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Scotland Magazine Issue 99

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



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Articles from Destinations

10 Best Museums
Scotland has more interesting museums than you can shake a stick at, but which ones to visit? Liz Pickering reports

August 2008, Issue 40, page 54

50 Must See Attractions
Our choice of the great Scottish places.

April 2010, Issue 50, page 58

A day in the life of a coal miner
In our series looking at traditional Scottish occupations, David Fleetwood looks at the life of a collier.

February 2009, Issue 43, page 50

A Lovers Kingdom
Where would you go for a romantic break in Scotland? Christopher Fisher picks some of the best places

October 2005, Issue 23, page 24

A perfect ten
What are the best newer places to visit in 2006? Kate Patrick picks her favourites

January 2006, Issue 24, page 24

A scenic dream
For many people, the real Scotland is to be found in the Highlands. Tom Bruce-Gardyne heads north

September 2002, Issue 4, page 46

All the allure of Whisky Galore
Barra in the Outer Hebrides takes some getting to. But as Robin McKelvie reports, its mix of history and stunning nature make it worth the effort

September 2004, Issue 16, page 58


July 2003, Issue 9, page 58

Corryvreckan whirlpool
Hannah Adcock takes a cruise to see one of Scotland's natural wonders.

March 2008, Issue 37, page 22

Defending the realm
Roy Stevenson explores Edinburgh Castle's remarkable gun batteries and military museums.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 38

Family day out in a city of literature
Edinburgh is awash with literary references. Kate Patrick planned a family day out

January 2006, Issue 24, page 28

Great Scot!
There's enough happening in Scotland to keep even the most demanding child amused on a family holiday. Cora Lydon reports

October 2006, Issue 29, page 24

Having it all

February 2003, Issue 6, page 14

Hidden treasures
Pulau Sipadan, the Red Sea, the Great Barrier Reef and, erm, Scotland. It might not sound quite right, but Scotland is actually one of the most unique places to dive in the world. Alex Mead found out ...

July 2005, Issue 21, page 24

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

Land of legends
Robin McKelvie makes the journey to the remote island of St Kilda

January 2005, Issue 18, page 28

Ones not to miss
With so much to offer the visitor, how do you select the best places to visit during your travels in this wonderful country? Liz Pickering selects 10 of the best.

March 2008, Issue 37, page 54

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

Rosslyn Chapel and The Da Vinci Code
The Da Vinci Code is one of the year's most talked about books. Mark Oxbrow looks at the mystery and the link with the Rosslyn Chapel

September 2004, Issue 16, page 54

Saints, sinners and cuddly ducks
St Cuthbert's Way is a pathway stretching more than 60 miles. Sue Kendrick went for a stroll

January 2006, Issue 24, page 58

Scotland's adventure playground
The area around Fort William and Lochaber is promoting itself as the Outdoor Capital of the UK. Sally Toms looks at what's on offer

October 2006, Issue 29, page 54

Searching for Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria's love of Scotland is well documented. Ian R Mitchell, author of 'On the trail of Queen Victoria in the Highlands', chooses 10 of his favourite Victoria locations on Deeside.

March 2004, Issue 13, page 32

Shining Jewels and Hidden Gems

March 2003, Issue 7, page 59

Soaking up the culture
In the latest of our series on Scotland's great museums and art galleries, Roddy Martine Explores Perth

November 2007, Issue 35, page 58

Stirling stuff (Smith Art Gallery and Museum)
Museums and galleries rank among the most visited attractions in Scotland, but what makes them so appealing? In the first of a new series, Roddy Martine visits the Smith Art Gallery and Museum in Stir...

December 2006, Issue 30, page 38

The Border Reivers
More than 300 years of theft, skirmish and plunder has left its mark on the Border lands. Jessie Anderson follows the Reiver Trail

August 2007, Issue 34, page 54

The Broughton Gallery
In the latest of our series on Scotland's galleries and museums, Charles Douglas visits a very special art gallery in the Borders

February 2007, Issue 31, page 44

Wacky races
Sail Caledonia is funsailing with a difference. Maxwell MacLeod joined the other motley crews for a few days of mindless hedonism

October 2005, Issue 23, page 54

Wanderings in Wester Ross
The area around Gairloch on Scotland's north west coast has plenty to offer the visitor. Neil Gunn reports.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 54

Where the whisky flows like water

September 2003, Issue 10, page 54

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

Scotland Magazine Issue 50

Scotland Magazine Issue 50
50th Anniversary - Spirit Guide to St. Andrews - 10 Best Walks - Edinburgh & The Lothians - Artist Jolomo and much more....

Published April 2010.

Scotland Magazine Issue 46

Scotland Magazine Issue 46
Edinburgh Castle - Whisky - Autumn Walks - Dundee & Fife- Clan Ross - Mary Slessor - Kellie Castle & much, much more....

Published August 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 43

Scotland Magazine Issue 43
Ayrshire & Arran - Events Calendar - James II - Clan Gunn - Pollock House - Haunted Orkney & much much....

Published February 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 40

Scotland Magazine Issue 40
Orkney and Shetland - The merchants and their city - Ghosts of Glencoe - 10 Best museums - The Rough Wooing - Whisky Special and much more....

Published August 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 37

Scotland Magazine Issue 37
Top 10 must see attractions - Northern Highlands - Self Catering Holidays - Iron Age Brochs and much more.....

Published March 2008.

Scotland Magazine Issue 36

Scotland Magazine Issue 36
Perth and Kinross - 50 Things you didn't know about Scotland - Cawdor Castle - Gold Fever - Scottish Churches - and much more....

Published December 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 35

Scotland Magazine Issue 35
10 Castles for hire - Secret Walks - Historic seaside landmarks - Earls of Argyll - Five of the best artist holidays - Aberdeen and Grampian - Winter Hotels - Tall Ships.

Published November 2007.

Scotland Magazine Issue 34

Scotland Magazine Issue 34
Striling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs - Edinburgh's high spots - Discovering malt whisky - 10 Best Hotels - Border Raiders - Brodick Castle - Abandoned Islands.

Published August 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 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 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 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 16

Scotland Magazine Issue 16
Super Sutherland - Aviemore - Famous Battlefields - A taste of the sea - Barra - Ospreys - Border castles - Rosslyn chapel - Malt whisky special.

Published September 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 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 7

Scotland Magazine Issue 7
Best visitor attractions - James Cosmo - Braveheart star in search of Burns - Jack McConnell - Cheese tasting - Perthshire and Kinross - Food and Golf - Island Hotels.

Published March 2003.

Scotland Magazine Issue 6

Scotland Magazine Issue 6
Island Life in the Hebrides - Mary Queen of Scots - Dog sledding in the Cairngorms - Scottish Gardens - Skibo Castle - Highland dress - Haggis tasting - Oysters.

Published February 2003.

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.