, Issue 42, page 60

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

April 2016, Issue 86, page 66

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 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 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 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 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 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 58

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

Published August 2011.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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