Frommer's Scotland (Complete Guides) (Paperback)

By Stephen Brewer, Lucy Gillmore

Frommermedia, 9781628874006, 480pp.

Publication Date: December 7, 2018

List Price: 21.95*
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Description

Drawn from a wealth of on-the-ground expertise, Frommer's comprehensive guide to Scotland leads to you once-in-a-lifetime experiences. For more than 60 years, Frommer's' guides have cut through the noise and hyperbole to deliver what no other books can: Honest talk, frank advice, and an affectionate insider's secrets to appreciating and affording vacations around the world. Don't travel like a mere tourist--experience the timeless richness of Scotland, from its stony cities to its majestic Highlands, from its ancient historic sites to its vibrant modern artistic communities, whether you're sipping whisky or hitting the links. It doesn't matter whether your budget is large or tight--Frommer's shows you how to discover Scotland like a local. You're not just a tourist when you carry Frommer's.

-Completely updated and printed in large, easy-to-read type

-Packed with colorful photos and helpful maps, including a full-color fold-out map

-Exact prices listed for every establishment and experience--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but we also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people.

-Insightful context about the culture and history of Scotland, so you'll better understand the places you visit

-No-holds-barred reviews, which will introduce you to the country's most authentic lodgings (hotels, B&B's, castles), eateries, museums, historic, and natural sights. Frommer's has been to all of them

-Savvy tips about saving money that work for everyone from luxury-seekers to backpackers



About the Author

Stephen Brewer has been writing travel guides for almost three decades. As an editor and writer, he has focused on European coverage for such magazines as Esquire, Connoisseur and Geo. He has written several previous guides for Frommer's and Insight, as well as authoring Beautiful Small Coastal Towns for Rizzoli. Stephen resides in Manhattan. Lucy Gillmore was the deputy travel editor at The Independent, but after eight years on the travel desk left London to move to Scotland. She specializes in travel and food and writes for newspapers such as The Guardian, The Independent and The Times and magazines including Food and Travel, Olive, House & Garden and Conde Nast Traveller. She also updated the Wallpaper City Guide to Edinburgh. After a couple of years in Edinburgh she headed even further north and now lives in the hills above Loch Ness in the Highlands.