Previous issue: Last chance to buy Issue 112

Scotland is a travel magazine that covers history, traditions and clans too. It’s your last chance to get your hands on our previous issue. Here’s what’s inside

Firstly we want to warmly welcome the readers of The Highlander and Scottish Life, as well as Scotland Magazine, following the merger of these three fine magazines into a single, stronger title – Scotland.

Each issue that follows will contain the very best features and writers from your previous magazine, and we will continue to showcase all that makes us so proud of our Scottish heritage. We’ll bring you the finest writing on Scottish history, ancestry, traditions and travel, all illustrated with inspirational photography.

I am sure you will recognise many familiar names among our writing team, including James Gracie, who reveals the double life of the chief of Clan MacDonell of Glengarry in In a Pickle, and our Master of Malt, John Lamond, who explains what a change in climate means for our whisky distillers in For Peat’s Sake.

Then in Skye’s the Prize, we follow in the footsteps of Clan MacLeod and Clan MacDonald of Sleat to bring you tales that will make your hair stand on end.

From now on you can expect even more clan news, secret histories and features that will help you research your family tree. Please do keep in touch, we love to hear what you’ve all been up to.

A taste of issue 112:

Heresy, they say?

Geillis Duncan and the other North Berwick Witches on trial before James VI. Credit: Chronicle/Alamy

We explore the dark period of the witch trials and James VI’s strange obsession.

Read more here.

King in waiting

Bruce’s Stone at Loch Trool commemorates Robert the Bruce’s victory over an English army in 1307 during the Wars of Scottish Independence. Credit: Keith K/Shutterstock

How the legendary king Robert the Bruce bided his time before clawing his way to power.

Read more here.

The flying Scot

Sir Jackie Stewart wore a helmet painted with his clan’s tartan colours. Credit: GP Library Limited/Alamy

Away from the roar of F1, motor racing legend Jackie Stewart talks about the country he loves.

Read more here.

Also inside the issue:

  • A photo-tour of Dumfries House, the remarkable country house that Prince Charles rescued for the nation.
  • We visit to Gleneagles Hotel in rural Perthshire, which transports us back to the glamorous 1920s.
  • The history and mystery surrounding six ruinous coastal castles.
  • The rise and fall of the coal-fired puffer boat, which once provided a vital link to the isles off Scotland’s west coast.
  • The resources you need to be able to use wills and testaments to research your family history.
  • A roll call of members of the prestigious Scottish Hotel Awards to inspire your next visit.
  • Wildlife, authentic food experiences and walks in the heart of the mountainous Cairngorms National Park.

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Published six times a year, every issue of Scotland showcases its stunning landscapes and natural  beauty, and delves deep into Scottish history. From mysterious clans and famous Scots (both past and present), to the hidden histories of the country’s greatest castles and houses, Scotland‘s pages brim with the soul and secrets of the country.
Scotland magazine captures the spirit of this wild and wonderful nation, explores its history and heritage and recommends great places to visit, so you feel at home here, wherever you are in the world.