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Scotland Magazine Issue 35

Scotland Magazine Issue 35

Scotland Magazine Issue 35

In this issue - 10 Castles for hire - Secret Walks - Historic seaside landmarks - Earls of Argyll - Five of the best artist holidays - Aberdeen and Grampian - Winter Hotels - Tall Ships

Published November 2007

Breaking the habit
Scotland is full of new discoveries, says Sally Toms

November 2007, Issue 35, page 3

Life on Lewis
At this time of year I am usually to be found on the island of Lewis, where I annually meet up with a group of old friends in a stalking lodge, far from the madding crowd. As the temperature drops, h...

November 2007, Issue 35, page 7

Celtic Connections
16th Jan – 3rd Feb 2008 Glasgow

November 2007, Issue 35, page 12

Edinburgh's Hogmanay
29th Dec 2007 – 1st Jan 2008 Edinburgh

November 2007, Issue 35, page 12

Scotland Events
Loch Ness Hogmanay Festival 28th December 2007 – 2nd January 2008 (dates tbc) Drumnadrochit A six-day festival which includes daily guided walks, shinty and football matches, a tea dance, a duck ra...

November 2007, Issue 35, page 12

Scott's country home
Charles Douglas visits Abbotsford House at Melrose in the Scottish Borders, home of Sir Walter Scott

November 2007, Issue 35, page 14

It has to be Harris
In the last of our series on Scottish islands, John Hannavy turns to the Hebridean Isle of Harris

November 2007, Issue 35, page 18

Life on the ocean wave
One of the best ways of seeing Scotland is by sailing round it. And if you're going to sail you might as well do it in style says Dominic Roskrow

November 2007, Issue 35, page 22

Doctor Livingstone, I presume?
In the latest of our series on famous Scots, we study the life of Scotland's most famous explorer

November 2007, Issue 35, page 25

Come hell or high water
James Carron explores the Elie chain walk, one of Fife's most unusual coastal walks

November 2007, Issue 35, page 26

Aberdeen & Grampian – wild country
Few areas offer as much variety to the rambler as Aberdeen and the Grampians. Whether it is history, scenery or even whisky, the region is unparalleled. Dominic Roskrow reports

November 2007, Issue 35, page 31

Aberdeen & Grampian – where to stay
Atholl Hotel Aberdeen Specialises in hearty and traditional Scottish food and furnishing. Comfortable and reasonably priced. www.atholl-aberdeen.com Tel: +44 (0)1224 323 505 Cluny Bank Hotel Forres ...

November 2007, Issue 35, page 36

Aberdeen & Grampian – where to eat
Atlantis Restaurant, Mariner Hotel Great Western Road, Aberdeen Mix of seafood and Scottish-themed food as well as some classic lamb and steak offerings. Reasonably priced. www.themarinerhotel.co.uk T...

November 2007, Issue 35, page 37

The Earls of Argyll
James Irvine Robertson looks at the dramatic history of the noble Campbells

November 2007, Issue 35, page 38

A brush with art
Artist holidays are a great way to get creative and experience Scotland's outdoors. Kate Ennis reports

November 2007, Issue 35, page 42

Five of the best art holidays in Scotland
Artaquarius South Banks House, Portencross, near West Kilbride, Ayrshire Weekend art breaks, which run on specific weekends from May to September, are ideal if you want to incorporate a short three...

November 2007, Issue 35, page 45

Colin Montgomerie
Colin Montgomerie is one of the world's most famous golf players. We look into his ancestry

November 2007, Issue 35, page 47

The lap of luxury
Ian Buxton visits Corrour Lodge, an exclusive holiday home in the Highlands

November 2007, Issue 35, page 48

A very modern sandwich
Sue Lawrence provides some more unusual ideas for the humble sandwich

November 2007, Issue 35, page 49

The most ancient earldom in Scotland
James Irvine Robertson turns his attention to the Clan Sutherland, one of the country's most ancient (and notorious) clans

November 2007, Issue 35, page 52

To the lighthouse
Dave McFadzean looks at the long history of lighthouses in Scotland

November 2007, Issue 35, page 54

Soaking up the culture
In the latest of our series on Scotland's great museums and art galleries, Roddy Martine Explores Perth

November 2007, Issue 35, page 58

King of the castle
Whatever you are celebrating, a majestic Scottish castle is the only way to go. Natasha Reed discovers 10 of the finest Scotland has to offer

November 2007, Issue 35, page 60

All in the mix
Rob Allanson explains the mysterious art of whisky blending

November 2007, Issue 35, page 67

Everything you need to know about... Scottish dancing
First it is important to separate Scottish country dancing from Highland dancing. The essential difference is that Scottish country dancing is social, danced by couples, and comprises reels (circle da...

November 2007, Issue 35, page 74

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