The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands Islands

Author: Rob Humphreys
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780241007709
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Genre: Travel

This new, full-color 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. From the deserted white strands of South Harris to moody Glen Coe, this is the perfect place 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 also packed with countless 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, this guide's comprehensive travel advice will help you find 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 accommodations and home-grown, fresh eating options for all budgets will all ensure that you maximize your time in the most stunning part of Scotland. Now available in ePub format.

The Rough Guide to Scotland

Author: Rob Humphreys
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 9781848367197
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Genre: Travel

The Rough Guide to Scotland is the ultimate travel guide to this beguiling and beautiful country, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all of Scotland�s attractions, from the world-class cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow to its many idyllic islands. Written in Rough Guides� trademark honest and informative style, The Rough Guide to Scotland features detailed practical advice on what to see and do and how to get about, plus up-to-date reviews of the best hotels, b&bs, pubs, shops and restaurants.This guide coverseverything from traditional village pubs to puffin-spotting on Shetland, plus, of course, a few tips on whisky tasting, with full-colour features on Scotland�s legendary festivals and its culinary traditions. Whatever your budget, The Rough Guide to Scotland will help you make the most of your time in Scotland.

The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands Islands

Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Rough Guides UK
ISBN: 9780241314838
Release Date: 2017-06-01
Genre: Travel

This fully updated The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands and Islands is the ultimate guidebook to the captivating remote reaches of Scotland. From the divine seafood offerings at Loch Fyne to the whisky distilleries on Islay, this is a place for indulging. It's also a hotspot for outdoor activities, whether you decide to bag a Munro or two, hop onto a mountain bike or stroll along deserted (if blustery) golden beaches. The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands and Islands contains more information than ever on where to go and what to see in this part of Scotland, with practical information on everything from events listings to transport logistics. There's also coverage of the brand new North Coast 500 route, which loops around the northernmost reaches of the country. From Skye's breathtaking Cuillin ridge to abandoned castles, via riproaring unplanned ceilidhs, this stark and weather beaten part of the planet will not disappoint. Make the most of your trip to the Highlands and Islands with Rough Guides.

Scottish Highlands Islands

Author: Rob Humphreys
Publisher: Rough Guides Limited
ISBN: 1858288800
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Travel

Covering the north and west of Scotland, this guide includes all the country's highest mountains and remote wilderness with detailed information on the Western Isles from Arran to Shetland and Orkney. The guide also provides details on all the major towns in the region from Inverness to Oban and practical information on getting around, accommodation and attractions.

The Rough Guide to Austria

Author: Jonathan Bousfield
Publisher: Rough Guides
ISBN: 185828709X
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Travel

Venture across every inch of this prosperous and stable central European country, from the cosmopolitan capital of Vienna--packed with cultural offerings and late-night musikcafes--to the awesome Alpine backwaters of the Tyrol or winemaking villages. Learn how to stretch your budget in what can be an expensive country to visit. 40 maps. color photos.

The Rough Guide to Vienna

Author: Rob Humphreys
Publisher: Rough Guides
ISBN: 1858287251
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Travel

The Rough Guide to Madeira is the ultimate pocket handbook to this beautiful semi-tropical island. Lively accounts of every attraction on Madeira and its neighbour Porto Santo are included, from the capital, Funchal, to unspoilt fishing villages and mountain escapes. Insider's reviews of the best accommodation, cafe's and restaurants feature alongside detailed information on walks along the levadas, mountain trails and coastal paths. Together with colour photos and maps showing the island's towns, beaches, walks and main attractions, the Rough Guide to Madeira is essential reading for anyone visiting the island.

Mini Rough Guide to London

Author: Rob Humphreys
Publisher: Rough Guides
ISBN: 1843531127
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Travel

The Mini Rough Guide to London is the ultimate pocket guide to one of the world's most exhillarating cities. There are concise accounts of every major attraction, from Trafalgar Square and the great museums, right out to Greenwich, Kew and even Windsor. Comprehensive maps allow for quick reference and include locations of museums, galleries, churches and other attractions.

The Rough Guide to Edinburgh

Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Rough Guides
ISBN: 1858288878
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Travel

This pocket handbook to Scotland's capital contains informed accounts of all the city's historic buildings, galleries and attractions from the ancient Castle to the new National Museum of Scotland. The guide includes the pick of the day trips - from Glasgow, Stirling and St Andrews to Highland walks and sandy beaches.

The Rough Guide to the Lake District

Author: Jules Brown
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781409365082
Release Date: 2013-01-24
Genre: Travel

The Rough Guide to the Lake District, features comprehensive reviews of the finest places to stay and eat for every budget, based on personal inspection by a long-time Lakes expert. Whether you're looking for a walker's hostel or boutique hotel, café or gastro-pub, farmhouse B&B or country-house hotel, this guide has the lowdown on all the best deals. There's detailed information on the best way to get around by public transport, while special features on the great outdoors focus on local walks, classic hikes, mountain climbs, lake cruises and family adventures. Whether you're on a walking holiday or family break you can discover all the facts you need - from current opening times to festival dates. There's also background information on the history, culture, nature and wildlife of the English Lakes, and plenty of special features - from the history of rock-climbing or a rundown of music festivals to the fascinating lives of the locals. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to the Lake District. Now available in ePub format.

Lonely Planet Scotland

Author: Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 9781787010338
Release Date: 2017-04-01
Genre: Travel

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Scotland is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sip the water of life, whisky, in an ancient pub, trace the trails of the clanspeople fleeing Glen Coe, or play a round in St Andrew's, golf's spiritual home; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Scotland and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Scotland Travel Guide: Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - castles, lochs & mountains, islands, literature, food & drink, museums, culture, wildlife, the land Free, convenient pull-out Edinburgh map (included in print version), plus over 50 colour maps Covers Edinburgh, Glasgow, Highlands & Islands, Inverness & the Central Highlands, Orkney & Shetland and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Scotland , our most comprehensive guide to Scotland, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for a guide focused on the Highlands and Islands or Edinburgh? Check out Lonely Planet Scotland's Highlands and Islands guide for a comprehensive look at all these regions have to offer; or Pocket Edinburgh a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every Scotland, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Scottish Highlands Islands

Author: Rob Humphreys
Publisher: Rough Guides Limited
ISBN: 1858285119
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Travel

Covering the north and west of Scotland, this Guide includes all the country's highest mountains and most remote wilderness with detailed information on the Western Isles from Arran to Shetland and Orkney. Provides details on all the major towns in the region from Inverness to Oban and practical information on getting around, accommodation and attractions

Rick Steves Snapshot Scottish Highlands

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781641710435
Release Date: 2018-05-22
Genre: Travel

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in the Scottish Highlands. In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essential spots of the region, including Loch Ness, Balmoral Castle, and Inverness. Follow the Speyside Whisky trail, cut through the Cairngorms, spot kelpies in Falkirk, and admire Loch Lomond. You'll get Rick's firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket. Rick Steves Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick's up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).

Rick Steves Scotland

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Rick Steves
ISBN: 9781641710343
Release Date: 2018-04-03
Genre: Travel

Whether you take the high road or the low road, with Rick Steves on your side, Scotland can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Scotland you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Scotland Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from the wild beauty of Orkney Islands and the Hebrides to cozy corner pubs in Edinburgh How to connect with local culture: Chat with experts on the Speyside Whisky Trail, attend a small-town Highland Games, or join the search for Nessie Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax with a dram of Scotch Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and historic sites Detailed neighborhood maps and a fold-out city map for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, a phrase book of Scottish slang, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 400 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, St. Andrews, the Scottish Highlands, Oban, Mull, Iona, Staffa, Glencoe, Fort William, Inverness, Loch Ness, Pitiochry, Balmoral Castle, the Isle of Skye, Wester Ross, the Orkney Islands, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Scotland.

Prague

Author: Rob Humphreys
Publisher: Rough Guides
ISBN: 1858289009
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Travel

This detailed handbook provides in-depth coverage of all aspects of Prague, past and present. It includes a full-colour section introducing Prague's highlights, as well as comprehensive coverage of the sights, from the spectacular castle complex to the Baroque backstreets of the Old Town. The guide also features lively reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink, plus the low-down on the city's nightlife. Detailed accounts of day-trips are given, to the medieval silver-mining town of Kutna Hora and other nearby attractions. The author also offers informed background on Prague's history, politics and culture.

Scotland The Best

Author: Peter Irvine
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780007450633
Release Date: 2012-01-05
Genre: Travel

The true Scot's insider's guide to the very best Scotland has to offer.