May 2018 issue


The Scots Magazine May 2018 issue


The May issue of The Scots Magazine is in shops now!

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, the Readly app store, or get a digital subscription here.







Coastal delights, history and heritage from Edinburgh to
Berwick-upon-Tweed in our Great Scottish Journeys photo feature

Our 9-page Focus On Paisley, a town with long traditions of art and industry

A Wee Blether… with Ruby Wax as she prepares for Perth Festival

And speaking of Perth’s Festival of the Arts – take a look at the star-studded line-up in our preview guide

Jim Crumley goes in search of the glorious but elusive kingfisher


A-Z of Great Scots! 

Don’t miss our exciting new series about Scots men and
women who have made their mark on the pages of history


Explore the marvellous colours of Threave Garden

Kenny McAskill examines the life of Colonial Scot John Ross, one-time chief of the Cherokee nation

Gordon Watson of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park discusses the National Park debate

Discover Eugene Onegin, a perfect partnership of opera and ballet in Scottish Opera‘s latest classic


Exclusive interview with DJ Edith Bowman


Cameron McNeish visits Rob Roy Macgregor’s kingdom in The Trossachs

Our whisky expert Euan Duguid rediscovers long-lost distilleries

Take A Hike for charity and camraderies on magnificent Ben Nevis

…or try a magical cycle in the shadows of the Cuillin with On Your Bike


View the Photographer of the Year 2018 finalists!


Polly Pullar meets Scotland’s shark man, Colin Speedie

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

Experience Spring in Lochaber with our seasonal photo feature

Our star chef Carina Contini has some asparagus cooking tips


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.


The Scots Magazine May 2018 issue

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