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Scotland Magazine writer - Dominic Roskrow

Issue 95 Out Now

Scotland Magazine Issue 95

Regional Focus: Firth of Clyde, Ayrshire coastal path, Exlusive interview: Ruth Connell, Shipbuilding on the Clyde, Clan MacAulay

 

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Dominic Roskrow

Whisky Country
Whisky tourism has become big business. But if you're looking for the ultimate in exclusive and personal whisky experiences you should talk to Chris Gordon. Dominic Roskrow reports.

April 2010, Issue 50, page 22

How to Curl
In the latest in our series Dominic Roskrow looks at the ancient Scottish sport of curling.

February 2010, Issue 49, page 42

Glasgow & the Clyde Valley – the Western gateway
We take a trip through Glasgow and the Clyde Valley.

December 2009, Issue 48, page 31

More on offer
Eight years ago the ski resort of Aviemore had become an embarrassing joke. Now it offers facilities to rival the best resorts in Europe. Dominic Roskrow reports.

December 2009, Issue 48, page 50

Where to discover... Shinty
Shinty is an ancient sport played almost exclusively in Scotland, but it's not for the faint-hearted. Dominic Roskrow reports.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 35

Spirits of Skye
The Isle of Skye has a history as dramatic as its geography, and unsurprisingly, more than its fair share of ghost stories. Dominic Roskrow reports.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 58

Where to discover folk music...
Scottish folk music has evolved from Scotland's culture and history and has an identity all of its own. Dominic Roskrow reports.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 42

Fortress of Blood & Stone
Fortress of Few places have witnessed a more bloody history than Stirling Castle. Unsurprisingly, it is home to restless spirits. Dominic Roskrow reports.

April 2009, Issue 44, page 35

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

Restless spirit of the islands
Dominic Roskrow reports on the spirits of Orkney and the ghost of Skaill House.

February 2009, Issue 43, page 26

The Borders – the beautiful South
This year will see the spotlight shine fully on the Borders and the south of Scotland. Dominic Roskrow explains why.

December 2008, Issue 42, page 31

Where to... fish for salmon
In the latest in our new series, Dominic Roskrow looks at salmon – where to catch them, where to watch them and where to eat them.

December 2008, Issue 42, page 18

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

Edinburgh – culture in the capital
Edinburgh is world famous for its festivals and its history. But it has a comtemporary artistic side too. Dominic Roskrow reports.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 32

Edinburgh – what to do and see
National Galleries of Scotland The Mound Tel: +44 (0)131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org The Collective Gallery Cockburn Street Tel: +44 (0)131 220 1260 www.collectivegallery.net Royal Scottish A...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 34

Edinburgh – where to eat
9 Cellars Restaurant & Bar York Place The head chef won the international Indian chef of the year last year. Excellent and unconventional Indian food. The Goan fish is particularly recommended Tel: +4...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 36

Edinburgh – where to stay
Swallow Albany Albany Street Georgian townhouse in a quiet location but close to the city centre. Its restaurant is highly regarded, its luxury rooms impressive. Twentyone tastefully decorated rooms T...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 35

Annie Lennox
Annie Lennox has been a star for 30 years, the latest in a long line of fine Scottish singers. Dominic Roskrow reports

April 2008, Issue 38, page 65

Glasgow – city rhythms
Edinburgh might claim to have the picture book history, but Glasgow is the pulsing heart not just of Scotland but arguably of Britain too. Dominic Roskrow reports

April 2008, Issue 38, page 31

Glasgow – what to do and see
Carling Academy Eglinton Street Features major national and international bands Tel: +44 (0)141 418 3000 www.glasgow-academy.co.uk Babbity Bowsters Blackfriars Street Glasgow institution with traditi...

April 2008, Issue 38, page 34

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

Caithness, Sutherland & Ross-Shire – where to visit, eat and stay
Where to visit Assynt Visitor Centre Lochinver Sets the scene for the geology and wildlife of the area. Tel: +44 (0)1571 844 330 Badbea Clearance Village Nr Helmsdale A walking trail round a deserted...

March 2008, Issue 37, page 34

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 & 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

Pirates of the Atlantic
Scotland's a long way from the Caribbean glamour of Jack Sparrow and crew. But as Dominic Roskrow reports, it's still well and truly on the pirate map.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 22

Sean Connery
Sean Connery is one of the world's best loved stars, and as Dominic Roskrow reports, his is a true rags to riches story.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 63

Aberdeen & Grampian – where to eat
Atlantis Restaurant, Mariner Hotel Great Western Road, Aberdeen Mix of seafood and Scottish-themed food as well as some classic lamb and steak offerings. Reasonably priced. www.themarinerhotel.co.uk T...

November 2007, Issue 35, page 37

Aberdeen & Grampian – where to stay
Atholl Hotel Aberdeen Specialises in hearty and traditional Scottish food and furnishing. Comfortable and reasonably priced. www.atholl-aberdeen.com Tel: +44 (0)1224 323 505 Cluny Bank Hotel Forres ...

November 2007, Issue 35, page 36

Aberdeen & Grampian – wild country
Few areas offer as much variety to the rambler as Aberdeen and the Grampians. Whether it is history, scenery or even whisky, the region is unparalleled. Dominic Roskrow reports

November 2007, Issue 35, page 31

Life on the ocean wave
One of the best ways of seeing Scotland is by sailing round it. And if you're going to sail you might as well do it in style says Dominic Roskrow

November 2007, Issue 35, page 22

Home from Home
Fancy experiencing Edinburgh in a different way when you next visit? Then why not set up temporary home there? Dominic Roskrow reports

August 2007, Issue 34, page 30

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

Fife & Dundee
What to do Dundee Camperdown Park Coupar Angus Road A country and leisure park with a range of activities including golf. Great for walking. www.camperdownpark.com Tel: +44 (0)1382 431 818 Dundee Co...

June 2007, Issue 33, page 34

Fife & Dundee – three's a crowd
The east coast north of Edinburgh is dominated by three vastly disparate towns. Dominic Roskrow explains why that is good for visitors

June 2007, Issue 33, page 32

Scots abroad: how to trace your Scottish ancestry overseas
In the first two parts of this series we looked at how Scottish ancestry can be researched within Scotland. But what happens when the trail leads overseas? Dominic Roskrow reports

June 2007, Issue 33, page 61

 

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

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Published January 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 23

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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

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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.

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Published April 2005.

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Published March 2005.

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

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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

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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.

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The Grampians, Orkney and Shetland - Luxury holidays - Hogmanay Food - Gliding - Shopping for kilts - Glencoe - Golf in Perth.

Published November 2003.

Scotland Magazine Issue 10

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