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10 Best Castles to Visit
Keith Fergus gives us the low down on some of the greatest castles to visit

June 2011, Issue 57, page 26

10 Best Coastal Walks
Keith Fergus takes us on 10 of his favourite coastal strolls

October 2012, Issue 65, page 46

10 Best Family Walks
Keith Fergus takes us through 10 easy strolls to take the family on

April 2011, Issue 56, page 26

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

February 2010, Issue 49, page 54

10 best National Nature Reserves
The best places to explore

February 2014, Issue 73, page 38

10 Best Scottish Trails
Exploring the great outdoors

December 2014, Issue 78, page 36

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

April 2015, Issue 80, page 36

10 Best Unusual Places to Stay
Keith Fergus looks at some interesting places

June 2012, Issue 63, page 42

10 of the best..beaches
Scotland has some of the most dramatic coastline to be found anywhere in the world. Liz Pickering highlights some beautiful beaches.

April 2008, Issue 38, page 54

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

April 2013, Issue 68, page 50

48 hours in Orkney
Sally Toms suggests what you might do with only a few days to discover Orkney.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 68

A cash crop
A look at the history of kelp

February 2014, Issue 73, page 14

A changing Skye
John Hannavy visits the beautiful island of Skye

December 2006, Issue 30, page 18

A day in the life of a crofter
David Fleetwood examines one of Scotland's most traditional ocupations.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 60

A day in the life of a drover
Scotland's cattle drovers were a hardy bunch of men. David Fleetwood discovers what life was like for them

April 2008, Issue 38, page 58

A day in the life of a... lighthouse keeper
David Fleetwood looks at another of Scotland's tradtional occupations.

October 2008, Issue 41, page 64

A day in the life of a...fisherman
David Fleetwood examines the hard life of the fisherman in Scotland's once thriving herring industry

August 2008, Issue 40, page 64

A hole in one
Vivien Devlin visits Archerfield, an exclusive use mansion and golf course in East Lothian

October 2006, Issue 29, page 44

A Hundred Years in the Highlands
John Hannavy explores the world of Osgood Mackenzie

June 2015, Issue 81, page 43

A land of drams
In the second part of our series on whisky we head south of the Highland line.

October 2008, Issue 41, page 68

A land of outstanding beauty
The Scottish Landscape is an ever changing canvas, John Hannavy investigates.

February 2010, Issue 49, page 18

A Magical, Majestic Voyage
Vivien Devlin sails around the Hebrides aboard the newly built cruise ship Glen Etive

August 2016, Issue 88, page

A Man in his Element
James Irvine Robertson looks at Scotland's Nelson.

August 2011, Issue 58, page 14

A most glorious area
Charles Douglas explores Argyll, Loch Lomond, Stirling and the Trossachs.

June 2010, Issue 51, page 31

A special kind of tree house
The Scottish Crannog centre brings history to life in spectacular fashion. Joyce Bram went to visit it.

January 2004, Issue 12, page 66

A towering tale
Annie Harrower-Gray gets on the trail of The Wizard of Balwearie.

February 2010, Issue 49, page 26

A walk on the wild side
At this time of year Scotland is ablaze with wild flowers. Lindsay Mackinlay explains what you should be looking for

April 2005, Issue 20, page 50

Adventures on Arran
Our roving Editor travels to the west coast island of Arran.

February 2009, Issue 43, page 3

Alexander Selkirk
The consummate survivor

August 2012, Issue 64, page 67

Along Fife's South Shore
John Hannavy travels from North Queensferry to Dysart – the slow way

February 2017, Issue 91, page 42

An island of contrasts (Isle of Mull)
The Isle of Mull in Scotland's Inner Hebrides is more than just a coach ride to Iona. John Hannavy reports

April 2007, Issue 32, page 18

An Unfolding Saga
John Hannavy explores the treasures of Orkney’s Mainland

December 2017, Issue 96, page 36

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

October 2012, Issue 65, page 18

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

June 2017, Issue 93, page 18

Artist in Residence
Roddy Martine meets Minette Bell Macdonald

April 2017, Issue 92, page 50

Artistic outpost
Roddy Martine visits The Pier Arts Centre, an artistic gem on Orkney.

March 2008, Issue 37, page 60

Ayrshire & Arran
Local politics have divided Ayrshire into North (formerly Cunninghame), East (Kyle) and South (Carrick), now including the Isle of Arran and its smaller, sister islands Great and Little Cumbrae. Alth...

April 2011, Issue 56, page 18

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 Independent Hoteliers of the Year
Robert & Vivien Kyle

December 2015, Issue 84, page 63

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

December 2015, Issue 84, page 22

Beyond the mainland
This issue we look at the two great groups of islands that lie north of Scotland. Damian Riley Smith and Tom Morton take you to these outposts of the nation.

August 2010, Issue 52, page 32

Bread and Water
John Hannavy explores more of the rich heritage passed down to us by our ancestors

February 2011, Issue 55, page 40

Bringing History back to life

September 2003, Issue 10, page 30

Bruce, Burns and Battles
Keith Fergus walks the Ayrshire Coastal Path

October 2017, Issue 95, page 32

By loch and sea
Lake of Menteith Hotel Port of Menteith, Perthshire Tel: +44 (0)1877 385 258 The Lake of Menteith is in the heart of the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. An area rich in heri...

December 2008, Issue 42, page 58

Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-Shire
Exploring the Northern Highlands The region of Caithness and Sutherland and over to Ross & Cromarty is stunningly and exhilarating. Dominic Roskrow reports. There is no feeling quite like it. It's a...

March 2008, Issue 37, page 32

Capture Scotland in your home
Scotland Magazine has scoured the Highlands and Islands to find an artist who best captures the mood of the country. We have discovered Ian Gray, of international renown, and asked him to produce a li...

March 2008, Issue 37, page 38

Clackmannanshire & Kinross
Charles Douglas visits the ‘Wee Counties’ with big hearts

February 2018, Issue 97, page 19

Club class: a dream Highland golf intinerary
Feeling adventurous and fancy trying your hand on some lesser known but highly stimulating golf courses? Sports writer Andrew Ross takes a tour

March 2005, Issue 19, page 66

Coast to Coast
in the first of a new series, Sally Toms reveals the histories, mysteries and travel possibilities of Scotland's dramatic coastline

April 2011, Issue 56, page 52

Come hell or high water
James Carron explores the Elie chain walk, one of Fife's most unusual coastal walks

November 2007, Issue 35, page 26

Contemporary Gothic in a Highland landscape
Charles Douglas looks in on Pitlochry's Fonab Castle

February 2017, Issue 91, page 14

Corryvreckan whirlpool
Hannah Adcock takes a cruise to see one of Scotland's natural wonders.

March 2008, Issue 37, page 22

Covert Castles on the coast
John Hannavy discovers some lesser-known gems

November 2003, Issue 11, page 16

Cowal and Bute
Sally Toms picks a few of the best hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions in the area

March 2005, Issue 19, page 40

Destination of the Year
Scottish Hebrides

August 2015, Issue 82, page 10

Dumfries & Galloway – forget the cliches
Secret? Not for long. Dumfries and Galloway is bursting at the seams with everything to make a family holiday, romantic break or anything in between

June 2002, Issue 2, page 50

Dundee & Fife
Local history, where to go and what to do

June 2011, Issue 57, page 18

Edinburgh & Lothians – protecting the capital
Charles Douglas takes us on a journey through this varied part of Scotland.

April 2010, Issue 50, page 31

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

December 2006, Issue 30, page 34

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

Enticing isles
John Hannavy visits the west coast islands of Islay and Jura

October 2006, Issue 29, page 16

Findhorn Bay
Keith Fergus finds rest and relaxation

April 2015, Issue 80, page 17

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

December 2014, Issue 78, page 51

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

Fruits of the sea
Sue Lawrence provides us with some more recipes, this time using Scotland's delicious deep sea scallops.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 47

Fyne Oysters

February 2003, Issue 6, page 34

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

Ghostly Lions and Pictish Sacrifices
Sally Toms heads further round the coast of Scotland.

December 2011, Issue 60, page 52

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

Heading to the border - Bishop Pococke
John Hannavy follows the 18th century Anglican bishop from Braco to the Border

June 2013, Issue 69, page 50

Hidden gems: 7 steps to golf heaven
BRORA GOLF CLUB 5872 yards, par 69 Green fees: £37 (weekdays) / £42 (weekend) After taking the overnight Caledonian Sleeper service from London to Inverness I pick up a car and head further north. ...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 66

Hidden sands
Keith Fergus discovers Camusdarach Beach.

August 2010, Issue 52, page 56

Hidden treasures
Pulau Sipadan, the Red Sea, the Great Barrier Reef and, erm, Scotland. It might not sound quite right, but Scotland is actually one of the most unique places to dive in the world. Alex Mead found out ...

July 2005, Issue 21, page 24

Highlands and Islands
John Hannavy recreates a 1772 journey.

August 2011, Issue 58, page 56

Highlands – true contrast in remote Scotland
The top third of Scotland is often grouped together but as Ian Buxton reports, the region is diverse and impressive

June 2006, Issue 27, page 32

History's rebels
Roddy looks at the groups of people that have become Scotland's romance and legend

December 2010, Issue 54, page 9

Hollywood on holiday
Few are aware that Nairn was Charlie Chaplin's favourite holiday destination. When Andrew Ross visited the picturesque Royal Burgh he found that it has hung on to some of its Victorian splendour and s...

April 2008, Issue 38, page 62

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

Hugging stones
Ihave just returned from the slopes Ben Mhor above Loch Seaforth where the island of Lewis meets the Island of Harris, and where I have been watching the weather fronts roll in relentlessly from acros...

October 2009, Issue 47, page 7

Hunting grounds
Paul Kirkwood sets out on two wheels to explore the villages on Scotland's east coast

February 2007, Issue 31, page 52

Idyllic Easdale
The first in a new series of island features. Written and photographed by John Hannavy

April 2006, Issue 26, page 18

In brief...
Controversial plans to redevelop part of Edinburgh's historic High Street at Canongate have been given the green light. The new complex will include a fivestar luxury hotel and conference centre, an o...

August 2008, Issue 40, page 10

In brief...
Plans by US entrepeneur Donald Trump to build a luxury golf resort in the Highlands have been given the green light. Despite the strenuous objections of environmental groups, the Scottish Government ...

December 2008, Issue 42, page 9

In celebration of fishing
Fishing has played a major role in Scottish life for generations. Vivien Devlin celebrates Fish Week in Ullapool

September 2004, Issue 16, page 24

In search of perfect seafood
Mark Nicholls visits the world-famous Loch Fyne Oyster Bar and discovers the magic of Scotland's Seafood Trail

February 2006, Issue 25, page 28

In the news
Burns fundraising steps up a gear The National Trust for Scotland has launched a number of initiatives to raise much needed funds for the new Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway, due to open in...

June 2009, Issue 45, page 8

Industrial might
John Hannavy looks at Scotland's industrial heritage.

August 2010, Issue 52, page 18

Inveraray Castle - A Rich Heritage

March 2003, Issue 7, page 16

Inverness & the Highlands
The Highlands of Scotland is generally defined as the territory lying north and west of the Highland Boundary Fault, an ancient geological aberration which bisects mainland Scotland from Dunbartonshir...

October 2011, Issue 59, page 20

Inverness & the Highlands – Highland gateway
Charles Douglas explores Inverness and the Highlands.

October 2009, Issue 47, page 31

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

Island Hopping
John Hannavy recreates 1772 journey

June 2011, Issue 57, page 40

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

It's looking black for rare grouse
Graham Holliday seeks out the very rare black grouse

August 2005, Issue 22, page 22

Jewel of the North
The Inches are islands in the Forth close to Edinburgh. David McVey visited Inchcolm and found it soaked in history

July 2005, Issue 21, page 62

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

December 2012, Issue 66, page 10

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

June 2014, Issue 75, page 18

Land of legends
Robin McKelvie makes the journey to the remote island of St Kilda

January 2005, Issue 18, page 28

Light on the Land
Keith Fergus and the many facets of Turnberry

June 2015, Issue 81, page 19

Loch Lomond & the Trossachs
Your guide to what to see and do, and where to stay, in this majestic region

February 2011, Issue 55, page 20

Loch Lomond & the Trossachs
Although its reputation will forever resonate with that haunting and melancholy traditional Scots song of unknown authorship, Loch Lomond has the added notable distinctions of lying on the Highland Bo...

February 2013, Issue 67, page 18

Loch Lomond and Dunbartonshire
Local history, where to go, what to do...

December 2014, Issue 78, page 22

Natural tourism is kicking up a storm
Scotland is experiencing a new fast growing tourism trend as storm watchers flock to the country's best vantage points to take in some of the world's best natural spectacles. And the Banffshire Coast...

April 2006, Issue 26, page 9

North by North-West
John Hannavy walks in the most celebrated of footsteps

February 2015, Issue 79, page 44

North from Carlisle
John Hannavy follows in the footsteps of Defoe's second tour of Scotland

December 2010, Issue 54, page 52

Och! There's a croc in the loch
Sally Toms muses about Scotland's biodiversity and the mysterious case of the Loch Ness crocodile

June 2007, Issue 33, page 3

Oh I do like to be beside The Seaside
Which is why – in the interests of research – Gilly Pickup packs her bucket, spade and kiss-me-quick hat to find a few of Scotland's best beaches

June 2006, Issue 27, page 67

Operating under their own steam
Relax a while, forget the rush and hurry of train and plane, and join Sara Wilson on a steam boat

May 2004, Issue 14, page 58

Orkney & Shetland
Local History, what to do and where to go.

August 2012, Issue 64, page 18

Orkney & Shetland – Other worlds...
The Shetland isles and the Orkney isles are both far enough away to have carved out unique personalities, but near enough to get to and enjoy easily. Dominic Roskrow reports

February 2006, Issue 25, page 33

Perthshire & Kinross
Perthshire & Kinross is the perfect destination for a healthy, happy and inexpensive summer holiday as our man discovers.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 32

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

June 2013, Issue 69, page 18

Picts at War
James Irvine Roberson explains how one battle helped the Picts consolidate their power over Scotland

June 2018, Issue 99, page 48

Plenty of thrills in winter chills
With winter approaching, Graham Halliday tells us how red squirrels are the main attraction in the coming weeks

November 2003, Issue 11, page 18

Premium Choice
A selection of our favourite properties

April 2016, Issue 86, page 77

Premium Choice
No vacation in Scotland is complete without experiencing the comfortable surroundings, delicious food and warm hospitality for which the country is famous. Whether you are searching for urban luxury,...

April 2017, Issue 92, page 92

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

June 2015, Issue 81, page 22

Roddy Martine's View - Great Scots
Roddy Martine meets John Muir, all of 179 years old

June 2016, Issue 87, page 9

Roddy Martine's View: Christian Heritage
Roddy Martine follows in the footsteps of pilgrims past and present

April 2016, Issue 86, page 9

Romantic weddings in Scotland
Susan Nickalls says ‘I do' to an in-depth examination of Scottish weddings

September 2002, Issue 4, page 58

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

Scotland Events Calendar
With so much happening in Scotland throughout the year, it's hard to keep track of what's going on where. Here's our pick for 2008.

March 2008, Issue 37, page 66

Scotland is the star of the screen
On the face of it Scotland would seem to provide the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood films. But as David Gordon discovers, it's not that straight forward

November 2004, Issue 17, page 26

Scotland Magazine Loves
The highlights of our journey to Skye

April 2017, Issue 92, page 27

Scotland Magazine Loves
Some highlights from our trip to Orkney

December 2017, Issue 96, page 35

Scotland's all weather food
You can't guarantee the weather in Scotland. But as Sue Lawrence reports, that doesn't mean you have to give up on barbecues

July 2004, Issue 15, page 54

Scotland's Bookshelf
A selection of the latest offering on Scottish History, Style and Culture

October 2014, Issue 77, page 64

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 Industrial Heritage
John Hannavy explores the remains of a seafaring nation

August 2014, Issue 76, page 36

Scotland's lonely lake
Scotland has plenty of lochs but just one lake. Written and photographed by John Hannavy

February 2006, Issue 25, page 18

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

Scottish Hotels
Premium Choice

February 2015, Issue 79, page 36

Scottish Lamb
In the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, sheep can roam and graze where they please, producing beautifully succulent meat. Sue Lawrence provides some recipes.

April 2009, Issue 44, page 47

Sensational Shieldaig
Keith Fergus visits one of the most picturesque villages in Wester RossT

September 2017, Issue 94, page 12

Sheila Fleet
Sheila Fleet OBE has come a long way since she decided to open her first jewellery workshop in 1993

June 2018, Issue 99, page 60

Shetland delights
Sue Lawrence looks at the wonderful ingredients available on Shetland.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 49

Shining Jewels and Hidden Gems

March 2003, Issue 7, page 59

Sir David Livingstone (1813-1873): One of the greatest lines in history
As a force for British Imperialism and a campaigner for the abolition of slavery, David Livingstone was both a product of his time and a catalyst for change in British identity.

April 2013, Issue 68, page 67

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

October 2010, Issue 53, page 31

Soaring sights
In the latest in our series we go in search of where to see Scotland's greatest birds of prey.

October 2009, Issue 47, page 42

Sons of Scotland
The Scots are of a creative and adventurous creed and it is hard to single out 10 examples of outstanding ability. There can be no doubt that the impact of the following on the history of Scotland has...

August 2012, Issue 64, page 31

Spectacular Speyside
Charles Douglas ventures into Badenoch, Strathspey and Moray

April 2018, Issue 98, page 18

Standing Defiant
Charles Dpuglas visits Ackergill Tower, Wick

February 2011, Issue 55, page 10

Standing Guard
John Hannavy looks at fortress castles on Scotland's coastline

January 2004, Issue 12, page 16

Stirling, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs
Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs are within easy reach of Glasgow but offer solitude and scenery. Dominic Roskrow reports

August 2007, Issue 34, page 31

Stirling, Loch Lomond & the Trossachs – Scotland's heart
Charles Douglas explores Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. An area with a varied landscape and boundless history.

April 2009, Issue 44, page 28

Strange burials
Hamish Brown describes how gravestones can indicate the strange, macabre and even amusing in their inscriptions.

December 2013, Issue 72, page 32

Tee time at Cameron House
Vivien Devlin visits a luxury hotel on the shores of Loch Lomond that has much to offer the golf enthusiast.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 30

Ten Best Spring Walks
Keith Fergus has a spring in his step this season

April 2016, Issue 86, page 34

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 car's the star (Trossachs)
Join Jeremy Head for a tour of the Trossachs at the wheel of a classic British motor car

April 2007, Issue 32, page 46

The Castle in the Bay
Charles Douglas explores Kisimul Castle

September 2017, Issue 94, page 14

The Clan Lamont
James Irvine Robertson shines the spotlight on another of Scotland's great family names

October 2008, Issue 41, page 52

The Clan MacAulay
James Irvine Robertson tells the tale of another great family

October 2017, Issue 95, page 56

The Clan Macintyre
James Irvine Robertson relates the history of the Clan MacIntyre

February 2017, Issue 91, page 56

The Family Business
Gavin D. Smith looks at the rags to riches history of James Matheson

June 2011, Issue 57, page 36

The father of steam
John Hannavy indulges his passion for steam (again)

April 2017, Issue 92, page 40

The Ghostly Whistler of Balcomie
Annie Harrower Gray looks at the legend of a boy minstrel

April 2011, Issue 56, page 48

The Glen Shiel Rising
James Irvine Robertson recounts a tale of rebellion

April 2017, Issue 92, page 46

The haunting of wemyss
Annie Harrower Gray discovers the tale of a piper and a noble family.

August 2010, Issue 52, page 26

The Lady of Lawers
James Irvine Robertson on a prophet with a pretty good track record

April 2006, Issue 26, page 20

The lap of luxury
Ian Buxton visits Corrour Lodge, an exclusive holiday home in the Highlands

November 2007, Issue 35, page 48

The lap of luxury
Gavin D. Smith finds out more about Albert Roux's latest Scottish venture.

August 2010, Issue 52, page 22

The last bandit
Ian R.Mitchell looks at the tale of Ewan Macphee, Scotland's last true outlaw

June 2008, Issue 39, page 42

The legendary loch
Not too big to explore in a day, Karen Messruther takes on a tour around Loch Ness, Scotland's most famous loch.

April 2009, Issue 44, page 62

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

The Mighty Forth
John Hannavy explores Scotland's history along the shores of her great rivers

April 2012, Issue 62, page 65

The Mini Mountain
Keith Fergus climbs Ben A'an above Loch Katrine

December 2014, Issue 78, page 16

The pipes are calling's
Scotland called is anew company which aims to give tourists an alternative view of Scotland in total luxury. Dominic Roskrow spent three days exploring Scotland's west coast.

March 2004, Issue 13, page 28

The rainforests of Scotland
Keith Fergus goes in search of Scotland's Atlantic oakwoods

June 2017, Issue 93, page 36

The Rocks Remain
Roddy Martine applauds the timelessness of the Western Isles

October 2015, Issue 83, page 7

The spirit of Scotland
Rob Allanson introduces us to Scotland's whisky producing regions

August 2007, Issue 34, page 67

The Uncertain Future of Scottish Dolphin Watching
Christopher Coates sails in search of Scotland's elusive marine life

April 2016, Issue 86, page 44

The Village on the Shore
Keith Fergus visits Ballantrae

October 2017, Issue 95, page 12

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

Three Glasgow Gems
John Hannavy explores three of Glasgow's many architectural treasures

December 2016, Issue 90, page 34

Time Travel with the Jacobites
Roddy Martine talks to the Outlander series author Diana Gabaldon

December 2014, Issue 78, page 29

To conquer or die (Macdougal)
James Irvine Robertson turns his attention to one of the oldest clans in Scotland, the clan Macdougall

December 2006, Issue 30, page 52

To Inverness and beyond
The capital of the Highlands makes a perfect base for exploring. Christopher Coates investigates

October 2017, Issue 95, page 60

Treasure trove
Charles Douglas visits Dalmeny House near South Queensferry

July 2005, Issue 21, page 14

Walk this way
The West Island Way is a great way to explore the island of Bute on foot. Aileen Torrance reports

April 2008, Issue 38, page 42

Wanderings in Wester Ross
The area around Gairloch on Scotland's north west coast has plenty to offer the visitor. Neil Gunn reports.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 54

Warden of the Clifftops
Charles Douglas celebrates the remarkable survival of Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

December 2017, Issue 96, page 15

Way out West
From great cathedrals to tiny churches, the west of Scotland offers them all, says John Hannavy.

October 2008, Issue 41, page 18

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

August 2015, Issue 82, page 9

What's On
Edinburgh's Christmas and Edinburgh's Hogmanay

December 2014, Issue 78, page 11

What's the alternative?
If you're looking for a little rest and relaxation in Scotland, then you can't go wrong with a holistic retreat. Cora Lydon reports

August 2007, Issue 34, page 22

What's the Story...
Our man takes us round this rugged and historic Hebridean island

April 2011, Issue 56, page 30

Where the whisky flows like water

September 2003, Issue 10, page 54

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

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

April 2016, Issue 86, page 66

Your home on the road
In the latest of our series on accommodation in Scotland, Richard Goslan tackles the controversial caravan.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 42

Your Travel Guide
Our pick of the very best tours, cruises, and self-catering accommodation

June 2018, Issue 99, page 36

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 97

Scotland Magazine Issue 97
Walk the Rob Roy Way - Castle Campbell - Fife - Clackmannanshire - Kinross.

Published February 2018.

Scotland Magazine Issue 96

Scotland Magazine Issue 96
Wild North Land of the Vikings - Scotland's Route 66 - Castle Sinclair - Orkney's Ancient History.

Published December 2017.

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 94

Scotland Magazine Issue 94
Regional focus: Outer Hebrides; A fiddle player for all seasons (Ryan Young); North Coast 500; The forgotten Scottish composer; The Battle of Kringen..

Published September 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 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 90

Scotland Magazine Issue 90
Regional Focus: Dumfries; The captivating Clyde; Outlander uncovered: The Preston Mill and Phantassie Doocot; Dunskey House and more!.

Published December 2016.

Scotland Magazine Issue 88

Scotland Magazine Issue 88
Regional Focus - Stirling and the Trossachs; Scotland's railway workhorses; the restless River Spey; Gargunnock House; the Borders Railway; Blair Castle International Horse Trials; the Queen's Sculptor in Ordinary for Scotland; and much more! .

Published August 2016.

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 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 77

Scotland Magazine Issue 77
Glasgow and the Clyde Valley, Dalhousie Castle, Looking up the Ancestors, 10 Best Autumn Walks.

Published October 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 75

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

Published June 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 72

Scotland Magazine Issue 72
Aberdeen and the Grampians, The Wealth of the Nation, 48 hours in Edinburgh, Scotland's railway heritage.

Published December 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 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 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 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 55

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

Published February 2011.

Scotland Magazine Issue 54

Scotland Magazine Issue 54
The Borders, Dumfries & Galloway - Gardens of delight - Daniel Defoe and much more....

Published December 2010.

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 52

Scotland Magazine Issue 52
10 Best Castles - Orkney & Shetland - 24 hours in Inverness - Scotland Magazine Photo Challenge and much more.....

Published August 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 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 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 42

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

Published December 2008.

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 39

Scotland Magazine Issue 39
10 Festivals not to miss - Edinburgh - Scottish Weddings - Golf Special - Traditional Ways - The last outlaw - Scotlands own Salem .. and much more.

Published June 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 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 35

Scotland Magazine Issue 35
10 Castles for hire - Secret Walks - Historic seaside landmarks - Earls of Argyll - Five of the best artist holidays - Aberdeen and Grampian - Winter Hotels - Tall Ships.

Published November 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 34

Scotland Magazine Issue 34
Striling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs - Edinburgh's high spots - Discovering malt whisky - 10 Best Hotels - Border Raiders - Brodick Castle - Abandoned Islands.

Published August 2007.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 6

Scotland Magazine Issue 6
Island Life in the Hebrides - Mary Queen of Scots - Dog sledding in the Cairngorms - Scottish Gardens - Skibo Castle - Highland dress - Haggis tasting - Oysters.

Published February 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.

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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