A tour of Scotland in the company of the experts, enjoying the gastronomic delights of the Highlands, climbing the slopes of Ben Nevis--the highest mountain in the British Isles--discovering the islands, and driving along the North Coast 500, one of the most beautiful coastal roads in the world. A guide to the history and culture of this fascinating country, with detailed information for strolls through the city streets of Edinburgh and Glasgow and walking routes through the highlands. There are descriptions of the traditional whisky distilleries and the many activities to be enjoyed in this magnificent country. Walking tours and outings by car, maps with descriptions of the places to visit, from the glorious Royal Mile of Edinburgh to the fishing villages of Fife. Excursions off the beaten track, like the walk along the breath-taking cliffs on the island of Skye and trekking to the peak of Ben Macdui.
Updated edition Feb 2020