Rick Steves' Great Britain 2012

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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Great Britain.

With this guide, you’ll explore the misty isle of Great Britain, from lively London to the lush green fields of Wales and the craggy beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Wander the sheep-dotted hillsides of the Lake District, and stroll the promenade at the kitschy beach resort of Blackpool. On Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, ask a proud Scot about the local whisky. Trace Britain’s ...

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Overview

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Great Britain.

With this guide, you’ll explore the misty isle of Great Britain, from lively London to the lush green fields of Wales and the craggy beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Wander the sheep-dotted hillsides of the Lake District, and stroll the promenade at the kitschy beach resort of Blackpool. On Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, ask a proud Scot about the local whisky. Trace Britain’s history from prehistoric Stonehenge to Roman Bath, and from tout Welsh castles to Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon. After a busy day of sightseeing, relax at a neighborhood pub, sharing a chat and a pint with a friendly local.

Rick’s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels, B&Bs, and restaurants in big cities and small villages. You’ll learn how to travel by train, bus, or car and discover which sights are worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598809923
  • Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/27/2011
  • Series: Rick Steves' Travel Guides Series
  • Edition description: 2012 Edition
  • Pages: 992
  • Sales rank: 1,386,041
  • Product dimensions: 4.50 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Rick Steves
Rick Steves

Rick Steves is on a mission: to help make European travel accessible and meaningful for Americans. Rick has spent 100 days every year since 1973 exploring Europe. He's researched and written 24 travel guidebooks and hosts the public television series Rick Steves' Europe, now in its seventh season. He also organizes and leads tours of Europe and offers an information-packed website (ricksteves.com). Rick lives in Edmonds, WA, just north of Seattle, with his family.

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  • Posted September 28, 2012

    Don't Bother

    This ebook is disappointing. The maps and images could have been reproduced in a way to actually allow you to see them... But they haven't been. Whoever put this together really missed the boat. Taking a guide book as a nook, ipad or kindle version could be a better option than tearing useful pages out of a print book (something Steve's advocated to avoid lugging a heavy book around) if the maps and illustrations were usable. They are way too small to be usable. I returned it after a few hours.

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