Birlinn

Birlinn Limited is an independent publishing house based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Established in 1992, Birlinn Limited publishes award-winning books for all ages and interests; from internationally acclaimed authors such as Alexander McCall Smith, the legendary Muriel Spark and thrilling crime writer Denzil Meyrick, popular historian Alistair Moffat, poets Liz Lochhead and Jenni Fagan, cookery writer Sue Lawrence and Scottish classics Norman MacCaig, George Mackay Brown and Lewis Grassic Gibbons.

The Birlinn sales team also represent publishers Cicerone, Dalen, Rucksack Readers, Historic Environment Scotland, Luath and Nicolson Maps. 

The Alba list specialises in books on Scotland, children’s books, natural history, gift titles and maps. The range is regularly refreshed with the best new material coming out. 

Our sales team provides comprehensive sales coverage of Scotland. Contact us for competitive discounts and a friendly, efficient service backed by many years of sales experience.

Address

10 Newington Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1QS
Midlothian
United Kingdom

Website

http://www.birlinn.co.uk
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  • RRP: £8.99 ISBN: 9781780276861 Publishing March 2021 Format: Paperback, 48 pages   Stretching for almost 10,000 miles (including numerous islands), the coastline of Scotland is one of the most varied ...
  • Fun-filled boxes to keep the kids entertained on those rainy days (and beyond)  RRP £12.99 (inlc VAT) The Holiday Tin ISBN: 5055339500047 A unique activity tin packed with fun things to do and look ou ...
  • Explore Scotland with this brilliant jigsaw illustrated by Benedict Blathwayt RRP £12.99 (incl VAT) ISBN: 5055339500054 This jigsaw is a great way to find out all about Scotland – its cities, mountain ...
  • Illustrated by Bob Dewar RRP: £4.99 ISBN 9781780276625 Publishing April 2021 Paperback, 96 pages Brunch should evoke a sense of pleasure and relaxation – and perhaps also the temptation to try somethi ...
  • Food & Tales from Ullapool RRP: £20 ISBN: 9781916316515 Hardback, 240 pages published by Kitchen Press in November 2020 Welcome to The Seafood Shack, a tiny catering trailer in Ullapool on the west co ...
  • New for 2021, with updated mapping RRP £5.99, double-sided Sheet Card Cover with Clear road mapping and ferry routes index to place names national and forest parks contours and peak heights   ISBN 978 ...
  • As an official supplier of OS Maps, we stock the full range of maps for Scotland, as well as a wide selection of maps for England and Ireland.  What kind of map is best for you? OS Explorer Maps (the ...
  • If you’re a day-tripper or looking for a long weekend, the range of guidebooks by Ordnance Survey provide options for all. Whether you like peaceful excursions or more intensive endeavours – get inspi ...
  • The fully-updated guide book for Scotland's most popular long distance route, published by Rucksack Readers RRP: £13.99 ISBN 9781898481867 Paperback, 80 pp, 130 x 220 mm The West Highland Way is Scotl ...
  • Backpacking through the Scottish Highlands from Fort William to Cape Wrath RRP: £14.95 ISBN 9781786310859 Format: Paperback, 176 pages published by Cicerone This guidebook describes the Cape Wrath Tra ...
  • There have always been lighthouses in my life. There has been a closeness and steadiness to our relationship, as if they have kept pace and in close contact with me.'   RRP: £25 ISBN: 9781849173100 Pu ...
  • Celebrating this extraordinary piece of art as it moves into its new home in Galashiels RRP: £30 ISBN: 9781780276472 Publishing  May 2021 Format: Hardback, 352 pages   The Great Tapestry of Scotland i ...
  • RRP £9.99 ISBN: 9781780277073 Publishing March  2021 Format: Paperback, 288 pages   Shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize for UK Nature Writing 2020   Desperate to connect with his native Galloway, Pat ...
  • With illustrations by Mhairi Hedderwick RRP: £9.99 ISBN 9781780277349 Format 300 x 300 mm  Publishing May 2021   Also available  Hebridean Desk Diary 2022 RRP: £12.99 ISBN: 9781780277356 Format: 230 x ...
  • RRP: £20 ISBN: 9781780277141 Publishing March 2021 Format: Hardback, 304 pages In 1995 the National Trust for Scotland acquired Mar Lodge Estate in the heart of the Cairngorms. Home to over 5,000 spec ...
  • Discover a Scotland where women are commemorated in statues and streets and buildings – even in the hills and valleys. RRP: £9.99 ISBN 9781849173087 Publishing March 2021 with Historic Environment Sco ...
  • The first two books in Birlinn’s new-look Traditional Scotland series -  concise and wide-ranging introduction to Scottish customs and proverbs Scottish Customs by Sheila Livingstone, ISBN: 9781780277 ...
  • Strategies, Advice, Detailed Topo Booklet and 10 Classic Scrambles RRP: £19.95 ISBN 9781786310439 This two-volume guidebook provides detailed coverage of the iconic Cuillin Ridge, a 12km traverse on t ...
  • The phenomenal bestseller translated into Scots by Matthew Fitt RRP: £16.99 ISBN 9781910022177 Hardback, 128 pages Published by Luath Press   This is a brilliant and creative rendition in Scots by Mat ...
  • The latest Asterix title translated into Scots, published by Dalen Asterix and the Laurel Wreath, translated by Matthew Fitt ISBN : 9781913573218 RRP  £7.99 Paperback   Also available in Gaelic Asteri ...
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