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Symington
Biggar
Lanarkshire
ML12 6FT
Scotland

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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 Festive Activities
Keith Fergus looks at things to do during the festive period

December 2012, Issue 66, page 46

10 Best Summer Walks
Cir Mhor and Caisteal Abhail Arran's mountains are among my favourites and to ascend Cir Mhor and Caisteal Abhail from Glen Rosa is almost as good as it gets where hill-walking is concerned. From the ...

June 2010, Issue 51, page 52

Abloodyendtoanuprising
CullodenstandsoutasadefiningmomentinScottishhistory.JamesIrvineRobertsonlooksback

January 2004, Issue 12, page 20

AGoldenAge
JACKMCCONNELL,SCOTLAND'SFIRSTMINISTER,TALKSABOUTHISHOPESANDINTERNATIONALAMBITIONSFORSCOTLANDINAGOLDENAGE,BYRODDYMARTINE

March 2003, Issue 7, page 30

Aholenewworldofgolf
EveryoneknowsScotland'sfamouscuorsesbutthestrengthofScottishgolfliesinthewaytheordinarycoursesofferfantasticgolf.ChrisLoshteesoff.

November 2003, Issue 11, page 64

Alegacythatgrowswitheachyear
RoddyMartinetalks...

March 2004, Issue 13, page 7

Allthingstoallpeople
Edinburgh'sTheDomehassomethingforeveryonesaysDominicRoskrow

July 2004, Issue 15, page 67

Amantodieandcryfor
DAVIDSTEWARTWASANUNLIKELYHERO–BUTHISBRAVERYEARNEDHIMTHEDEVOTIONOFHISMEN,ANDHEHELPEDDEFINETHESTRONGIMAGEOFHIGHLANDERSACROSSTHEWORLD,BYJAMESIRVINE-ROBERTSON

September 2003, Issue 10, page 36

ANewBeginning
EditorMarcinMillerwelcomesyou.

March 2002, Issue 1, page 3

Aspotofhomebaking
SueLawrencerelishesintheseductivesmellsofsconesandcakesanddelightsinthesenseofcomfortsuchbakingcreates

November 2004, Issue 17, page 48

Astepforward
RoddyMartinetalks...

July 2003, Issue 9, page 7

BiggerthanMadonna
RoddyMartinetalks...

February 2003, Issue 6, page 7

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

Cashmereifyoucan
WithScottishknitwearnowappearingontheinternationaldesignercatwalksashigh-fashioninitsownright,KatePatricktalksusthroughsomeofthebestplacesforpulloversinScotland

March 2004, Issue 13, page 42

Castlesthatarestillalive
ManyofScotland'sfinestcastlesarestillthriving.JohnHannavypickshisfavourites

November 2004, Issue 17, page 16

DunrobinCastle-FairytaleSplendour
CHARLESDOUGLASEXPLORESTHESPLENDIDANDBEAUTIFULRESIDENCEOFTHESUTHERLANDS,DUNROBINCASTLE,ANDLOOKINTOTHEFAMILY'SCOLOURFULHISTORY

July 2003, Issue 9, page 15

DunveganCastle,IsleofSkye
CharlesDouglastakesatriptopicturesqueSkyetotakein800yearsofhistoryattheMacLeodancestralhome-Dunvegan.

March 2002, Issue 1, page 26

Edinburgh'sdeep,darksecrets
DIANEMACLEANTOOKASPINE-TINGLINGTRIPDOWNINTOEDINBURGH'SUNDERBELLYANDITS‘MOSTHAUNTEDPLACE':MARYKING'SCLOSE

July 2003, Issue 9, page 56

Edinburgh–atrulycapitalcity
AlisonThomasensuresthatyouwon'tbeatalossinScotland'scapitalcity,armedwithaselectionofthebestplacestostay,eatandvisit

November 2002, Issue 5, page 50

Edinburgh–Somuchmorethanacastle
RoddyMartinehasspentmostofhislifeinEdinburghandlovesit.Hereheexplainswhy.

May 2004, Issue 14, page 46

ElspethKing'sLochLomond,StirlingandTrossachs
ELSPETHKINGHASBEENDIRECTOROFTHESTIRLINGSMITHARTGALLERYANDMUSEUMSINCE1994,ANDSHARESHERLOVEOFTHEREGIONANDITSRICHHISTORY

July 2003, Issue 9, page 53

FayreGame
SUELAWRENCEEXPLAINSWHYGAMEISAN‘IDEALMODERNFOOD'ANDSHARESEXPERTTIPSONHOWTOPRODUCEDELICIOUSANDHEALTHYDISHES

November 2002, Issue 5, page 60

FyneOysters
TOMBRUCE-GARDYNEINVESTIGATESSCOTLAND'SPIONEERINGROLEINTHE RESURGENTPOPULARITYOFSHELLFISH

February 2003, Issue 6, page 34

GlasgowandtheClydeValley
Thebestplacestovisit,stayandeat,byKateEnnis

July 2004, Issue 15, page 50

Glasgow–afreespirit
TomBruce-GardynetakesaswifttripbackintimeoncontemporaryGlasgow'sstreets

March 2002, Issue 1, page 42

Gojumpoffacliff
FORANAMAZINGADRENALINEBUZZ,CLIFF-JUMPINGTAKESSOMEBEATING–ASLOUISEGILBERTFOUNDOUT

September 2003, Issue 10, page 32

GreatScott!It'sthewritewaytocrosstheborder
SirWalterScottWayisa93milelongfootpath.SueKendrickwasamongthefirsttocompleteit.Hereshereportsonheramazingjourney

July 2004, Issue 15, page 26

Higheraspirations
SCOTLANDISFAMOUSFORITSSEATSOFHIGHEREDUCATION.DANNYBLYTHINTRODUCESTHEMANDLOOKSATHOWPROSPECTIVESTUDENTSSHOULDPROCEED

May 2003, Issue 8, page 36

Historytoday
RoddyMartinetalks...

November 2002, Issue 5, page 7

Hittheroad,Jock
YOURGUIDETOSOMESPECTACULARSCOTTISHDRIVES,WITHPLENTYOFINTERESTINGPITSTOPS,BYANTHONYTROON

May 2003, Issue 8, page 55

HopetounHouse-Aspecialhouseofhopeandglory
CharlesDouglasvisitstheoft-ignoredHopetounHouse,justnorthofEdinburgh

July 2004, Issue 15, page 12

Incelebrationoffishing
FishinghasplayedamajorroleinScottishlifeforgenerations.VivienDevlincelebratesFishWeekinUllapool

September 2004, Issue 16, page 24

Industrialrevolutionary:JamesWatt
HISMODIFICATIONSOFTHESTEAMENGINEWERESOSUCCESSFULTHATSCOTJAMESWATTTRANSFORMEDINDUSTRYFOREVER

February 2003, Issue 6, page 82

InverarayCastle-ARichHeritage
CHARLESDOUGLASADMIRESTHEECLECTICELEGANCEOFINVERARAYCASTLE,HOMETOTHECAMPBELLSOFARGYLLFOR600YEARS

March 2003, Issue 7, page 16

Islandsofinspiration
TheouterHebrideshavebecomeahavenforartistsinspiredbythecontrastsandisolationoftheislands.IanSclatertravelledtomeetthem

May 2004, Issue 14, page 28

It'sadog'slife
HAYLEYFLETCHERMEETSAMANLIVINGOUTHISDREAMSINTHECAIRNGORMMOUNTAINS

February 2003, Issue 6, page 20

Livingonanisland
RODDYMARTINEGOESINSEARCHOFISLANDPARADISEANDSELECTSSOMETOPHOTELS

March 2003, Issue 7, page 66

MaryQueenofScots
MARYSTEWARTWASBORNINTOCONFLICTANDDIEDASATRAGICRESULTOFIT. JAMESIRVINE-ROBERTSONONONEOFSCOTLAND'SBEST-KNOWNMONARCHS

February 2003, Issue 6, page 30

Murdermosthorrid
LOUISENICOLSONREVEALSTHEGORYGOINGS-ONABOARDTHERIFLEMANONHERVOYAGETOAUSTRALIAIN1873

May 2003, Issue 8, page 74

Onemanandhisboat
ThereleaseofaEwanMacGregorfilmfollowingthefortunesofadysfunctionalmantravellingonthecanalbetweenEdinburghandGlasgowhaspromptedustosendourEwanMacGregorlookalike,MaxwellMacLeod,onthesamejourney.Thisishi...

November 2004, Issue 17, page 31

Onthefaceofit,it'schieflygoodnews
RoddyMartingtalks...

November 2004, Issue 17, page 7

Opportunitiesfromoats
SueLawrenceturnsherattentionstooneofScotland'sbestlovedandmostimportantnaturalproducts

May 2004, Issue 14, page 55

Popafewairs
Power-kitingisthelatestdaredevilbeachcrazeandScotlandisidealforit.LouiseGilbertgaveitatwirl

January 2004, Issue 12, page 32

Richpickings
SUELAWRENCEGETSCARRIEDAWAYWITHTHESHEERINDULGENCE OFCOOKINGWITHCHOCOLATE

May 2003, Issue 8, page 62

Scotland'stopadventureplayground?
TheAviemoreandCairngormdistrictoftheHighlandsisundergoingamajortransformation.DominicRoskrowgivesthisspecialreport

September 2004, Issue 16, page 44

SearchingforQueenVictoria
QueenVictoria'sloveofScotlandiswelldocumented.IanRMitchell,authorof'OnthetrailofQueenVictoriaintheHighlands',chooses10ofhisfavouriteVictorialocationsonDeeside.

March 2004, Issue 13, page 32

Shroudedinmysteryandfarce...
TheGowrieConspiracyisoneofthestrangerincidentsinScottishhistory.JamesIrvineRobertsontriestomakesenseoftheevent,whichhappenedmorethan400yearsago

September 2004, Issue 16, page 20

SplendouratPitlochry
Hotelsdon'tgetmuchmoregrandthanAthollPalaceinPitlochry,saysBrigidJames

January 2004, Issue 12, page 64

Summerfruitfantastic
SUELAWRENCEEXPLAINSHOWSHEGAINEDHARD-EARNEDEXPERIENCE“GOINGTOTHEBERRIES”,ANDPROVIDESSOMESTUNNINGBERRY-INSPIREDRECIPES

July 2003, Issue 9, page 62

Takingcareofthecountryside
HAYLEYFLETCHERDISCOVERSHOWONEHIGHLANDESTATEISBRIDGINGTHEGAPBETWEENTRADITIONALSPORTSANDMOREMODERNACTIVITIES

September 2003, Issue 10, page 24

TheGoldenFleece
GERALDINECOATESONTHEREBIRTHOFQUALITYSCOTTISHKNITWEARASACATWALKHIT

November 2002, Issue 5, page 24

Thegreatoutdoors
SCOTLANDISRICHINDIVERSITYWHENITCOMESTOGARDENS.SUKIURQUHART PICKSAFEWFAVOURITES

February 2003, Issue 6, page 72

Thegreatromantichero
JAMESIRVINE-ROBERTSONEXAMINESTHELIFEANDACHIEVEMENTSOFATRULYREMARKABLESCOT:JAMESGRAHAM,MARQUISOFMONTROSE

May 2003, Issue 8, page 72

TheKiltedKiwi
He'sonlyabitmoreScottishthannationalsoccermanagerBertiVogts,butrugbystarBrendanLaneyhasfalleninlovewithScotland,almostasmuchasScotlandhasfallenforhim,saysAlexMead

November 2003, Issue 11, page 28

Theperfectfit
DOMINICROSKROWpraisesthebenefitsofthekilt

November 2003, Issue 11, page 3

Therailthing
Scotland'sdisusedVictorianrailwayshavereinventedthemselvesasvenuesforshopping,eating,sleepingandguardingourculturalheritage.KatePatrickknowsherstation.

May 2004, Issue 14, page 42

Thesky'sthelimit
HOWBETTERTOENJOYSCOTLAND'SLUSHLANDSCAPESTHANFROMAHOT-AIRBALLOON?LOUISEGILBERTMEETSGRAEMEHOUSTONOFSCOTAIRBALLOONS

July 2003, Issue 9, page 32

Thetruetasteofscotland
WHISKYISTHEBLOODFLOWINGTHROUGHSCOTLAND'SVEINS.VISITINGITSDISTILLERIESPROVIDESANINSIGHTINTOTHENATIONASAWHOLE.CAROLINEDEWARANDHELENARTHUROFDISTILLERYDESTINATIONSACTASTOURGUIDES

September 2003, Issue 10, page 63

TheWild,CelticWest
RoddyMartinetalks...

May 2003, Issue 8, page 7

Totallytornintwo
The'disruption'sawScotland'sKirksplitformorethan85years.JamesIrvineRobertsonexplainswhyithappened.

March 2004, Issue 13, page 20

VisitingDistilleries
AVISITTOSCOTLANDJUSTISN'TCOMPLETEWITHOUTSAMPLINGTHEAMBERNECTAR–WHISKY.ANDTHERE'SPLENTYTOKEEPYOUAMUSED,ASIANBUXTONEXPLAINS

November 2002, Issue 5, page 72

WarofIndependence
JAMESIRVINE-ROBERTSONLOOKSATTHEWARSOFINDEPENDENCEWHICHFINALLYSAWANENDTOTHREATSONSCOTLAND'SNATIONHOOD

November 2002, Issue 5, page 30

Yearslate,butworththewait?
ThenewScottishparliamenthasbeendoggedbycontroversy.Butit'sastunningbuildingsettodrawhundredsofthousandsofpeople.NickBibbyreports

November 2004, Issue 17, page 42

Youtakethelowroad...
JohnHannavyvisitssomeofthespectacularcastlestothesouthofEdinburghandGlasgow

September 2004, Issue 16, page 18

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 56

Scotland Magazine Issue 56
Dundas Castle - Photo Challenge 2010 - Ayrshire & Arran and much more....

Published April 2011.

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 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 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 9

Scotland Magazine Issue 9
Dunrobin castle - Sir David Steel a lifetime in politics - Scottish film locations - Weddings - Best shops - Ballooning - Loch Lomond, Stirling and The Trossachs.

Published July 2003.

Scotland Magazine Issue 8

Scotland Magazine Issue 8
Fantastic Fife - Jack Vettriano - Take the high road - Great Scottish tours - University towns - Chocolate - Museums and Galleries - Montrose.

Published May 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 1

Scotland Magazine Issue 1
Best city hotels - Missing links finest golf courses - Glasgow focus - Where to fish - Dunvegan Castle - Smoked Salmon - Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Published March 2002.

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