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The Rough Guide to the Scottish Highlands & Islands (Travel Guide with Free eBook)

The Rough Guide to the Scottish Highlands & Islands (Travel Guide with Free eBook)

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by Guides, Rough | Northern Scotland, Highlands & Islands
Published 01/07/2021 by APA Publications in the United Kingdom as part of the Rough Guides Main Series series
Paperback | 440 pages
129 x 197 x 28mm | 466g

Practical travel guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands with a free eBook featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Scottish Highlands & Islands. The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands also includes details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Scottish Highlands & Islands, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip. This guide book has been fully updated post-COVID-19.

The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands covers: Argyll, the Central Highlands, the Great Glen, the North and Northwest Highlands, Skye and the Small Isles, the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland.

Inside this travel guide you'll find:RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLERExperiences selected for every kind of trip to Scottish Highlands & Islands, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Glen Coe to family activities in child-friendly places, like Assynt or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Tobermory.

PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPSEssential pre-departure information including Scottish Highlands & Islands entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.

TIME-SAVING ITINERARIESCarefully planned routes covering the best of Scottish Highlands & Islands give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.

DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGEClear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.

INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCALTips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for taking a boat out on a remote loch or cheer on some Highland games.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISSRough Guides' rundown of Highlands, Great Glen, Orkney and Skye's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Scottish Highlands & Islands, even in a short time.

HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWSWritten by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Scottish Highlands & Islands, matching different needs.

BACKGROUND INFORMATIONComprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Scottish Highlands & Islands, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.

FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHYFeatures inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Glenfinnan Viaduct and the spectacular St Magnus Cathedral.

COLOUR-CODED MAPPINGPractical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in the Western Isles, Argyll and many more locations in Scottish Highlands & Islands, reduce the need to go online.

USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUTWith helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.

FREE EBOOKFree eBook download with every purchase of a printed book allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.

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