Rough Guide Scottish Highlands & Islands (10th Edition)

ISBN: 9781839058639
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Product Details

Publisher,Rough Guide
Publication Date,
Format, Paperback
Weight, 408 g
No. of Pages, 424

This Scottish Highlands & Islands guidebook is perfect for independent travellers planning a longer trip. It features all of the must-see sights and a wide range of off-the-beaten-track places. It also provides detailed practical information on preparing for a trip and what to do on the ground. And this Scottish Highlands & Islands travel guidebook is printed on paper from responsible sources, and verified to meet the FSC’s strict environmental and social standards. 

This Scottish Highlands & Islands guidebook covers: Argyll, the central Highlands, the Great Glen, the north and northwest Highlands, Skye and the small Isles, the Western Isles, Orkney, Shetland.

Inside this Scottish Highlands & Islands travel book, you’ll find:

  • A wide range of sights – Rough Guides experts have hand-picked places for travellers with different needs and desires: off-the-beaten-track adventures, family activities or chilled-out breaks

  • Itinerary examples – created for different time frames or types of trip

  • Practical information – how to get to Scottish Highlands & Islands, all about public transport, food and drink, shopping, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, tips for travellers with disabilities and more

  • Author picks and things not to miss in Scottish Highlands & Islands –  Glen Coe, Tobermory, Eigg, Assynt, West Highland Railway, Callanish (Lewis), the Cairngorm Mountains, Caledonian Forest, Foula, St Kilda, Beaver Trail (Knapdale), Kinloch Castle

  • Insider recommendations – tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money, and find the best local spots

  • When to go to Scottish Highlands & Islands – high season, low season, climate information and festivals 

  • Where to go – a clear introduction to Scottish Highlands & Islands with key places and a handy overview 

  • Extensive coverage of regions, places and experiences – regional highlights, sights and places for different types of travellers, with experiences matching different needs

  • Places to eat, drink and stay – hand-picked restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels

  • Practical info at each site – hours of operation, websites, transit tips, charges

  • Colour-coded mapping – with keys and legends listing sites categorised as highlights, eating, accommodation, shopping, drinking and nightlife  

  • Background information for connoisseurs – history, culture, art, architecture, film, books, religion, diversity

  • Free download of the eBook – available after purchase of the printed guidebook to Scottish Highlands & Islands 

  • Fully updated post-COVID-19

The guide provides a comprehensive and rich selection of places to see and things to do in Scottish Highlands & Islands, as well as great planning tools. It’s the perfect companion, both ahead of your trip and on the ground.


Dimensions: 129 x 198mm

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