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NATURE

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  • E-Book | Pub: 18 Oct 2018
    £9.99

    The definitive guide to champagne and other sparkling wines. Champagne is delicious; we love its flavour, we love its fizz. Champagne’s association with success, partying and fun are as ingrained in the wine as the bubbles themselves. As the...

  • E-Book | Pub: 13 Aug 2015
    £9.99

    We’re in the middle of a Gin Craze. Scarcely a day goes by without an established brand offering a fresh take on their established styles or, more likely, a new boutique distillery opening its doors – where gin is de rigueur. From Adnams to...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 May 2021
    £9.99

    After giving up a hectic life as a journalist in Europe and Hollywood in the late 1960s to return to his boyhood love of nature, Mike Tomkies moved to Eilean Shona, a remote island off the west coast of Scotland. There he rebuilt an abandoned croft...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Jan 2001
    £30.00

    During the century and a half of their power the Black Douglases earned fame as Scotland’s champions in the front line of war against England. On their shields they bore the bloody heart of Robert Bruce, the symbol of their claim to be the...

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Oct 2023
    £14.99

    This is a book about stories – old stories of people and place, and of the more-than-human world. A vivid account of a journey through the Scottish Highlands, The Bone Cave follows a series of folktales and myths to the places in which they’re...

  • E-Book | Pub: 20 Jun 2011
    £25.00

    First published in 1926, this book remains the best and most comprehensive guide to the Celtic place-names of Scotland and is essential reading for anyone interested in Scottish history and the derivations of place-names the length and breadth of...

  • Hardback | Pub: 21 Oct 2021
    £35.00

    INCLUDES HUNDREDS OF NEW AND EXPANDED ENTRIES From ‘Aald Rock’ to ‘Zeenty-teenty’, A Dictionary of Scottish Phrase and Fable is an unputdownable gallimaufry of curious items embracing sayings, put-downs, insults, mottos, traditions, legends,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 15 Jul 2021
    £20.00

    Angus Watson’s Essential Gaelic-English and English-Gaelic dictionaries are well-established as one of the leading dictionaries of the Gaelic language. This combined dictionary is ideal for learners of Gaelic at all levels, and its generous...

  • | Pub: 07 Jul 2022
    £19.99

    The Forth Rail Bridge is one of the world’s great engineering feats, and one of its most well-known. When it opened in 1890, the cantilevered bridge had one of the world’s longest spans, at 541 metres. Its distinctive and innovative design marks...

  • E-Book | Pub: 06 May 2021
    £9.99

    One of the Daily Telegraph‘s 20 Books Perfect for Travel Scotland has its rugged Hebrides; Ireland its cliff-girt Arans; Wales its Island of Twenty Thousand Saints. And what has England got? The isles of Canvey, Sheppey, Wight and Dogs,...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Dec 2015
    £12.99

    Galloglas were mercenary warriors from the Hebrides and West Highlands who settled in Ireland in the later 13th century and achieved an extraordinary prominence on Irish battlefields throughout the three hundred years following. Fighting as heavy...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 May 2022
    £9.99

    Every year, ten men from Ness, at the northern tip of the Isle of Lewis, sail north-east for some forty miles to a remote rock called Sulasgeir. Their mission is to catch and harvest the guga; the almost fully grown gannet chicks nesting on the two...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Aug 2021
    £17.99

    Paul Murton journeys the length and breadth of the spectacularly beautiful Scottish Highlands. In addition to bringing a fresh eye to popular destinations such as Glencoe, Ben Nevis, Loch Ness and the Cairngorms, he also visits some remote and...

  • Hardback | Pub: 04 Aug 2022
    £14.99

    ‘Essential reading for lovers of the Great outdoors’ – Roger Cox, Scotsman Magazine Longlisted for the 2022 Highland Book Prize In 2019, Jenna Watt took part in the stalking of a hind on the vast Highland estate of Corrour: part of...

  • Hardback | Pub: 21 Jul 2022
    £16.99

    ‘Peppered with humour, empathy and kindness’ – Sunday Post Ever since her pet sheep Lulu accompanied her to school at the age of seven, animals and nature have been at the heart of Polly Pullar’s world. Growing up in a remote...

  • | Pub: 06 Jul 2023
    £19.99

    Iona is one of the most beautiful of all the Scottish Hebrides, and full of historical associations. It was here that St Columba came by boat in 563 from Ireland, bringing Christianity to Scotland and establishing a monastery that became one of the...

  • | Pub: 06 Jul 2023
    £19.99

    The isle of Skye is one of the most dramatically beautiful of all the Hebridean islands. At fifty miles long, it is also the largest of the Inner Hebrides and boasts a rich history and a huge range of wildlife. It is also a top destination for...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Jul 2024
    £10.99

    In 2014, marine biologist Dr Natalie Sanders joined the crew of the research vessel Silurian to seek out Britain’s West Coast Community of orca and study them before we lose them forever. Though this orca pod has delighted scientists and whale...

  • Paperback | Pub: 26 Jul 2010
    £9.99

    In 1743, according to legend, the last wolf in Scotland was killed by a huntsman near Inverness. At the time the extinction of wolves in Scotland was celebrated. But since then deer have multiplied in the Highlands, destroying the vegetation on...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 May 2021
    £5.99

    Whether resident or tourist, no-one is spared from the bloodlust of Scotland’s most savage insect . . . The midge does not like sunlight and thrives in the wet, so the Scottish summertime brings perfect climatic conditions for this ruthless wee...