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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 Travel

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

A Beautiful Shipping Shortcut
Ann Stewart follows the Crinan Canal

June 2012, Issue 63, page 34

A Highland Safari
Christopher Coates sets out for the Appin of Dull and finds it anything but boring

June 2017, Issue 93, page 60

A land steeped in history
John Hannavy explores East Lothian's rich and varied past

September 2017, Issue 94, page 70

A Well Kept Secret
We discover how new life is being breathed into a historic landmark.

December 2011, Issue 60, page 60

Adopted by good Scottish folk
In the last issue we looked at some of the best venues for folk music. Here Kathleen Spiessbach sets out in search of Scotland's best folk music

July 2005, Issue 21, page 50

Along Fife's South Shore
John Hannavy travels from North Queensferry to Dysart – the slow way

February 2017, Issue 91, page 42

An island of tranquility
Christopher Coates escapes the bustle of the city and visits the secluded Isle of Eriska

June 2017, Issue 93, page 32

And so to Edinburgh
John Hannavy follows our cleric to the capital

December 2013, Issue 72, page 50

Bruce, Burns and Battles
Keith Fergus walks the Ayrshire Coastal Path

October 2017, Issue 95, page 32

Canadians Zoom to Scotland
Vivien Devlin recently experienced direct flights between Toronto, Halifax and Glasgow on this enterprising new airline created for the 21st century traveller

January 2005, Issue 18, page 64

Cathedrals of the Rails
David McVey visits some of Scotland's surprising stations

December 2012, Issue 66, page 38

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

Don't hesitate...
Our guide to getting here, and getting about once you're here.

December 2009, Issue 48, page 68

Drifting down the Dee
Keith Fergus discovers the delights of the River Dee

April 2017, Issue 92, page 34

Due North
In the second part of his series, John Hannavy follows Bishop from Mull to Orkney

February 2013, Issue 67, page 51

Edinburgh's NewTown: history and hostelries
Aileen Torrance takes us on a historic walk around Edinburgh's New Town.

February 2009, Issue 43, page 68

Fabulous Fife
Christopher Coates takes a trip around the old Kingdom

February 2018, Issue 97, page 52

Flying high
To make the journey to your Scottish destination a pleasurable part of your trip, Kate Ennis advises taking the modes of transport that can re-inject some of that old-fashioned travel glamour.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 66

From Waverley to Abbotsford
Alasdair Hutton reveals the link between Sir Walter Scott and the re-opening of the Borders Railway

August 2016, Issue 88, page 30

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

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

December 2011, Issue 60, page 52

God's own cruising heaven
Tom Bruce-Gardyne goes cruising around Scotland's beautiful west coast, but don't mention the weather.

March 2004, Issue 13, page 68

Great Scott! It's the write way to cross the border
Sir Walter Scott Way is a 93 mile long footpath. Sue Kendrick was among the first to complete it. Here she reports on her amazing journey

July 2004, Issue 15, page 26

Guiding a Path
Nick Drainey finds out about the history of the Forth's forgotten heroes

June 2011, Issue 57, page 56

Head out to the hills
Hiring a car but not sure where to go? Tony Troon offers two more routes that should last about half a day and take you through contrasting areas of Scotland's beautiful landscape.

May 2004, Issue 14, page 36

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


May 2003, Issue 8, page 55

Home of Ancient Kings
Nearing the end of our coastal journey, we explore Fort William to Campbeltown, taking in the ancient capital of Dalriada

December 2012, Issue 66, page 58

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

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

It's all uphill for the salmon
Steve Newman looks at he salmon as it returns to the river Tweed, and the animals and hazards it encounters on its way.

January 2004, Issue 12, page 42

Journey of a Lifetime
Keith Fergus tours the dramatic North Coast 500

September 2017, Issue 94, page 36

Life on the ocean wave
One of the best ways of seeing Scotland is by sailing round it. And if you're going to sail you might as well do it in style says Dominic Roskrow

November 2007, Issue 35, page 22

Lost in Lochabar
Our exploration of Scotland's coastline continues in the West Highlands

October 2012, Issue 65, page 58

More on offer
Eight years ago the ski resort of Aviemore had become an embarrassing joke. Now it offers facilities to rival the best resorts in Europe. Dominic Roskrow reports.

December 2009, Issue 48, page 50

No longer a a destination nightmare
Scotland is benefiting from greatly improved transport facilities. Sally Toms looks at how to travel to, from and around Scotland

January 2006, Issue 24, page 69

Not so blue Skye
Australian travel writer Graham Simmons wanted to see Skye up close and personal. So he and his friends hiked their way around it.

March 2004, Issue 13, page 36

On a Hilltop on Bute
John Hannavy explores a hidden medieval gem

April 2016, Issue 86, page 40

On the road
Part one of the tale of three men, three motorbikes, five distilleries and the search for one blended malt.

October 2009, Issue 47, page 60

One man and his boat
The release of a Ewan MacGregor film following the fortunes of a dysfunctional man travelling onthe canal between Edinburgh and Glasgow has prompted us to send our Ewan MacGregorlookalike, Maxwell Mac...

November 2004, Issue 17, page 31

Operating under their own steam
Relax a while, forget the rush and hurry of train and plane, and join Sara Wilson on a steam boat

May 2004, Issue 14, page 58

Outlander Uncovered: The Preston Mill and Phantassie Doocot
Christopher Coates visits the Preston Mill and Phantassie Doocot

December 2016, Issue 90, page 10

Picturesque Poetry
Ann Stewart looks at how Scotland inspired Dorothy Wordsworth

June 2012, Issue 63, page 32

Planes, trains and automobiles
Visiting some of the most remote and beautiful spots in the world remains a challenge. But as Dominic Roskrow reports, the options are much better than they were

December 2006, Issue 30, page 68

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

Road tripping whisky
We catch up with the team their journey and blend.

December 2009, Issue 48, page 60

Rural Pursuits
Christopher Coates visits a Perthshire haven for country sports enthusiasts

February 2017, Issue 91, page 38

Scotland's whisky islands
The islands around Scotland's coastline are ruggedly beautiful and home to some of the nation's best whisky. Dominic Roskrow acts as tour guide

October 2005, Issue 23, page 68

Smokies, Fireballs and the Honours
Part three of our series on Scotland's coastline takes us on a journey along the east coast from Dundee to Stonehaven.

August 2011, Issue 58, page 52

Strolling in Eden
Roddy Martine meets the national organiser of the Scotland's Gardens scheme

April 2017, Issue 92, page 67

Ten places you have to visit
When it comes to tourists sites, there is plenty of choice. Here Ian Buxton picks the ones you just can't afford to miss

April 2005, Issue 20, page 42

The captivating Clyde
Keith Fergus discovers that the River Clyde is more than just an industrial highway

December 2016, Issue 90, page 40

The car's the star (Trossachs)
Join Jeremy Head for a tour of the Trossachs at the wheel of a classic British motor car

April 2007, Issue 32, page 46

The lap of luxury
Explore Scotland in a different way - from the luxurious surroundings of a cruise ship

June 2002, Issue 2, page 69

The pipes are calling's
Scotland called is anew company which aims to give tourists an alternative view of Scotland in total luxury. Dominic Roskrow spent three days exploring Scotland's west coast.

March 2004, Issue 13, page 28

The Restless River Spey
Keith Fergus explores the banks of Scotland's fastest flowing river

August 2016, Issue 88, page 40

The Speyside Way
Keith Fergus walks from Kincraig to Buckie, along another of Scotland’s spectacular heritage paths

April 2018, Issue 98, page 28

The Tugger's tie and tale
Our latest bizarre tale from Scotland's west coast comes from Blue Dalziel

January 2004, Issue 12, page 74

The Twists and Turns of the Tay
Keith Fergus meanders alongside Scotland's longest river

February 2017, Issue 91, page 28

Three Glasgow Gems
John Hannavy explores three of Glasgow's many architectural treasures

December 2016, Issue 90, page 34

Time traveller
A journey to Gigha is like a journey to the past. Serena Allott reports

August 2005, Issue 22, page 28

To Inverness and beyond
The capital of the Highlands makes a perfect base for exploring. Christopher Coates investigates

October 2017, Issue 95, page 60

Trains, planes and automobiles
It's never been easier to get to Scotland nor to travel around it once you're there. In this special feature we look at the options

January 2005, Issue 18, page 60

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

Victoria's Highland legacy
Dave McFadzean explores the Victorian Heritage trail in Royal Deeside.

December 2008, Issue 42, page 60

West Coast Wanderings
John Hannavy recreates a 1772 journey from the Solway to the Islands

April 2011, Issue 56, page 40

What are you waiting for?
Our guide to getting here, and getting about once you're here.

December 2008, Issue 42, page 67

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

Your Travel Guide
Our pick of the very best tours, cruises, and self-catering accommodation

June 2018, Issue 99, page 36

Scotland Magazine Issue 99

Scotland Magazine Issue 99
Aberdeenshire - Corgarff Castle - Hercules Linton - Grim tales of Scotland’s mortsafes - Picts at War.

Published June 2018.

Scotland Magazine Issue 98

Scotland Magazine Issue 98
Speyside way - Historic Houses - Clans - Scottish Hotel Awards - Midges and more.

Published April 2018.

Scotland Magazine Issue 97

Scotland Magazine Issue 97
Walk the Rob Roy Way - Castle Campbell - Fife - Clackmannanshire - Kinross.

Published February 2018.

Scotland Magazine Issue 95

Scotland Magazine Issue 95
Regional Focus: Firth of Clyde, Ayrshire coastal path, Exlusive interview: Ruth Connell, Shipbuilding on the Clyde, Clan MacAulay.

Published October 2017.

Scotland Magazine Issue 94

Scotland Magazine Issue 94
Regional focus: Outer Hebrides; A fiddle player for all seasons (Ryan Young); North Coast 500; The forgotten Scottish composer; The Battle of Kringen..

Published September 2017.

Scotland Magazine Issue 93

Scotland Magazine Issue 93
In search of Atlantic oakwoods, the benefits of birdwatching and a history of Harry the Ninth.

Published June 2017.

Scotland Magazine Issue 92

Scotland Magazine Issue 92
We explore the Armadale Castle, the stronghold of Clan Donald and reveal the winners of this year's Scottish Hotel Awards.

Published April 2017.

Scotland Magazine Issue 91

Scotland Magazine Issue 91
Regional Focus: Perthshire, The Atholl Highlanders, The River Tay, Country Pursuits, Clan MacIntyre and more!.

Published February 2017.

Scotland Magazine Issue 90

Scotland Magazine Issue 90
Regional Focus: Dumfries; The captivating Clyde; Outlander uncovered: The Preston Mill and Phantassie Doocot; Dunskey House and more!.

Published December 2016.

Scotland Magazine Issue 88

Scotland Magazine Issue 88
Regional Focus - Stirling and the Trossachs; Scotland's railway workhorses; the restless River Spey; Gargunnock House; the Borders Railway; Blair Castle International Horse Trials; the Queen's Sculptor in Ordinary for Scotland; and much more! .

Published August 2016.

Scotland Magazine Issue 86

Scotland Magazine Issue 86
The Kingdom of Fife, Dolphin watching in the Moray Firth, an ancient abbey on Bute, Speyside whisky and The Highland Chocolatier..

Published April 2016.

Scotland Magazine Issue 72

Scotland Magazine Issue 72
Aberdeen and the Grampians, The Wealth of the Nation, 48 hours in Edinburgh, Scotland's railway heritage.

Published December 2013.

Scotland Magazine Issue 67

Scotland Magazine Issue 67
Loch Lomond & the Trossachs | Events Planner | 10 best stately homes.

Published February 2013.

Scotland Magazine Issue 66

Scotland Magazine Issue 66
The Borders - Dumfries & Galloway - The Monklands Canal - 10 Best Festive Activities.

Published December 2012.

Scotland Magazine Issue 65

Scotland Magazine Issue 65
Dunnottar Castle inspires Disney's 'Brave' , Angus & Dundee, 48 Hours in Perth.

Published October 2012.

Scotland Magazine Issue 63

Scotland Magazine Issue 63
Kilchurn Castle, Glasgow & the Clyde Valley, 48 hours in Aberdeen.

Published June 2012.

Scotland Magazine Issue 60

Scotland Magazine Issue 60
Neidpath Castle - Aberdeen & The Grampians - 24 hours in Inverness and much more....

Published December 2011.

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 56

Scotland Magazine Issue 56
Dundas Castle - Photo Challenge 2010 - Ayrshire & Arran and much more....

Published April 2011.

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 47

Scotland Magazine Issue 47
The Highlands Inverness - the Black Isle - and beyond - 10 Best Winter Walks - Ancient ways - Journey's Blend - Celebrity recipes - Blended Whisky and much more....

Published October 2009.

Scotland Magazine Issue 45

Scotland Magazine Issue 45
Perthshire - The Ulster Scots - Clan Macfarlane Orkney - House of the Binns - Zeppelins and much more....

Published June 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 42

Scotland Magazine Issue 42
Victorian Heritage Trail - Clan Macneil - The Borders - Drum Castle - Haunted Glamis & much more....

Published December 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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 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 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.