• The world's first full-time solo percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie revisits her childhood home in Methlick, Aberdeenshire

  • With its rich history, abundance of wildlife and everything from vivid sunsets to sunken Spanish galleons, the magical Isle of Mull has it all

  • After World War One, Dorothee Pullinger harnessed the largely female workforce of a former munitions factory to make cars for women that stood the test of time

  • The new owners of Belhaven House in Dunbar, East Lothian, have built on the rich legacy left by the previous occupants who nurtured the property's stunning garden

  • Flavour is always the number one priority for Gary Phillips, head chef at Kilcamb Lodge on the Ardnamurchan peninsula

The April issue is out now

Take a closer look at family snaps taken by the late photographer Linda McCartney, documenting time spent with her children and husband, former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney, at the family’s remote hideaway on the Kintyre peninsula in the 1970s. Dame Evelyn Glennie, the world’s first full-time solo percussionist who has been profoundly deaf since the age of 12, reminisces on her childhood in Methlick, Aberdeenshire. Former globetrotting BBC correspondent Allan Little, now chair of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, talks superstition, recurring dreams and desk-sharing with Lorraine Kelly during his first job in our Credo feature. Stuart Kelly researches the history of author Thomas De Quincey, taking a closer look at his adult life spent in Edinburgh. Patrick Galbraith takes us grayling fishing, Rory Kennedy discusses the re-imposition of Sporting Rates, and Blair Bowman pays tribute to Dr Jim Swan, one of the world’s most knowledgeable and experienced whisky experts. Gary Phillips, head chef at Kilcamb Lodge on the Ardnamurchan peninsula, shares his favourite seasonal recipes, and our Mystery Diner visits Barony restaurant in Biggar. And if you’re looking to upsize, downside or simply relocate this year, don’t miss our extensive New Homes feature!