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Whether you want to explore Edinburgh Castle, venture through iconic Highland landscape or sample ancient malts, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Scotland has to offer.
Famed for its majestic mountains, moody moorlands and tranquil lochs, this richly varied hinterland is a joy for outdoor enthusiasts. Meanwhile, urban Scotland offers cutting-edge art galleries, lively nightlife and a flourishing food scene.
Our regularly updated guide brings Scotland to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed information on all the must-see sights, inspiring photography and our trademark illustrations.
– our pick of Scotland’s must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
– the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
– detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy
– easy-to-follow itineraries
– expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe
– color-coded chapters to every part of Scotland, from Edinburgh to Glasgow, Southern Scotland to the Highlands and Islands
– our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go
Want the best of Scotland in your pocket? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Scotland.
From the Publisher
Welcome to Scotland
Explore Scotland’s rugged highlands, historic cities, wild beaches, vibrant traditions, remote islands and so much more with the help of your DK Eyewitness guide. Whether you’re here for a quick visit or a grand tour, we’ll help you to navigate the very best the region has to offer.
In-depth area-by-area guides
Our in-depth area guides make traveling across Scotland easy, whether you want to walk the majestic West Highlands Way; enjoy vintage shopping in Glasgow; escape to the isolated Hebrides; experience Edinburgh’s best festivals; roam around historic castles; discover modern art collections in Dundee; or play a breezy round of golf in St. Andrews—we’ve got you covered. And our selection of itineraries suggest several realistic ways to make the most of your time—whether you’re staying for two weeks or just a few days.
With so much to see, we’ve created expert-led special features that show how to travel across Scotland your way. Through detailed page spreads, we take a look at how to discover secret glens, clear-blue lochs and hidden coves; hike through glorious mountain scenery; go on a tasty foodie trail; join in a raucous ceilidh; discover famous film locations; admire cutting-edge design; spot dolphins in the chilly waters; and sample the best whisky.
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