Our August Issue

Our August issue is in shops now, and available on subscription.

You can find your nearest stockist by entering your postcode here. There are loads of ways to get it digitally to your smartphone or tablet, too – just visit the app store, get a digital subscription here
or go to the Readly app store.

Check out some of the great content below…


Our North Coast 500 adventure continues from Lochcarton to Shieldaig

A wee blether with… gnarly rocker Pete Agnew of iconic band Nazareth

Our pick of this year’s Edinburgh International Festival line-up

Focus on East Lothian – stunning coastlines,
delicious food, and a Concorde!

Your guide to this summer’s best outdoor music festivals

Take the plunge and go wild swimming in these top spots

Discover Scotland’s secret urban fortifications


Exclusive interview with Jack Vettriano,
Scotland’s most controversial artist!


Cameron McNeish visits whisky hill, Ben Rinnes

Top Scots chef Carina Contini adopts a Spanish theme

The lasting legacy of Hugh MacDiarmid

Kenny MacAskill on the Scottish minister
who led his flock across three continents

Travel to Islay, the land of geese and ghosts, with Polly Pullar

Wildlife expert Jim Crumley considers the effect Victorian romanticisation of the Highlands has had on biodiversity

Classic designs from the beautful Black Isle in Scotland’s Gardens

Ela Lourenco chats to us for Scottish Bookshelf

Whisky expert Euan Duguid heads to Arran

Meet John Green, the butterfly bagger!

Revisit the lasting legacy of poet Hugh MacDiarmid

A hiking route in the Trossachs and a biking route in the Cairngorms


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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