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My Scotland Michelin-starred chef Tom Kitchin shares his favourite Scottish spots

Jim Crumley admires stunning vistas in the far north

Celebrate the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe’s 75th anniversary

Around Scotland Discover the best summer events happening around
the country this month

The Great Eight Dundee’s V&A highlights the importance of Scottish design

A-Z Of Great Scots Yonas Ramanauckas, career criminal and war hero


Head to the Fringe By The Sea festival this summer



Stories Of The East Award-winning author Abir Mukherkee and the best of Edinburgh Book Festival

The Great Eight Explore the fascinating history of the Battle of Prestonpans at this new museum

A-Z Of Great Scots X-ray martyr George Pirie made the ultimate sacrifice to revolutionise medicine

Scottish Bookshelf A selection of the best brand-new books to cast your eyes over this month

Sound Of Scotland Charity trust launches new initiative to buy out and future-proof music venues



Read our interview with presenter, Invictus Games medallist and former Royal Marine JJ Chalmers



Wee Blether Mike Scott, lead singer of Scots band The Waterboys on their new album

Scottish Bookshelf The best in brand-new fact and fiction to read this month

Slàinte Mhath Step inside the newest Campbeltown distillery, Dál Riata

Eat, Sleep, Drink… The Reviews Cameron House and Glasgow’s La Choza

A Helping Hand Polly Pullar meets those tackling a rural mental health crisis

Women Of Record Aberdeenshire couple run a record-breaking 106 consecutive marathons


Learn about King George IV’s 1822 visit to Scotland and the impact it had on Scottish culture and dress



Cameron McNeish introduces the freshest voices in nature and outdoor writing

Loch Tay Traverse Take a leisurely paddleboard on the waters of Loch Tay

Alternative Scotland Explore the lesser-known beauty of Loch Ericht

Fiona Russell races along Glasgow’s subway route for a new view of the city

South American Scot Dr William Stewart made his fortune in Paraguay

Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone invention continues to inspire 100 years on






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