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Cover Story…
Follow in the footsteps of Scotland’s beloved Bard, Robert Burns


 My Scotland Sports broadcaster and author Andrew Cotter tells us about his favourite Scottish places

#OutAndAboutScotland The best pics shared with us this month on social media

A Wee Blether With… James Macsween on making Scotland’s national dish – the humble haggis

 Around Scotland Your top pick of events, concerts and activities across the country this month.

Making A Connection Three decades of Scotland’s biggest folk music festival


Enjoy festive family fun at a traditional Scottish panto 


The Big Interview TV’s Kaye Adams celebrates a milestone with a podcast

Focus On Dundee Enjoy an urban adventure with our 14-page special

At Journey’s End Jim Crumley considers the impact of climate change on a flock of lapwings

Sam Heughan on his impromptu decision to walk the West Highland Way

 A-Z Of Great Scots How a cowboy working in Argentina became a Scottish political powerhouse

Sound Of Scotland Classical-fusion cellist launches lockdown collaboration album


The Beatles’ ill-fated tour of Scotland, and how it set the band up for global success


Scottish Bookshelf Author Michelle Sloan’s latest novel was inspired by an iconic Scottish painting

Slàinte Mhaith Celebrate the bells with a glass of Champagne

Scottish Kitchen End Burns Night in style with a haggis-spiced pudding!

Eat, Sleep, Drink… The Reviews Loch Tay Luxury Highland Lodges, Killin, and The Wine Press Bar, Dundee

Scotland’s Islands Walk from the mainland to these tidal Solway Firth isles

Enter your best snap in The Scots Magazine’s annual Photographer of the Year competition


 Eat, Sleep, Drink… The Reviews Lalique Restaurant in Crieff and Dunard Hostel on Barra

Flocking Together Polly Pullar on her love for the primitive Soay breed of sheep, native to St Kilda

Into The Water Calum MacLean found freedom, joy and relaxation from outdoor swimming

 Headstart On Pedals Tackling a remote Corbett on two wheels and two feet

Winter Playground Ski touring in Scotland on perfect powdery snow

 20-Day President The Scot who rose through the ranks in his adopted homeland of Uruguay






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