The Scots Magazine February 2021 Issue – Out Now!



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Kenny MacAskill tells the story of William Chalmers and the deep Scots-Swede connection

My Scotland Scottish actor and comedian Sylvester McCoy shares his favourite Scottish places

Jim Crumley comes face-to-face with the rarely-spotted, glorious Goshawk

Focus On Edinburgh and some of the hidden gems it has to offer

The Great Eight A favourite refuge for Mary, Queen of Scots, Falkland Palace is full of treasures

Mirror Man Rob Mulholland on his new sculpture park



Cameron McNeish joins Outlander stars Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish in the Highlands



 A-Z Of Great Scots Henry McNish and his cat Mrs Chippy led an eventful life at sea with Ernest Shackleton

Discover a selection of events from across Scotland, to join both online and in-person

Wee Blether Scottish former footballer Alan Brazil discusses his career highlights and memories

A round-up of this month’s best events, available both online and in-person

Christopher Brookmyre teams up with his wife Dr Marisa Haetzman for a new novel



Big Interview with Scottish radio and television presenter Jenni Falconer



Carina’s Kitchen Italian chocolate tart is on the menu for Carina this month

Explore the beautiful and vibrant island of Berneray in the Outer Hebrides

Polly Pullar explores the issues around the sudden boom in puppy sales

Sound Of Scotland The We Are Scotland platform is supporting BIPOC artists

Go off-road with a thrilling night-time bike ride


Check out this year’s Hebridean Dark Skies Festival



Traversing the Monadhliath mountain range is even more challenging in winter weather

Slàinte Mhath Euan Duguid tries the Isle of Raasay Distillery’s new dram

Meet Andrew O’Donnell, adventurer, producer, photographer and musician

Grab your camera and get snapping to enter our annual Photographer of the Year competition


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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