Discover Scotland Issue 65

THE magazine for lovers of all things Scottish. Great stories and pictures covering  history, heritage, lifestyle, travel and much more.

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THE magazine for lovers of all things Scottish. Great stories and pictures covering  history, heritage, lifestyle, travel and much more.

Inside this FREE issue of Discover Scotland magazine:

  • Time to build on the legacy of revolutionary road engineer John Loudon McAdam
  • Graeme Johncock tells a tale of the Devil and his runaway bride
  • Celebrating the birthday of a pioneer of sustainable, economic travel that changed the world
  • Roo Irvine is on the antique hunt for the write stuff
  • Cycling the North Coast 500
  • James Dewar and his influence on science, take away coffees and picnic lovers
  • Bookmarker – The Alloa author championing the return of the short story
  • Mountains of determination leads to a first for women

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  • ‘Driving near Pitlochry with a view to hills beyond, Perth and Kinross.jpg Photo VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins’
    6.8 min readPublished On: 31st August 2022By Categories: People

    Time to celebrate John Loudon McAdam, the Scot who changed the way roads are built around the world. Forget Rome, all roads [...]

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  • Ardvreck Castle
    2.9 min readPublished On: 31st August 2022By Categories: Folkore

    The weeping mermaid of Loch Assynt  is said to haunt the waters by Ardvreck Castle on the North Coast 500 Silently keeping [...]

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  • ‘Arts & Culture’
    5.3 min readPublished On: 31st August 2022By Categories: People

    Cyclists encouraged to help celebrate the birth of Kirkpatrick Macmillan, the Scottish blacksmith who pioneered the way for the invention of the bicycle. [...]

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  • Victorian silver triple slider pencil by Sampson Mordan, the slider buttons set with black, blue and red enamel bands. The spiral cylindrical case stamped S Mordan & Co. c.1890. Photo Charles J Sharp CC BY-SA 4.0
    4.3 min readPublished On: 31st August 2022By Categories: Arts and Culture

    Antique Hunting with... Roo Irvine Roo Irvine draws on her knowledge of antiques to look at some of the world’s earliest mechanical [...]

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  • ‘Cycling NC500’
    2.5 min readPublished On: 31st August 2022By Categories: Adventure

    Round the world biker Markus Stitz enjoys some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery by cycling the North Coast 500  Much has been [...]

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  • ‘Enjoy a picnic by the sea at a spot like this one at St Cyrus beach, a National Nature Reserve on the Aberdeenshire coast. Photo VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins’
    4.5 min readPublished On: 31st August 2022By Categories: People

    Whenever you break out the Thermos to enjoy a hot or cold picnic drink spare a thought for Scots scientist Sir James Dewar [...]

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  • ‘Arts & Culture’
    3.6 min readPublished On: 31st August 2022By Categories: Bookmarker

    Alloa author Robert Ferguson finds success as a writer with a number of new works heading for the book shelves. Most aspiring [...]

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  • ‘June 30 group climbs final Munro Ben More, Isle of Mull.’
    2.3 min readPublished On: 31st August 2022By Categories: Activities

    By Fiona Russell Veteran Women’s Munro Relay team secure place in the record books as the first exclusively female team to climb [...]

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