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Dumfries and Galloway - Slow Travel: Local, Characterful Guides to Britain's Special Places

Travel Guide

Series: Bradt Travel Guides - Slow Travel

By: Donald Greig (Author)

224 pages, colour photos, colour maps

Bradt Travel Guides

Paperback | Apr 2015 | #221221 | ISBN-13: 9781841628615
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NHBS Price: £11.99 $15/€14 approx

About this book

Discover the hidden secrets of this forgotten corner of Scotland, from the moors and open spaces of Eskdalemuir in the east along the stunning coast of the Solway Firth, down to the Mull of Galloway, the most southerly point in Scotland, and across to the palm planted gardens of the west. This is one of Scotland's best kept secrets; visit now before the word gets out.


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Biography

Native Scot Donald Greig first visited Dumfries and Galloway for childhood holidays, since when the area has held a special appeal which has drawn him back. He is a keen walker, erstwhile bird watcher and sometimes sailor and has strong interest in conservation, vernacular architecture and local history and folklore. Darren Flint is a relative newcomer to Dumfries and Galloway but was hooked from the outset. After 20 years working in tourism and then conservation with the RSPB, he recently completed a Masters in Environmental Conservation from UCL. An avid naturalist with a fascination for Lepidoptera, he likes nothing better than donning his boots and uncovering those hidden corners we all dream about.

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