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Scotland Magazine writer - Gavin D Smith

Issue 99 Out Now

Scotland Magazine Issue 99

Aberdeenshire - Corgarff Castle - Hercules Linton - Grim tales of Scotland’s mortsafes - Picts at War



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Gavin D Smith

The Rocks Remain
Gavin D Smith celebrates the writer Gavin Maxwell's Century

October 2014, Issue 77, page 45

A Match Made in Heaven
Gavin D. Smith looks at some great ways to enhance your whisky drinking experience.

August 2011, Issue 58, page 44

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

June 2011, Issue 57, page 36

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

February 2011, Issue 55, page 60

Oh vine of Scotland
Gavin D. Smith goes in search of a mythical beastie.

October 2010, Issue 53, page 62

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

August 2010, Issue 52, page 22

Perfectly wonderful
Gavin D. Smith looks at the fortunes of Perth.

June 2010, Issue 51, page 56

Jute City
Scotland's fourth city was built largely on the Jute industry, a natural fibre also known as hessian or burlap. Gavin D Smith reports.

April 2008, Issue 38, page 68

The devil and the deep blue sea
Gavin D Smith explores Scotland's long association with the sea

June 2007, Issue 33, page 24

Aberdeen and Grampian – rugged, remote and remarkable
It's a vast area to cover in one issue, but the mainland that makes up the Grampians is a gateway to Orkney and the Shetlands. Gavin Smith reports

November 2003, Issue 11, page 46


July 2003, Issue 9, page 46


May 2003, Issue 8, page 46

White Elephant

November 2002, Issue 5, page 56

Speyside – castles and whisky
Gavin D Smith explores the history and wonder of one of Scotland's most popular tourist destinations

July 2002, Issue 3, page 46

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: A design for life
Arguably Glasgow's most celebrated designer and architect, Mackintosh was respected around the World yet, for a time, seemed a forgotten man in his native Scotland. Gavin Smith rediscovers one of Sco...

March 2002, Issue 1, page 22

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 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 55

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

Published February 2011.

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 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 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 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 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 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 3

Scotland Magazine Issue 3
Holyroodhouse - Whisky and Castles Speysides finest - Jenners retailing dynasty - A royal passion for Scotland - The Highland Clearances - Lord Lyon - Harris Tweed - Shortbread tasting.

Published July 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.