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This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest Scotland guide book and includes:
• Southern Scotland chapter
• Understanding Scotland
• Southern Scotland maps
Though folk in northern England are well aware of its charms, for many others southern Scotland is just something to drive through on the way to northern Scotland. Big mistake, but it does mean there's breathing room in the height of summer here, and plenty of peaceful corners.
This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Southern Scotland, 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 Southern Scotland.
• Understanding Scotland: Scotland Today, History, The Scottish Larder, Scottish Culture, Caledonian Icons, Wild Scotland, Directory, Transport and Glossary
• Cockburnspath, Coldingham & St Abbs, Eyemouth, South of Eyemouth, Duns & around, Lammermuir Hills, Coldstream, Kelso, Melrose, Selkirk, Jedburgh, Hawick, Hermitage Castle, Peebles, South Lanarkshire, Lanark & New Lanark, Biggar, Ayrshire & Arran, North Ayrshire, Isle of Arran, East Ayrshire, South Ayrshire, Dumfries & Galloway, Dumfries, South of Dumfries, Annandale & Eskdale, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbright, Gatehouse of Fleet, Galloway Forest Park, St John's Town of Dalry, Newton Stewart, The Machars, Stranraer and Portpatrick & around.
Lonely Planet's Scotland guide is researched and written by Neil Wilson and Andy Symington.