Our December Issue 2016

Inside The Scots Magazine this month…



Take a magical coastal trip from Turnberry to Portpatrick with the latest in our Great Scottish Journeys photo series

Make it a capital Christmas with our 9-page Focus on Edinburgh

Maggie’s Centres mark a milestone anniversary in cancer care

Glasgow’s subway system is celebrating too – 125 years old!

Cameron McNeish explores magical Harris

Get On Your Bike an head for the Arrochar Alps with this great route

Or Take A Hike with Nick Drainey to the Galloway hills

How do you fancy owning your own forest?

Find the very best events on our Around Scotland pages


Actress Tilda Swinton talks to us about defying convention

Miss Scotland, Mhairi Ferguson, has a wee blether with us too

Kenny MacAskill reports on the dangers faced by early Scots migrants

Catch up with Hamish MacInnes, pioneer mountaineer and living legend

Join the debate for more National Parks in Scotland

Over to you for your letters and views in our Mailbox

Food for the family at Christmas time in Carina’s Kitchen

Introducing Wagyu, the world’s best beef coming to Scotland

Polly Pullar chats to Sue Lawrence, master of both food and fiction


Meet Scottish Ballet’s new star, Jamie Reid

Jim Crumley goes in search of the hen harrier in Wild About Scotland

Lisa-Marie Ferla meets Alabama 3 in Sound of Scotland

Three debut Scottish authors & the latest reviews on our Bookshelf

Pick up top tips for the outdoors with our Great Gear Guide

The Twelve Gins of Christmas! Euan Duguid picks the best

You’ll find the very best of Scottish produce in Made In Scotland

Test your Scottish knowledge with Q-Aye!


Out now!

Our December issue is in shops now, and available on subscription.dec-digital-ad

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.