The Scots Magazine August 2019 Issue – Out Now!


The August issue of
The S
cots Magazine
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Great Scottish Railway Journeys is aboard the Far North Line, Inverness to Thurso

Celebrate giants of entertainment at Edinburgh International Festival

Cameron McNeish roams the Cairngorms, but avoids the summits

Dancers, musicians and comedians take to Glasgow’s Merchant City


We talk to Richard Madden about carving a space for himself on TV


Jim Crumley investigates the hypnotising nature of harriers

Gig previews from Kelvingrove to Kirkcaldy with Sound of Scotland

On Your Bike for fantastic views in the Ochil Hills

Take A Hike in Fife’s Tentsmuir Forest for low-level, high-quality walks


Discover the 10 best trails for exploring Scotland


Get the lowdown on the Oor Wullie BIG Bucket Trail

Scotland’s Home Of The Year is a stunning build on the Kirkcudbrightshire coast

Get the whole family involved with Carina’s Kitchen 

Kenny MacAskill looks at Scotland’s infamous Peterloo masacre

All the latest reviews in Scottish Bookshelf

Polly Pullar explores nature’s ability to heal at Murton Reserve


A fantastic mix of Picts and paintballing in a nine-page Focus On Dornoch and The Black Isle


Wee Blether with Fergus Linehan, director of the Edinburgh International Festival

William Playfair is this month’s A To Z Of Great Scots

Whisky expert Euan Duguid enjoys a proper Downpour

A colourful enigma in the world of Scottish theatre revealed

Best Scottish Garden we continue our series with a swathe of colour at Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens




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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