The Scottish Bothy Bible - Geoff Allan

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The original and the best guide to the Scottish bothies, revealing the country unique and often hidden network of cabins and mountain huts. With guidance and information to inspire your next trip or fascinating in itself as an exploration of this esoteric subject.

Scattered across Scotland’s most beautiful and stunning landscapes, these abandoned crofts, cabins, farmsteads and huts are free to stay in and offer a chance to experience the ultimate in wild adventure living. The Scottish Bothy Bible is the ultimate guide to these unique features of the Scottish countryside.

‘This book is everything the bothy lover could want or need, beautifully produced and enormously practical... Many fine images...instantly essential addition to the bookshelf.’
Trail magazine

‘Captivating images in this book will inspire you to sit down and plan your own bothy break... the perfect resource for veteran bothy fans.’
Scottish Field Magazine

’An exhaustive guide, containing a wealth of 1st-hand detail, painstakingly put together and thoughtfully laid out...Even for the armchair enthusiast, the book is so well organized and presented (with excellent maps and indexes, too) that just by reading it you feel you are learning more about the real Scotland.’
Scotland Life magazine


Geoff Allan is Scotland’s premier bothy expert: founder of the ‘Bothies on a Bike’ blog he has hiked, biked and slept the night in each and every Scottish bothy. Trained as a surveyor, he is a professional photographer and joint maintenance office for an MBA bothy on the Isle of Rum.

  • 17.8 x 2.5 x 20.3 cm
  • Paperback
  • 304 pages

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