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Highlands and islands of Scotland

Highlands and islands of Scotland

a review of the economic conditions with recommendations for improvement

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Published by The Committee in [Edinburgh] .
Written in English


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StatementScottish Economic Committee.
ContributionsScottish Economic Committee.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20932067M

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Options range from single day to multi-day excursions to the ‘Highlands’ & ‘Islands’. Experience the splendour and solitude of Scotland's west coast, up the glens to the ancient heartlands of the Picts and the Celtic Britons in our own Roaming Scotland minibus. The telling of their stories is a good start to explore our own inner journey. Get this from a library! The Highlands and Islands of Scotland. [Angus Macdonald; Patricia Macdonald; George Mackay Brown] -- Discusses the historic sights that can be found in the highlands and on the islands of Scotland.

Islands & Highlands Cottages offer a wide selection of self catering holiday cottages. From rustic to luxury, our holiday cottages have something for everyone. Many of them welcome short weekend breaks as well as weekly holidays. The west coast of Scotland has a diverse array of landscapes mixed together with historical sites and excellent. The book presents a rounded view of the history of Gaelic Scotland since the late-Victorian period. This is the first overview of the highlands and islands since Bringing together of economic, cultural, social and political history of Gaelic Scotland. it sets recent debate about community ownership and land reform in historical context.


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