Synopses & Reviews
Explore the many faces of Scotland's capital city, while never straying too far from a decent pint Featuring walks in the heart of Edinburgh, as well as routes through its historic suburbs and nearby towns along the Firth of Forth, all accessible by public transport, this pocket-sized guide encourages visitors to stray off the Royal Mile and explore the history, architecture, and landscape of the city. The 25 town, park, and coastal walks have trails of varying lengths to suit everyone from the casual pub goer to active walkers. Each pub has been selected for its high-quality real ale, its location, and its architectural heritage. Full contact details and opening times are given for each pub, as well as information on beer range. Special feature boxes give detailed insights into fascinating local places, Scottish pub culture, and history, and useful accomodation suggestions and public transport information are provided. Fully-illustrated throughout, high-quality street-level mapping helps readers navigate easily and join up trails for longer walks.
"The ultimate pub crawls." Evening Standard on London Pub Walks
About the Author
Bob Steel is the author of London Pub Walks and Peak District Pub Walks.