The Rough Guide to England

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Now in its sixth edition, the Rough Guide to England is the ultimate insider's guide. A team of veteran travel authors have turned their attention on their own backyard to unearth the hidden delights of this fascinating and richly diverse country. From remote beaches on the Norfolk coast and sublime cliff-top walks in south Devon, to atmospheric London drinking holes and the latest live music venues in Liverpool, the Rough Guide gives the inside-line to experiencing the best this country has to offer. There are informed accounts of every attraction from the old favourites to the latest additions such as the Eden Project in Cornwall and the Baltic Arts Centre in Newcastle. The Rough Guide is also as authoritative on England's history as it is on its contemporary culture, with illuminating commentary on the country's development from the Celts and Romans through to modern-day England. For outdoor enthusiasts there is practical advice on the multitude of activities available from surfing in Newquay to hiking the Yorkshire Dales. For every region there are detailed and fully referenced maps and plans.

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Getting there
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Food and drink Directory
City transport Shopping 160
The East End and Docklands 110 The North Kent Coast
The South Bank 114 Canterbury
The Channel Ports
North London Royal Tunbridge Wells
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DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO(R) books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.

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