Scottish Highlands and Islands

Scottish Highlands and Islands

by Rob Humphreys, Donald Reid

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781858288802
Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2002
Series: Rough Guides Travel Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 5.16(w) x 7.74(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Rob Humphreys has been writing for Rough Guides since 1989. He has traveled extensively, writing Pocket Rough Guide London (with S. Cook), Pocket Rough Guide Prague, and The Rough Guide to London (with S. Cook). Rob is also the coauthor of The Rough Guide to Scotland, The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands, and The Great Glen Rough Guides Snapshot Scotland.

Donald Reid was brought up in Glasgow, studied law in Edinburgh, and took to the high seas afterward to avoid the threat of an office. He worked on travel books and magazines in Cape Town, and has now settled back in Edinburgh, where he works as a freelance writer and editor. Reid is the author of The Rough Guide to Edinburgh and the coauthor of The Rough Guide to Scotland.

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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