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Scotland Magazine Issue 30

Scotland Magazine Issue 30

Scotland Magazine Issue 30

In this issue - 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

Open all seasons
Sally Toms suggests Scotland's summer visitors are missing out

December 2006, Issue 30, page 3

A happy union
Let me first emphasise that there is no political agenda in my writing this, but it recently occurred to me, as I was listening to a speech from Alec Salmond, leader of the Scottish Nationalist Party,...

December 2006, Issue 30, page 7

Banchory's hidden gem (Crathes Castle)
Crathes Castle is a 16th century castle in Scotland's Grampian region. Charles Douglas visited it

December 2006, Issue 30, page 14

A changing Skye
John Hannavy visits the beautiful island of Skye

December 2006, Issue 30, page 18

Wild mountain sanctuary (Cairngorms)
The Cairngorms is Britain's largest national park and is home to a quarter of its threatened birds, animals and plants. Graham Holliday reports

December 2006, Issue 30, page 22

Meet the Romans
Ian R Mitchell looks at where you can find traces of the Roman invasions of Caledonia, the only territory their legions failed to conquer

December 2006, Issue 30, page 24

John Barrowman
Christopher Fisher meets Captain Jack from sci-fi television series Doctor Who, now starring in his own spin-off series Torchwood

December 2006, Issue 30, page 28

Edinburgh – a perfect day
Edinburgh is one of the world's great capital cities, and its sites well documented. Dominic Roskrow plans an indulgent and less obvious day out there

December 2006, Issue 30, page 31

Edinburgh & the Lothians
Where to eat, visit and stay in Edinburgh & the Lothians

December 2006, Issue 30, page 34

Stirling stuff (Smith Art Gallery and Museum)
Museums and galleries rank among the most visited attractions in Scotland, but what makes them so appealing? In the first of a new series, Roddy Martine visits the Smith Art Gallery and Museum in Stir...

December 2006, Issue 30, page 38

That something special (Kilcamb Lodge)
Sally Toms visits Kilcamb Lodge, a luxurious country house hotel in Argyll

December 2006, Issue 30, page 41

Written in the blood (Auld Alliance)
The Auld Alliance was an ancient series of treaties that allied Scotland and France against their mutual enemy. James Irvine Robertson reports

December 2006, Issue 30, page 42

The first resort (St Andews)
An ideal family winter break? Kate Patrick thinks she may have discovered it, and right on her doorstep too

December 2006, Issue 30, page 44

Island Jewel (Tiree)
Fiona Russell travels to the Hebridean island of Tiree to find out what makes it so special

December 2006, Issue 30, page 46

Souper Suppers
Nothing fills you up more than a hearty bowl of soup. Sue Lawrence provides some traditional Scots recipes

December 2006, Issue 30, page 49

To conquer or die (Macdougal)
James Irvine Robertson turns his attention to one of the oldest clans in Scotland, the clan Macdougall

December 2006, Issue 30, page 52

Hedging in the borders
Paul Kirkwood tries two contrasting bike rides in the south of Scotland

December 2006, Issue 30, page 54

Painting the town red (Vermilion Restaurant)
Rob Allanson dines at Vermilion Restaurant beneath the iconic Scotsman Hotel, Edinburgh

December 2006, Issue 30, page 57

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

Scott in Mull and Iona (Sir Walter Scott)
The latest in our series by Ian Mitchell charting Sir Walter Scott's travels around the Scottish islands

December 2006, Issue 30, page 60

Relaxation Nation
In association with HotelReviewScotland.com

December 2006, Issue 30, page 62

The tragic queen (Mary Queen of Scots)
In the latest part of our series looking at legendary Scottish characters, Mark Nicholls looks at where to find out more about Mary Queen of Scots

December 2006, Issue 30, page 64

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

Everything you need to know about...Tartan
This issue, Roddy Martine reveals the history of tartan

December 2006, Issue 30, page 74

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