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Dumfries And Galloway books: History & Heritage
Along with its rich history and spectacular scenery, Dumfries and Galloway is home to a great many curious and unusual buildings, objects and landscape features that have survived the centuries. This well-illustrated book is a guide to 100 of these remarkable sights, including Scotland's highest village, the world's narrowest hotel, and even the statue of a rhinoceros on top of a bus shelter. Dumfries & Galloway Curiosities will encourage readers to explore this area of south-west Scotland and perhaps make their own curious discoveries.
Publication: 1 May 2013
Rich in history, dotted with castles and abbeys and strongly identified with Robert the Bruce, Robert Burns and many other historical characters, the county of Dumfries and Galloway is a mecca for cycling, golfing, bird spotting, fishing and, of course, walking. "Dumfries and Galloway: 40 Coast and Country Walks" provides a taste of every aspect of this large county and offer access to some of the less visited parts of this quiet and beautiful corner of the UK. Every effort has been made to make the walks accessible by public transport and all are intended to be suitable for families.
Publication: 1 May 2009
Dumfries And Galloway books: Walking and Tours
The borders of Scotland remain an unspoiled wilderness. From the austere beauty of the Borders to artistic and literary claims of Dumfries & Galloway, this part of Scotland is often overlooked as part of the tourist trail, yet it has so much to offer. FootprintFocus provides invaluable information on transport, accommodation, eating and entertainment to ensure that your trip includes the best of this romantic region of Scotland.
* Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around the Borders, Dumfries & Galloway.
* Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and seek adventure
* Includes information on tour operators and activities, from historic attractions to walking trails.
* Detailed maps for Borders, Dumfries & Galloway and around.
* Slim enough to fit in your pocket.
With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known attractions, FootprintFocus Borders, Dumfries & Galloway provides concise and comprehensive coverage of one of Scotland's most easily-accessible and rewarding regions.
Publication: 22 Mar 2013
"The 25 Walks" books are practical guides and attractive souvenirs. Written by experienced authors, they can be used with confidence. The carefully selected local walks are accompanied by easy-to-use-maps and colour photographs. More than walking guides, they are packed with interesting historical facts and local information."Dumfries and Galloway" describes 25 walks in the beautiful southwest corner of Scotland. The site of many battles between the Scots and the English, it is here that Robert the Bruce began his 14th century campaign for independence and here that Robert Burns spent his final years. A visit to St Ninian's Cave, views across the Merrick Hills to Arran, and walks in historic Kirkudbright are just some of the treats on offer.
Publication: 30 April 2007
Dumfries and Galloway form the south-west of Scotland, a broad wedge of land jutting out into the Irish Sea between the Solway Firth and the Firth of Clyde. The area is also part of Scotland's border country a peaceful, unspoilt region that possesses a mild climate, a great variety of scenery and a rich historic legacy. The mountains of Dumfries and Galloway offer plenty of remote and challenging walking, with over 40 peaks that exceed 2000 feet. Also featured are clifftop walks around the Mull of Galloway and Rascarrel Bay, a route around the Solway Marshes, and Gretna Green destination for romantic elopements for 200 years.
Publication: 1 May 2008
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