eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Scotland, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756691532
  • ISBN-13: 9780756691530
  • DDC: 941.1086
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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DK Eyewitness Scotland Travel Guide will lead you straight to the best attractions this wild country has to offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations and detailed maps, discover Scotland region by region; from the culturally diverse and architecturally magnificent Glasgow to the peerless beauty of the highlands. The guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs from where to walk with Reindeers to how to tread the Malt whisky trail, with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, resorts, restaurants, and nightlife in each region for all budgets. You'll find 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sites plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns of Scotland. DK Eyewitness Scotland explores the country's castles, lochs, fishing hot spots and famous golf courses, focussing on the best scenic routes from which to explore the rugged Scottish landscape. With up-to-date information on getting around by boat, bus, or steam train and all the sights listed town by town, DK Eyewitness Scotland is indispensable. Don't miss a thing on your vacation with DK Eyewitness Scotland.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introducing Scotland.
2: Discovering Scotland.
3: Putting Scotland on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Scotland.
5: The Geology of Scotland.
6: The Landscape and Wildlife of Scotland.
7: Evolution of the Scottish Castle.
8: Scottish Gardens.
9: Great Scottish Inventions.
10: Writers and Intellectuals.
11: Clans and Tartans.
12: Highland Music and Games.
13: Scotch Whisky.
14: Touring Scotland by Car.
15: Scotland through the Year.
16: The History of Scotland.
17: Scotland Region by Region.
18: Scotland at a Glance.
19: Edinburgh.
20: Exploring Edinburgh.
21: Further Afield.
22: Shopping in Edinburgh.
23: Entertainment in Edinburgh.
24: Southern Scotland.
25: Exploring Southern Scotland.
26: Glasgow.
27: Exploring Glasgow.
28: Shopping in Glasgow.
29: Entertainment in Glasgow.
30: Central Scotland.
31: Exploring Central Scotland.
32: The Highlands and Islands.
33: Exploring the Highlands and Islands.
34: Travellers’ Needs.
35: Where to Stay.
36: Choosing a Hotel.
37: Where to Eat.
38: The Flavours of Scotland.
39: Choosing a Restaurant.
40: Special Interests and Outdoor Activities.
41: Outdoor Activities at a Glance.
42: Golf in Scotland.
43: Walking in Scotland.
44: Activities in the Mountains.
45: Other Outdoor Activities.
46: Survival Guide.
47: Practical Information.
48: Personal Security and Health.
49: Banking and Local Currency.
50: Communications.
51: Sending a Letter.
52: Travel Information.
53: Travelling by Rail and Coach.
54: Travelling by Ferry.
55: Travelling by Car.
General Index.
Scottish Vocabulary.