Rough Guides – The Rough Guide to Scotland
Practical travel guide to Scotland 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 Scotland, 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 Scotland, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.
The Rough Guide to Scotland covers: Edinburgh and the Lothians, The Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, Ayrshire and Arran, Glasgow and the Clyde, Argyll and Bute, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Fife, Perthshire, Northeast Scotland, The Great Glen and River Spey, 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 TRAVELLER
Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Scotland, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Edinburgh to family activities in child-friendly places, like Caledonian Forest or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Orkney.
PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS
Essential pre-departure information including Scotland 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.
Carefully planned routes covering the best of Scotland 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 COVERAGE
Clear 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 LOCAL
Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for walking spots, top museums and historic castles.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS
Rough Guides’ rundown of The Western Isles, Northeast Scotland and Shetland’s best sights and top experiences help to make the most of each trip to Scotland, even in a short time.
HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS:
Written by Rough Guides’ expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Scotland, matching different needs.
Comprehensive ‘Contexts’ chapter features fascinating insights into Scotland, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.
FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Loch Ness and the spectacular Cuillin Range.
Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Glasgow, Aberdeen and many more locations in Scotland, reduce need to go online.
With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.
Free 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.