Frommer's Great Britain Day by Day

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 14, 2012 - Travel - 768 pages
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Map your own adventure. Great Britain Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best way to see Great Britain.

  • Packed with 135 detailed full-color maps and 750 full-color photos
  • 106 regional and city itineraries that will help you maximize your time while touring the country's top sights. Take in the fabulous scenery of the Lake District and Cornwall, hike the Scottish Highlands or Wales' Brecon Beacons National Park, tour Kent & Sussex's fabulous gardens and historic houses, explore Yorkshire's best Roman sites, or take in some Shakespeare in Stratford-Upon-Avon.
  • Our authors, longtime Britain experts, hit all the highlights, from London’s British Museum to Edinburgh Castle to Wales’ Mount Snowdon. They've checked out all of the country's best hotels and restaurants in person, and offer authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find the choices that suit your tastes and budget.
  • You'll also get coverage of shopping and nightlife in the major cities; a full chapter on Britain's rich history and culture, information on special-interest tours, and advice on planning a successful British vacation.
  • The cultural “Spotlight” sections take a closer look at the most compelling aspects of British culture and include golf, castles, and British fashion.
  • Frommer's Great Britain Day by Day also includes a color fold-out map.
  

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Contents

Our Favorite Moments
2
The Most Picturesque Villages
4
Favorite Small Cities Towns
5
The Greatest Historic Houses
6
The Best Palaces
7
The Best Museums
8
Britains Finest Art Collections
9
The Best of Ancient Britain
10
Britain at Its Scenic Best
33
British Houses Gardens
36
Royal Britain
41
London
44
Our Favorite London Moments
46
The Best of London in1
50
The Best of London in 2 Days
56
The Best of London in 3 Days
60

The Best of Modern Britain
11
The Best Cathedrals Abbeys
12
The Best Literary Experiences
13
Britain Goes to the Movies
14
The Best of Natural Britain
16
Our Favorite Romantic Getaways
17
Our Favorite Hotels Inns
18
Most Memorable Dining Experiences
19
The Best Pubs
20
The Best Places to Enjoy the Arts
21
The Best AllBritain Itineraries
23
The Best of Great Britain in 1 Week
24
Highlights of Great Britain in 2 Weeks
28
Victoria and Albert Museum
64
The British Museum
68
Royal London
72
Hampton Court Palace
76
London with Kids
80
Hyde Park
84
Regents Park
88
Up in Smoke
90
Mayfair
92
page 42
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page 3
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About the author (2012)

Donald Olson is a travel writer with a longtime interest in gardens and gardening. His travel stories have appeared in The New York Times and National Geographic. He lives, writes, and gardens in New York and Oregon.

Barry Shelby was born in 1960 in Berkeley, California, where he later attended the University of California. He received a master's degree in journalism in 1984 from Northwestern University in Illinois. From 1984 to June 1997, he was an editor at "World Press Review" magazine in Manhattan. He moved to Scotland in 1997, where he has worked as a caretaker at a small and privately owned castle on the Clyde Coast, as a "temp" with the privatized national railway company, as well as a food and drink writer and editor for newspapers and magazines, including the "Guardian, Glasgow Herald," and "The List," He is married to a Scot and lives in Glasgow's East End with her, two dogs, and a cat.

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