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Scotland The Best
This authoritative guide to the best that Scotland has to offer will be of interest both to discerning visitors and to Scottish people who want to experience all that is good in their own country.
Paperback, 448 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Collins
(first published July 28th 1998)
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Oct 17, 2018 Fiona rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
All ‘best of’ guides are subjective to a large extent and this isn’t any different. I live in Scotland and am well travelled in my own country but I really enjoyed this guide. There are two large sections on Edinburgh and Glasgow. The latter I know best because I live here. It doesn’t matter that I didn’t agree on the best restaurants, galleries or walks, or even that the guide is already out of date. It’s a good starting point for any traveller coming to the city. The regional section covers th ...more
I’ve visited Scotland only intermittently since my family lived there a couple of decades ago so my knowledge of ‘must-see’ places is way out of date and, as a result, some of the descriptions here were almost unrecognisable to me - St Andrews as an example would appear to be very different these days, Edinburgh too. So this guide is perfect for someone like me. I think it perhaps caters for people who do already know Scotland at least a little rather than complete strangers - it is light-hearte ...more
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