This guide details 60 places to visit in Scotland associated with writers and their works: writers' homes, birthplaces, graves, locations vividly described in novels and poems, theatres, writers' museums and more.
Want to see Scotland at its best this Autumn? Here are a ten great locations to inspire.
Dundee has always been a place with vision. The City of Discovery comes from the Royal Research Ship Discovery, which was captained by Robert Falcon Scott on his first journey to the Antarctic.
Multi-coloured fireworks exploding from the Castle at the climax of the Festival is one of the most widely used images symbolising the power and allure of modern Scotland.
Edinburgh is Scotland's shining capital city: an architectural jewel with its contrasting Old and New Towns, a place packed with history from its Castle to its Palace and every wynd and close in between.
Auld Reekie, Athens of the North, Festival City and now UNESCO City of Literature, Edinburgh has many monikers and epithets and has had many words written about it.
When most people think of Scotland its the Highlands and Western Isles they see in their mind's eye.
The unique Scottish experience starts the moment you cross over into the Borders from England: the accents and the beer change, and you find yourself in 1,800 square miles of spectacular countryside and woodland
With Scotland's biggest city regenerated, it is time to rediscover Glasgow.