This brand new edition Insight Guide to Scotland features illuminating text written by expert, local writers alongside a wealth of inspiring full-colour photography, with this edition containing over 250 brand new-photographs, vividly bringing Scotland and its people to life at the turn of a page. The top attractions are highlighted to help you plan your trip priorities, including visiting the rare wildlife at The Cairngorms and the spectacular scenery of the Isle of Skye. Additionally, a brand new 'Editor's Choice' section features illustrated spreads revealing the author's take on quirky and interesting things to see and do during your trip. An in-depth 'Places' section covers the entire country, region by region, from the beautiful and history-rich capital of Edinburgh to the remote and mysterious Shetland Islands. All the principal sites are cross-referenced by number to the accompanying full-colour maps found throughout the guide, whilst additional maps inside the front and back covers enable instant orientation and easy navigation at a glance. Colour-coded sections explore Scotland's intriguing history and also provide interesting features on everything from Highlanders and Lowlanders to Hunting, Shooting and Fishing, all of which give a rare insight into the culture and heritage of Scotland and its people. A comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section details transport, accommodation for all budgets, eating out, nightlife, shopping, museums, sports and much more. A quick-reference A-Z section of further practical information includes admission fees, emergency information and invaluable travel information for people with disabilities and for those travelling with children, to ensure your trip goes smoothly. The unique combination of insightful exploration alongside practical advice means that this guide truly is a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.