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Scotland [2019] / written and researched by Neil Wilson, Andy Symington and Sophie McGrath.
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Lonely Planet Scotland [2019]
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9781786578037
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Tenth edition.
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Carlton, Victoria : Lonely Planet Global Limited, 2019.
Physical Description:
479 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 20 cm + 1 map (folded)
General Note:
Includes index.
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A guide to traveling in Scotland that provides information on the country's wildlife, geography, climate, historical sites, tourist attractions, hotels, restaurants, shops, and activities.
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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 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.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, 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. The world awaits!

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Table of Contents

Plan Your Trip
Welcome to Scotlandp. 6
Scotland Mapp. 8
Scotland's Top 16p. 10
Need to Knowp. 18
First Time Scotlandp. 20
What's Newp. 22
If You Likep. 23
Month by Monthp. 27
Itinerariesp. 29
Outdoor Activitiesp. 33
Regions at a Glancep. 44
On The Road
Edinburghp. 48
Historyp. 50
Sightsp. 50
Activitiesp. 71
Toursp. 73
Festivals & Eventsp. 74
Sleepingp. 76
Eatingp. 81
Drinking & Nightlifep. 90
Entertainmentp. 93
Shoppingp. 95
Informationp. 97
Getting There & Awayp. 98
Getting Aroundp. 99
Around Edinburghp. 100
Queensferryp. 101
Inchcolmp. 104
North Berwick & Aroundp. 104
Linlithgowp. 105
Glasgowp. 106
Historyp. 107
Sightsp. 107
Activitiesp. 119
Toursp. 119
Festivals & Eventsp. 120
Sleepingp. 120
Eatingp. 124
Drinking & Nightlifep. 127
Entertainmentp. 131
Shoppingp. 134
Informationp. 136
Getting There & Awayp. 136
Getting Aroundp. 137
Around Glasgowp. 138
Paisleyp. 138
Greenock & Gourockp. 138
Blantyrep. 139
Southern Scotlandp. 140
Borders Regionp. 141
Peeblesp. 141
Melrosep. 144
Around Melrosep. 146
Selkirkp. 147
Hawickp. 148
Jedburghp. 149
Kelsop. 151
Around Kelsop. 152
Eyemouthp. 152
Coldingham & St Abbsp. 153
South Lanarkshirep. 156
Lanark & New Lanarkp. 156
Biggarp. 157
Ayrshirep. 157
Largsp. 157
Troonp. 159
Ayrp. 159
Allowayp. 161
Culzean Castlep. 162
Crossraguel Abbeyp. 162
Turnberryp. 162
Ailsa Craigp. 163
Durnfries & Gallowayp. 163
Durnfriesp. 163
Ruthwell Crossp. 166
Caerlaverockp. 167
New Abbeyp. 167
Annandale & Eskdalep. 167
Castle Douglas & Aroundp. 168
Kirkcudbrightp. 170
Galloway Forest Parkp. 171
The Macharsp. 173
Stranraerp. 174
The Rhinns of Gallowayp. 175
Portpatrickp. 176
Central Scotlandp. 177
Stirling Regionp. 178
Stirlingp. 178
Dunblanep. 185
Dounep. 186
Fifep. 187
Culrossp. 187
Dunfermlinep. 188
Aberdourp. 189
Falklandp. 189
St Andrewsp. 190
East Neukp. 196
Lowland Perthshire & Kinrossp. 200
Perthp. 200
Kinross & Loch Levenp. 206
Upper Strathearnp. 207
Crieffp. 207
Blairgowrie & Aroundp. 209
Northeast Scotlandp. 210
Dundee & Angusp. 212
Dundeep. 212
Broughty Ferryp. 218
Glamis Castlep. 219
Arbroathp. 219
Kirriemuirp. 221
Edzellp. 224
Aberdeenshirep. 225
Aberdeenp. 225
Around Aberdeenp. 232
Stonehavenp. 234
Strathdonp. 235
Morayp. 236
Elginp. 236
Dufftown & Aberlourp. 237
Banff & Macduffp. 239
Portsoyp. 240
Southern Highlands & Islandsp. 241
Loch Lomond & The Trossachsp. 243
Loch Lomondp. 243
Crianlarich & Tyndrump. 247
Arrocharp. 248
The Trossachsp. 248
South Argyllp. 254
Cowalp. 254
Butep. 255
Inverarayp. 256
Crinan Canalp. 257
Kilmartin Glenp. 258
Kintyrep. 258
Islayp. 262
Jurap. 267
Colonsayp. 269
Arranp. 270
Brodick & Aroundp. 271
Corrie to Lochranzap. 272
Lochranzap. 272
West Coastp. 273
South Coastp. 273
Lamlashp. 273
Oban, Mull, lona & Tireep. 275
Obanp. 275
Around Obanp. 279
Mullp. 281
Ionap. 287
Tireep. 289
Collp. 290
North Argyllp. 291
Loch Awep. 291
Connel & Taynuiltp. 292
Inverness & The Central Highlandp. 293
Inverness & the Great Glenp. 296
Invernessp. 296
Around Invernessp. 301
West of Invernessp. 302
Black Islep. 303
Loch Nessp. 304
The Cairngormsp. 309
Aviemorep. 309
Around Aviemorep. 312
Grantown-on-Speyp. 314
Kingussie & Newtonmorep. 314
Tomintoul & Aroundp. 315
Cockbridge to Tomintoul Roadp. 316
Royal Deesidep. 316
The Angus Glensp. 319
Highland Perthshirep. 320
Dunkeld & Birnamp. 320
Pitlochryp. 322
Blair Athollp. 324
Lochs Tummel & Rannochp. 325
Aberfeldyp. 326
Kenmorep. 327
Loch Tay & Ben Lawersp. 327
Fortingallp. 328
Glen Lyonp. 328
West Highlandsp. 328
Glen Coep. 329
Kinlochlevenp. 332
Fort Williamp. 333
Around Fort Williamp. 336
Ardnamurchanp. 338
Road to the Islesp. 339
Knoydartp. 342
Small Islesp. 343
Rump. 344
Eiggp. 345
Cannap. 346
Muckp. 346
Northern Highlands & Islandsp. 347
East Coastp. 350
Strathpefferp. 350
Tainp. 351
Bonar Bridge & Aroundp. 351
Lairg & Aroundp. 352
Dornochp. 352
Golspiep. 353
Helmsdalep. 354
Caithnessp. 354
Helmsdale to Lybsterp. 355
Wickp. 355
John O'Groatsp. 356
Meyp. 356
Thurso & Scrabsterp. 357
North & West Coastp. 358
Thurso to Durnessp. 358
Durnessp. 360
Durness to Ullapoolp. 361
Ullapoolp. 365
Ullapool to Kyle of Lochalshp. 366
Kyle of Lochalshp. 373
Kyle to the Great Glenp. 373
Skyep. 374
Kyleakin (Caol Acain)p. 377
Broadford (An T-Ath Leathann)p. 377
Armadale & Sleatp. 378
Isleornsayp. 378
Elgol (Ealaghol)p. 378
Cuillin Hillsp. 379
Minginishp. 380
Portree (Port Righ)p. 380
Dunvegan (Dun Bheagain)p. 382
Duirinish & Waternishp. 382
Trotternishp. 383
Raasayp. 384
Outer Hebridesp. 385
Lewis (Leodhais)p. 386
Harris (Na Hearadh)p. 389
Berneray (Bearnaraigh)p. 392
North Uist (Uibhist A Tuath)p. 393
Benbecula (Beinn Na Faoghla)p. 393
South Uist (Uibhist A Deas)p. 394
Barra (Barraigh)p. 395
Orkney & Shetlandp. 397
Orkneyp. 400
Kirkwallp. 401
East Mainland to South Ronaldsayp. 405
West & North Mainlandp. 407
Stromnessp. 409
Hoyp. 411
Northern Islandsp. 413
Shetlandp. 416
Lerwickp. 418
Bressay & Nossp. 422
Scallowayp. 422
South Mainlandp. 423
North Mainlandp. 425
The North Islesp. 426
Understand
Scotland Todayp. 430
Historyp. 432
The Scottish Larderp. 440
Scottish Culturep. 446
Natural Scotlandp. 452
Survival Guide
Directory A-Zp. 456
Transportp. 464
Glossaryp. 469
Indexp. 472
Map Legendp. 479
Special Features
Outdoor Activitiesp. 33
Royal Mile 3D Illustrationp. 56
Rosslyn Chapel 3D Illustrationp. 102
Stirling Castle 3D Illustrationp. 182
Scottish Castlesp. 205
Scotland's Islandsp. 223
Lochs & Mountainsp. 331