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This pocket or handbag sized tourist publication is an ideal guide and map with which to explore the capital.Side one features large scale coloured mapping of central London which extends to London Zoo, Kings Cross, Barbican, Monument, Tower Bridge, The Imperial War Museum, Tate Britain, Sloane Square, South Kensington, Kensington Palace and Paddington Station. The map uses colour coding and symbols to clearly show features of interest to the tourist. The seven mile long route of the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Walk is shown on the map. There is an index to selected places of interest which uses a star rating system to highlight recommended visitor attractions. Information is shown relating to bus/coach tours that are available along with canal and boat trip information. An inset map features bus routes in central London and includes a list of transport stations and river piers. Cinemas, Theatres, Concert Halls, Opera and Ballet venues are listed with their telephone numbers.The reverse side of the publication features five suggested walks arranged as circular tours that can be started and finished at any convenient place along the route. Each of the five walks, the Westminster Walk, the City of London Walk, the British Museum / Inns of Court Walk, the West End Walk and the Riverside Walk, includes its own coloured route map along with text explaining the route, brief descriptions of the main places of interest and colour photographs. Tourist Information Centres are listed with their addresses and telephone numbers along with information about London Transport. There are separate indexes to streets, hotels and places of interest. The London Underground Map is featured on the back cover.
|Publisher:||Geographers' A-Z Map Company, Limited|
|Edition description:||Folded Sheet Map|
About the Author
Started in 1936 by Mrs Phyllis Pearsall MBE, Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd is the leading street map publisher in the UK, producing more than 200 paper mapping publications, including the much-loved London A-Z, Street Atlases, Visitors Guides, Great Britain Road Atlases, and a new range covering 30 of the country's most popular walking destinations – The Adventure Atlas.