Scotland For Dummies

Scotland For Dummies

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From ancient castles to the bright lights of Glasgow, the annual Edinburgh Festival to the fabled Loch Ness monster, a trip to Scotland promises a postcard--perfect, unforgettable vacation. Whether you're a golf enthusiast or bagpipe aficionado, traveling solo or with family, this user--friendly guide takes you to islands, Highlands, Lowlands and everything in between. You'll discover how to get the most out of your time and your budget with: What to do and see in cities and regions including Edinburgh, Glasgow, the Central and West Highlands, the Hebridean Islands, and more Up--to--date advice on dining, shopping, and "doing the pub crawl" in Edinburgh and Glasgow Tips on experiencing Scotland by car, train, bus...and by boat to the islands! Handy listings of the best golf courses, historic castles, distilleries, pubs, and natural attractions Like every For Dummies travel guide, Scotland For Dummies, Second Edition includes: Down--to--earth trip--planning advice What you shouldn't miss and what you can skip The best restaurants and hotels for every budget Lots of detailed mapsshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 154.9 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 589.68g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0764554778
  • 9780764554773

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Scotland. Chapter 2: Deciding When to Go. Chapter 3: Great Itineraries. Chapter 4: Planning Your Budget. Chapter 5: Tips for Travelers with Special Interests. Part II: Ironing Out the Details. Chapter 6: Getting to Scotland. Chapter 7: Getting Around Scotland. Chapter 8: Deciding Where to Stay. Chapter 9: Tying Up Loose Ends. Part III: Edinburgh and Glasgow. Chapter 10: Edinburgh. Chapter 11: Glasgow. Part IV: The Major Regions. Chapter 12: The Borders. Chapter 13: Argyll and the Islands. Chapter 14: Fife and the Central Highlands. Chapter 15: Tayside and Grampian. Chapter 16: West Highlands. Chapter 17: Hebridean Islands. Chapter 18: Shetland and Orkney Islands. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Ten (or So) Scottish Golf Courses. Chapter 20: Ten Castles and Other Places That Bring Scottish History to Life. Chapter 21: Ten Top Scotland Distilleries. Chapter 22: Ten Great Scottish Pubs. Chapter 23: Ten Top Natural Attractions in Scotland. Appendix: Quick Concierge. Worksheets. Index.show more

About David G. Allan

David G. Allan has taken the wanderlust plunge into a one--year trip around the world, from Mongolia to Morocco including, of course, Scotland. He is also the author of Ireland For Dummies, 2nd Edition.show more

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