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The Rough Guide to Scotland (The Rough Guide - Scotland)

3.94  ·  Rating Details ·  107 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Scotland, your ultimate companion to this stunning country. The full-colour section introduces Scotland’s highlights, from the spectacular wildlife of the Hebrides to the deserted golden beaches in South Harris. Explore the cultural quarters of Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as the open spaces of remote glens, windswept ...more
Paperback, 775 pages
Published June 2nd 2008 by Rough Guides Limited (first published March 1st 1994)
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Apr 14, 2012 Ron rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nonfiction
Circumstances permitted us only a one-week visit to Scotland, and this book helped us make every day full and enjoyable. It led us to out-of-the-way places we never would have found on our own. Its straightforward descriptions made it easy to choose among several options in any area that we traveled through.

Thus we found Innerperfray Library with its librarian, Mr. Powell, and his entertaining personal tour, walks in the woods of Glen Coe and Loch Leven, the slate quarry at Ballachulish, the isl
Niki Costantini
Una guida imprescindibile per chi si accinge a visitare la Scozia.
E' la piu' completa ed esaustiva che abbia mai letto, esseziale, senza fronzoli, con una quantita' enorme di informazioni (utili) e soprattutto, veritiera e mai di parte. Ideale per esplorare ogni angolo in quanto completata da mappe molto chiare e di facile lettura, con la descrizione di luoghi di interesse solitamente trascurati dalla maggioranza delle guide.
Altro aspetto importante: i consigli degli esperti su ogni attivita'
Apr 27, 2016 Charlie rated it really liked it
Shelves: reference
I bought The Rough Guide to Scotland and Lonely Planet's guide to Great Britain to plan an extensive solo driving trip. I think I preferred the maps in the Rough Guide and slightly preferred the descriptions in Lonely Planet. I did not use the accommodation or dining recommendations, so I can't speak for them, but everything else seemed quite accurate and up-to-date. I was especially glad to have the ferry information in the Rough Guide. Both are solid guides, and together they helped me ...more
Jul 21, 2015 Rob rated it it was amazing
Shelves: celtic
An outstanding and very detailed guide. I knew practically nothing about the country. It took a few months to read cover to cover, but now having read this guide I have enough knowledge to plan my first trip there later this year. The appendices have historical background and also a basic primer to Scottish Garlic. Worth every cent!
Jul 03, 2013 penelopewanders marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
I've begun this, but now (July 3) will pause as it has left in our car - to continue later this summer during our roadtrip in Scotland.
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