The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands

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The Rough Guide to the Scottish Highlands & Islands is the definitive travel guide to this untamed region, with detailed, stylish maps and stunning photography to bring it all to life on the page.

From the deserted white strands of South Harris to moody Glen Coe, the Scottish Highlands and Islands are the perfect places to drop off the radar, whether you're camping wild or staying in a boutique hideaway. The Munro summits are as much of a challenge as ever and the Highlands ...

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Overview

The Rough Guide to the Scottish Highlands & Islands is the definitive travel guide to this untamed region, with detailed, stylish maps and stunning photography to bring it all to life on the page.

From the deserted white strands of South Harris to moody Glen Coe, the Scottish Highlands and Islands are the perfect places to drop off the radar, whether you're camping wild or staying in a boutique hideaway. The Munro summits are as much of a challenge as ever and the Highlands are stuffed with myriad other opportunities for adventure, from world-class sea kayaking and mountain biking to near empty surf-breaks.

Whether you're traveling by car, bike, or public transportation the comprehensive travel advice in The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands will help you navigate your way around easily and point you in the direction of incredible animals such as puffins and whales. Up-to-date and honest reviews of all the best accommodation and home-grown, fresh eating options for all budgets will all ensure that you maximize your time in this, the most stunning part of Scotland.

Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781409339861
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/19/2014
  • Series: Rough Guide to... Series
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 380,404
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald Reid is an Edingurgh resident and has written the Rough Guide to his home town as well as titles to Scotland and South Africa. Rob Humphreys has been writing for Rough Guides since 1989, He is author of Rough Guides to Scotland, London, Prague, Czech & Slovak Republics and St Petersburg.

Donald Reid is an Edingurgh resident and has written the Rough Guide to his home town as well as titles to Scotland and South Africa. Rob Humphreys has been writing for Rough Guides since 1989, He is author of Rough Guides to Scotland, London, Prague, Czech & Slovak Republics and St Petersburg.

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Table of Contents


Colour section     1
Introduction     6
Where to go     8
When to go     11
Things not to miss     14
Basics     25
Getting there     27
Getting around     31
Accommodation     34
Eating and drinking     37
The media     39
Events and spectator sports     41
Outdoor pursuits     43
Travel essentials     51
Guide     57
Argyll     59
The Central Highlands     137
The Great Glen     199
The north and northwest Highlands     235
Skye and the Small Isles     303
The Western Isles     331
Orkney     371
Shetland     419
Contexts     461
History     463
Books     476
Language     485
Language     487
Glossary     493
Travel store     495
Small print & Index     503
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