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Scotland Magazine Issue 19

Scotland Magazine Issue 19

Scotland Magazine Issue 19

In this issue - Cowal and Bute - Golf Hotels - Festival times - Tullibardine - Gastro Hotels - Ulster Scots - Top tourist destinations

Published March 2005

A question of balance
One of the greatest challenges facing the Scottish hospitality industry is getting the balance right between all those quaint and traditional things that the overseas tourist visits the country for, a...

March 2005, Issue 19, page 3

Future of Scotland is blowing in the wind
Back in 1975, when I was editor of a Scottish business journal, I interviewed Stephen Salter of the department of mechanical engineering at Edinburgh University.

March 2005, Issue 19, page 7

Scottish icons are all set for honours
New York's glitterati are set to turn out in force for April's Icons of Scotland Award, staged by Scotland Magazine.

March 2005, Issue 19, page 10

Book Reviews
Sally Toms takes a look at this issue's book reviews.

March 2005, Issue 19, page 11

Letters to the Editor
IN OUR LAST ISSUE WE DEFENDED SCOTS HOTEL STAFF AGAINST THE CHARGE OF BEING DOUR AND RUDE. WE GOT A RECORD MAILBOX. HERE'S PART OF IT

March 2005, Issue 19, page 12

Brodie's prime site
Charles Douglas visits the seat of the Brodie family, Brodie Castle at Forres in Moray

March 2005, Issue 19, page 14

Knoydart Loch and peninsula
This issue theatre great Sir Cameron Mackintosh chooses his favourite place. Main text and pictures by Andy Hall

March 2005, Issue 19, page 16

Not all castles are castles
When is a castle not a castle? John Hannavy looks at some buildings that don't qualify as castles but aren't far off.

March 2005, Issue 19, page 18

The wild world of the original cowboys
Cattle droving was a core part of Highland life and drovers lived a tough and hardy lifestyle. James Irvine Robertson reports

March 2005, Issue 19, page 20

Go west and follow the skipper
The chequered skipper butterfly is very rare. But your chances of seeing one improve in the Fort William area. Graham Holliday reports

March 2005, Issue 19, page 22

Arms across the Irish sea
The link between Scotland and Ireland is a strong one, never more so than with Ulster. David Gordan looks at the association and its implications worldwide.

March 2005, Issue 19, page 24

A summer of fun and festivals
We all know about the Edinburgh festival, but what else has Scotland got to offer over the summer months? Andrew Ross reports

March 2005, Issue 19, page 28

Top of the historical pops
What are the most important events in Scotland's history? And where can you find out more about them? Ian Sclater makes his selection

March 2005, Issue 19, page 32

Cowal and Bute – Beauty and adventure on Glasgow's doorstep
You don't have to go to the Hebrides for a Scottish ferry-hopping holiday, as Ian R Mitchell explains. Cowal and Bute have castles, stately homes, churches and grand walks nearer to hand

March 2005, Issue 19, page 36

Cowal and Bute
Sally Toms picks a few of the best hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions in the area

March 2005, Issue 19, page 40

A deer dish for dinner
Venison is becoming an increasingly common sight on British dinner tables. Sue Lawrence looks at why it is such a good meat product, and offers some recipes

March 2005, Issue 19, page 44

Clan at the cutting edge of history (Murray)
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of the clan Murray

March 2005, Issue 19, page 48

On the right side of the tracks
The Royal Scotsman is renowned across the world for class and style. And as Kate Patrick found out, it's well justified

March 2005, Issue 19, page 52

Wild nature at its best
Glen Affric in the Highlands is an outdoor enthusiast's delight. Our not so outdoorey Editor Dominic Roskrow went for a look

March 2005, Issue 19, page 55

Hotels making a meal of it
In exclusive association with HotelReviewScotland.com

March 2005, Issue 19, page 56

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

Changing of the guards for the Scottish regiments
Scotland's historic infantry regiments are to undergo a major re-organisation. As part of our ongoing series looking at Scotland's regiments, Mark Nicholls examines the proposal and its impact on thei...

March 2005, Issue 19, page 62

Club class: a dream Highland golf intinerary
Feeling adventurous and fancy trying your hand on some lesser known but highly stimulating golf courses? Sports writer Andrew Ross takes a tour

March 2005, Issue 19, page 66

It's your round
Fancy a golf break while staying at a quality hotel? Here's a rough guide to some of the best

March 2005, Issue 19, page 69

Art and antiques news
Art and antiques news by Sally Toms

March 2005, Issue 19, page 74

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