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Scotland Magazine - Contemporary Scotland

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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Articles from Contemporary Scotland

A phoenix from the ashes
Roddy Martine pays a visit to the newly renovated Fenton Tower, a castle given a new lease of life

September 2002, Issue 4, page 14

Add a sparkle to your life
Scotland is famed for its exquisite jewellery. Kate Patrick picks out some gems

January 2004, Issue 12, page 54

Bringing History back to life
PROPERTY EXPERT JOHN CORMACK LOOKS AT HOW ONE SCOTTISH COMPANY IS METICULOUSLY RESTORING OLD CASTLES AND MANSIONS

September 2003, Issue 10, page 30

Buildingyourdreamhome
EVERDREAMEDOFBUILDINGYOUROWNPERFECTSCOTTISHHOME?JOHNCORMACKOUTLINESALLTHESELF-BUILDBASICS

July 2003, Issue 9, page 40

Cashmere if you can
With Scottish knitwear now appearing on the international designer catwalks as high-fashion in its own right, Kate Patrick talks us through some of the best places for pullovers in Scotland

March 2004, Issue 13, page 42

Crowned Triumph
RODDY MARTINE EXAMINES THE INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS OF TELEVISION SERIES MONARCH OF THE GLEN, WHICH HAS REVITALISED THE MID-HIGHLANDS REGION

November 2002, Issue 5, page 14

Experience the resurgence
Scottish Gaelic is having something of a renaissance as Scots affirm their national identity. So how can you find out more about it?

December 2009, Issue 48, page 42

Food glorious food
It's a cut above the weekly supermarket run. Shopping for food in Scotland is all about seeking out the best delicatessens, bakers, butchers, cheesemongers and ice cream shops. Kate Patrick takes stoc...

November 2004, Issue 17, page 52

Higheraspirations
SCOTLANDISFAMOUSFORITSSEATSOFHIGHEREDUCATION.DANNYBLYTHINTRODUCESTHEMANDLOOKSATHOWPROSPECTIVESTUDENTSSHOULDPROCEED

May 2003, Issue 8, page 36

Hollywood on holiday
Few are aware that Nairn was Charlie Chaplin's favourite holiday destination. When Andrew Ross visited the picturesque Royal Burgh he found that it has hung on to some of its Victorian splendour and s...

April 2008, Issue 38, page 62

Inch by Inch
Tradition plays a key part in one of Edinburgh's finest jewellers, but it hasn't stopped Hamilton and Inches moving from strenth to strength. Kate Patrick goes shopping

March 2002, Issue 1, page 62

Jenners of Edinburgh winds of change
The oldest independent department store in the world says it's been contemporary since 1838. Kate Patrick went to Jenners to find out how

July 2002, Issue 3, page 40

Kiltmakers
The kilt is becoming ever more popular. Kate Patrick picks out the best shops to buy one from

November 2003, Issue 11, page 62

Lets get funky
Scottish culture has played a major role in the fashion industry in recent years. Kate Patrick went in search of Scottish style gurus

July 2005, Issue 21, page 42

Loveatfirstsight
MADONNA'SWEDDINGINTHESCOTTISHHIGHLANDSBROUGHTTOAWORLDWIDEAUDIENCEWHATMANYOFUSHAVEKNOWNFORSOMETIME–SCOTLANDISAPRIMESPOTFORAROMANTICGETAWAY,BYDANNYBLYTH

July 2003, Issue 9, page 36

Name the date
Tullibardine distillery's new shop, 1488, is named after a key historical date. But with heads set in the future, it's part of Scotland's newest shopping experience. Kate Patrick reports

March 2005, Issue 19, page 58

Off-road trip
You're used to enjoying the stability and safety of your own 4x4 on tarmac, but have you ever considered its ability off-road? Jon Walsh headed up hill and down valley to find out...Photography: Pete...

July 2002, Issue 3, page 24

Property News
Decisions, decisions...a smart city residence to buy or a charming country retreat to rent?

June 2002, Issue 2, page 23

Read all about it
Scotland has some fantastic secondhand and antiquarian bookshop. Hannah Adcock browses through some of her favourites

June 2006, Issue 27, page 28

Romantic weddings in Scotland
Susan Nickalls says ‘I do' to an in-depth examination of Scottish weddings

September 2002, Issue 4, page 58

Scotland is the star of the screen
On the face of it Scotland would seem to provide the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood films. But as David Gordon discovers, it's not that straight forward

November 2004, Issue 17, page 26

See it, tough it, hear it, smell it, taste it
Vivien Devlin appraises Scotland's massive contribution to the World economy - and while whisky, tartan and haggis play a part, there's much more

July 2002, Issue 3, page 68

Send and deliver
Thanks to mail order, Scotland is never very far away. Kate Patrick stamps approval on some of the players

October 2006, Issue 29, page 38

Simply irresistible
SCOTLAND IS BLESSED WITH AN ABUNDANCE OF ‘MUST-VISIT' SHOPS. KATE PATRICK PICKS SOME OUTLETS THAT ARE WORTH A JOURNEY IN THEIR OWN RIGHT

July 2003, Issue 9, page 66

Social climbers
Kate Patrick reports on the success of pedlars mail order clothing: a smart combination of evolution and integrity

September 2002, Issue 4, page 38

SoyouwanttobuyinScotland
INTHEFIRSTOFANEWSERIES,PROPERTYWRITERJOHNCORMACKLOOKSATBUYINGINSCOTLAND

May 2003, Issue 8, page 34

Taking a shine to lighthouses
John Cormack looks at why lighthouses are so popular as places to live

November 2003, Issue 11, page 40

The big day
Do as the rich and famous do and enjoy your big day in stunning surroundings in Scotland. Natasha Reed provides a guide to the perfect Scottish wedding.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 22

The good, the true and the beautiful
Craft and gift shops selling quirky, one-off or uniquely Scottish products are found all over Scotland. Kate Patrick provides a short-cut to some of the best

July 2004, Issue 15, page 42

The rail thing
Scotland's disused Victorian railways have reinvented themselves as venues for shopping, eating, sleeping and guarding our cultural heritage. Kate Patrick knows her station.

May 2004, Issue 14, page 42

Scotland Magazine Issue 48

Scotland Magazine Issue 48
The Clyde Valley - 10 Best Easy Walks - Journeys Blend - Discovering Scotland - Broughton House - Comfort House and much more....

Published December 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 39

Scotland Magazine Issue 39
10 Festivals not to miss - Edinburgh - Scottish Weddings - Golf Special - Traditional Ways - The last outlaw - Scotlands own Salem .. and much more.

Published June 2008.

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 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 21

Scotland Magazine Issue 21
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 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 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 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 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 4

Scotland Magazine Issue 4
The Highlands - Finest hideaway hotels - John Buchan - Romantic wedding venues - The Pictish people - Outdoor clothing - Fenton Tower - Scottish baking - Pedlars.

Published September 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 2

Scotland Magazine Issue 2
Historic Castles - History of Culzean Castle - Dumfries and Galloway - Cruises from Scotland - Top spas - Belinda Robertson - Smoked venison tasting.

Published June 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.