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The Scots Magazine August 2018 issue


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Explore magical Highland Perthshire with a stunning round trip starting at Crieff in our Great Scottish Journeys photo feature

Our 9-page Focus On West Lothian where history comes alive

A Wee Blether… with comedian Chris Forbes

Our top not-to-miss acts at the Edinburgh Fringe

Exclusive interview with Sally Magnusson at the Edinburgh Book Festival


We reveal the director’s choice at
the Edinburgh International Festival


Ayrshire’s Culzean Castle is a horticultural wonderland!

Kenny McAskill investigates the notorious Peterhead Prison

A chat with Stuart Younie, the new chief executive of Mountaineering Scotland

Summer in Lochaber Picture Gallery


Celebrate the anniversary of Scotland’s
world-leading access laws


Cameron McNeish  learns how spiritual Sandwood bay that
has inspired musician Duncan Chisolm’s latest masterwork

Your spirits expert Euan Duguid reveals Diageo‘s grand plans

Take A Hike on a route to standing stones and super views high above Pitlochry …or discover some thrilling trails on the Drulanrig estate with On Your Bike


Exclusive: Scottish producers fighting
to protect Scotland the brand


Polly Pullar meets Loch Sunart pine marten specialists

Fun facts to test your knowledge of Scotland with Q-Aye

Edinburgh Book Festival top picks on your Scottish Bookshelf

Your star chef Carina Contini creates a delicious summer pudding


Plus our pick of the best…


The Great Gear Guide, Around Scotland events, and reviews
of the best hotels and restaurants will keep you right this month.


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