Scotland's Highlands & Islands - Northern Highlands & Islands (PDF Chapter)
This is the Northern Highlands & Islands chapter from Lonely Planet’s Scotland’s High-lands & Islands guidebook.
The chambered cairns of Caithness and the brochs of Sutherland are testament to the skills of prehistoric builders, while cragtop castles and the broken walls of abandoned crofts tell of the Highlands’ turbulent history.
- gorging on fresh, succulent seafood in the delightful town of Ullapool, with its picture-perfect harbour
- dipping your toes in the water at some of the world’s most beautiful beaches on Harris
- shouldering the challenge of the Cuillin Hills, with their rugged silhouettes brooding over the skyscape of Skye
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: East Coast, Strathpeffer, Tain, Portmahomack, Bonar Bridge & around, Lairg & around, Dornoch, Golspie, Helmsdale, Caithness, Helmsdale to Lybster, Lybster & around, Wick, John O’Groats, Mey, Dunnet Head, Thurso, North & West Coast, Thurso to Durness, Durness, Durness to Ullapool, Ullapool, Ullapool to Kyle of Lochalsh, Kyle of Lochalsh, Kyle to the Great Glen, Isle of Skye, Kyleakin (Caol Acain), Broadford (An T-Ath Leathann), Sleat, Armadale, Isleornsay, Elgol (Ealaghol), Cuillin Hills, Minginish, Portree (Port Righ), Dunvegan (Dun Bheagain), Duirinish & Waternish, Trotternish, Isle of Raasay, Outer Hebrides, Lewis (Leodhais), Harris (Na Hearadh), Berneray (Bearnaraigh), North Uist (Uibhist A Tuath), Benbecula (Beinn Na Faoghla), South Uist (Uibhist A Deas), Eriskay (Eiriosgaigh), and Barra (Barraigh).
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