The Scottish bothy bible is the first ever complete guide book to Scotland’s bothies, featuring full details on over 100 MBA bothies and more. Geoff Allan navigates you across burns and bogs, taking you to Viking longhouses, island hideaways and highland homesteads. With captivating histories, detailed route descriptions and practical hillcraft knowledge, this is your essential guide to wild adventure living. 


Winner Travel Guidebook of the Year 2017

'An instantly essential addition to the bookshelf'

Trail Magazine

Geoff's knowledge and love of bothies shines through

Scottish Field

'Cannot but stir the adventurous blood'

Alistair Humphries

Scottish Bothy Walks describes 28 sensational walking adventure, visiting Scotland's finest bothies.


Choosing his favourite bothies as a focal point, Geoff Allan guides the reader on a mix of day walks and multiday excursions, highlighting the incredible mountains, wildlife, geography and history that you will find along the way

Combining beautiful photos, detailed route descriptions and points of interest, this is the ultimate companion for bothy-lovers and those exploring Scotland's wilds, written by Scotland's premier bothy expert.

'An easy-to-use guide for planning your next adventure'

Scottish Field

'Wonderfully illustrated book full of detail, highly recommend'

Willian Holden - Amazon review

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I would like to take the opportunity to thank the Mountain Bothies Association (MBA) for their fine work maintaining bothies throughout the UK, and the dedicated volunteers who carry out repair work. They are the unsung heroes. I would encourage anyone interested in putting a little bit back into bothy culture to join the organisation.