Author(s): Juliet Clough
From the archaeological treasures of the Shetlands to the restrained elegance of Edinburgh's New Town, this essential guide to Scotland takes you all the way from the Borders to the Highlands and Islands. Unique cutaway maps and 3D models allow you to explore historic hideaways and the some of the finest art collections in Europe. And tips on the best bars and the cosiest pubs will help you enjoy whisky galore and so much more! An ideal introduction to the country, the guide locates Scotland geographically, setting it in both modern and historical context and explains how life changes throughout the year. It also features an overview of the many specialities, main sight seeing attractions and a complete area by area guide; all described with maps, photographs and detailed illustrations. Expertly researched information on hotels, shops, restaurants, bars, sports and entertainments ensure all your needs are taken care of; while a survival guide section offers you practical advice on everything from posting a letter to navigating public transport.