Scotland's Highlands & Islands
Lonely Planet’s Scotland's Highlands & Islands is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sip whisky, walk the West Highland Way, and climb Ben Nevis; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the Highlands & Islands and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet’s Travel Guide:
- Up-to-date information - all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak
- 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, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
- Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics
- Over 50 maps
Covers West Highland Way, Central Highlands, The Great Glen & Lochaber, Skye & The Western Isles, Northwest Highlands, Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands
Publication Date: February 2021
Writers: Neil Wilson, Andy Symington
320 pages, 320pp color, 31 maps | Dimensions: 128mm × 197mm
Next edition due: Not yet determined
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This guide actually provides information and opinion, rather than the pathetic excuse for the new Scotland guide which has around 25% of the text and 500 pitcures for a 400 page book. Shameful.