The Scots Magazine February 2020 Issue – Out Now!



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Dive into darkness and explore the wonders of the Universe at the Hebridean Dark Sky Festival 

Wild About Scotland nature expert Jim Crumley warns of the dangers facing the Scottish wildcat

Scottish authors bringing female detectives to the fore in Scottish Bookshelf

Focus On Dumfries & Galloway for the best of the south-west



Read our exclusive Big Interview with legendary Scots photographer Harry Benson



Big Adventure learn the key safety secrets from qualified guides at Glenmore Lodge

We visit the Italian Highlands to meet some Scots-Italians reviving a forgotten hamlet

Kenny MacAskill tells the tale of a Glasgow publisher jailed and transported for “seditious” content

Previews of new music for February in Sound of Scotland 

Wee Adventure Meall a’ Bhuachaille is a great hill for a first venture into the Scottish snowscape



We bring you the rundown for this year’s Glasgow Film Festival 



Carina’s Kitchen bakes from the heart this Valentine’s day with jam biscuits

Our photographic series Scotland’s Islands visits the Isle of Kerrera, off the coast of Oban

Polly Pullar meets a farmer with riches worth more than gold thanks to remote farming and recording changes in nature

Cameron McNeish explores the arguments for rewilding from a literary point of view

The search continues for Photographer of the Year with advice from a top photographer



Top tennis coach, Judy Murray, reveals her most favourite Scottish locations in My Scotland



Wee Blether with Glasgow Film Festival co-director, Allan Hunter, ahead of the 2020 event

Victoria Drummond, who carved a name for herself in marine engineering, in A To Z Of Great Scots

Slàinte Mhath Euan Duguid meets an expert who celebrates 40 years in the dram business

We follow a woman who retraced the footsteps of trailblazing 1940s mountaineer Nan Shepherd

The Great Eight! must-see exhibits at The Writers’ Museum, Edinburgh



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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