Pocket Rough Guide British Breaks Isle of Skye & the Western Isles

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This expert-curated guide book to the Isle of Skye & the Western Isles shines a spotlight on a more unusual British break, with a wealth of practical information on what to see and do. Each area or neighbourhood featured in this Isle of Skye & the Western Isles travel guide is explored in-depth with detailed coverage of the points of interest, shops, restaurants, cafes and bars on offer. Excursions to surrounding areas give plenty of options for those looking to enjoy a longer stay. This Isle of Skye & the Western Isles guide book has been fully updated post-COVID-19.

The Pocket Rough Guide to the Isle of Skye & the Western Isles covers: Portree, Trotternish, Waternish and Duirinish, Sleat, the Cuillin, Minginish and Raasay, The Small Isles, The Western Isles, Lewis (Leodhas), Harris (Na Hearadh), North Uist (Uibhist a Tuath), Benbecula (Beinn na Faoghla) and South Uist (Uibhist a Deas), Barra (Barraigh) and Vatersay (Bhatarsaigh).

Inside this travel guide to the Isle of Skye & the Western Isles you will find:


Experiences selected for every kind of trip to the Isle of Skye & the Western Isles, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in the Trotternish peninsula, to family activities in child-friendly places like Fairy Pools, or breaks in popular tourist areas, like Portree.


Covering the Storr, The Fairy Pools, and Callanish Standing Stones, and more, the practical 'Places' section of this Isle of Skye & the Western Isles travel guide provides all you need to know about must-see sights and the best places to eat, drink, sleep and shop.


The routes suggested by Rough Guides' expert writers cover top attractions like Sligachan Old Bridge and Eigg, and hidden gems like Gearrannan Blackhouse Village and Lealt Falls.


Venture further afield to Trotternish peninsula or North Uist. This travel guide to Isle of Skye & the Western Isles tells you where to go, how to get there, and what to see when you arrive.


Written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our expert writers will help you make the most of your trip to the Isle of Skye & the Western Isles.


Packed with pertinent practical information, this Isle of Skye & the Western Isles guide book is a convenient companion when you're out and about exploring the Fairy Pools.


Fresh magazine-style layout, inspirational colour photography and colour-coded maps throughout this Isle of Skye & the Western Isles travel guide.


Includes invaluable background information on how to get to the Isle of Skye & the Western Isles, getting around, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A-Z directory.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781839059483
Series: Pocket Rough Guides
Publication Date: 9/1/2023
Pages: 136


This title is a part of Pocket Rough Guides

Pictorial, compact travel guides series to countries, cities and regions with a pull-out map and factual travel tips perfect for short trips and travellers seeking concise travel information and practical listings.

  • Concise practical travel information includes getting there, getting around, climate and safety tips, accommodation, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Things Not to Miss at the beginning of each guide

  • Colour-coded places chapters with key coverage of places and sights in points-of-interest structure

  • Recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Pull-out detailed maps with marked-up key sights or listings

  • Printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide from May 2019

Format: 102 x 190mm

Price: £7.99-£8.99 | $12.99-$13.99

Extent: 128–208 pages


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