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Tour to the Highlands.

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Excursions to

Dalkeith,

Roslyn, Hawthornden,

etc.

Beautiful seats on the banks of the Esk near where Scott lived when first married (Lasswade): may all be seen in one day.

Tour TO THE HIGHLANDS. Most of the interesting scenery of Scot land may be visited in about a week by making the following circular tour which you can reverse if you please, from and back to Edinburgh. [If pressed for time, go direct to Stirling and Loch Katrine, and return by Glasgow.]

Take the Perth coach at 7 A. M. via. Queensferry and where you will stop to visit the ruins of Kinross.

the castle of Lochleven.

and proceed same day to PERTH.

Hotel : • The Star.' A handsome town;
Roman and Waverley reminiscences: fair

maids, &c. A steamboat goes often to DUNDEE and

Dundee, the large and flourishing port on the Frith of Tay—an excursion of 12 hours.

Walk out to the elegant modern palace of
Scone two miles from Perth, where the Scottish

Kings used to be crowned.
Presuming you are not going farther north
(to Montrose, Aberdeen, Inverness, or

Staffa,) you can ride out to Dunkeld, a DUNKELD. pretty little village, beautifully situated

The Abbey, Ossian's Hall, Duke of Athol's parks, &c., Birnam Wood, (vide Macbeth,) on the Perth road. Return to Perth and thence to

among the hills.

STIRLING.

A dull ride ; pass the Abbey of Dumblane,

Sheriff-muir, &c.
Castle. Time to see the Castle, and the fine pros-

pects therefrom, the battlefield of Ban-
nockburn, &c.; and ta the P. M. coach,

passing Doune Castle, to CALLENDER,

A rude little village where you lodge. [Walk out to · Bracklinn bridge.'] Fron

this place you must hire a private vehicle Lochs

of the host, to the inn of Ardchinchrochan Vennachar, at Loch Achray, passing Loch Vennachar,

Achray, &c. A charming spot. Dine on fresh

Katrine; salmon and trout, and walk out to the loveThe Trosachs. ly Loch Katrine. Next morning the host

ess will furnish you with a boat and rowers to cross Loch Katrine : go through the

pass to Inversnaid on Loch Lomond, where Loch Lomond. the Glasgow steamer will call for you,

and take you up the loch to Rob Roy's cave, (the Clachan of Aberfoil is not far off,)

and unless you wish to ascend Ben LomTarbet. ond, land you at Tarbet, where you will

hire a car, and go through the pass of Glencoe, round the head of Loch Long, to Loch Fine, and there hire a row boat to Inverary, a sweet little place to spend a day. Inverary Castle and parks, (Duke of Argyle). Here again take the steamboat, passing the isles of Bute and Arran, Dumbarton Castle, Greenock, &c., up the Clyde

to GLASGOW.

Hotels :
A large, handsome and thriving city: the
modern part substantially built of stone.

NVERARY.

Glasgow-Linlithgow.

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Cathedral
University

of Rob Roy and Baillie Jarvie memory.
Tolbooth

Exchange a beautiful Corinthian edifice.
Quais and Bridges of stone.
Excursions to

the noted manufacturing town about 6 Paisley

miles from Glasgow. Langside the last battle-field of the queen of Scots. Falls of the Clyde More interesting to English than Ameri

can tourists : i. e. those who have seen
their own country.
In returning to Edinburgh, take the stage

to FALKIRK

passing the • Wallace' battle-field, and stop

at LINLITHGOW, to see the ruins of the old palace where

the unfortunate Mary Stuart was born. Thence by coach or canal (try the latter if

you never have done so) to Edinburgh Forty miles from Glasgow. Return to

London by either of the routes before-men. tioned.

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NOTES FOR THE CONTINENT.

Tour through FRANCE and SWITZERLAND, to ROME, Naples and

Venice, returning by the Tyrol, or thc RHINE, GERMANY and the NETHERLANDS.

PRELIMINARY.

Conveyances. For particulars apply at Mauduit's office,

41 Regent Circus; at • The Golden Cross,'
Charing Cross; or at the • Cross Keys,'
Wood-st., Cheapside ; all corresponding
with the
Messageries Générales, Rue Notre Dame

des Victoires, Paris.

Also at
The • Spread Eagle Office,' Regent Circus,

corresponding with

Lafille, Calliard f Co., Rue St. Honore. These are the two great lines in which places may be booked' the whole way to Paris, via Dover and Calais, or Boulogne, which secures you against delays on landing in France.

Respecting steam packets to Rotterdam, Hamburgh, Antwerp, Ostend, Calais, Boulogne, Havre, &c., inquire at the General Steam Navigation Company's Office, 69 Lombard-st. or 55 Haymarket, London; 8 Rue Castiglione, Paris.

You can if you please go through to Calais or Boulogne in the steamboat for the trifling sum of 5s. sterling. Boulogne is preferable for a stopping-place. The hotels are good ; numerous English residents, sea-bathing, &c. Your choice may be made from several other routes, according to circumstances. By Dover and Canterbury (which are worth seeing) across the

Notes for the Continent-Preliminary.

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channel : by Brighton, Havre, and the Seinr, stopping at Roien ; steamboat from London to Havre, &c., &c.

PASSPORT of the American ininister, (if you have not one from the Secretary of Siate,) to be countersigned at the Fre office, No. 6 Poland-st., London, and at Paris by the ministers of the states through which you are to pass.

Funds. Herries and Co's bills, payable at 150 principal places on the continent. [See p. 9.] Supply yourself with the coins of the states through which you are lo pass.

On landing in France, let the Commissioner of the Hotel attend to .passing your luggage, passport, &c., and you

will save time and trouble.

Guide Books. It is desirable to have one of each country through which you are to pass, as referred to in their proper places. You will find them all at Leigh's, 421 Strand.* The best general ones are Brockedon's Road Book from London to Naples : 8vo. London

1835. £1 6s. This is more particularly for affluent tourists, who travel by post. Handbook for Travellers on the Continent. Lond., Murray

1836. Small 8vo.

A very comprehensive and valuable book, embodying heirly all the useful information in other

guides.

Starke's Directions for Travellers on the Conlinent. 5th ed.

Lond., Murray ; 1837. 8vo.

Particularly valuable for iis copivus details on Italy. Boldoni's Noveau Manuel du Voyageur, &c. English, French

and Italian. Paris : Galignani.

De Genlis' Manuel du Voyageur, &c. Ibid. Surrenne's New French Manual, and Travellers Companion,

New-York : Wiley & Putnam.

+See list of Travels,' &c,, in Appendix.

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