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Scotland Magazine Issue 36

Scotland Magazine Issue 36

Scotland Magazine Issue 36

In this issue - Perth and Kinross - 50 Things you didn't know about Scotland - Cawdor Castle - Gold Fever - Scottish Churches - and much more...

Published December 2007

Bravo Glasgow
Scotland's biggest city has another event to shout about

December 2007, Issue 36, page 3

End of year cheer
Living in the Northern Hemisphere, we have all come to accept that the days and nights at either end of the year are long and cold and very dark. And that, of course, is why we Scots have earned ourse...

December 2007, Issue 36, page 7

Scotland Events
Glasgow Film Festival 14th - 24th February 2008 Glasgow More than 100 films will be showing during 10 days at this successful new festival. Alongside its previews and premieres, gala nights and guest ...

December 2007, Issue 36, page 12

The world loves a thane
Charles Douglas visits Cawdor Castle in Nairn, magnificent home of the Thanes of Cawdor.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 14

Medieval treasures
John Hannavy embarks on a new series exploring Scotland's many historic churches, abbeys and cathedrals.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 18

Pirates of the Atlantic
Scotland's a long way from the Caribbean glamour of Jack Sparrow and crew. But as Dominic Roskrow reports, it's still well and truly on the pirate map.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 22

The blackhouse village
Richard Ford samples some very unique accommodation on Lewis

December 2007, Issue 36, page 25

50 Things You Never Knew about Scotland
ED PEARCE ENLIGHTENS US ALL

December 2007, Issue 36, page 26

Tee time at Cameron House
Vivien Devlin visits a luxury hotel on the shores of Loch Lomond that has much to offer the golf enthusiast.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 30

Perthshire & Kinross
Perthshire & Kinross is the perfect destination for a healthy, happy and inexpensive summer holiday as our man discovers.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 32

Perthshire & Kinross – out and about in Scotland
Where to visit Adventure Park at Active Kid Toys Stanley, Perth Large children's play area with fort and go kart track. Café overlooks it so you can relax as the children play Tel: +44 (0)1738 827 2...

December 2007, Issue 36, page 34

The great departure
During the 18th century, thousands of Scots left their homeland for a new life in America. James Irvine Robertson finds out why.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 38

As sure as Sherlock
We look at the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Scottish author and creator of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 41

Scotland's very own gold rush
Nick Todd reveals the history of Scotland's gold, and where to find it today.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 42

Your home on the road
In the latest of our series on accommodation in Scotland, Richard Goslan tackles the controversial caravan.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 42

Shetland delights
Sue Lawrence looks at the wonderful ingredients available on Shetland.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 49

Clan Colquhoun
James Irvine Robertson turns his attention to another of Scotland's families.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 52

Wanderings in Wester Ross
The area around Gairloch on Scotland's north west coast has plenty to offer the visitor. Neil Gunn reports.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 54

Two for one
Roddy Martine looks at The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and the Dean Gallery, two venues close enough to be counted as one and the same.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 58

A day in the life... the wearer
David Fleetwood kicks start our new series looking at traditional Scottish lives with a report on the weaver.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 60

Sean Connery
Sean Connery is one of the world's best loved stars, and as Dominic Roskrow reports, his is a true rags to riches story.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 63

Flying high
To make the journey to your Scottish destination a pleasurable part of your trip, Kate Ennis advises taking the modes of transport that can re-inject some of that old-fashioned travel glamour.

December 2007, Issue 36, page 66

Everything you need to know about Harris Tweed
To begin with, it needs to be understood that Harris tweed, one of the most desirable wool textiles in the world, is produced exclusively on the Outer Hebridean island of Harris and Lewis, an island w...

December 2007, Issue 36, page 74

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