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Scotland Magazine Issue 21

Scotland Magazine Issue 21

Scotland Magazine Issue 21

In this issue - 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

Ayrshire & Arran
There are countless hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing opportunities in the area. Sally Toms provides a selection

July 2005, Issue 21, page

A life on the ocean's wave
Dominic Roskrow explains his love for boats

July 2005, Issue 21, page 3

Where the past is in touching distance
Summer being on its way, before the season of midges, I took a friend to visit Appin, in Argyll. We were staying, as it chanced, on Isle of Eriska, until recently the fiefdom of Robin Buchanan-Smith, ...

July 2005, Issue 21, page 7

Treasure trove
Charles Douglas visits Dalmeny House near South Queensferry

July 2005, Issue 21, page 14

Beall, Portree, Skye
This issue Andy Hall photographs the favourite place of Donnie Munro, former singer of Runrig, solo artist and Skyeman

July 2005, Issue 21, page 16

In the footsteps in Scott part 3
In the latest chapter of Walter Scott's travels in Scotland we travel to Rob Roy country. Words and pictures: John Hannavy

July 2005, Issue 21, page 18

Murder most horrid
The Appin Murder still resonates more than 250 years after it happened. James Irvine Robertson explains why

July 2005, Issue 21, page 20

Bucking the trend
While some species of bird are struggling, Britain's most distinctive sea bird is thriving reports Graham Holliday

July 2005, Issue 21, page 22

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

Those who lay beneath us
You don't normally associate mummies – the wrapped up kind – with Scotland. But the ones at Cladh Hallan are worth investigating

July 2005, Issue 21, page 28

Ayrshire and Arran – something for everyone
Ayrshire and Arran don't enjoy as much attention as destinations further North, but they have a lot to offer

July 2005, Issue 21, page 34

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

Head for the Shetlands
Salmon's not only good for you, it's surprisingly versatile. Sue Lawrence looks at some recipe ideas

July 2005, Issue 21, page 46

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

Where business is a pleasure
Acanthus is a private conference and dining facility in Glasgow's fashionable West End. Dominic Roskrow visited it

July 2005, Issue 21, page 53

Everything a port should be
Oban is a great centre for exploring the West coast and some of the islands. Dominic Roskrow reports

July 2005, Issue 21, page 54

Entertain like a laird
Provenance of food is key to internet company Caledonian Connoisseur. Dominic Roskrow spoke to managing director Gillian Bell

July 2005, Issue 21, page 55

Hot in the city tonight
In exclusive association with

July 2005, Issue 21, page 56

2005 Hotels of the Year
When you plan your holiday in Scotland – or even a business trip – it's sometimes a challenge to know which hotel to book. There are several guides, one of which is the leading independent website...

July 2005, Issue 21, page 58

Northern warriors (Clan MacLeod)
James Irvine Robertson looks at the durability of Clan MacLeod

July 2005, Issue 21, page 60

Jewel of the North
The Inches are islands in the Forth close to Edinburgh. David McVey visited Inchcolm and found it soaked in history

July 2005, Issue 21, page 62

Simply seeking the best
The best of Scottish cuisine matches anything found across the world – but you have to search for it. Vivien Devlin reports

July 2005, Issue 21, page 66

Art and antiques news
Tough it out on a Skye night trip. One of the greatest environmental artworks ever to be staged in the United Kingdom is to take place on the Isle of Skye between August 1st and September 17th. ‘Th...

July 2005, Issue 21, page 74

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