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Scottish Castles Pocket GuideCollins Gem Castles of Scotland (Collins Gems) This is a pocket guide to over 90 of Scotland's most dramatic strongholds. Each castle includes a history of fortifications, an illustrated gazetteer of castles as well as main architectural features and public accessibility for each structure are included.

Pocket Scots DictionaryPocket Scots Dictionary (Scottish National Dictionary Publications) The aim of this pocket Scots dictionary is to provide information on the Scots language in as clear and accessible a format as possible for readers of all ages. It concentrates on the language of the present day, but also includes all the more important words current in the last two centuries.

Digital Photography Pocket GuideDigital Photography Pocket Guide It's the perfect gift for anyone visiting Scotland with a digital camera. Excellent if you are just getting started with a digital camera, but it's also got plenty of helpful information for even more experienced shutterbugs. Pocket Guides.

West Highlands Pocket GuideWest Highlands (Pocket Mountains) West Highlands Pocket Guide is one of six titles in the best-selling Highlands and Islands series by Nick Williams. Shortlisted for a British Book Design Award 2005 and a Scottish Thistle Award for Travel Journalism 2005, this is the perfect book for anyone who loves the Scottish hills. Pocket Guides To Scotland.

Scottish Customs Pocket GuideScottish Myths and Customs (Collins Pocket Reference S.) This pocket reference book provides an informative guide to Scotland's heritage of mythology and tradition. Contents include: birth, death, marriage, food and drink, plants, festivals, witchcraft, fairies, monsters and real and legendary characters. Pocket Guides To Scotland.

Edinburgh Pocket GuideBerlitz Edinburgh Pocket Guide (Berlitz Pocket Guides S.) Berlitz Pocket Guide: Edinburgh covers all the major sights, area by area, in an easily navigable format. Descriptions of tourist attractions include Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, St. Giles Cathedral and Edinburgh's major museums. The guide also contains background historical information, advice on shopping and entertainment and the low-down on eating out. There is an A-Z of practical information and listings of recommended hotels and restaurants. The book also contains special features on topics ranging from Burke and Hare to Edinburgh's secret gardens, and the Edinburgh festivals to tracing your ancestors. Excursions are also outlined including Queensferry, the Forth Bridge and the Rosslyn Chapel. Maps show Edinburgh City Centre, the Old and New Town, and excursions and there are dozens of colour photographs throughout. Pocket Guides To Scotland.

Scottish Clans Pocket GuideClans and Tartans (Collins Gem Guides) Tartans are synonymous with Scotland and for many Scots, both at home and abroad, they are recognized and acknowledged as symbols of clan kinship. This book is abridged from Robert Bain's The Clans and Tartans of Scotland and contains over 100 of Scotland's most famous clans providing details of their crests, mottos and often turbulent history. Also included are the correct tartans worn by the holder of a particular clan of a family name, a clan map of Scotland, and a helpful list of sources for those wishing to pursue their clan or family history. Pocket Guides To Scotland.

Scottish Cycling Pocket GuideCycling in Scotland (Collins Pocket Reference S.) Scottish Cycling Pocket Guide covering the whole of Scotland, from the Shetland Islands to the rolling hills of the Borders, this is a guide for those who want to get out on the open road. As well as a two-week Grand Tour of Scotland running through the book, each region is covered in depth and features colour-coded and graded cycle routes for all abilities, a practical fact sheet and up-to-date four-colour map for every excursion and details on major visitor attractions and those all-important coffee stops. Appendices include essential information on purpose-built cycle paths, mountain biking and planning a cycling holiday.

Scottish Malts Pocket GuideCollins Classic Malts (Collins Classic) This pocket guide contains the tasting notes to over 85 of the most popular Scotch and Irish malt whiskies and the histories of the distilleries that produce them. It includes colour illustrations of each whisky label.

A Wee Guide to Scottish Ghosts and Bogles (Wee Guides S.) This Guide to Scottish Ghosts and Bogles features some 50 haunted hotels to stay at and haunted places to visit. It contains over 90 photographs and a map.

Scottish Robert Burns Pocket GuideCollins Gem Burns Anthology (Collins Gems) This pocket guide features the poetry of the national poet of Scotland, including "Tom O'Shanter", "To a Mouse", and "Auld Lang Syne". The anthology also includes an introduction to and brief chronology of Burns's life and text notes explaining his dialect.

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