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Scotland Magazine writer - Mark Nicholls

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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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Mark Nicholls

Right on track
Mark Nicholls samples an unforgettable four-night rail journey across Scotland in the style of the Orient-Express

June 2007, Issue 33, page 64

The Scottish King (Macbeth)
Mark Nicholls sets off on the trail of the ancient Scottish king, Macbeth, to discover his true character

April 2007, Issue 32, page 64

Highland training
In the final part of our series looking at how you can get around Scotland by train, Mark Nicholls makes Inverness his departure point

February 2007, Issue 31, page 64

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

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

The tragic queen (Mary Queen of Scots)
In the latest part of our series looking at legendary Scottish characters, Mark Nicholls looks at where to find out more about Mary Queen of Scots

December 2006, Issue 30, page 64

Child of the Mist (Rob Roy MacGregor)
In the latest part of our series looking at Scottish characters, Mark Nicholls sets off on the trail of Rob Roy MacGregor

October 2006, Issue 29, page 65

Getting out and about
In the third part of our series looking at how you can get around Scotland by train, Mark Nicholls uses Glasgow as a base

October 2006, Issue 29, page 60

Big Mac
With Scotland set to honour Charles Rennie Mackintosh with a major festival, Mark Nicholls looks at his legacy

June 2006, Issue 27, page 64

Intensive training
In the first of a new series on days out by train, Mark Nicholls takes a trip on the Eastern coast line

June 2006, Issue 27, page 52

Well worth waiting for
Mark Nicholls welcomes the re-opening of Scotland's most popular museum

June 2006, Issue 27, page 42

In search of Braveheart (Sir William Wallace)
In the second part of our series looking at where you can find out more about great historical figures, Mark Nicholls sets off on the trail of Sir William Wallace

April 2006, Issue 26, page 62

A source of inspiration
Scotland's wild, rugged and mystic landscape has been the inspiration for a number of great creative minds. Mark Nicholls looks at the impact famous locations had upon them.

February 2006, Issue 25, page 58

From caverns to castles (Robert the Bruce)
Robert the Bruce is arguably Scotland's greatest monarch, Mark Nicholls sets off on his trail

February 2006, Issue 25, page 62

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

Capital's military connection
In the final part of our series on Scotland's army regiments, Mark Nicholls looks at the Edinburgh-based Royal Scots, the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards and the role of the Scots Guards

January 2006, Issue 24, page 62

Proof of life apres-ski
Aviemore was looking tired and outdated. But as Mark Nicholls discovers, the Cairngorms region and the town at the heart of them are being regenerated

October 2005, Issue 23, page 58

Set for the history books
In the latest in our series on the Scottish regiments, Mark Nicholls looks at the Royal Highland Fusiliers and Glasgow, the vibrant city where it still recruits many of its soldiers

October 2005, Issue 23, page 65

Border patrol
Mark Nicholls looks at the King's Own Scottish Borderers and its heartland where Scotland and England meet

August 2005, Issue 22, page 62

Famous across the world
In our continuing series on the great Scottish regiments, Mark Nicholls looks at the origins of the Black Watch and the part of Scotland it calls its own

April 2005, Issue 20, page 56

Changing of the guards for the Scottish regiments
Scotland's historic infantry regiments are to undergo a major re-organisation. As part of our ongoing series looking at Scotland's regiments, Mark Nicholls examines the proposal and its impact on thei...

March 2005, Issue 19, page 62

Tough, loyal and proud
In the second in our series looking at Scotland's army regiments, we focus on The Highlanders, the proud descendants of five famous Scottish fighting units. As Mark Nicholls discovered, they recruit o...

January 2005, Issue 18, page 44

Travelling North? Sleep on it!
Mark Nicholls overcomes the urge to fly and takes the night train to Scotland

January 2005, Issue 18, page 67

Soldiers made of Stirling stuff
The Scottish army regiments have a long and distinguished history. Mark Nicholls looks at the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and the diverse attractions that lie in the regiment's traditional recru...

November 2004, Issue 17, page 56

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 24

Scotland Magazine Issue 24
Perthshire - New tourist attractions - Edinburgh in words - Shetland's burning - Arbroath smokies - Iona - Travel to and around Scotland.

Published January 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 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.