Scottish Bothy Bible, The

The complete Guide to Scotland's Bothies and How to reach

Author(s): ALLAN, Geoff
ISBN13/Barcode: 9781910636107
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This first ever complete guide to Scottish bothies reveals the country's unique and often hidden network of bothy cabins and mountain huts. Scattered across Scotland's most beautiful landscapes, these evocative abandoned crofts and farmsteads are free to stay in and offer a chance to experience the ultimate in wild adventure living.
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The Scottish bothy bible is the first ever complete guide book to Scotland’s bothies. Geoff Allan navigates you across burns and bogs, taking you to Viking longhouses, island hideaways and highland homesteads. With captivating histories, detailed route descriptions and practical hillcraft knowledge, this is your essential guide to wild adventure living.

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GEOFF ALLAN has hiked and biked to every well-known Scottish bothy. An artist, photographer and surveyor, he is also a maintenance officer for Dibidil – a Mountain Bothy Association’s bothy on the Isle of Rùm – and your perfect guide to exploring Scotland’s wild places.

MOUNTAIN BOTHY ASSOCIATION 10% of the proceeds from this book go to the MBA  for the upkeep of their bothies.  www.mountainbothies.org.uk

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Included in this ultimate guide to Scottish bothies:

Complete listings

The first complete guide to Scottish bothies. Including detailed descriptions of all current Mountain Bothy Association (MBA) bothies and many other lesser-known gems.

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Stunning photography

Capturing the spirit of bothies and bothying culture, and celebrating Scotland’s wildest places.

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Fascinating history

Engaging travel writing documents the captivating history of each bothy and the adventurers who use them.

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Route Descriptions

Detailed information on the locations, approach routes, including alternative routes – on foot, by bike and kayak – with nine supporting maps. As well as public transport and ferry information.

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Top Bothies by Category

The best bothies for Munros, beaches, seclusion, families and beginners, wildlife, romantic hideaways, wild and remote and stunning scenery.

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Key Attractions

Suggestions for walks, cycle rides and places of interest en route. Go wild swimming under a hidden waterfall or discover an ancient shell midden.

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Hillcraft & staying safe

Know what to take, where to get water and fuel, how to cross a river when in spate and what to do in an emergency.

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 List of main bothies included

Northern Highlands
Achnanclach
Coiremor
Glenbeg
Glencoul
Glendhu
Kearvaig
Knockdamph
Lochstrathy, Croft House
Shenavall
Strabeg
Strathan
Strathchailleach
Suileag
The Schoolhouse
Lochivraon
Leckie
Carnmore

North West Highlands
Bearnais
Ben Dronaig Lodge
Camban
Coire Fionnaraich
Craig
Maol Bhuidhe
Suardalan
The Teahouse
Uags

Western Highlands
A’ Chùil
Barisdale
Corryhully
Essan
Gleann Dubh-lighe
Glenpean
Invermallie
Kinbreack
Oban
Peanmeanach
Sourlies

Central Highlands
Ben Alder Cottage
Culra
Blackburn
Glenbuck
Lairig Leacach
Loch Chiarain
Luib Chonnal
Meanach
Melgarve
Staoineag
Eastern Highlands
Allt Scheicheachan
Bob Scott’s
Callater Stables
Corrour
Faindouran
Gelder Shiel Stables
Glas-Allt-Shiel
House Of Charr
Hutchinson Memorial Hut
Ruigh Aiteachain
Ryvoan
Shielin Of Mark
Tarf Hotel
Secret Howff
Fords of Avon
Shelter Stone
Garbh Choire

South West Highlands
Cadderlie
Carron
Doune Byre
Glen Duror
Gorton
Leacraithnaich
Mark Cottage
Resourie
Rowchoish
Southern Scotland
Backhill of Bush
Brattleburn
Burleywhag
Clennoch
Dryfehead
Gameshope
Greensykes
Kettleton Byre
Over Phawhope
Tunskeen
White Laggan
Will’s

Islands
An Cladach
Burnmouth Cottage
Cruib Lodge
Dibidil
Eagle’s Nest
Glengarrisdale
Guirdil
New Camasunary
Ollisdal
Ruantallain
Taigh Thormoid Dhuibh
The Lookout
Tomsleibhe
Uisinis

Additional Information

ISBN13/Barcode 9781910636107
ISBN10 191063610X
Author ALLAN, Geoff
Binding Paperback
Date Published 1 Feb 2017
Frequency No
Report Date N/A
Pages 304
Publisher Wild Things Publishing Ltd

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