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A Croft in the Hills
A Croft in the Hills captures, in simple, moving descriptions, what it was really like trying to make a living out of a hill croft fifty years ago.
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Among the Summer Snows
As summer draws to a close in Scotland a few snowbeds - some as large as icebergs - survive in the Scottish Highlands. This book is both a celebration of these ice relics and an...
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Ardnish Was Home: A Novel
Young Donald Peter Gillies, a Lovat scout soldier lies in hospital in Gallipoli in 1916, blinded by the Turks. There he falls in love with his Queen Alexandra Corps nurse, Louise...
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Arisaig and Morar
Airsaig and Morar, Norse and Gaelic, the 'river-mouth bay' and the 'great water', part of na garbh Chriochan, an area so rugged and desolate it was itself known as the Highlands...
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Ben Nevis & the Mamores - Classic Munros
Ben Nevis and its nearby mountains offer excellent walking opportunities in this internationally significant area. Here are 8 walks over 17 classic munros.
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Ben Nevis the Mamores and Glen Coe Map
Ben Nevis the Mamores and Glen Coe Map 3cm : 2 km
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Butt and Ben: A Highland Boyhood
Brought up in Oban at the turn of the century, Sutherland's memoirs of a privileged Highland childhood catch the last years of a society destroyed by the Great War. He captures...
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Cairngorms -  Classic Munros
From the Classic Munros series, these books are small enough to fit in your pocket, but packed with essential information. There are introductions to the history and topography...
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Cairngorms - A Secret History
History combines with travelogue in a vivid account of this elemental scenery. There have been rare human incursions into the Cairngorm plateau, and Patrick Baker tracks them...
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Cairngorms - Landscapes Set in Stone
The geology of the Cairngorms was created on a timeline that stretches back hundreds of millions of years. Much of the land is underlain by granite that formed deep within the...
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Cairngorms Map
A detailed and easy to use colour map, showing Tourist Information Centres, museums, sports facilities, parking, picnic sites and footpaths.
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Cairngorms, The
This guide features 40 circular walks in the Cairngorms, one of the most dramatic mountain landscapes in Europe. The plateau that makes up much of the Cairngorms is defined by...
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Callander & Oban Railway Through Time
Construction on the Callander & Oban Railway began in 1866, but because of the mountain terrain through which the line passed, especially at Glen Ogle and Loch Awe, the line did...
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Cattle on a Thousand Hills
While their role has been all too often overlooked by historians, cattle have played an integral part in the economy, ecology and culture of Highland life. Although many of these...
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Clan Donald's Greatest Defeat
One of the bloddiest battles in Scottish history, the Battle of Harlaw is infamous for the ferocity and duration of its fighting and is marked as the greatest defeat suffered by...
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Crappit Heids For Tea
Sutherland is one of the most ruggedly beautiful and sparsely populated parts of Scotland. In the nineteenth century, the Duke of Sutherland set about improving his landholdings...
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Crofting Years
In its short lifetime of 100 years, the crofting system of landholding has had profound effects upon Scotland. In this book, the author presents vivid descriptions of crofting...
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Dam Builders - Power From the Glens
In the 30 years between the end of World War II and 1975, the construction schemes of the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board changed the face of the Highlands and brought electricity...
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East Highland Way, The
Fort William to Aviemore: 78 miles (125km) of Scotland's unspoilt Highland wilderness described in the first and only guide to the East Highland Way. A highly detailed walking...
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Finest Road in the World, The
Trains and stagecoaches stuck in the snow, wild storms driving sailing ships off course, traffic pile-ups on so-called ‘killer’ highways – stories abound about the horrors...
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Glencoe - Classic Murnos
From the Classic Munros series, these books are small enough to fit in your pocket, but packed with essential information. There are introductions to the history and topography...
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Great Glen: From Columba to Telford, The (NWP)
This book provides a picture of the Great Glen, stretching from Fort William to inverness, from AD 550 to 1850. It begins with a description of the glen as it is today and an account...
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Highland Buses
Highland Omnibuses was founded in 1952 as part of the state-owned Scottish Bus Group that operated services throughout Scotland. The company was created from the merger of Highland...
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Highland Clans
The story of the Highland clans is a gripping one, full of celebrated names and heroic deeds. It is also, as Alistair Moffat reveals, the story of a fearless people, shaped by...
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Highland Clearances
Eric Richards describes the appalling conditions and treatment suffered by the Highland people and at the same time illustrates how difficult the choices were that faced even the...
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Highland Clearances Trail
"The Highland Clearances Trail" answers the where, why, what and whens of the Highland Clearances. Taking you around the significant sites of the Highland Clearances this vivid...
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Highland Clearances, The
In the terrible aftermath of the moorland battle of Culloden, the Highlanders suffered at the hands of their own clan chiefs. Following his magnificent reconstruction of Culloden...
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Highland Cow - Gift Book
Can there be anything more Scottish than a Highland Cow emerging from a misty glen? This irresistible selection of photographs captures the character of these hardy and magnificently...
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Highland Cow, The
Famous for its hardy nature and shaggy good looks, the Highland Cow has played an important role in Scottish rural life for many centuries. This is an illustrated celebration of...
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Highland Estate Factor in the Age of the Clearances
Keypoints: Eric Richards, author of several well-known books on the Highland Clearances, re-examines many examples of factorial behaviour from different parts of the region. He...
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Highland Folk Tales
The Highlands of Scotland are rich in traditional stories. Even today, in the modern world of internet and supermarkets, old legends dating as far back as the times of the Gaels...
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Highland Games
The Highland Games brought to life in full colour - Highland dancing, bagpipe competitions, parades and the famous heavy events.
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