Feature pages are added for Brechin Cathedral and Smoo Cave. The feature pages for Brechin, Robert Watson-Watt, Christmas & Hogmanay, Edinburgh Festival, International Book Festival, The Fringe and the additional page of Fringe Images are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for Edinburgh: Mapping the City by Chris Fleet & Daniel MacCannell, 50 Shades of Hillwalking by Ralph Storer, The Balmoral Incident by Alanna Knight and Haunted Kirkcaldy by Gregor Stewart.
Feature pages are added for Stonehaven War Memorial, and the Maggie Law Maritime Museum. The feature pages for Stonehaven and Gourdon are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for Loch Ewe During World War II by Steve Chadwick, Scotland's Cruel Sea: Heroism and Disaster off the Scottish Coast by Robert Jeffrey, Where the Dead Men Go by Liam McIlvanney, A Christmas Gift by Ruby Jackson, The Beat Goes On: The Complete Rebus Short Stories by Ian Rankin and Becoming Julie: My Incredible Journey by Julie Clarke.
Feature pages are added for Torry Battery, St Fittick's Church, Red Castle, J.M. Barrie's Birthplace, Kirriemuir Camera Obscura, Kirriemuir, Arbroath Signal Tower Museum, Arbroath, and Arbroath Abbey. The feature pages for Montrose, Lunan Bay, J.M. Barrie, Bernard, Abbot of Arbroath and King William I are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for Thin Air by Ann Cleeves, How to be both by Ali Smith and Starlight Specials: The Overnight Anglo-Scottish Express by Dave Peel.
Feature pages are added for Dunnottar Castle, Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, Kilwinning, Portencross Castle, West Kilbride, Dalry and Beith. The feature pages for Howden House, Livingston, Dunbar, Dunbar Castle, John Muir's Birthplace, Kilwinning Abbey, and Portencross are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for Growling in the Kennel of Justice: Lawyers' Reflections on the Legacy of Robert Burns by Allan Nicolson, Banged Up: Doing Time in Britain's Toughest Jails by David Leslie, Hebridean Diary of a Serial Sailor by Cully Pettigrew, The West Highland Railway 120 Years by John McGregor and Bloody Scotland: Crime in 19th Century Scotland by Malcolm Archibald.
Feature pages are added for Loch Garten Osprey Centre, St Aidan's RC Church, Aviemore, Elgin Bishop's House, Elgin Biblical Garden, Cullen Old Kirk, Lerags Cross, Old St Paul's Scottish Episcopal Church, Edinburgh, St Michael's Church, Wark, St Giles' Church, Birtley, Church of St Michael and All Angels, Felton, and Bolton Chapel. The feature pages for Elgin, Elgin Cathedral, Aviemore, Boat of Garten, Edinburgh Foodies Festival, Cullen, Lanark, The Tall Ship, Balloch, Maid of the Loch, Cupar, Kilchoan, Morar, Nevis Range, The Aonachs, Cairnpapple Hill, Edinburgh, Calton Hill, Robert Fergusson and Grantown on Spey are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for Artefacts of the Dead by Tony Black, Last Train to Waverley by Malcolm Archibald, Scotland the Brave: A Tragedy by Ivar Alastair Watson, Waverley Steam Navigation Company by Alistair Deayton and Iain Quinn, Heartman by Mark Wright and Scotland's Islands: A Special Kind of Freedom by Richard Clubley.
Feature pages are added for Flag Heritage Centre, Menstrie Castle and Logie Old Kirk. The feature pages for Oban, Kerrera, Pulpit Hill, Hebridean Princess, Ardchattan Priory Garden, Athelstaneford Parish Kirk, Scotland's National Airshow, The Royal Highland Show, National Museum of Flight, West Lothian Highland Games, Beecraigs Country Park, St Conan's Kirk, Greenlaw and Hercules Linton are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for Flanagan's Run by Tom McNab, Raise the Clans: The Wargamer's Guide to Jacobite Britain by Martin Hackett and The Skye Trail by Helen Webster and Paul Webster.
The feature pages for The National Wallace Monument, Torwood Castle, Cambuskenneth Abbey, William Wallace, The Battle of Bannockburn Menstrie, Argyll's Lodging, Sir William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling and the Oban to Mull Ferry are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for Running Wild by Mike Tomkies, Dundee's Trams and Buses by Walter Burt, Buses of Clydeside Scottish and Clydeside 2000 by David Devoy, Peterhead Porridge: Tales from the Funny Side of Scotland's Most Notorious Prison by James Crosbie, The Inglorious Dead by Tony Black, Duel Personalities: James Stuart versus Sir Alexander Boswell by John Chalmers, John McPake and the Sea Beggars by Stuart Campbell, MacBrayne Ships by Alistair Deayton, Hidden St Andrews: Discover The Hidden History of One of Scotland's Oldest Towns by Susan McMullan and Hidden Aberdeenshire: The Coast by Fiona-Jane Brown.
The feature pages for Lochleven Castle, The Forth Bridge, North Queensferry, Kinross, The Forth Road Bridge, Deep Sea World, Torwood Castle, Hugh Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding, Rosslyn Chapel, Rosslyn Castle and Roslin are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for His Father's Son by Tony Black, Hawick Through Time by Alistair Redpath, Reading the Gaelic Landscape: Leughadh Aghaidh Na Tire by John Murray, Bannockburn: Scotland's Greatest Battle for Independence by Angus Konstam, Matt Helm: The Devastators by Donald Hamilton, Edinburgh in the 1950s: Ten Years the Changed a City by Jack Gillon, David McLean & Fraser Parkinson, Buses of Skye and the Western Isles by John Sinclair, Hour Of Darkness by Quintin Jardine, John Buchan and the Thirty-Nine Steps: an Exploration by John Burnett and Kate Mackay and Montrose The Postcard Collection by Tom Valentine.
New Book Reviews are added for More Full of Weeping by Susan Delaney, Lothian & Berwickshire Coast by Keith Fergus, Scotland's Countryside Parks: Volume 2: Edinburgh & East by Tom Prentice, Shop Front by Samuel Best, Higher Ground: A Mountain Guide's Life by Martin Moran, Dragon Land by Maureen Reynolds and John Muir Way: A Scottish Coast-to-coast Route by Sandra Bardwell and Jacquetta Megarry.
Hotel reviews are added for Cringletie House Hotel and Mar Hall Hotel. Dining reviews are added for Cringletie House Hotel and Mar Hall Hotel. New Book Reviews are added for The Next Stop: Inverness to Edinburgh, Station by Station by Simon Varwell, Lawless by Alexander McGregor, Glasgow A History by Michael Meighan, The Solway Firth to Hartland Point: The Fishing Industry Through Time by Mike Smylie, The Italian Chapel by Philip Paris and The Mile by Craig Smith.
January and February 2014
The existing Inverness, Nairn & Cromarty Firth and Loch Ness & The Great Glen areas are combined to form a single area covering Inverness, Loch Ness & Cromarty Firth. All external links across the site are manually checked to ensure they are working as intended and that they continue to direct visitors to the correct destinations. New Book Reviews are added for Face the Wind and Fly by Jenny Harper, Turbine Excursion Steamers: A History by Alistair Deayton & Iain Quinn, Directory of Clyde Paddle Steamers by Alistair Deayton, By Steamer to the Ayrshire Coast by Alistair Deayton, By Steamer to the Argyllshire Coast by Alistair Deayton, Edinburgh Airport Through Time by Peter C. Brown, The Ships of Scapa Flow by Campbell McCutcheon, Callander & Oban Railway Through Time by Ewan Crawford and Black Mail by Bill Daly.