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Scotland Magazine Issue 34

Scotland Magazine Issue 34

Scotland Magazine Issue 34

In this issue - Striling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs - Edinburgh's high spots - Discovering malt whisky - 10 Best Hotels - Border Raiders - Brodick Castle - Abandoned Islands

Published August 2007

National treasure
Sally Toms looks at the life of celebrated Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson

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Festival fever
Sally Toms enters into the spirit of the Edinburgh festival. All of them

August 2007, Issue 34, page 3

The power of fiction
As you read this, I will be preparing to give a talk at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. I'm in good company this year with Norman Mailer, Germain Greer, ANWilson, Alexander McCall Smith and...

August 2007, Issue 34, page 7

600 years of history
Charles Douglas visits Brodick Castle on the Isle of Arran, home of the Dukes of Hamilton

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Legendary Lewis
John Hannavy captures the beauty of the Lewis, the northern part of the largest Hebridean Island

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What's the alternative?
If you're looking for a little rest and relaxation in Scotland, then you can't go wrong with a holistic retreat. Cora Lydon reports

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The view from above
Sometimes the best way to see a city is from up high. Gary Hayden picks out the best vantage points from which you can look down on Edinburgh

August 2007, Issue 34, page 24

Gary O'Brien
In the final instalment of Celebrity Scotland, Christopher Fisher speaks to Scottish actor Gray O'Brien, best known for playing Billy Davies in Scotland's leading soap River City and his cameo appeara...

August 2007, Issue 34, page 28

Home from Home
Fancy experiencing Edinburgh in a different way when you next visit? Then why not set up temporary home there? Dominic Roskrow reports

August 2007, Issue 34, page 30

Stirling, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs
Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs are within easy reach of Glasgow but offer solitude and scenery. Dominic Roskrow reports

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The battle of Stirling Bridge
James Irvine Robertson describes the battle of Stirling Bridge and Wallace's legendary defeat over the English

August 2007, Issue 34, page 38

One for the girls
Grand Perthshire estate Kinnaird is offering unique fishing breaks specifically for women. Sally Toms found out more

August 2007, Issue 34, page 41

West from the Falkirk Wheel
Ian R Mitchell explores Scotland's reborn Forth & Clyde canal

August 2007, Issue 34, page 42

Gordon Brown
In recent issues we have looked at how you can find out about your ancestors through genealogy. In a new series we look into the ancestry of some famous Scots. First up, British Prime Minister Gordon ...

August 2007, Issue 34, page 45

Not quite roughing it
Gone are the days of shared bunks and joint cooking, Scotland's hostels are now clean, comfortable and, above all, reasonably priced. Richard Goslan reports

August 2007, Issue 34, page 46

Auld alliances
This issue, Sue Lawrence provides some recipes celebrating Scotland's historic associations with France and Italy

August 2007, Issue 34, page 49

Art in the east
This issue, Roddy Martine visits the Stenton Gallery in East Lothian

August 2007, Issue 34, page 52

The Border Reivers
More than 300 years of theft, skirmish and plunder has left its mark on the Border lands. Jessie Anderson follows the Reiver Trail

August 2007, Issue 34, page 54

Cummings and goings
This issue, James Irvine Robertson turns the spotlight on the Clan Cummings

August 2007, Issue 34, page 58

Islands of lost souls
Scotland has numerous islands. Some of them are inhabited, others are deserted. More than 80 of them used to have inhabitants, but the locals left for several different reasons. Marieke McBean investi...

August 2007, Issue 34, page 60

Hebridean hospitality
Kinloch Lodge Isle of Skye Tel: +44 (0)1471 833 333 This hotel simply couldn't be in any country other than Scotland – it has an unmatchable sense of place. The whitewashed stone architecture i...

August 2007, Issue 34, page 64

The spirit of Scotland
Rob Allanson introduces us to Scotland's whisky producing regions

August 2007, Issue 34, page 67

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