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This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest Scotland's Highlands & Islands guide book and includes:
• Northwest Highlands chapter
• Understand Scotland's Highlands & Islands and Survival Guide
• Northwest Highlands maps
The 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.
• Understand Scotland's Highlands & Islands: Scotland's Highlands & Islands Today, History, Highland Culture, Landscapes & Wildlife, the Scottish Larder, Survival Guide: Directory, Transport and Glossary
• East 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 Plockton.
Lonely Planet's Scotland's Highlands & Islands guide is researched and written by Neil Wilson.