The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands: Travel Guide with Free eBook

The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands: Travel Guide with Free eBook

Paperback Published on: 01/03/2024
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This Scottish Highlands & Islands guidebook is perfect for independent travellers planning a longer trip. It features all of the must-see sights and a wide range of off-the-beaten-track places. It also provides detailed practical information on preparing for a trip and what to do on the ground. And this Scottish Highlands & Islands travel guidebook is printed on paper from responsible sources, and verified to meet the FSC's strict environmental and social standards.

This Scottish Highlands & Islands guidebook covers: Argyll, the central Highlands, the Great Glen, the north and northwest Highlands, Skye and the small Isles, the Western Isles, Orkney, Shetland.

Inside this Scottish Highlands & Islands travel book, you'll find:

- A wide range of sights - Rough Guides experts have hand-picked places for travellers with different needs and desires: off-the-beaten-track adventures, family activities or chilled-out breaks
- Itinerary examples - created for different time frames or types of trip
- Practical information - how to get to Scottish Highlands & Islands, all about public transport, food and drink, shopping, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, tips for travellers with disabilities and more
- Author picks and things not to miss in Scottish Highlands & Islands - Glen Coe, Tobermory, Eigg, Assynt, West Highland Railway, Callanish (Lewis), the Cairngorm Mountains, Caledonian Forest, Foula, St Kilda, Beaver Trail (Knapdale), Kinloch Castle
- Insider recommendations - tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money, and find the best local spots
- When to go to Scottish Highlands & Islands - high season, low season, climate information and festivals
- Where to go - a clear introduction to Scottish Highlands & Islands with key places and a handy overview
- Extensive coverage of regions, places and experiences - regional highlights, sights and places for different types of travellers, with experiences matching different needs
- Places to eat, drink and stay - hand-picked restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels
- Practical info at each site - hours of operation, websites, transit tips, charges
- Colour-coded mapping - with keys and legends listing sites categorised as highlights, eating, accommodation, shopping, drinking and nightlife
- Background information for connoisseurs - history, culture, art, architecture, film, books, religion, diversity
- Free download of the eBook - available after purchase of the printed guidebook to Scottish Highlands & Islands
- Fully updated post-COVID-19

The guide provides a comprehensive and rich selection of places to see and things to do in Scottish Highlands & Islands, as well as great planning tools. It's the perfect companion, both ahead of your trip and on the ground.

  • Publisher: APA Publications
  • ISBN: 9781839058639
  • Number of pages: 424
  • Dimensions: 198 x 128 mm

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