Frommer's Best Walking Trips in Scotland

Frommer's Best Walking Trips in Scotland

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* Features beautiful day hikes that include small towns only an hour or two from Edinburgh and Glasgow* The incredible scenery and variety of the Borders region, with everything from half-day strolls to the world-renowned 340 km Southern Upland Way* An array of easy walks that combine castles, Speyside whisky, and coastal trails near Inverness and Aberdeen* The magnificent coastline and forest walks of Galloway and some of Scotland's most famous, challenging, and spectacular routes through Cairngorms National Park* The unspoiled wilderness and postcard-perfect scenery of the Western Highlands and Skye
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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 132 x 203 x 17mm | 292g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 0470159898
  • 9780470159897
  • 1,004,372

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All you need for every step of the tripDo more than explore the outdoors. This guide goes beyond the trails to let you discover the best of Scotland's magnificent landscapes. It tracks down nearby attractions, comfortable places to stay, and satisfying places to eat so you can enjoy the best of Scotland--indoors and out.57 of the best walks for every ability level, with planning information for everything from hour-long escapes to week-long itinerariesMaps and step-by-step instructions for every route, including detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the trailheadsA full-color wildlife viewing guide to help identify what you'll see along the wayAccommodation and dining recommendations located close to the trailWritten by local experts who tell you what's worth your time and whyFind great deals, the latest travel news, trip ideas, and more at Frommers.com
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Table of contents

TABLE OF WALKS. LIST OF REGIONAL MAPS. 1 THE BEST OF WALKING IN SCOTLAND. 2 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO SCOTLAND. 3 SUGGESTED ITINERARIES. 4 EDINBURGH & GLASGOW WALKS (Colin Hutchison). 5 SOUTHERN SCOTLAND WALKS (Colin Hutchison). 6 TAYSIDE & FIFE WALKS (Felicity Martin). 7 ARGYLL & THE WEST HIGHLANDS WALKS (Felicity Martin). 8 THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS WALKS (Felicity Martin). 9 THE NORTHERN HIGHLANDS WALKS (Patrick Thorne). APPENDIX A: FAST FACTS, TOLL-FREE NUMBERS & WEBSITES. APPENDIX B: LANGUAGE & PLACE NAMES. INDEX.
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"...indispensable guide...Aimed at every level, the guide includes detailed directions" (The Scots Magazine, July 2009)
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