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Fodor's Scotland (Fodor's Scotland)

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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Scotland!

•Updated frequently, Fodors Scotland provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors Scotland features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top-tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Scotland

•Experience Scotland like a local! Fodors Scotland includes choices for every traveler, from attending Edinburghs festivals and playing golf in the Highlands to shopping in Glasgows boutiques, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

Discover the spirit of Scotland with a voice readers can trust--and enjoy reading. "Hipped up . . . plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky."

Synopsis:

Discover the spirit of Scotland

Fodor's choice ratings you can trust. Exceptional restaurants, hotels, and sights selected to help you make the best choices.

Simple pleasures. Embrace the local culture as you listen to music at a pub, explore castles and fortresses, and sample whisky at island distilleries.

Boundless activities. Find options for every traveler, from teeing off in the Highlands to attending Edinburgh's festivals and shopping Glasgow's boutiques.

Local Experts Fodor's worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience.

Freshest Facts You won't find a more up-to-date guide to the region. Our writers seek out hot spots while verifying that current listings still meet our high standards.

Travelers Like You Get candid advice from fellow travelers at Fodors.com, and read their “Word of Mouth” tips throughout this book.

“Fodor's has emerged…as our fave guidebook series for insider tips about things you actually want to know…” -Miami Herald

“Hipped up…plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky.” -Outside Magazine

Table of Contents

Planning Your Trip

Be a Fodors Correspondent ............ 3

About This Book ............ 7

Whats Where ............ 8

Quintessential Scotland ............ 16

If You Like ............ 18

Great Itinerary ............ 22

When to Go ............ 25

On the Calendar ............ 26

Scotland

Chapter 1: Edinburgh and the Lothians ............ 29

Exploring Edinburgh and the Lothians ............ 32

Where to Eat ............ 54

Where to Stay ............ 64

Nightlife and the Arts ............ 74

Sports and the Outdoors ............ 80

Shopping ............ 81

Side Trips from Edinburgh ............ 84

Edinburgh and the Lothians Essentials ............ 98

Chapter 2: Glasgow ............ 104

Exploring Glasgow ............ 107

Where to Eat ............ 122

Where to Stay ............ 131

Nightlife and the Arts ............ 140

Sports and the Outdoors ............ 143

Shopping ............ 144

Side Trips: Ayrshire, Clyde Coast and Robert Burns Country ............ 148

Side Trips: The Clyde Valley ............ 157

Glasgow Essentials ............ 161

Chapter 3: The Borders and the Southwest ............ 168

The Borders ............ 171

Dumfries and Galloway ............ 187

The Borders and the Southwest Essentials ............ 198

Chapter 4: Fife and Angus ............ 201

St. Andrews and Fifes East Neuk Villages ............ 204

Dundee and Angus ............ 216

Fife and Angus Essentials ............ 228

Chapter 5: The Central Highlands ............ 230

Stirling ............ 235

The Trossachs and Loch Lomond ............ 242

Perthshire ............ 252

The Central Highlands Essentials ............ 261

Chapter 6: Aberdeen and the Northeast ............ 263

Aberdeen ............ 267

Royal Deeside and Castle Country ............ 278

The Northeast and the Malt Whisky Trail ............ 289

Aberdeen and the Northeast Essentials ............ 300

Chapter 7: Argyll and the Isles ............ 304

Around Argyll ............ 308

Arran ............ 316

Islay and Jura ............ 319

Iona and the Isle of Mull ............ 324

The Smaller Islands ............ 328

Argyll and the Isles Essentials ............ 329

Chapter 8: Around the Great Glen ............ 332

Speyside and Loch Ness ............ 335

Toward the Small Isles ............ 353

Around the Great Glen Essentials ............ 361

Chapter 9: The Northern Highlands and the Western Isles ............ 364

The Northern Landscapes ............ 368

Torridon ............ 379

Isle of Skye ............ 382

The Outer Hebrides ............ 392

Northern Highlands and Western Isles Essentials ............ 398

Chapter 10: Orkney and Shetland ............ 401

Around Orkney ............ 403

Around Shetland ............ 410

Orkney and Shetland Essentials ............ 419

Chapter 11: A Golfers Country ............ 422

Understanding Scotland

Scotland at a Glance ............ 437

Beyond the Tartan Plaid ............ 439

Books and Movies ............ 441

Chronology ............ 445

Scotland Essentials

Getting Started ............ 452

Booking Your Trip ............ 456

Transportation ............ 465

On The Ground ............ 472

Index ............ 485

About Our Writers ............ 496

CloseUps

Edinburghs Castle Fit for a King ............ 35

Leith, Edinburghs Seaport ............ 51

Ancestor Hunting ............ 54

Festivals in Edinburgh ............ 75

Charles Rennie Mackintosh ............ 121

The World of Sir Walter Scott ............ 183

Which Castle Is Right for You? ............ 281

Do ye ken fitehm sayin, laddie? ............ 283

Around Queen Victorias Retreat ............ 286

Whisky, the Water of Life ............ 292

Bonnie Prince Charlie ............ 342

Cairngorms National Park ............ 348

Island Festivals ............ 410

The Evolution of “Gowf” ............ 433

Maps

Scotland ............ 12

Great Britain ............ 14

Edinburgh ............ 38

Where to Eat in Edinburgh ............ 58

Where to Stay in Edinburgh ............ 68

West Lothian and the Forth Valley ............ 86

Midlothian and East Lothian ............ 94

Glasgow ............ 110

Where to Eat in Glasgow ............ 124

Where to Stay in Glasgow ............ 134

Ayrshire and the Clyde Coast ............ 149

Clyde Valley ............ 158

The Borders and the Southwest ............ 171

The Borders ............ 173

Dumfries and Galloway ............ 188

Fife and Angus ............ 205

St. Andrews ............ 207

Fife ............ 212

Dundee ............ 217

Angus Area ............ 222

The Central Highlands ............ 233

Stirling ............ 236

The Trossachs and Loch Lomond ............ 243

Perthshire ............ 252

Aberdeen and the Northeast ............ 267

Aberdeen ............ 269

Royal Deeside ............ 279

The Northeast ............ 291

Argyll and the Isles ............ 307

Argyll and Arran ............ 309

Islay and Jura ............ 321

Iona, Mull and the Smaller Islands ............ 325

Around the Great Glen ............ 335

Speyside and Loch Ness ............ 338

Toward the Small Isles ............ 353

The Northern Highlands and the Western Isles ............ 368

The Northern Highlands ............ 370

Isle of Skye ............ 383

The Outer Hebrides ............ 393

The Orkney Islands ............ 405

The Shetland Islands ............ 411

Great Golf Courses ............ 430

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400004324
Publisher:
Fodor's
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Author:
Fodor's
Author:
Main, Shona
Author:
Gonzalez, Michael
Author:
Forgan, Duncan
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - Scotland
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain
Subject:
Travel-Scotland
Subject:
Travel-Great Britain
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20100406
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
7.9 x 5.1 x 1.01 in 1.1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Discover the spirit of Scotland with a voice readers can trust--and enjoy reading. "Hipped up . . . plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky."
"Synopsis" by , Discover the spirit of Scotland

Fodor's choice ratings you can trust. Exceptional restaurants, hotels, and sights selected to help you make the best choices.

Simple pleasures. Embrace the local culture as you listen to music at a pub, explore castles and fortresses, and sample whisky at island distilleries.

Boundless activities. Find options for every traveler, from teeing off in the Highlands to attending Edinburgh's festivals and shopping Glasgow's boutiques.

Local Experts Fodor's worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience.

Freshest Facts You won't find a more up-to-date guide to the region. Our writers seek out hot spots while verifying that current listings still meet our high standards.

Travelers Like You Get candid advice from fellow travelers at Fodors.com, and read their “Word of Mouth” tips throughout this book.

“Fodor's has emerged…as our fave guidebook series for insider tips about things you actually want to know…” -Miami Herald

“Hipped up…plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky.” -Outside Magazine

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