Rick Steves' Great Britain 2006

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  • Copyright: 2006-01-11
  • Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
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Who but Rick Steves can tell travelers how to promenade down Edinburgh's Royal Mile or visit the ancient home of the Holy Grail? With "Rick Steves' Great Britain 2006," travelers can experience Rick's favorite destinations in London, Bath, York, the Cotswolds, the Lake District, Edinburgh, and North Wales -- economically and hassle-free. Completely revised and updated, "Rick Steves' Great Britain 2006" includes opinionated coverage of both famous and lesser-known sights; friendly places to eat and sleep; suggested day plans; walking tours and trip itineraries; clear instructions for smooth travel anywhere by car, train, or foot; and Rick's newest "back door" discoveries. America's #1 authority on travel to Europe, Rick's time-tested recommendations for safe and enjoyable travel in Europe have been used by millions of Americans in search of their own unique European travel experience.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Great Britain
Londonp. 45
Greenwich, Windsor, and Cambridgep. 150
Greenwichp. 150
Windsorp. 155
Cambridgep. 161
Bathp. 166
Near Bathp. 191
Glastonburyp. 193
Wellsp. 197
Aveburyp. 203
Stonehengep. 204
South Walesp. 206
The Cotswoldsp. 210
Chipping Camdenp. 214
Stow-on-the-Woldp. 226
Moreton-in-Marshp. 238
Stratford-upon-Avonp. 243
Near Stratford: Warwick and Coventryp. 256
Ironbridge Gorgep. 260
North Walesp. 269
Ruthinp. 271
Llangollenp. 275
Conwyp. 275
Caernarfonp. 285
Snowdonia National Parkp. 288
Blaenau Ffestiniogp. 292
Blackpool and Liverpoolp. 296
Blackpoolp. 296
Liverpoolp. 305
The Lake Districtp. 313
The North Lake Districtp. 317
The South Lake Districtp. 337
Yorkp. 343
North York Moorsp. 365
Near York: Whitby and Staithesp. 368
Durham and Northeast Englandp. 371
Durhamp. 372
Hadrian's Wallp. 384
Holy Island and Bamburgh Castlep. 389
Edinburghp. 391
Glasgowp. 438
Oban, Islands, and Highlandsp. 458
Obanp. 459
Islands: Mull and Ionap. 468
The Highlands: from Oban to Invernessp. 472
Invernessp. 478
Isle of Skyep. 484
Pitlochryp. 487
British History and Culturep. 492
Appendixp. 501
Let's Talk Telephonesp. 501
European Calling Chartp. 502
Festivals and Public Holidaysp. 505
Climatep. 508
Metric Conversionp. 508
Weights and Measuresp. 508
Numbers and Stumblersp. 509
Converting Temperaturesp. 509
British-Yankee Vocabularyp. 510
Making Your Hotel Reservationp. 513
Indexp. 514
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