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Scotland Magazine writer - Sally Toms

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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Sally Toms

Messing about in boats
Sailing holidays are a fantastic and flexible way to experience Scotland. Sally Toms looks at some of the options

December 2013, Issue 72, page 28

Simply the best
Your round up of the best visitor attractions

December 2013, Issue 72, page 66

Dame Muriel Spark
One of the greatest British writers since 1945

June 2013, Issue 69, page 29

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

June 2013, Issue 69, page 18

The best of guest houses
Guest houses (or B&Bs – choose your preferred term!) across Scotland can offer some of the finest hospitality the country can extend and in recent years many have upped the quality and style element...

June 2013, Issue 69, page 24

The Scots are here - New York's Tartan week
We look at the recent events of New York's Tartan week

June 2013, Issue 69, page 26

The water of life
We give you the ultimate guide to the nation's distilleries

June 2013, Issue 69, page 30

Weaving History
Sally Toms picks 10 of the best tartan retailers

February 2013, Issue 67, page 38

Nobody does it Better
Edinburgh is bursting with unique independent stores, says Sally Toms

December 2012, Issue 66, page 62

Spirit of the Place
From the rolling lowlands purple with heather, to the high craggy mountain tops covered with summer snow; from medieval castles ravaged by centuries of war, to lively, cosmopolitan cities; Scotland ca...

August 2012, Issue 64, page 33

The Pride of Scotland
When you consider Scotland's greatest products and just what it is that makes them so special, a pattern begins to emerge. Whether it's gourmet food, drink, fabric, art, music or literature, Scotland'...

August 2012, Issue 64, page 34

The Wild West
Sally Toms leads us on our continuing journey round the Scottish mainland, from Wester Ross down into Lochalsh

August 2012, Issue 64, page 60

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

December 2011, Issue 60, page 52

Smuggling, Ancient Feuds and the Odd Curse
Sally Toms makes landfall at the major city of Aberdeen and ventures beyond.

October 2011, Issue 59, page 52

High Street Heaven
Sally Toms splashes the cash in some of Scotland's finest emporiums.

August 2011, Issue 58, page 60

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

June 2011, Issue 57, page 18

Wild Corner of the Country
In the second part in our series exploring Scotland's coastline, Sally Toms leads us from the Firth of Forth up to the Firth of Tay

June 2011, Issue 57, page 52

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

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

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

A fond farewell
Sally Toms steps down as Editor

August 2009, Issue 46, page 3

In the news
Stories in stone A new art site in Scotland has uncovered stories of migration and Scottish heritage. The series of striding stone arches, at Cairnhead Forest in Dumfries and Galloway, have been cr...

August 2009, Issue 46, page 8

Low season treats
In autumn and winter Scotland can be at her photogenic best. It's a time when country house hotels come into their own and open fires add to the appeal. Special Offers are now online and there are mor...

August 2009, Issue 46, page 58

Mary Slessor
The life of a Scots woman and 19th century missionary to Nigeria.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 42

Scotland Magazine loves...
Each issue we bring you some of the finest products handmade in Scotland.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 74

ScotlandEvents
Hogmanay December 31, 2009 Enjoy Scotland's world famous Hogmanay celebrations with a variety of events across the country. From a true Glasgow welcome in George Square to Stonehaven's colourful fireb...

August 2009, Issue 46, page 12

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

David Douglas
We look into the life of a 19th century Scottish botanist and explorer.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 41

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

Join the fun
Enjoy a week of whisky celebrations throughout Scotland.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 18

Made in Scotland
Sally heaps praise on Scotland's craft producers.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 3

Scotland Events
The Braemar Gathering 5th Sept 2009, Braemar Possibly the most popular of all the Highland Games in the world, and the only one which guarantees the presence of a member of the Royal Family. Track eve...

June 2009, Issue 45, page 12

Scotland Magazine Loves...
Each issue we bring you some of the finest products handmade in Scotland.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 74

The old & the new
Scotland Magazine checks out the new Apex Waterloo Place hotel in Edinburgh.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 64

The Scottish Hotel Guide
It is estimated that Scotland has 790 islands, of which 97 are populated. You can visit many of them and, indeed, some of them make outstanding holiday destinations. More info at: www.ScottishHotelGui...

June 2009, Issue 45, page 62

 

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Scotland Magazine Issue 43

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Scotland Magazine Issue 42

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Scotland Magazine Issue 40

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Scotland Magazine Issue 38

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Castle of Mey - Royal Scottish Retreat - Ghillie Brown - The first Highland charge - Scottish Photography - Edinburgh Tattoo - Fishing for history - National Gallery - Act of Union.

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Scotland Magazine Issue 32

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Scotland Magazine Issue 31

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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

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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

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Kelvingrove art gallery - Caithness, Sutherland and Ross-shire, Explore Scotland by bike and train - Best Scottish beaches - Waterfalls - Best bookshops.

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Published February 2006.

Scotland Magazine Issue 24

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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

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Published August 2005.

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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.

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

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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.

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