The Scottish Islands: The Bestselling Guide To Every Scottish Island by Hamish Haswell-smithThe Scottish Islands: The Bestselling Guide To Every Scottish Island by Hamish Haswell-smith

The Scottish Islands: The Bestselling Guide To Every Scottish Island

byHamish Haswell-smith

Hardcover | July 5, 2015

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"The acknowledged Rosetta Stone of island hopping" Sunday TimesFully revised and updated, this is the only book with detailed information and maps on every Scottish island. With the author's own paintings liberally illustrating it, this beautiful guide will take you everywhere, whether by armchair or yacht.From the abandoned crofts of Mingulay and the standing stones of Orkney to the white beaches of Colonsay and the spectacular Cuillins of Skye, this is the first complete gazetteer to cover all of Scotland's many hundreds of islands, including those which are uninhabited and those which are notoriously difficult to reach. Packed with information on access, anchorages, points of historical or natural interest and things to do and see, this fascinating compendium provides indispensable information for touring, for browsing, for reference, and for all of those travellers who wish to experience some of the most beautiful and remote places in the world. No other book begins to emulate the range and depth of the information contained in The Scottish Islands. Illustrated with full-colour illustrations and relief maps of all the main islands, this is both an impressive work of reference and a fascinating personal view of Scotland's distant outposts.

About The Author

Hamish Haswell-Smith's other titles include An Island Odyssey. He is a qualified yachtmaster who has sailed extensively among the Scottish islands. His sketches and paintings have been exhibited in British and European galleries.
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Title:The Scottish Islands: The Bestselling Guide To Every Scottish IslandFormat:HardcoverDimensions:578 pages, 10.5 × 8 × 0.98 inPublished:July 5, 2015Publisher:Canongate BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1782116788

ISBN - 13:9781782116783

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"As a reference source Haswell-Smith's book is invaluable . . . a monumental labour of love that communicates the author's own passion for island hopping and combines it delightfully with his further talents as a painter and artist."  —Daily Telegraph