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Cover Story…
Enjoy exploring the best of Aberdeenshire with our 14-page special!


 My Scotland BBC political correspondent Nick Eardley takes you on a tour of his top Scots spots

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

A Wee Blether With… Mountaineer Jamie Aarons, in pursuit of a Munros record

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

Born To Be Wild Fun for children and families in the great Scottish outdoors – whatever the weather!

Pushing The Boat Out The Scottish high school pupils charting a course to success

From The Shadows Jim Crumley has a magical encounter with a roe deer

Read our interview with renowned Scots acting stalwart James Cosmo, who is willing to try anything once


The Great Eight The Scottish churches, islands and fortresses where invading Vikings made their mark

Cyclist Jenny Graham on her record-breaking ride around the world

Raising The Bar Stoats took humble Scottish porridge oats to the next level

Sound Of Scotland Cloth speak about their new collaborative work

Scottish Bookshelf Novelist Lorraine Wilson turned to writing fiction, to find a new way of living

A-Z Of Great Scots Intrepid traveller Isobel Wylie Hutchison refused to let social norms curtail her freedom

Pleasant Paddling Kayaking over a loch for an alternative route to a Munro

Wee Adventure Fiona and her daughter scale Cnoc Fyrish in Wester Ross


Head to the Royal Highland Show at Ingliston for the very best of rural Scotland


Scottish Kitchen An authentic Italian feast featuring baby octopuses

Slàinte Mhaith Raising a glass to those who “liberate” sunken bottles of shipwrecked whisky

Eat, Sleep, Drink… The Reviews Edinbane Lodge, Skye, and Taypark House, Dundee

And The Winner Is… Find out who has been voted the 2023 Scots Magazine Photographer of the Year

The Circle Of Life Polly Pullar on the importance of deadwood, which is vital to a range of Scottish species

Wild At Heart Cameron McNeish on protecting an untamed area of Scotland from development

A Very Scottish Spy Kenny MacAskill tells the story of Bob Stewart, handler for the infamous Cambridge Five






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