The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands and Islands

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Rough Guides, 2004 - Travel - 576 pages
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The third edition of the Rough Guide to the Scottish Highlands and Islands is the complete handbook to this dramatic and varied region. There are lively accounts of every attraction, from castles, lochs and mountains, to deserted beaches and classic train journeys. For every town and village there are insightful reviews of places to stay, eat and drink that give a refreshingly candid opinion. The authors also provide practical tips on the many outdoor activities available, from munro bagging to skiing and mountain biking.
 

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User Review  - wendyrey - LibraryThing

I live there so I'm biased but the book in itself is fine but particularly for the West Highlands the book does not emphasise enough the midgies and the rain. In Argyll it can rain, in forms varying ... Read full review

Contents

Getting there
11
Visas and red tape
17
Getting around
25
Food and drink
34
Opening hours public holidays
41
Travellers with specific needs
55
O Argyll 61144
63
Kintyre
119
North Uist Uibhist a Tuath
371
South Uist Uibhist a Deas
377
Travel details
384
Shetland 433475
433
Lerwick
439
Bressay and Noss
446
Central Mainland
453
Foula
460

Isle of Arran
125
Isle of Islay
134
Isle of Jura
141
? The Great Glen 211246
211
O The North and Northwest
249
O Skye and the Small Isles
317
SC0TLAN0
345
The Western Isles 345384
346
Harris Na Hearadh
365
Whalsay and Out Skerries
467
Unst
473
Books
514
Recipes
523
Language
529
small print and Index
538
Photo credits 541
563
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About the author (2004)

Jonathan Bousfield is a regular visitor to Austria and author of Rough Guides to Bulgaria, Poland, Croatia and the Baltic States. Rob Humphreys joined Rough Guides in 1989. He has travelled extensively in Central and Eastern Europe, writing Rough Guides to Prague, the Czech & Slovak Republics and St Petersburg, as well as London.

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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