The Scots Magazine January 2020 Issue – Out Now!



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Celtic Connections Scotland’s biggest winter music festival returns

Eddi Reader on the stunning Scottish places that stir a singer’s soul in My Scotland

Focus On Arran great golf, awesome art and marvellous music

Crime writing and music is a deadly mix for author Doug Johnstone’s in Scottish Bookshelf



Read our exclusive Big Interview with iconic Scottish actor Bill Patterson



Wild About Scotland nature expert Jim Crumley visits an old haunt and enjoys whispers in the woods

Big Adventure some of the most exciting adventures to test you over the next few months

Kenny MacAskill and two Edinburgh neighbours who shaped 19th-century New Zealand

The Ultimate Guide To Robert Burns bookazine preview

Wee Adventure relive childhood thrills and spills with some family sledging



Cameron McNeish with spooky tales from the haunted Highlands



Carina’s Kitchen cooks up a simple dish with homage to the great Robert Burns

Polly Pullar meets a couple who are tapping into the resources of birch

Our photographic series Scotland’s Islands visits the Inner Hebridean island of Lismore

The Strathpuffer challenges even the toughest mountain bikers

Entry is open for this year’s Photographer of the Year competition 



14 pages of inspiration for family fun on amazing Arran



Wee Blether with actress Laura Fraser, star of TV crime drama Traces

Sir Thomas Urquhart, one of Scotland’s greatest eccentrics in A To Z Of Great Scots

Slainte Mhath whisky expert Euan Duguid reflects on the ever-changing, popular world of malt 

The story of the Tay Rail Bridge disaster 140 years on

The Great Eight! visit Dundee’s Discovery Point for Antarctic treasures



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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