London's Best Views

London's Best Views

by Simon Jenkins
     
 

England's views are remarkable for their beauty and variety. In this illustrated, first-of-its-kind guide, bestselling author Simon Jenkins picks London's very best views, including Greenwich, The Monument, Parliament Square, Primrose Hill, Richmond Hill and Waterloo Bridge - and explains the fascinating stories behind them. Jenkins' entertaining and erudite

Overview

England's views are remarkable for their beauty and variety. In this illustrated, first-of-its-kind guide, bestselling author Simon Jenkins picks London's very best views, including Greenwich, The Monument, Parliament Square, Primrose Hill, Richmond Hill and Waterloo Bridge - and explains the fascinating stories behind them. Jenkins' entertaining and erudite entries provide the rich historical, geographical, botanical and architectural background to London's breathtaking sights both iconic and undiscovered.

Filled with roman roads, cliff-tops, follies, urban vistas and heart-stopping moments, you'll soon wonder how you chose walks, mini-breaks or spontaneous diversions without it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781782830627
Publisher:
Profile Books Limited
Publication date:
10/03/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
809,758
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Simon Jenkins is the author of the bestselling A Short History of England [9781846684630], (Profile) England's Thousand Best Churches and England's Thousand Best Houses, the former editor of The Times and Evening Standard and a columnist for the Guardian. He is also chairman of the National Trust. He can be found on Twitter at: @simonjenkins4.


Simon Jenkins is the author of the bestselling England's Thousand Best Churches and England's Thousand Best Houses, the former editor of The Times and Evening Standard and a columnist for the Guardian. He is also chairman of the National Trust.

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