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Scotland Magazine Issue 32

Scotland Magazine Issue 32

Scotland Magazine Issue 32

In this issue - Icons of Scotland - Smuggling - The real Macbeth - Ayrshire & Arran - Caithness - Kelburn Castle - Aberdeen galleries - Bagpipes - Clan Macpherson

Published April 2007

Keeping in touch
Sally Toms learns a thing or two from Scotland Magazine's readers

April 2007, Issue 32, page 3

Family ties
VisitScotland, the Scottish government agency which promotes Scotland as a tourist destination throughout the world has, in recent years, launched a series of genealogy initiatives aimed at expatriate...

April 2007, Issue 32, page 7

Scotland Events
T in the Park 7-8 July, 2007 Balado, Perthshire Now in its second decade, T in the Park has become one of the most important and critically acclaimed music events on the UK and European festival circ...

April 2007, Issue 32, page 12

Bonnie on the Clyde (Kelburn Castle)
Charles Douglas visits Kelburn Castle in Fairlie, Ayrshire, the seat of the Earl of Glasgow

April 2007, Issue 32, page 14

An island of contrasts (Isle of Mull)
The Isle of Mull in Scotland's Inner Hebrides is more than just a coach ride to Iona. John Hannavy reports

April 2007, Issue 32, page 18

Icons of Scotland
Sally Toms introduces the winners of the fifth annual Icons of Scotland awards

April 2007, Issue 32, page 22

Caithness – the wild North
Neil Gunn explores the wonders of Scotland's most northerly region, Caithness

April 2007, Issue 32, page 26

Whisky island paradise (Jura)
A new luxury lodge on the Isle of Jura is the perfect place to relax and discover the island's whisky made just next door, as Kate Ennis discovers

April 2007, Issue 32, page 30

Arran – walk this way
The Isle of Arran is best experienced on foot. Dominic Roskrow reports

April 2007, Issue 32, page 32

Ayrshire & Arran
Where to stay Arran Argentine House Whiting Bay Seaside home in a pleasant setting and rated for its food including a good range of vegetarian options. Tel: +44 (0)1770 700 662 www.argentinearran.co.u...

April 2007, Issue 32, page 34

Lord George and the last siege in Britain
James Irvine Robertson looks at one of Scotland's greatest military leaders

April 2007, Issue 32, page 38

Making the journey
In the last issue we looked at how to about researching your family tree. But how do you go about actually visiting the home of your ancestors? Dominic Roskrow reports

April 2007, Issue 32, page 41

Granite city of culture (Aberdeen)
Roddy Martine looks at the art galleries and museums to be found in Aberdeen

April 2007, Issue 32, page 44

The car's the star (Trossachs)
Join Jeremy Head for a tour of the Trossachs at the wheel of a classic British motor car

April 2007, Issue 32, page 46

More tea, vicar?
Sue Lawrence provides some more mouthwatering recipes. This time, afternoon tea

April 2007, Issue 32, page 49

Colin McCredie
Christopher Fisher meets Scottish actor Colin McCredie, best known for his role as Stuart Fraser in the ITV drama, Taggart

April 2007, Issue 32, page 52

When the saints came marching in
Gilly Pickup looks at a few places connected with Scotland's saints

April 2007, Issue 32, page 54

A clan of impeccable pedigree (Clan Macpherson)
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of the Clan Macpherson

April 2007, Issue 32, page 58

Bonnie Galloway
Cally Palace Hotel Kirkcudbrightshire Tel: +44 (0)1557 814 341 A sylvan patchwork quilt of rolling, wooded hills and ‘dry stane' dyke-framed fields is the glorious Galloway setting for one of the m...

April 2007, Issue 32, page 62

The Scottish King (Macbeth)
Mark Nicholls sets off on the trail of the ancient Scottish king, Macbeth, to discover his true character

April 2007, Issue 32, page 64

Smuggling
It's been called the national vice of Scotland, and smuggling is ingrained in the country's history. Dominic Roskrow seeks out some smuggling hotspots

April 2007, Issue 32, page 68

Everything you need to know about Scottish bagpipes
Roddy Martine reveals the history of the humble bagpipe

April 2007, Issue 32, page 74

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