Insight Guide Great Britain by Michael MacaroonInsight Guide Great Britain by Michael Macaroon

Insight Guide Great Britain

byMichael Macaroon

Paperback | April 1, 2012

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Insight Guide Great Britain is an essential full-color guide to the rich cultural history and modern-day attractions of the three countries - England, Scotland and Wales - which make up this varied and fascinating land. Our inspirational Best of Great Britain section highlights unmissable sights and experiences, while a comprehensive Travel Tips section gives you all the practical information you need to plan your trip. Our selective listings for hotel and restaurants are the personal recommendations of our local authors and direct visitors to authentic establishments with local character, from castles to campsites. Lavish Photo Features offer a unique insight into the country's prehistoric sites, stately home and gardens, the world-famous British Museum and Scotland's castles and abbeys. With a longer and more in-depth history and culture section than its competitors, it provides a fascinating introduction to Britain's rich history and social eccentricities, and gives the low down on peerages and the monarchy. The informative text, written by local experts, is a pleasure to read and accompanied by beautiful photography. A detailed Places section, with full-color maps, guides you around the distinct regions which make up this densely populated island, from the busy streets of London to the picturesque villages of the Cotswolds and the breathtaking beauty of Snowdonia in Wales and the Highlands of Scotland.

Michael Macaroon is a writer specializing in travel and the arts. Having lived in various parts of Britain, he is now based in London. While he enjoys the hubbub of the big city, his favorite place remains the North Norfolk coast, where he goes for bucket-and-spade holidays with his 2-year-old son.
Title:Insight Guide Great BritainFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8.94 × 6.17 × 0.92 inPublished:April 1, 2012Publisher:APA Publications UK, LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:178005050X

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Table of Contents

Best of Great Britain
Past and Present
The British Character

History and Culture
Decisive Dates
Shakespeare's Kings
The Golden Age
Britannia Rules
Modern Times
Culture from A to Z

Photo Features
Prehistoric Times
Stately Homes
The British Museum
The English Season
The English Garden
Outdoor Activities
Scottish Castles and Abbeys

Central London
London: City &Southwark
London: Kensington,Chelsea
Day Trips along the Thames
The Thames Valley
Oxford to Stratford
Cambridge and East Anglia
The Southeast
Hardy Country
The West Country
Wye Valley and South Wales
North Wales
Merseyside and Shropshire
Peak District, East Midlands
Yorkshire and the Northeast
The Lake District
Scottish Lowlands
Scottish Highlands

Travel Tips