Our November Issue 2016

Inside The Scots Magazine this month…



Take a trip on the Crinan Canal in our latest Great Scottish Journey

This month’s Focus is on the natural wilderness of The North-West

Cameron McNeish is on the edge of civilisation in North Ronaldsay

Should we have more or fewer National Parks? What’s your opinion?

Get On Your Bike with this great route beneath Ben Vrackie with Alex Corlett

Or Take A Hike with Nick Drainey around the autumnal beauty of The Hermitage

Trig Happy – The famous trig point is 80 years old!

This year’s Saltire Medal-winner is a small cottagewith big ideas

Find the best must-see and must-do events in Around Scotland

Tawny tales from feathered friends in Polly’s Places


Glasgow strikes a chord as Scotland’s piano city

Scottish Opera’s dementia-friendly opera

Discover a Deeside-based charity helping injured service personnel

Top naturalist Jim Crumley discusses two influential Scots nature writers

Columnist Lisa-Marie Ferla catches a new international festival

Tam Cowan and Stuart Cosgrove look forward to the forthcoming Scotland-England match

Top tips for the outdoors on our Great Gear Guide

Book Week Scotland & latest reviews on the Scottish Bookshelf

Euan Duguid investigates community investment in the whisky industry

Test your knowledge of Scotland with Q-Aye!


Curling superstar Eve Muirhead is Scotland’s ice queen

Through The Lens of Albert Watson, one of the world’s foremost photographers

Introducing the The first in Kenny MacAskill‘s series on Scots abroad

We have A Wee Blether With Roddy Hart

Customer feedback is important in Carina Contini’s Kitchen

We look back at the lift of Scots author Neil M Gunn.


Out now!

Our November issue is in shops now, and available on subscription.

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