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Scotland Magazine Issue 45

Scotland Magazine Issue 45

Scotland Magazine Issue 45

In this issue - Perthshire - The Ulster Scots - Clan Macfarlane Orkney - House of the Binns - Zeppelins and much more...

Published June 2009

Made in Scotland
Sally heaps praise on Scotland's craft producers.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 3

Come together
With VisitScotland's Homecoming Scotland initiative running throughout 2009, there is one invitation-only event in particular that to my mind stands out as totally unique. That is the seminar being ho...

June 2009, Issue 45, page 7

In the news
Burns fundraising steps up a gear The National Trust for Scotland has launched a number of initiatives to raise much needed funds for the new Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway, due to open in...

June 2009, Issue 45, page 8

Scotland Events
The Braemar Gathering 5th Sept 2009, Braemar Possibly the most popular of all the Highland Games in the world, and the only one which guarantees the presence of a member of the Royal Family. Track eve...

June 2009, Issue 45, page 12

Treasure of Lothian
Charles Douglas goes to West Lothian to visit the House of the Binns.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 14

Join the fun
Enjoy a week of whisky celebrations throughout Scotland.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 18

Four seasons in one day
John Hannavy explores more of Scotland's lochs and landscapes.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 20

Perthshire – exploring the heart of Scotland
Charles Douglas looks at the landscape and lore of Perthshire.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 26

The lure of the Isle
Rob Allanson finds a gem of a hotel and pub on the Black Isle.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 33

When zeppelins rained terror
In 1916 zeppelin airships appeared in the sky above Edinburgh and began an air raid that the city was not prepare for. Gordon Casely reports.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 34

The Ulster Scots
James Irvine Robertson considers the Scots that emigrated to Ireland, and from there the United States.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 38

David Douglas
We look into the life of a 19th century Scottish botanist and explorer.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 41

Where to discover folk music...
Scottish folk music has evolved from Scotland's culture and history and has an identity all of its own. Dominic Roskrow reports.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 42

Smoked Salmon
Sue Lawrence visits Shetland to find out why Scottish salmon is the best in the world.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 47

A day in the life of a hydro boy
Hydroelectric power schemes were set up in Scotland in the early 1900's. David Fleetwood looks at what life was like for the people who made a living this way.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 50

10 Best Buildings
Given the wealth and diversity of important buildings in Scotland, choosing 10 is difficult. David Fleetwood makes some suggestions.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 54

Spirits of Skye
The Isle of Skye has a history as dramatic as its geography, and unsurprisingly, more than its fair share of ghost stories. Dominic Roskrow reports.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 58

The Scottish Hotel Guide
It is estimated that Scotland has 790 islands, of which 97 are populated. You can visit many of them and, indeed, some of them make outstanding holiday destinations. More info at: www.ScottishHotelGui...

June 2009, Issue 45, page 62

The old & the new
Scotland Magazine checks out the new Apex Waterloo Place hotel in Edinburgh.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 64

Clan Macfarlane
James Irvine Robertson looks at the history of another of Scotland's great families.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 66

48 hours in Orkney
Sally Toms suggests what you might do with only a few days to discover Orkney.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 68

Scotland Magazine Loves...
Each issue we bring you some of the finest products handmade in Scotland.

June 2009, Issue 45, page 74

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