Tour Scotland by car
AA Best Drives Scotland. Not just for independent travellers but also for those who wish to know more about this wonderful country. Packed within the guide are 25 hand-picked car tours, specifically chosen by an expert on Scotland. The guide is handy, compact and easy-to-use with each region divided into geographical areas. Town visits accompany detailed itineries with directions, distances and driving times. Also included are specific city tours with the most scenic and historic places to visit en route. Each drive is pinpointed on a location map on the flaps and there are full colour road maps throughout. Mileage charts, hotel and restaurant recommendations and practical advice for travelling abroad are all included in this comprehensive guide for the touring enthusiast. AA Best Drives Scotland (AA Best Drives).
Tour Scotland by car. With its lochs and hills, small towns and country pubs, you lose a lot of independence by depending on public transportation. This guide presents 25 itineraries, all with precise directions, distances and drive times, sights along the way, history, nature, and family-oriented highlights, recommended walks, scenic side trips, and detailed, accurate route-planning maps.
Divided up into four regions with five to seven tours each, the routes take one to three days to drive. The writing is informative, and the color photography is splendid, assisting with the task of choosing among the many fine trips. If you're after historic Scottish castles, hillside rambles, breathtaking mountain scenery, and watching a man hand-weave tartans on a loom, the Doon the Watter tour might appeal, while the Queen of the South tour features prehistoric chambered tombs, the Kircudbright Wildlife Park, and a rocky memorial to Robert the Bruce. If, on the other hand, jagged sea shores, old whaling centers, whisky distilleries, and stones with Pictish symbols are more to your fancy, The Fishing Trail might interest you more. Either way, this guide provides wonderful assistance in selecting then enjoying the sort of Scottish holiday you had in mind.
Tour jagged Scottish coastlines, freshwater lochs, and sea lochs; St. Andrews, home of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club; historic Edinburgh: Princes Street, the Royal Mile, and the magnificent Palace of Holyroodhouse; The Trossachs, the romantic countryside of Rob Roy, the towering peaks of the Torridon Highlands and the mysterious Loch Ness.
25 distinctive, easy-to use itineraries, all fully illustrated with beautiful full-color photos. Tips on the best Scottish hotels and restaurants along each route. Exact directions, distances, and driving times for each route. All the sights along the way, with highlights for Scottish history buffs, nature lovers, and families traveling with kids. Scenic side trips, special moments, and recommended walks in Scotland. Detailed, accurate full-color route-planning maps for Scotland. Frommer's Scotland's Best-loved Driving Tours (Best Loved Driving Tours).
The Rough Guide to Scotland. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Scotland, your ultimate companion to this stunning country. The full-colour section introduces Scotland’s highlights, from the spectacular wildlife of the Hebrides to the deserted golden beaches in South Harris. Explore the cultural quarters of Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as the open spaces of remote glens, windswept Hebridean beaches and architectural masterpieces. The guide takes a detailed look at Scotland’s history, literature, politics and cultural life with expert background on everything from Mackintosh masterpieces in Glasgow to Munro-bagging in the Glan Shiel Mountains. There is plenty of practical advice for experiencing the great Scottish outdoors, from whale-watching to mountain biking, sea kayaking, hill-walking and surfing, plus all the best information on all the best accommodation, transportation and restaurants plus lively reviews of hundreds of shops, bars and clubs. Explore every corner of Scotland with the clearest maps of any guide. The Rough Guide to Scotland (Rough Guide Travel Guides).
The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands and Islands. The full-colour section introduces the regions highlights, from the picturesque coloured houses of Tobermory to the moody, poignant and spectacular Glen Coe. Clue-up on all the top sights from St Magnus Cathedral and the Prehistoric standing stones of Calanais to the deserted golden beaches of South Harris. The guide takes a detailed look at Highland history, literature, music, politics and cultural life with expert background on everything from puffin spotting in Shetland to whisky tasting along the Speyside Way. The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands and Islands (Rough Guide Travel Guides).