The Scots Magazine September 2020 Issue – Out Now!



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Focus On Perthshire, the perfect playground for all ages

My Scotland Award-winning crime fiction author Denise Mina reveals her favourite places

Reviews of the latest top releases in Scottish publishing Scottish Bookshelf

Head to Coll in the Inner Hebrides, a great place to catch the Northern Lights

Wee Blether with Helen MacKinnon, who has been inspired by lockdown to become a full-time composer



Top nature writer Jim Crumley delights at how much the natural world has flourished without human interference



The Great Eight Explore the stunning Hill House, Helensburgh, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The best of the country’s bite-sized entertainment to stream online or on TV

 A-Z Of Great Scots Discover the tale of James Chalmers, the original inventor of the postage stamp

Read our exclusive interview with Scots actor Ewen Bremner on his upcoming roles

Kenny MacAskill remembers John McLaren, the Scot behind the San Fransisco park



Jump on your bike for a cycle along North Berwick’s stunning castle-littered coastline



Carina’s Kitchen shows you how to whip up a delicious tiramisu

Sculptor David Mach discusses his unusual artwork

The second instalment of Polly Pullar’s heart-wrenching story of nursing a sickly red deer calf back to health

Commemorate the 275th anniversary of the Battle of Prestonpans

Sound Of Scotland Music venues urge fans to support local and live music



Get involved with Bloody Scotland, the international crime writing festival



Are you fit enough for The Heb, a multi-discipline race across the Outer Hebrides?

A lockdown project to capture the sunrise gave photographer Mike Guest a new lease of life

Slàinte Mhath A whisky maverick embarks on an exciting new venture

Cameron McNeish considers the works of poet Norman MacCaig and finds himself dreaming of Assynt

Take part in online events and go foraging yourself in this celebration of the hedgerows



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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