Great Britain

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Lonely Planet, 2007 - Travel - 1014 pages
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Surf-pounded cliffs and crystal-clear lochs, confident metropolises and ancient towns, dramatic wildernesses and remote island getaways? with so much on offer, which Britain will you choose? Explore every side of this diverse land with our inspiring new guide. Plan your route - full-colour highlights, compelling itineraries and 200 easy-to-use maps lead you from the Orkneys to the Isles of Scilly; Immerse yourself - unravel the past and make sense of the present with our in-depth coverage of Britain's rich history and culture; Sleep sweetly - discerning accommodation reviews guide you to isolated bothies, snug B&Bs and glamorous boutique hotels; Make your escape - activities info takes you far from the madding crowds, whether on foot or by bicycle, wearing crampons or a wetsuit; Get stuck in - comprehensive eating and entertainment listings help you track down the best local food and the hottest clubs.
  

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Contents

The Authors
19
Itineraries
28
Snapshot
35
The Culture
60
Outdoor Activities
83
Environment
93
Orientation
247
Drinking
253
NORTHUMBERLAND
637
Wales
643
Cardiff for Children
652
South Wales
661
Swansea Abertawe
667
Carmarthen Caerfyrddin
673
Manorbier
679
Around St Davids
686

Tours
260
Around Wells
266
Lynton Lynmouth
272
Dorchester
279
Around Sherborne
285
Around Stonehenge
291
Around Plymouth
308
Oxfordshire
342
Uffington White Horse
356
The Slaughters
362
HEREFORDSHIRE
388
The Midlands
406
Brum Nightlife Walking
413
Warwick
419
STAFFORDSHIRE
426
Around Leicester
433
Around Nottingham
439
Buxton
447
Bakewell
453
CAMBRIDGESHIRE
459
Around Cambridge
468
Bury St Edmunds
475
Norfolk Broads
484
Around Kings Lynn
490
Stamford
496
SOUTH YORKSHIRE
503
Around Leeds
513
Manchester for Children
561
Shopping
567
Cumbria
589
Kendal
596
Around Hawkshead
602
Ullswater Around
608
Penrith
614
Northeast England
616
Newcastle for Children
622
Around Durham
630
BRECON BEACONS
693
Crickhowell Grug Hywel
700
Capel Curig
726
Barmouth Abermaw
732
ISLE OF ANGLESEY
741
Edinburgh
747
Sights
752
Activities
759
Drinking
767
Glasgow
775
Southern Scotland
781
Activities
790
Entertainment
796
Around Peebles
802
DUMFRIES GALLOWAY
808
Central Scotland
821
Kilmartin Glen
827
Isle of Mull
834
Around Stirling
842
Around St Andrews
850
Perth to Aviemore
857
Around Aberdeen
865
Highlands
875
Around Aviemore
882
Loch Ness
889
EAST COAST
895
Durness to Ullapool
901
Portree Port Righ
907
Lewis Leodhais
913
Barra Barraigh
919
West North Mainland
924
SHETLAND ISLANDS
933
North Mainland
939
Herm
946
Llanwrtyd Wells Information 749
957
England
962
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About the author (2007)

David Else is a professional travel writer specializing in Africa and has written numerous guidebooks and magazine articles. He has visited Zanzibar regularly since the mid-1980s. He lives in Sheffield, England.
Heather Tyrell has contributed to this new edition; she is a specialist consultant for a successful African-interest UK tour operator. She resides in London.

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