Rick Steves' Great Britain 2012

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Perseus-Avalon Travel Publishi, 2012 - Travel - 956 pages
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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Great Britain.

With this guide, you’ll explore the misty isle of Great Britain, from lively London to the lush green fields of Wales and the craggy beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Wander the sheep-dotted hillsides of the Lake District, and stroll the promenade at the kitschy beach resort of Blackpool. On Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, ask a proud Scot about the local whisky. Trace Britain’s history from prehistoric Stonehenge to Roman Bath, and from tout Welsh castles to Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon. After a busy day of sightseeing, relax at a neighborhood pub, sharing a chat and a pint with a friendly local.

Rick’s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels, B&Bs, and restaurants in big cities and small villages. You’ll learn how to travel by train, bus, or car and discover which sights are worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

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Review: Rick Steves' Great Britain 2012

User Review  - The - Goodreads

Read for the bit on Scotland. The wee bit gave some solid travel tips for a starting point. Read full review

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User Review  - Sylvia - Goodreads

I speed-read through it on the flight to England. Thank goodness I did because I left my Nook on the plane, and no one could "find" it. Damn, damn. Great advice, good humor, up to par, as always. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Rick Steves is on a mission: to help make European travel accessible and meaningful for Americans. Rick has spent 100 days every year since 1973 exploring Europe. He's researched and written 24 travel guidebooks and hosts the public television series "Rick Steves' Europe," now in its seventh season. He also organizes and leads tours of Europe and offers an information-packed website (www.ricksteves.com). Rick lives in Edmonds, WA, just north of Seattle, with his family.

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