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History & Heritage - Landscapes

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.

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Landscapes

A changing Skye
John Hannavy visits the beautiful island of Skye

December 2006, Issue 30, page 18

A glimpse of scott's Edinburgh
Part six of our journey through Scott's Scotland. Written and photographed by John Hannavy

January 2006, Issue 24, page 18

A land of outstanding beauty
The Scottish Landscape is an ever changing canvas, John Hannavy investigates.

February 2010, Issue 49, page 18

A source of inspiration
Scotland's wild, rugged and mystic landscape has been the inspiration for a number of great creative minds. Mark Nicholls looks at the impact famous locations had upon them.

February 2006, Issue 25, page 58

A winter wonderland
John Hannavy enjoys Scotland's lochs and landscapes in winter.

October 2009, Issue 47, page 18

A working landscape
John Hannavy explores Scotland's lochs and landscape.

December 2009, Issue 48, page 18

An island of contrasts (Isle of Mull)
The Isle of Mull in Scotland's Inner Hebrides is more than just a coach ride to Iona. John Hannavy reports

April 2007, Issue 32, page 18

Arisaig
Photographer Andy Hall looks at the favourite place of singer and songwriter Gerry Rafferty

April 2006, Issue 26, page 14

Beall, Portree, Skye
This issue Andy Hall photographs the favourite place of Donnie Munro, former singer of Runrig, solo artist and Skyeman

July 2005, Issue 21, page 16

Benachally Perthshire
Singer songwriter Dougie MacLean adores the view over Benachally. Main text and pictures by Andy Hall

April 2005, Issue 20, page 16

Enticing isles
John Hannavy visits the west coast islands of Islay and Jura

October 2006, Issue 29, page 16

Epic tales & Border ballads
John Hannavy continues his series tracing the footsteps of Sir Walter Scott

August 2005, Issue 22, page 18

Forth rail bridge
The fourth celebrity to pick a favourite place in his homeland is writer Iain Banks, with words and pictures by photographer Andy Hall

May 2004, Issue 14, page 14

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

June 2009, Issue 45, page 20

Going green to keep it clean
The remote island of Orkney is leading the way when it comes to conserving the landscape for future generations. Graham Holliday reports

July 2004, Issue 15, page 58

Hidden away on Harris
In the latest in our series Ian Mitchell visits st Clement's Church, at Rodel, Harris

February 2006, Issue 25, page 64

Idyllic Easdale
The first in a new series of island features. Written and photographed by John Hannavy

April 2006, Issue 26, page 18

Illuminating landscapes
The fifth part of our series walking in the footsteps of Scott. Written and photographed by John Hannavy

October 2005, Issue 23, page 18

In the footsteps in Scott part 3
In the latest chapter of Walter Scott's travels in Scotland we travel to Rob Roy country. Words and pictures: John Hannavy

July 2005, Issue 21, page 18

Iron Age mysteries
The Scottish landscape is dotted with ruined stone towers known as brochs, Christopher McCooey looks how and why they were built.

March 2008, Issue 37, page 24

Island Jewel (Tiree)
Fiona Russell travels to the Hebridean island of Tiree to find out what makes it so special

December 2006, Issue 30, page 46

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

Jewel of the North
The Inches are islands in the Forth close to Edinburgh. David McVey visited Inchcolm and found it soaked in history

July 2005, Issue 21, page 62

Kinnoull Hill Perth
This issue successful Hollywood actor Brian Cox picks his favourite place. Main text and pictures by Andy Hall

September 2004, Issue 16, page 14

Knoydart Loch and peninsula
This issue theatre great Sir Cameron Mackintosh chooses his favourite place. Main text and pictures by Andy Hall

March 2005, Issue 19, page 16

Land of the mountain flood
In the first of a new series, John Hannavy explores Scotland's most impressive lochs and landscapes.

April 2009, Issue 44, page 22

Legendary Lewis
John Hannavy captures the beauty of the Lewis, the northern part of the largest Hebridean Island

August 2007, Issue 34, page 18

Lismore's long history
In the latest in his series on lesser known islands, John Hannavy visits Lismore

June 2006, Issue 27, page 18

Magic of the Moor
David McVey heads out onto one of the nation's last great empty spaces.

February 2010, Issue 49, page 50

More wanderings in Scott's steps
John Hannavy on the trail of Sir Walter Scott's landscapes

April 2005, Issue 20, page 18

Now who be ye, would cross Loch Gyle? (Ulva)
John Hannavy visits Ulva, a tiny island off the west coast of Mull

February 2007, Issue 31, page 18

Pattack Falls – Strathmashie, Badenoch
Photographer Andy Hall captures the favourite place of accordonist and musical producer Phil Cunningham

February 2006, Issue 25, page 14

Port Grullain Bay, Isle of Iona
Photographer Andy Hall looks at the favourite place of actor Kevin McKidd

June 2006, Issue 27, page 14

Saligo Bay, Isle of Islay
Photographer Andy Hall captures the favourite place of former NATO secretary general and Labour minister Lord George Robertson

October 2005, Issue 23, page 14

Scott in Mull and Iona (Sir Walter Scott)
The latest in our series by Ian Mitchell charting Sir Walter Scott's travels around the Scottish islands

December 2006, Issue 30, page 60

Scott in Shetland
In the first of a new series tracing Sir Walter Scott's relationship with the Scottish islands, Ian Mitchell looks at Shetland

June 2006, Issue 27, page 61

Scott in the Hebrides
This issue, Ian Mitchell looks at Sir Walter Scott's experiences on the islands of Harris and Eigg on Scotland's west coast

October 2006, Issue 29, page 62

Secret island escape
Colonsay and Oronsay are two bleak but beautiful islands just south of Mull on Scotland's west coast. John Hannavy reports

June 2007, Issue 33, page 18

Snap happy
Scotland is one of the most picturesque places in the world, so Kate Ennis gets some insider information on how to capture it on camera

June 2007, Issue 33, page 54

Spirtual journey
In the first of a new series on Scottish holy buildings Ian Mitchell visits Iona

January 2006, Issue 24, page 65

Starofthesilverscreen
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July 2003, Issue 9, page 24

The Flower of kirkwall
In the latest of our series Ian Mitchell visits visits St Magnus Cathedral on Orkney

April 2006, Issue 26, page 64

The forces of nature
John Hannavy explores Scotland's dramatic landscape and the writers it has inspired.

August 2009, Issue 46, page 22

The Isle of Harris
Photographer Andy Hall captures the favourite place of the Queen's artist

January 2006, Issue 24, page 14

The Lake of Mentieth
Nick Nairn is one of Europe's top chefs and he has a cook school near Aberfoyle. Text and pictures by Andy Hall

August 2005, Issue 22, page 16

The Oxford Bar Edinburgh
Top crime writer Ian Rankin is happiest in one of Edinburgh's best bars. Main text and pictures by Andy Hall

January 2005, Issue 18, page 16

The Summers Isles
This issue we look at the favourite place of award-winning solo percussionist Evelyn Glennie, with words and photography by Andy Hall

July 2004, Issue 15, page 14

The view from above
Sometimes the best way to see a city is from up high. Gary Hayden picks out the best vantage points from which you can look down on Edinburgh

August 2007, Issue 34, page 24