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Highlands and islands on Lonely Planet list

Canada Normandy Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Outer Hebrides gained acknowledgment in the form of its beaches, distilleries, and the hiking routes of the Hebridean Way

The Scottish Highlands and islands ought to have identified one of the top parts in the world for travellers in 2019.

Lonely Planet has revealed that the region has been listed among its top 10 “Best in Travel” destinations.

Featuring fifth on the listing, the steer describes the Highlands and islands as “one of the wildest, least inhabited and most scenic parts of Europe”.

It commits special mention to the North Coast 500 operating route, the North East 250 and the Snow Roads.

‘Glorious natural landscape’

The Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019 is a highly-anticipated annual collection of the most wonderful travelling destinations, tendencies, pilgrimages and suffers to have in the year ahead.

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