9781864501476

Lonely Planet Britain

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    9781864501476

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    1864501472

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-04-01
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet

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Table of Contents

The Authors 11(4)
This Book 15(1)
Foreword 16(3)
Introduction 19(1)
Facts For The Visitor
20(53)
Highlights
20(5)
Suggested ltineraries
25(1)
Planning
25(2)
Responsible Tourism
27(1)
Tourist Offices
28(1)
Visas & Documents
29(2)
Embassies & Consulates
31(2)
Customs
33(1)
Money
33(4)
Post & Communications
37(2)
Internet Resources
39(1)
Books
40(2)
Films
42(1)
Newspapers & Magazines
42(1)
Radio & TV
43(1)
Video Systems
44(1)
Photography & Video
44(1)
Time
45(1)
Electricity
45(1)
Weights & Measures
45(1)
Laundry
45(1)
Toilets
45(1)
Health
46(3)
Women Travellers
49(1)
Gay & Lesbian Travellers
50(1)
Disabled Travellers
50(1)
Senior Travellers
51(1)
Travel with Children
51(1)
Useful Organisations
51(2)
Dangers & Annoyances
53(2)
Emergencies
55(1)
Legal Matters
55(1)
Business Hours
55(1)
Public Holidays & Special Events
55(1)
Courses
56(1)
Work
57(1)
Accommodation
58(4)
Food
62(3)
Drinks
65(2)
Entertainment
67(1)
Spectator Sports
68(2)
Shopping
70(3)
Activities
73(20)
Walking
73(1)
Access
73(1)
Long-Distance Walks
74(6)
Walking Tours
80(1)
Cycling
80(1)
Information
81(1)
Where to Cycle
82(2)
Some Suggested Cycling Routes
84(2)
Golf
85(1)
Information
86(1)
Costs
86(1)
Surfing & Swimming
86(1)
Fishing
87(1)
Rules & Regulations
87(1)
Horse Riding & Pony Trekking
88(1)
Canal & Waterway Travel
88(1)
History
88(1)
The Waterways
89(1)
Information
90(1)
Travelling the Waterways
90(1)
Skiing
90(1)
Information
90(1)
Costs
91(1)
Resorts
91(2)
Steam Railways
92(1)
Getting There & Away
93(12)
Air
93(7)
Land
100(1)
Sea
101(4)
Getting Around
105(21)
Air
105(1)
Bus
105(3)
Train
108(8)
Car & Motorcycle
116(6)
Bicycle
122(1)
Hitching
122(1)
Walking
122(1)
Boat
122(1)
Local Transport
122(1)
Organised Tours
122(4)
Facts About England
126(32)
History
126(11)
Geography
137(1)
Climate
138(1)
Ecology & Environment
138(2)
Flora' & Fauna
140(2)
Government & Politics
142(1)
Economy
143(1)
Population & People
144(1)
Education
144(1)
Arts
144(5)
Architecture
149(6)
Society & Conduct
155(1)
Religion
156(1)
Language
156(2)
London
158(79)
History
158(1)
Orientation
159(1)
Information
160(23)
Central London
183(21)
North London
204(1)
East London
205(1)
South London
206(2)
West London
208(1)
Organised Tours
209(1)
Places to Stay
209(7)
Places to Eat
216(9)
Entertainment
225(3)
Shopping
228(3)
Getting There & Away
231(1)
Getting Around
232(5)
South-Eastern England
237(66)
Berkshire
240(1)
Windsor & Eton
240(6)
Surrey
245(1)
Farnham
246(1)
Waverley Abbey
247(1)
Box Hill
247(1)
Kent
248(1)
Canterbury
248(6)
Margate
254(1)
Broadstairs
254(1)
Sandwich
255(1)
Around Sandwich
256(1)
Dover
256(4)
Romney Marsh & Around
260(1)
Hever
260(1)
Ightham Mote
260(1)
Leeds Castle
261(1)
East Sussex
261(1)
Rye
261(3)
Hastings
264(1)
Battle
264(1)
Pevensey Castle
265(1)
Eastbourne
265(3)
Beachy Head
268(1)
The Long Man of Wilmington
268(1)
Brighton
268(6)
West Sussex
274(1)
Chichester
274(2)
Around Chichester
276(1)
Arundel
277(1)
Hampshire
277(1)
Winchester
277(5)
Portsmouth
282(5)
New Forest
287(3)
Isle of Wight
289(1)
Cowes & Osborne House
290(1)
Ryde
290(1)
Ventnor
291(1)
South Coast
291(1)
West Wight
291(1)
Essex
292(1)
Southend-on-Sea
292(4)
Colchester
296(1)
Dedham Vale
297(1)
Saffron Walden
297(1)
Audley End House
298(1)
Hertfordshire
298(1)
St Albans
298(3)
Hatfield House
301(1)
Shaw's Corner
301(1)
Buckinghamshire
301(1)
Aylesbury
302(1)
Around Aylesbury
302(1)
Stowe Landscape Gardens
302(1)
Wendover Woods
302(1)
South-Western England
303(110)
Dorset
307(1)
Bournemouth & Poole
307(2)
Around Bournemouth & Poole
309(1)
South-Eastern Dorset
310(2)
Dorchester
312(1)
Around Dorchester
313(1)
Weymouth
314(3)
Weymouth to Lyme Regis
317(1)
Lyme Regis
318(1)
Around Lyme Regis
319(1)
Sherborne
320(1)
Shaftesbury
321(1)
Wiltshire
321(1)
Salisbury
321(6)
Around Salisbury
327(1)
Stonehenge
328(2)
Around Stonehenge
330(1)
Stourhead
330(1)
Longleat
331(1)
Bradford-on-Avon
331(2)
Chippenham & Around
333(1)
Devizes
334(1)
Avebury
335(2)
Around Avebury
337(1)
Marlborough
338(1)
Malmesbury
338(1)
Swindon
339(16)
Bristol
339(8)
Bath
347(8)
Around Bath
355(1)
Somerset
355(1)
Wells
356(2)
Mendip Hills
358(2)
Glastonbury
360(3)
Quantock Hills
363(1)
Taunton
364(1)
Montacute House
364(3)
Exmoor National Park
365(2)
Dulverton
367(1)
Dunster
368(1)
Minehead
368(1)
Exford
369(1)
Porlock
369(1)
Lynton & Lynmouth
369(2)
Devon
370(1)
Exeter
371(5)
Around Exeter
376(1)
South Devon Coast
376(3)
Plymouth
379(4)
Around Plymouth
383(1)
Northern Devon
383(6)
Dartmoor National Park
385(4)
Princetown
389(1)
Postbridge
389(1)
Buckfastleigh
390(1)
Widecombe-in-the-Moor
390(1)
Moretonhampstead & Steps Bridge
391(1)
Chagford
391(1)
Castle Drogo
391(1)
Okehampton
391(1)
Lydford
392(1)
Tavistock
393(1)
Cornwall
393(1)
South-Eastern Cornwall
394(3)
Truro
397(1)
Roseland Peninsula
397(1)
South-Western Cornwall
398(1)
Penzance
399(2)
Western Cornwall
401(3)
St Ives
404(2)
Newquay
406(2)
Northern Cornwall
408(2)
Isles of Scilly
410(3)
Central England
413(107)
Oxfordshire
415(1)
Oxford
416(8)
Woodstock & Blenheim Palace
424(1)
Oxfordshire Cotswolds
425(1)
South of Oxford
425(1)
Henley-on-Thames
426(1)
Around Henley-on-Thames
427(1)
Gloucestershire & the Cotswolds
427(1)
Northern Cotswolds
428(6)
Southern Cotswolds
434(2)
Cirencester
436(1)
Gloucester
437(4)
Cheltenham
441(4)
Tewkesbury
445(1)
The Forest of Dean
446(1)
Newent
446(1)
Herefordshire & Worcestershire
447(1)
Hereford
447(2)
Around Hereford
449(1)
Ross-on-Wye
450(1)
Around Ross-on-Wye
450(1)
Worcester
451(3)
Around Worcester
454(1)
Great Malvern
455(1)
Vale of Evesham
456(1)
Warwickshire & Coventry
457(1)
Coventry
457(2)
Warwick
459(2)
Around Warwick
461(1)
Kenilworth
462(1)
Stratford-upon-Avon
462(5)
Around Stratford-upon-Avon
467(6)
Birmingham
468(5)
Around Birmingham
473(1)
Northamptonshire
474(1)
Northampton
474(1)
Around Northampton
475(1)
Bedfordshire
476(1)
Bedford
476(2)
Woburn Abbey & Safari Park
478(1)
Whipsnade
478(1)
Leicestershire & Rutland
478(1)
Leicester
478(4)
Around Leicester
482(1)
Rutland
483(1)
Shropshire
483(1)
Shrewsbury
484(4)
Around Shrewsbury
488(1)
Ironbridge Gorge
489(3)
Bridgnorth
492(1)
Wenlock Edge
492(1)
Much Wenlock
492(1)
The Long Mynd & Church Stretton
493(1)
Bishop's Castle
493(1)
Clun
493(1)
Ludlow
494(1)
Stokesay Castle
495(1)
Staffordshire
496(1)
Lichfield
496(1)
Stoke-on-Trent
497(2)
Around Stoke-on-Trent
499(1)
Derbyshire
499(1)
Derby
499(1)
Around Derby
500(1)
Chesterfield
501(1)
Around Chesterfield
501(4)
Peak District
501(4)
Bakewell
505(1)
Around Bakewell
506(1)
Eyam
507(1)
Castleton
508(2)
Edale
510(1)
Hayfield
510(1)
Buxton
510(2)
Around Buxton
512(1)
Matlock & Matlock Bath
513(1)
Around Matlock
513(1)
Nottinghamshire
513(1)
Nottingham
513(5)
Around Nottingham
518(2)
Eastern England
520(46)
Suffolk
522(1)
Ipswich
522(2)
Stour Valley
524(1)
Lavenham
525(1)
Bury St Edmunds
525(2)
Suffolk Coast
527(2)
Norfolk
528(1)
Norwich
529(4)
Around Norwich
533(1)
Norfolk Broads
533(1)
Norfolk Coast
534(2)
King's Lynn
536(3)
Cambridgeshire
539(1)
Cambridge
539(14)
Around Cambridge
553(1)
Ely
554(2)
Peterborough
556(1)
Lincolnshire
557(1)
Lincoln
557(5)
Grantham
562(1)
Stamford
563(1)
Boston
564(1)
Skegness
564(2)
North-Western England
566(34)
Manchester
566(11)
Around Manchester
577(1)
Cheshire
578(1)
Chester
578(6)
Around Chester
584(8)
Liverpool
584(8)
Around Liverpool
592(2)
Isle of Man
593(1)
Douglas
594(2)
Lancashire
596(1)
Lancaster
596(1)
Blackpool
597(3)
Yorkshire
600(64)
West Yorkshire
601(2)
Leeds
603(5)
Harewood House
608(1)
Bradford
608(1)
Saltaire
609(1)
Haworth
610(2)
Hebben Bridge & Heptonstall
612(1)
Sheffield & Around
613(1)
Sheffield
613(4)
Around Sheffield
617(1)
East Riding of Yorkshire
617(1)
Hull (Kingston-upon-Hull)
618(1)
Beverley
619(2)
North Yorkshire
620(1)
York
621(12)
Castle Howard
633(1)
Thirsk
634(3)
North York Moors National Park
634(3)
Sutton Bank
637(1)
Helmsley
637(1)
Around Helmsley
638(1)
Pickering
639(1)
North Yorkshire Moors Railway
639(1)
Danby
640(1)
Staithes
641(1)
Whitby
641(6)
Cook Country Walk
647(1)
Robin Hood's Bay
647(1)
Scarborough
647(7)
Yorkshire Dales National Park
652(2)
Leeds-Settle-Carlisle Line
654(1)
Skipton
655(1)
Grassington
655(1)
Settle & Around
655(1)
Malham
656(1)
Kirkby Lonsdale
656(1)
Kirkby Stephen
656(1)
Harrogate
657(3)
Richmond
660(2)
Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Water Garden
662(2)
Cumbria
664(24)
Carlisle
665(3)
Cockermouth
668(2)
Kendal
670(1)
Around Kendal
671(3)
Lake District National Park
672(2)
Windermere & Bowness
674(4)
Ambleside
678(1)
Grasmere & Wordsworth Country
679(1)
Around Grasmere
680(1)
Coniston
681(1)
Keswick
682(4)
Around Keswick
686(1)
Cumbrian Coast Line
686(1)
Ulverston
686(2)
North-Eastern England
688(28)
County Durham
690(1)
Durham
690(4)
Beamish Open-Air Museum
694(1)
Barnard Castle
695(1)
Around Barnard Castle
695(7)
Newcastle upon Tyne
696(5)
Northumberland Coast
701(1)
Warkworth
702(1)
Alnwick
702(1)
Farne Islands
703(1)
Bamburgh
703(1)
Holy Island (Lindisfarne)
704(1)
Berwick-upon-Tweed
704(3)
Hadrian's Wall
706(1)
Corbridge
707(1)
Hexham
708(1)
Hexham to Haltwhistle
709(1)
Haltwhistle
710(1)
Brampton
711(2)
Northumberland National Park
711(2)
Bellingham
713(1)
Rothbury
713(3)
Facts About Scotland
716(20)
History
716(8)
Geography & Geology
724(1)
Climate
725(1)
Ecology & Environment
725(1)
Flora & Fauna
726(1)
Government & Politics
727(1)
Economy
728(1)
Population & People
729(1)
Education
729(1)
Science & Philosophy
730(1)
Arts
730(3)
Society & Conduct
733(2)
Religion
735(1)
Language
735(1)
Edinburgh
736(29)
History
736(4)
Information
740(1)
Edinburgh Castle
741(1)
Royal Mile
742(4)
Palace of Holyroodhouse & Holyrood Abbey
746(1)
Holyrood Park
747(1)
Dynamic Earth
747(1)
South of the Royal Mile
747(1)
Calton Hill & Around
748(1)
New Town
749(1)
West End
750(1)
North of New Town
751(1)
Organised Tours
751(1)
Places to Stay
751(3)
Places to Eat
754(4)
Entertainment
758(2)
Getting There & Away
760(1)
Getting Around
761(1)
Greater Edinburgh
761(1)
North & North-West
761(3)
West & South
764(1)
Southern Scotland
765(47)
Scottish Borders
768(1)
Coldstream
769(1)
Kelso
770(2)
Around Kelso
772(1)
Melrose
772(1)
Around Melrose
773(1)
Galashiels
774(1)
Selkirk
774(1)
Jedburgh
774(2)
Around Peebles
776(1)
Hermitage Castle
776(18)
Glasgow
776(18)
Around Glasgow
794(1)
Paisley
794(1)
Firth of Clyde
794(1)
Greenock
795(1)
Gourock
795(1)
Lanarkshire
795(1)
Blantyre
795(1)
Lanark & New Lanark
795(2)
Ayrshire
796(1)
North Ayrshire
797(1)
Isle of Arran
797(3)
South Ayrshire
800(2)
Around Ayr
802(2)
Dumfries & Galloway
804(1)
Dumfries
804(2)
Around Dumfries
806(1)
New Galloway & Around
806(1)
Castle Douglas & Around
806(1)
Kirkcudbright
807(1)
Gatehouse of Fleet
808(1)
Machars Peninsula
809(1)
Wigtown
809(1)
Whithorn
809(1)
Isle of Whithorn
809(1)
Portpatrick
809(1)
Stranraer & Cairnryan
810(1)
Around Stranraer
811(1)
Central Scotland
812(61)
Argyll & Bute
816(1)
Isle of Bute
817(1)
Loch Lomond
818(1)
Inveraray
819(1)
Kilmartin Glen
820(1)
Kintyre
820(1)
Isle of Islay
821(2)
Isle of Jura
823(1)
Isle of Colonsay
823(1)
Oban & Around
824(2)
Isle of Mull
826(3)
Around Mull
829(1)
Isle of Coll
829(1)
Isle of Tiree
829(1)
Stirling & Around
830(1)
Stirling
830(5)
Around Stirling
835(1)
The Trossachs
836(1)
North Central Region
837(1)
Fife
838(1)
Western Fife
838(1)
South Coast
839(1)
Central Fife
840(1)
St Andrews
841(5)
Around St Andrews
846(1)
East Neuk
847(1)
Perthshire & Kinross
848(1)
Kinross & Loch Leven
848(1)
Perth
849(2)
Strathearn
851(1)
Perth to Aviemore
852(2)
West Perthshire
854(1)
Dundee & Angus
854(1)
Dundee
855(5)
Glamis Castle
860(1)
Arbroath
860(1)
Aberdeenshire & Moray
861(1)
Aberdeen
861(6)
Deeside & Donside
867(2)
Inland Aberdeenshire & Moray
869(1)
Grampian Coast
870(3)
Highlands & Northern Islands
873(77)
The Cairngorms
878(1)
Aviemore
879(4)
Grantown-on-Spey
883(1)
Kingussie
883(1)
Kingussie to Fort William
884(1)
The Great Glen
885(1)
Fort William & Around
885(4)
Fort William to Glen Coe
889(1)
Glen Coe
889(2)
Fort William to Fort Augustus
891(1)
Fort Augustus
891(1)
Loch Ness
892(2)
Inverness
894(3)
Around Inverness
897(2)
East Coast
899(1)
Dingwall to Bonar Bridge
899(1)
Dornoch
900(1)
Dunrobin Castle
900(1)
Brora & Helmsdale
900(1)
Helmsdale to Latheron
901(1)
Celtic Sites
901(1)
Wick
902(1)
John o'Groats
903(1)
Dunnet Head
903(1)
North & West Coast
903(1)
Thurso & Scrabster
904(2)
Thurso to Durness
906(1)
Durness
906(1)
Durness to Ullapool
907(1)
Ullapool
908(1)
Ullapool to Kyle of Lochalsh
909(1)
Plockton
910(1)
Kyle of Lochalsh
910(1)
Kyle of Lochalsh to the Great Glen
911(1)
Road to the Isles
911(1)
Mallaig
911(2)
The Interiqr
913(1)
Isle of Skye
913(1)
Portree (Port Righ)
913(2)
Kyleakin (Caol Acain)
915(1)
Kylerhea (Caol Reithe)
915(1)
Armadale (Armadal)
915(1)
Broadford (An T-Ath Leathann)
915(1)
The Cuillin Hills & Minginish Peninsula
915(1)
North-West Skye
916(1)
Trotternish Peninsula
916(1)
Uig (Uige)
917(1)
Isle of Raasay
917(4)
Outer Hebrides
917(4)
Lewis (Leodhais)
921(2)
Harris (Na Hearadh)
923(2)
North Uist (Uibhist A Tuath)
925(1)
Benbecula (Beinn Na Faoghla)
925(1)
South Uist (Uibhist A Deas)
926(1)
Barra (Barraigh)
926(3)
Orkney Islands
927(2)
Kirkwall
929(3)
West & North Mainland
932(2)
East Mainland, Burray & South Ronaldsay
934(2)
Hoy
936(1)
Northern Islands
937(5)
Shetland Islands
940(2)
Lerwick
942(3)
Around Lerwick
945(1)
South Mainland
946(1)
North Mainland
946(1)
Yell & Unst
946(1)
Other Islands
947(3)
Facts About Wales
950(12)
History
950(4)
Geography
954(1)
Climate
955(1)
Ecology & Environment
955(1)
Flora & Fauna
955(1)
Government & Politics
956(1)
Economy
956(1)
Population & People
957(1)
Education
957(1)
Arts
958(2)
Society & Conduct
960(1)
Religion
960(1)
Language
961(1)
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
962(9)
History
962(1)
Orientation
963(1)
Information
963(1)
Cardiff Castle
963(2)
National Museum of Wales
965(1)
St John's Church
965(1)
Cardiff Bay
965(1)
Llandaff Cathedral
965(1)
Organised Tours
966(1)
Places to Stay
966(1)
Places to Eat
967(1)
Entertainment
967(2)
Getting There & Away
969(1)
Getting Around
969(2)
South Wales
971(28)
South-Eastern Wales
971(1)
Around Cardiff
972(2)
Wye Valley
974(1)
Chepstow
975(2)
Swansea (Abertawe)
977(4)
Gower Peninsula
981(1)
Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin)
982(1)
Laugharne
983(4)
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
983(4)
Tenby (Dinbych Y Pysgod)
987(1)
Around Tenby
988(1)
Pembroke
989(1)
Around Pembroke
990(1)
Haverfordwest (Hwlffordd)
991(1)
St Brides Bay (Bae Sain Ffraid)
991(1)
St David's (Ty-Ddewi)
992(2)
St David's To Fishguard
994(1)
Fishguard (Abergwaun)
995(2)
Newport (Trefdraeth)
997(1)
Around Newport
997(2)
Central Wales
999(22)
Brecon Beacons National Park
999(5)
Brecon (Aberhonddu)
1004(3)
Brecon to Abergavenny
1007(1)
Abergavenny (Y Fenni)
1008(1)
Around Abergavenny
1009(1)
Abergavenny to Hay-on-Wye
1009(1)
Hay-on-Wye
1010(3)
Powys
1012(1)
Llanwrtyd Wells
1013(1)
Llandrindod Wells
1013(1)
Knighton
1014(1)
Welshpool
1014(1)
Machynlleth
1014(2)
Ceredigion
1016(1)
Cardigan (Aberteifi)
1016(1)
Aberystwyth
1017(4)
North Wales
1021(31)
North-Eastern Wales
1022(1)
Wrexham
1022(1)
Llangollen
1022(8)
Snowdonia National Park
1026(4)
Betws-y-Coed
1030(2)
Capel Curig
1032(1)
Llanberis
1032(2)
Beddgelett
1034(1)
Blaenau Ffestiniog
1035(1)
Harlech
1036(1)
Barmouth
1036(1)
Tywyn
1037(1)
Dolgellau
1037(1)
Bala
1038(1)
North-Western Wales
1039(1)
Llandudno
1039(3)
Conwy
1042(2)
Bangor
1044(1)
Around Bangor
1045(1)
Caernarfon
1045(1)
Anglesey (Ynys Mon)
1046(2)
Llyn Peninsula
1048(1)
Porthmadog
1049(1)
Portmeirion
1050(2)
The Channel Islands
1052(6)
Jersey
1053(1)
Guernsey
1054(1)
Herm
1055(1)
Alderney
1056(1)
Sark
1056(2)
Language 1058(3)
Glossary 1061(4)
Glossary of Religious Architecture 1065(2)
Acknowledgments 1067(6)
Index 1073

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