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Travel Writing, Adventure, & Guide Books

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  • E-Book | Pub: 24 Jun 2013
    £5.99

    In “Kidnapped” (1886) and later fiction such as “The Master of Ballantrae” (1888), Stevenson examined some of the extreme and contrary currents of Scotland’s past, often projecting a dualism of both personality and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Apr 2021
    £9.99

    When Mike Tomkies moved to a remote cottage on the shores of Loch Shiel in the West Highlands of Scotland, he found a place which was to provide him with the most profound wilderness experience of his life. Accessible only by boat, the cottage he...

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Oct 2023
    £25.00

    Winner of the Kekoo Naoroji Award Doug Scott was a legend among mountaineers. His expeditions, undertaken over a period of five decades, are unparalleled achievements. This book describes the extraordinary drama of them all, from the Himalaya to New...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 May 2024
    £20.00

    ‘Brigid writes with warmth and appreciation of communities that she knows and loves, and she inspires us to explore them’ – Rick Stein ‘Whenever I am talking to customers about the NC500, I always recommend your book for the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Mar 2024
    £7.99

    Shortlisted for The Winston Graham Historical Fiction Prize and The Highland Book Prize A battle lost. A daring escape. A long walk into obscurity. The ultimate failure… In the aftermath of the disastrous Battle of Culloden, a lonely figure takes...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Feb 2023
    £14.99

    The islands of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides boast some of the most remote and spectacular scenery in the world. They also feature an astonishing range of mysterious structures – stone circles, beehive dwellings, holy wells and ‘temples’ from...

  • E-Book | Pub: 05 Nov 2012
    £6.99

    On August 1, 1914, on the eve of World War I, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his hand-picked crew embarked in HMS Endurance from London’s West India Dock, for an expedition to the Antarctic. It was to turn into one of the most breathtaking survival...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Jul 2015
    £5.99

    ‘Sixty Degrees North is a story that we tell, both to ourselves and to others. It is a story about where – and perhaps also who – we are.’ The sixtieth parallel marks a kind of borderland. It wraps itself around the lower...

  • Paperback | Pub: 09 Aug 2018
    £16.99

    This 100k (60 mile) walk was opened in 1996 and has rapidly increased in popularity, with thousands of walkers walking all or parts of it every year. Visiting a number of places closely associated with St Cuthbert’s life, the journey is full of...

  • Paperback | Pub: 18 Aug 2022
    £9.99

    For nearly forty years John Wilson travelled the length and breadth of Scotland as a school inspector. From orkney to campbeltown and Jura to Dundee, he visited hundreds of schools and met thousands of teachers and pupils. In these memoirs, first...

  • Paperback | Pub: 18 Jul 2011
    £14.99

    Samuel Johnson’s Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and James Boswell’s Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides are widely regarded as among the best pieces of travel writing ever produced. Johnson and Boswell spent the autumn of 1773 touring...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
    £9.99

    An extraordinary true story of danger, innovation and deep sea discovery. In 1971 Alec Crawford is determined to make his fortune from ship salvage. Early attempts lead nowhere until he teams up with a new partner, Simon Martin. Diving in Hebridean...

  • Hardback | Pub: 06 Oct 2022
    £14.99

    Shortlisted for the Saltire Society First Book of the Year Award In 2016, Sandy Winterbottom embarked on an epic six-week tall-ship voyage from Uruguay to Antarctica. At the mid-way stop in South Georgia, her pristine image of the Antarctic was...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Sep 2023
    £10.99

    The northern parish of Assynt boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in Britain. The mountains of Quinag and Suilven dominate a very varied landscape with wild, white hills inland and a complex, intricate moorland to the west. Here, rocky...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Apr 2021
    £9.99

    Shortlisted for the The Great Outdoors Awards – Outdoor Book of the Year 2020 Shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature 2020 There are strange relics hidden across Scotland’s landscape: forgotten places that are...

  • Paperback | Pub: 10 Oct 2019
    £17.99

    Paul Murton has long had a love of the Viking north – the island groups of Orkney and Shetland and the old counties of Caithness and Sutherland – which, for centuries, were part of the Nordic world as depicted in the great classic the Orkneyinga...

  • E-Book | Pub: 07 Sep 2017
    £4.99

    Droving was once the lifeblood of Scotland’s rural economy, and for centuries Scotland’s glens and mountain passes were alive with thousands of cattle making their way to the market trysts of Crieff and Falkirk. With the Industrial Revolution,...

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Aug 2023
    £18.99

    Acclaimed historian Alistair Moffat sets off in the footsteps of the Highland clans and their definitive conflicts. In twelve journeys he explores places of conflict, recreating as he walks the tumult of battle. As he recounts the military prowess...