Berlitz Handbook Great Britain is the ultimate practical, inspirational guide to this fascinating destination, with 304 pages combining authoritative narrative detail and stunning color photography. What sets the guide apart is the illuminatingMoreBerlitz Handbook Great Britain is the ultimate practical, inspirational guide to this fascinating destination, with 304 pages combining authoritative narrative detail and stunning color photography.
What sets the guide apart is the illuminating Unique Experiences section, packed full of practical advice on how to make the most of all the opportunities unique to Britain – from visiting royal residences to watching a soccer match, or exploring Brontë country in Yorkshire.The guide starts with a rundown of Great Britain’s Top 25 Attractions, ranging from the Edinburgh’s handsome Royal Mile to stunning stately home Chatsworth House. In the Trip Planner you’ll find itineraries outlining how best to maximise your time in Britain.The Places Section tackles each of Britain’s regions in turn – starting with the iconic capital, London, and taking in the rest of England as well as the natural wonders of Wales and Scotland.
Each chapter is color-coded for easy reference, and features everything you’ll need to know about the sights and attractions in the area as well as maps to help you get around and carefully chosen listings of the best places to sleep, eat, drink, and get active. The Places section is interspersed with fully mapped tours, suggesting routes including a walk through the leafy London borough of Hampstead and a drive around Snowdonia’s Bala Lake, and Cultural Spreads that give a striking insight into an element of Britain’s culture, from whiskey in Scotland to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London.Further practical advice is provided in a chapter dedicated to accommodations, transportation, health and safety, money and budgeting, responsible travel, and family holidays.
The Setting the Scene chapter is devoted to Britain’s historical and cultural background, plus information on the country’s cuisine.