May 2019 Issue – Out Now!


The May issue of
The S
cots Magazine
is in shops now!

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your postcode here. There are loads of ways to
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Ride the rails from Fort William to Mallaig

Read all about war heroine, Marion Patterson 

The Scottish inspiration behind Game of Thrones

Benmore Botanical is our next Best Scottish Garden


Nine-page Focus On the stunning capital of the Highlands, Inverness


Jim Crumley’s unexpected encounter in Stirling with a buzzard 

Take a tiptoed hike through the bluebell woods on Inchcailloch

Looking back at the late Tom Weir’s first article in our magazine

Cycle across Perthshire with the Etape Caledonia


Exclusive interview with bubbly broadcaster and writer Muriel Gray


Morayshire new-build goes green to compliment the countryside

Carina’s Kitchen bakes a yummy coffee and pecan tray bake 

A lifetime in paintings by Victoria Crowe 

Your Scottish summer playlist from Lisa-Marie

Polly Pullar’s SOS for hedgehogs as they face a population crash

All the latest reviews in Scottish Bookshelf


Immerse yourself in Scottish Literature at Boswell Book Festival


Wee Blether with Scottish opera’s general manager Alex Reedijk

All about John Swinton, the Scot turned American politician

Slainté Mhath’s the whisky distillery to watch

Vote for Photographer of the Year from 15 stunning entries

Brave coastal rowing down the Firth of Forth

Last chance to enter the Spring Photography Workshop


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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