The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands

Author: Rob Humphreys,Darren (Norm) Longley,Helena Smith,James Stewart,Steve Vickers

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241007704

Category: Travel

Page: 448

View: 9477

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,Donald Reid,Helena Smith

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1848367198

Category: Travel

Page: 671

View: 5577

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: 0241314836

Category: Travel

Page: 440

View: 8057

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,Donald Reid,Rough Guides (Firm)

Publisher: Rough Guides Limited

ISBN: 9781858288802

Category: Travel

Page: 543

View: 3144

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,Rob Humphreys

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858287096

Category: Travel

Page: 594

View: 3010

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 Mini Rough Guide to London

Author: Rob Humphreys,Beth Chaplin,Darren Longley

Publisher: Rough Guides Limited

ISBN: 9781843539216

Category: Travel

Page: 379

View: 6548

The Mini Rough Guide to London is the definitive pocket handbook to one of Europe's most dynamic cities. The guide includes a brand-new, 16-page, full-colour section, introducing London's highlights with incisive accounts of all the top sights from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral. There are expert reviews of all the best hotels and restaurants, plus expanded coverage of the all the top bars, shops, clubs and music venues. The guide also covers day-trips away from the city, including Greenwich, Hampton Court Palace and historic Windsor Castle. This portable guidebook comes complete with clear, readable maps that have grid references for all the top attractions and recommendations.

The Rough Guide to Vienna

Author: Rob Humphreys

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858287256

Category: Travel

Page: 381

View: 6426

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.

The Rough Guide to the Lake District

Author: Jules Brown

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1409365085

Category: Travel

Page: 296

View: 2719

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.

The Rough Guide to Edinburgh

Author: Rough Guides,Donald Reid

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858288871

Category: Travel

Page: 341

View: 736

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 Scottish Highlands & Islands

Author: Rob Humphreys,Darren (Norm) Longley,Helena Smith,James Stewart,Steve Vickers

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241007704

Category: Travel

Page: 448

View: 2240

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.

Lonely Planet Scotland

Author: Lonely Planet

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1787010333

Category: Travel

Page: N.A

View: 3696

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.

Prague

Author: Rob Humphreys,Tim Nollen

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858289007

Category: Travel

Page: 294

View: 9012

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.

Rick Steves Scotland

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 1641710349

Category: Travel

Page: 520

View: 6197

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.

Rick Steves Snapshot Scottish Highlands

Author: Rick Steves

Publisher: Rick Steves

ISBN: 1641710438

Category: Travel

Page: 200

View: 4925

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).

Scotland The Best

Author: Peter Irvine

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 000745063X

Category: Travel

Page: 432

View: 3086

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

Rough Guide Sardinia

Author: Robert Andrews

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1409351319

Category: Travel

Page: 344

View: 8725

Now available in ePub format. The full color Rough Guide to Sardinia is the ultimate travel guide to one of the Mediterranean's most fascinating islands. Discover Sardinia's highlights with stunning photography, color-coded maps, and more listings and information than ever before. You'll find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Sardinia, from museums and archaeological sites to mountain hikes and beaches, as well as up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, bars, and restaurants for all budgets. The guidebook covers, at length, the major festivals, explores Sardinia's checkered history and rich archaeology, and features lesser-known aspects of the island, such as its industrial heritage, literature, handicrafts, culinary quirks, and trekking opportunities. Packed with practical advice, suggested itineraries, and "top 5" sidebars, The Rough Guide to Sardinia will help you make the most of your time on this stunning island.

Scottish Highlands & Islands

The Rough Guide

Author: Rob Humphreys,Donald Reid

Publisher: Rough Guides Limited

ISBN: 9781858285115

Category: Travel

Page: 480

View: 4168

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

Lonely Planet Scotland's Highlands & Islands

Author: Neil Wilson,Andy Symington

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781742209920

Category: Travel

Page: 303

View: 2772

Offers recommendations for accommodations, restaurants, transportation, shopping, major points of interest, and sightseeing activities in the Highlands and islands of Scotland.

Wild Guide

Scotland

Author: Kimberley Grant,David Cooper,Richard Gaston

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910636121

Category:

Page: 400

View: 7471

The Rough Guide to Great Britain

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241236169

Category: Travel

Page: 1016

View: 3431

Full-colour throughout, The Rough Guide to Britain is the ultimate guide to Rough Guides' home patch. With 30 years experience and our trademark 'tell it like it is' writing style, Rough Guides cover all the basics with practical, on-the-ground details, as well as unmissable alternatives to the usual must-see sights. At the top of your list and guaranteed to get you value for money, each guide also reviews the best accommodation and restaurants in all price brackets. We know there are times for saving, and times for splashing out. In The Rough Guide to Britain: - Over 50 colour-coded maps featuring every listing - Area-by-area chapter highlights - Top 5 boxes - Things not to miss section Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Britain.