Our April Issue 2016

Check out the cracking line-up of content in our April issue


Gerard Butler returns to his macho finest for London Has Fallen

Fran Healy sees a new wave of success for Travis

Clare Grogan and Bill Forsyth look back on Gregory’s Girl – 35 years on

Your news and views from our Mailbox

Creating a food community around discarded veg in Edinburgh

The legacy of Muriel Spark lives on ten years after her death


Announcing the winner of our Photographer of the Year 2016 competition!

Chris Townsend’s life of inspiration and adventure

Find the best in fact and fiction on the Scottish Bookshelf

Take a Hike around Stunning St Abb’s Head

Bike route along the shores of beautiful Loch Ness

The Great Gear Guide – tried and tested kit for the outdoors

Carina’s mouth-watering recipe takes the biscuit this month!


Focus: 7 pages of ghostly shivers, nature and local delicacies of Aberdeen

Cameron McNeish bikes from Campbeltown to Inverness

Magnificent Sevens – the Olympic spectacle born in the Borders

Proof that there’s more to the Cairngorms than skiing

Paul Coburn witnesses the remarkable re-birth of an dilapidated lodge

Discover the best of things to do in Around Scotland


Glasgow’s international Art show is reinvented with an industrial theme

Scottish inspiration behind Game of Throne

Lisa-Marie’s latest musical blog takes in grown-up club nights, Piano Day and Scottish blues

The Secrets of Culloden – what new evidence can be unearthed?

Nature plays a huge part in the history of Scone Palace

Ravens and Redwoods are Jim Crumley’s theme this month

Slàinte mhath – our resident whisky expert Euan meets Miss Mortlach


You’re chance to win a copy of Chris Townsend’s new book, a bottle of Mortlach Rare Old Whisky or a family pass to the Melrose Sevens!

Out now!

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