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Scotland Magazine Issue 27

Scotland Magazine Issue 27

Scotland Magazine Issue 27

In this issue - Kelvingrove art gallery - Caithness, Sutherland and Ross-shire, Explore Scotland by bike and train - Best Scottish beaches - Waterfalls - Best bookshops

Published June 2006

There was this bloke in the front once...
Dominic Roskrow talks Scotland to a Glasgow taxi driver

June 2006, Issue 27, page 3

A real chance to become part of history
One notable benefit of Tartan Week in New York, so far as I am concerned, is that it provides those of us who tend to be preoccupied with whatever we are doing back home with an opportunity to get to ...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 7

Charity is the key
Volunteers clearing rubbish from the summit of Ben Nevis were in for a bit of a shock when they uncovered a piano under a pile of stones. The discovery was made when a clean-up team from the John Mui...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 9

Listed...
The winners have been announced for the latest List guide to restaurants in Edinburgh and Glasgow. The eating and drinking guide provides reviews and information about 800 restaurants, bistros, bars ...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 9

Mey it continue
A new project has been launched to preserve and secure the future of HRH the Queen Mother's former home, the Castle of Mey in Caithness. Friends of the Castle of Mey will enjoy complimentary entry in...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 9

Rosslyn on film
The mystery and legend of Rosslyn Chapel, made famous for its part in the blockbuster novel and film The Da Vinci Code, is being used as a hook to attract a new style of visitor to Midlothian. VisitS...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 9

Airports look to future
To celebrate its 40 year milestone, Glasgow Airport has opened a new multi-million pound departure lounge. Skylounge comprises two new passenger lounges – a holiday lounge for families, and a prest...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 10

Safari co is green
Highland Adventure Safaris, Scotland's premier Landrover safari company is celebrating becoming the first activity tourism operator in Scotland to gain a Gold Award for its day trips in the national G...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 10

Stylish hotel is a sealife centre
The Moray Firth is one of the best parts of Britain for dolphin spotting, and one hotel is offering the chance to do it in style. Visitors on a Getaway Weekend at Castle of Park, near Banff, can head...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 10

Turnberry turns 100
One of Scotland's finest hotels and golfing destinations has hit the century mark. The Westin Turnberry Resort celebrated its 100th anniversary in May. Exactly a hundred years to the day that the Tu...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 10

Book reviews
The Border Line This is a travelogue of author and broadcaster Eric Robson's journey through the Borders, starting at Solway Firth and covering 105 miles through forest and across moor to Berwick upo...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 11

Port Grullain Bay, Isle of Iona
Photographer Andy Hall looks at the favourite place of actor Kevin McKidd

June 2006, Issue 27, page 14

Royalty's sporting headquarters
Charles Douglas visits Traquair House which, it is sometimes claimed, is the oldest inhabited house in Scotland

June 2006, Issue 27, page 16

Lismore's long history
In the latest in his series on lesser known islands, John Hannavy visits Lismore

June 2006, Issue 27, page 18

The greatest fraud of all?
James Irvine Robertsonon the strange but highly lucrative case of James Macpherson

June 2006, Issue 27, page 20

Where Eagles dare
Graham Holliday goes bird-watching on the isles of Mull and Skye

June 2006, Issue 27, page 22

Falls for your loving
Scotland has some stunning waterfalls. Emma Newlands picks five of her favourites

June 2006, Issue 27, page 24

Read all about it
Scotland has some fantastic secondhand and antiquarian bookshop. Hannah Adcock browses through some of her favourites

June 2006, Issue 27, page 28

Highlands – true contrast in remote Scotland
The top third of Scotland is often grouped together but as Ian Buxton reports, the region is diverse and impressive

June 2006, Issue 27, page 32

A new lease of life
The Old Waverley Hotel is blessed and cursed by its past. Sally Toms reports

June 2006, Issue 27, page 40

Against the grain
Tucked away in Edinburgh's Old Town lies a restaurant that is well worth discovering. Sally Toms picks up her knife and fork

June 2006, Issue 27, page 41

Well worth waiting for
Mark Nicholls welcomes the re-opening of Scotland's most popular museum

June 2006, Issue 27, page 42

Restaurants with rooms
Lochside Lodge and Roundhouse Restaurant Bridgend of Lintrathen, Angus Tel: +44 (0)1575 560 340 On the border of Perthshire and Angus and so happily handy for Perth or Dundee, Lochside Lodge with its...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 44

2006 Restaurants of the Year
Scotland pioneered online voting as a way of registering nominations of approval (and otherwise) for the country's hotels. The result was to become The Scottish Hotels of the Year Awards, and the thir...

June 2006, Issue 27, page 46

Go on... treat yourself!
Chocoholics beware: Sue Lawrence is playing temptress

June 2006, Issue 27, page 48

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

A bloody clan co-operative (Clan Chattan)
Clan Chattan is a coalition of small clans from the Highlands. James Irvine Robertson

June 2006, Issue 27, page 56

Take the low road
In the first instalment of a two-part feature, Paul Kirkwood pedals his way across Perthshire

June 2006, Issue 27, page 58

Scott in Shetland
In the first of a new series tracing Sir Walter Scott's relationship with the Scottish islands, Ian Mitchell looks at Shetland

June 2006, Issue 27, page 61

Big Mac
With Scotland set to honour Charles Rennie Mackintosh with a major festival, Mark Nicholls looks at his legacy

June 2006, Issue 27, page 64

Oh I do like to be beside The Seaside
Which is why – in the interests of research – Gilly Pickup packs her bucket, spade and kiss-me-quick hat to find a few of Scotland's best beaches

June 2006, Issue 27, page 67

Art and antiques news
Sally Toms rounds up all the latest news and developments

June 2006, Issue 27, page 74

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