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Scotland Magazine Issue 39

Scotland Magazine Issue 39

Scotland Magazine Issue 39

In this issue - 10 Festivals not to miss - Edinburgh - Scottish Weddings - Golf Special - Traditional Ways - The last outlaw - Scotlands own Salem .. and much more

Published June 2008

Getting out there
Sally Toms goes exploring in Scotland's far north west

June 2008, Issue 39, page 3

Supernatural Scotland
It was extremely dark and unnaturally cold. I could hear a dog barking and the clatter of horses hooves on the cobbled street in front of me. On all sides were shadows cast by the flicker of lamplight...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 7

Scotland events
Hydro Connect 29th-31st August 2008 Inveraray Castle, Argyll Aboutique festival situated in one of the most beautiful locations in the whole of the UK, playing host to 20,000 music fans over three day...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 12

Leod and clear
Charles Douglas visits Castle Leod, near Strathpeffer, headquarters of the Clan Mackenzie

June 2008, Issue 39, page 14

The Kingdom of Fife
John Hannavy explores historic churches, abbeys and cathedrals between the Forth and the Tay.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 18

A touch of the Orient
Ian Buxton discovers a Japanese garden in north Edinburgh.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 21

The big day
Do as the rich and famous do and enjoy your big day in stunning surroundings in Scotland. Natasha Reed provides a guide to the perfect Scottish wedding.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 22

Doors Open in Scotland
This September hundreds of hidden architectural gems and exciting new buildings will open their doors to the public for free. David Black gives us a taste of what to expect in the capital.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 26

Murders, trysts, tortures and treason
Gary Hayden visits Hermitage Castle in the Scottish Borders.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 28

Edinburgh – culture in the capital
Edinburgh is world famous for its festivals and its history. But it has a comtemporary artistic side too. Dominic Roskrow reports.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 32

Edinburgh – what to do and see
National Galleries of Scotland The Mound Tel: +44 (0)131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org The Collective Gallery Cockburn Street Tel: +44 (0)131 220 1260 www.collectivegallery.net Royal Scottish A...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 34

Edinburgh – where to stay
Swallow Albany Albany Street Georgian townhouse in a quiet location but close to the city centre. Its restaurant is highly regarded, its luxury rooms impressive. Twentyone tastefully decorated rooms T...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 35

Edinburgh – where to eat
9 Cellars Restaurant & Bar York Place The head chef won the international Indian chef of the year last year. Excellent and unconventional Indian food. The Goan fish is particularly recommended Tel: +4...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 36

Christian Shaw and the witches
James Irvine Robertson brings to light the story of a little girl and Scotland's very own witch trials

June 2008, Issue 39, page 38

The first private eye
We look at the exciting life of America's James Bond – Allan Pinkerton

June 2008, Issue 39, page 41

The last bandit
Ian R.Mitchell looks at the tale of Ewan Macphee, Scotland's last true outlaw

June 2008, Issue 39, page 42

Historic havens
Scotland offers all manner of accommodation for visitors. Richard Goslan finds some with historical interest.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 46

Smokies
Sue Lawrence turns to that most famous of Scottish fishes, the Arbroath smokie.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 49

The Clan Grant
James Irvine Robertson turns his attention to another of Scotland's family lines.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 52

10 of the best Scottish Festivals
With so many annual festivals happening around Scotland, it's hard to know which ones to choose. Here are some of our favourites.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 54

Dundee contemporary arts
Charles Douglas looks in on Dundee's thriving arts centre

June 2008, Issue 39, page 58

A day in the life of a crofter
David Fleetwood examines one of Scotland's most traditional ocupations.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 60

Ronnie Corbett
Comedian Ronnie Corbett loves Scotland and has stayed close to his Scottish roots

June 2008, Issue 39, page 63

Sensational summer dining
Old Course Hotel St. Andrews, Fife Tel: +44 (0)1334 474 371 Some restaurants just ‘have it' and The Grill Room on the top floor of St. Andrew's highest-rated hotel is one of them. All the ingredien...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 64

Hidden gems: 7 steps to golf heaven
Former golf caddy and author Ross visits the best Scottish golf courses you've never heard of in an unforgettable week on the road.

June 2008, Issue 39, page 66

Hidden gems: 7 steps to golf heaven
BRORA GOLF CLUB 5872 yards, par 69 Green fees: £37 (weekdays) / £42 (weekend) After taking the overnight Caledonian Sleeper service from London to Inverness I pick up a car and head further north. ...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 66

Everything you need to know about Highland Weaponary
In an age when governments are doing their best to clamp down on the carrying of knives, it is perhaps apposite to reflect on the lawless times of long ago when individuals were obliged to carry some ...

June 2008, Issue 39, page 74

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