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History & Heritage - 10 Best

History & Heritage

Welcome to the Scotland School and find out more about the history and heritage of the nation from a wide range of in-depth articles that have appeared in Scotland Magazine over the last decade.


10 Best

10 Battles that changed Scotland
Mons Graupius, 83AD Of all the early battles and skirmishes amongst the Caledonian tribes and against their common enemy, the Romans, Mons Graupius is credited with having the most importance in esta...

December 2008, Issue 42, page 54

10 Best Autumn Walks
Keith Fergus explores the best walks to catch some seasonal colour.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 54

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

10 Best Easy Walks with Great Views
Although Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in Britain it does not necessarily mean it has the best view. Indeed for many, including myself, some of Scotland's best vantage points are from smaller hill...

December 2009, Issue 48, page 54

10 Best Flavours of Scotland
Scotland's produce is amongst the finest in the world, we think you'll agree.

February 2009, Issue 43, page 54

10 Best Lochs
Keith Fergus takes us on a tour of some excellent watery walks.

February 2010, Issue 49, page 54

10 Best Spring Walks
Put a spring in your step by Keith Fergus.

April 2010, Issue 50, page 52

10 Best Traditional Scottish Pubs
Whether you're looking for good beer, good atmosphere or just a great location, Scotland has so many excellent pubs it's difficult to choose the best. But here are some suggestions…

April 2009, Issue 44, page 59

10 of the best..beaches
Scotland has some of the most dramatic coastline to be found anywhere in the world. Liz Pickering highlights some beautiful beaches.

April 2008, Issue 38, page 54