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Scotland Magazine Issue 18

Scotland Magazine Issue 18

Scotland Magazine Issue 18

In this issue - Urquhart castle - Dumfries and Galloway - St Kilda - Soccer Museums - Whisky and food - Travel to and around Scotland - The Picts - Drumlanrig

Published January 2005

He cannot be serious
Dominic Roskrow defends Scottish hotel staff

January 2005, Issue 18, page 3

The Spirit of Scotland at its very best
Roddy Martine talks...

January 2005, Issue 18, page 7

Queensbury's jewels
Charles Douglas visits Drumlanrig, in Dumfriesshire

January 2005, Issue 18, page 14

The Oxford Bar Edinburgh
Top crime writer Ian Rankin is happiest in one of Edinburgh's best bars. Main text and pictures by Andy Hall

January 2005, Issue 18, page 16

In the footsteps of Scott
John Hannavy picks sites linked to the great Scottish poet and novelist, Sir Walter Scott

January 2005, Issue 18, page 18

Sinclair's snapshot of a nation
James Irvine Robertson on Sir John Sinclair and The Statistical Account of Scotland

January 2005, Issue 18, page 20

Rare but welcome river dweller
Otters are making a comeback. Graham Holliday reports

January 2005, Issue 18, page 22

Wild Celts from the North
Pictish influence can be felt all over the north and east of Scotland. But who were they? Roger McCann reports

January 2005, Issue 18, page 24

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

January 2005, Issue 18, page 28

A match made in heaven
More and more people are discovering that whisky goes well with food. There are some lovely combinations. Sue Lawrence reports

January 2005, Issue 18, page 32

Dumfries & Galloway – castles, books and single malts
Tom Gillespie explores Scotland's hidden Dumfries & Galloway

January 2005, Issue 18, page 35

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

The great survivors (MacGregors)
No clan has suffered more than the MacGregors. But as James Irvine Robertson reports, it has survived and is flourishing

January 2005, Issue 18, page 47

Perfect for the family
The Isles of Glencoe is the perfect base for exploring some of Scotland's most impressive and intimidating regions. Dominic Roskrow reports

January 2005, Issue 18, page 50

Special place where everything's up in smoke
The Rannoch Smokery produces superb smoked meat products. Sally Toms visited it

January 2005, Issue 18, page 52

Perthshire: perfect for winter
Kinloch House by Blairgowrie, Perthshire Tel: +44 (0)1250 884 237 Relais & Châteaux member Kinloch House stands in 25 acres of grounds near Blairgowrie. Built in 1840 at a time when it was fashionab...

January 2005, Issue 18, page 54

More important than life or death
Scotland might not be achieving much on the sports field right now, but the passion for soccer is undimmed. Neil Gunn reports

January 2005, Issue 18, page 56

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

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

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

Art and antiques news
The end of an era

January 2005, Issue 18, page 74

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