eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Great Britain, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465426973
  • ISBN-13: 9781465426970
  • DDC: 914.104858
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 672 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Great Britain is your indispensable guide to England, Scotland, and Wales. This fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the must-see sights, such as Stonehenge and Big Ben. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel Guide will help you to discover Great Britain region by region-whether you are most interested in local festivals and markets or day trips around the countryside. Street-by-street maps of key cities and towns will help you get the most out of your trip, and insider tips and essential local information showcases the best of Great Britain's restaurants, pubs, shops, hotels, and more. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Great Britain truly shows you this destination as no one else can.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Great Britain.
2: Discovering Great Britain.
3: Putting Great Britain on the Map.
4: Regional Great Britain: London, the South, the Midlands and Wales.
5: Regional Great Britain: The North and Scotland.
6: A Portrait of Great Britain.
7: Gardens through the Ages.
8: Stately Homes.
9: Heraldry and the Aristocracy.
10: Rural Architecture.
11: The Countryside.
12: Walkers’ Britain.
13: The History of Great Britain.
14: Kings and Queens.
15: Prehistoric Britain.
16: Roman Britain.
17: Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms.
18: The Middle Ages.
19: Tudor Renaissance.
20: Stuart Britain.
21: Georgian Britain.
22: Victorian Britain.
23: Britain from 1900 to 1950.
24: Britain Today.
25: Great Britain through the Year.
26: The Sporting Year.
27: The Climate of Great Britain.
28: London.
29: London at a Glance.
30: London’s Parks and Gardens.
31: West End and Westminster.
32: South Kensington and Hyde Park.
33: Regent’s Park and Bloomsbury.
34: The City and Southwark.
35: Further Afield.
36: London Street Finder.
37: Shops and Markets.
38: Entertainment in London.
39: Southeast England.
40: Introducing Southeast England.
41: Southeast England at a Glance.
42: The Garden of England.
43: Houses of Historical Figures.
44: The Downs and Channel Coast.
45: Exploring the Downs and Channel Coast.
46: East Anglia.
47: Exploring East Anglia.
48: Thames Valley.
49: Exploring the Thames Valley.
50: The West Country.
51: Introducing the West Country.
52: The West Country at a Glance.
53: Coastal Wildlife.
54: West Country Gardens.
55: Wessex.
56: Exploring Wessex.
57: Devon and Cornwall.
58: Exploring Devon and Cornwall.
59: The Midlands.
60: Introducing the Midlands.
61: The Midlands at a Glance.
62: Canals of the Midlands.
63: Tudor Manor Houses.
64: Building with Cotswold Stone.
65: The Heart of England.
66: Exploring the Heart of England.
67: East Midlands.
68: Exploring the East Midlands.
69: The North Country.
70: Introducing the North Country.
71: The North Country at a Glance.
72: The Industrial Revolution in the North.
73: North Country Abbeys.
74: The Geology of the Lake District.
75: Lancashire and the Lakes.
76: Exploring Lancashire and the Lakes.
77: Yorkshire and the Humber Region.
78: Exploring Yorkshire and the Humber Region.
79: Northumbria.
80: Exploring Northumbria.
81: Wales.
82: Introducing Wales.
83: Wales at a Glance.
84: A Portrait of Wales.
85: The History of Wales.
86: Castles of Wales.
87: North Wales.
88: Exploring North Wales.
89: South and Mid-wales.
90: Exploring South and Mid-Wales.
91: Scotland.
92: Introducing Scotland.
93: Scotland at a Glance.
94: A Portrait of Scotland.
95: The History of Scotland.
96: Clans and Tartans.
97: Evolution of the Scottish Castle.
98: The Flavours of Scotland.
99: The Lowlands.
100: Exploring the Lowlands.
101: The Highlands and Islands.
102: Exploring the Highlands and Islands.
103: Travellers’ Needs.
104: Where to Stay.
105: Where to Stay.
106: Where to Eat and Drink.
107: The Traditional British Pub.
108: The Flavours of Britain.
109: Where to Eat and Drink.
110: British Pubs.
111: Shopping in Britain.
112: Entertainment in Britain.
113: Specialist Holidays and Outdoor Activities.
114: Survival Guide.
115: Practical Information.
116: Personal Security and Health.
117: Banking and Currency.
118: Communications and Media.
119: Travel Information.
120: Arriving by Sea, Rail and Coach.
121: Arriving by Air.
122: Travelling Around by Car.
123: Travelling Around by Rail.
124: Travelling Around by Coach.
125: Travelling Britain’s Coasts and Waterways.
126: Travelling within Cities.
General Index.