|About the Book|
Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other. New York TimesThis eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planets latest Scotlands Highlands & Islands guide book and includes:Northwest Highlands chapter Understand Scotlands HighlandsMoreLonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other. New York TimesThis eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planets latest Scotlands Highlands & Islands guide book and includes:Northwest Highlands chapterUnderstand Scotlands Highlands & IslandsNorthwest Highlands mapsThe chambered cairns of Caithness and the brochs of Sutherland are testament to the skills of prehistoric builders, while cragtop castles and the broken walls of abandoned crofts tell of the Highlands turbulent history.This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Northwest Highlands, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Northwest Highlands.Coverage includes:Understand Scotlands Highlands & Islands: Scotlands Highlands & Islands Today, History, Highland Culture, Landscapes & Wildlife, the Scottish Larder, Directory, Transport and GlossaryEast Coast, Black Isle, Strathpeffer, Ben Wyvis & around, Dingwall, Cromarty Firth, Tain & around, Portmahomack, Bonar Bridge & around, Lairg, Dornoch, Golspie, Brora, Helmsdale, Helmsdale to Lybster, Lybster & around, Wick, John O Groats, Castle of Mey, Dunnet Head, Thurso & Scrabster, the Flow Country, North & West Coasts, Thurso to Durness, Durness, Cape Wrath, Durness to Ullapool, Ullapool and Ullapool to PlocktonLonely Planets Scotlands Highlands & Islands guide is researched and written by Neil Wilson.