21 Books to Discover Scotland With

Take an armchair journey through Caledonia

Scotland packs a lot into its 30,000 square miles. Stunning vistas, romantic ruins, remote islands, bustling cities, craggy mountaintops and a beach with water bluer than the Carribbean. Would you care to learn more? Step into one of these books and embark on a fascinating journey of discovery.

Findings by Kathleen Jameson

5. Findings

Kathleen Jameson
Ribbon of Wildness cover

7. Ribbon of Wildness

Peter Wright
Mapping the Nation cover

8. Scotland: Mapping the Nation

Christopher Fleet, Margaret Wilkes, Charles W J Withers
Lost Edinburgh cover

17. Lost Edinburgh

Hamish Coghill
The Scottish Highlands cover

18. The Scottish Highlands

Dorothy Dunnett, Alastair Dunnett, David Paterson
Scotland cover

19. Scotland

Garry MacKenzie

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust