Your January 2019 Issue!


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Enjoy the first in a new photo series on
Scotland’s railway lines, starting with Perth to Inverness

We catch up with Frank Turner about performing in Scotland

Explore Dumfries’ Big Burns Supper,
an 11-day celebration of the Bard

The Great Eight museum and historic building series takes on Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life


Nine-page focus on Stirling, the Gateway to the Highlands


A-Z of Great Scots: philanthropist Isabella Elder

Find out how one Glasgow-based animation firm became a world-leader

Nature expert Jim Crumley looks at the effort a gannet goes to for a fish supper

Head off-piste and uphill for endless thrilling possibilities

Author Louise Welsh chats to us about her latest collaboration with Scottish Opera

Explore the fine walking and even better views on offer in the Borders’ Glentress


Exclusive interview with Shirley Manson


Cameron McNeish presents a touching tribute to friend and former Scots Magazine contributor, Rennie McOwan

Challenge yourself to get On Your Bike in the hills of Golspie

Carina’s Kitchen shows off the perfect home-made fish and chip supper

Whisky expert Euan Duguid looks ahead to the
Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

Learn the fascinating story behind Edinburgh’s
historic One O’Clock Gun


We launch our 2019 Photographer Of The Year competition


Learn about why Scottish tartan is taking Japan’s fashion industry by storm.

The Scottish National Gallery‘s once-in-a-year exhibition of the works of JMW Turner returns

Polly Pullar takes care of a family of four orphan squirrels

Music preview of this year’s Celtic Connections

Kenny MacAskill looks into the history of Rabbie Burns, his parents and his siblings


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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