Dumfries and Galloway is an area of rural charm and striking landscapes, where a slower pace of living and travelling comes naturally. The first comprehensive guidebook to the area, Bradt's Slow Travel Dumfries and Galloway covers the region in depth, from Eskdale to Scotland's southern tip at the Mull of Galloway, via Annandale, Nithsdale, Dumfries, The Stewartry, The Machars and Moors, and the Rhins. Lively descriptions, historical anecdotes and enthusiastic writing combine with hand-picked accommodation recommendations to reveal one of Scotland's best kept secrets. With the local tourist board halfway through an ambitious six-year plan, the area's profile is on the up. Go now, before the secret is out.... which is open to the public as part of the Historic Houses Association scheme each July (nonmembers charged). ... Battle of Killicrankie, and also the 17th- century whistle won from one of Anne of Denmarka#39;s retinue in a drinking game.
|Title||:||Dumfries & Galloway (Slow Travel)|
|Author||:||Donald Greig, Darren Flint|
|Publisher||:||Bradt Travel Guides - 2015-04-08|