Author(s): Darwin Porter
Completely updated every year (unlike most of the competition), "Frommer's England 2010" features gorgeous color photos and maps, a detachable foldout map of London, and details on all of the country's top cities, villages, gardens, countryside destinations, and more. "Frommer's England 2009" details the best overall travel experiences, from pub crawls to antique shopping to theater-going; the best of literary England (Stratford-upon-Avon, Jane Austen country, and more); the best ancient and Roman sites, including Roman baths and 'Hadrian's Wall'; the best museums and galleries, from the Tate Modern to the National Museum of Wales; and, the best hotels and restaurants in all price categories. You'll also find over 130 pages devoted to the best of London, including the best nearby driving tours and day trips by train. It's all done with the trademark Frommer's attention to style, accuracy, and detail, including updated addresses and exact prices. Read an in-depth guide to England's art and architecture, and get the latest trip-planning advice on everything from bargain airfares to rail passes.
LIST OF MAPS. WHAT'S NEW IN ENGLAND & WALES. 1 THE BEST OF ENGLAND & WALES. 2 ENGLAND & WALES IN DEPTH. 3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO ENGLAND & WALES. 4 SUGGESTED ENGLAND ITINERARIES. 5 SETTLING INTO LONDON. 6 EXPLORING LONDON. 7 THE THAMES VALLEY: ROYAL WINDSOR & REGAL OXFORD. 8 KENT, SURREY & SUSSEX: THE GARDEN OF ENGLAND. 9 HAMPSHIRE & DORSET: AUSTEN & HARDY COUNTRY. 10 WILTSHIRE & SOMERSET: REGAL BATH & MYSTERIOUS STONEHENGE. 11 DEVON: RED CLIFFS, MOORS & PLYMOUTH PILGRIMS. 12 CORNWALL: THE ANCIENT DUCHY. 13 THE COTSWOLDS: HONEY STONE & "WOOL CHURCHES". 14 SHAKESPEARE COUNTRY & THE HEART OF ENGLAND. 15 CAMBRIDGE & EAST ANGLIA: FENS & THE NORFOLK "BROADS". 16 EAST MIDLANDS: PRINCESS DI & ROBIN HOOD. 17 THE NORTHWEST: MANCHESTER, LIVERPOOL & CHESTER. 18 THE LAKE DISTRICT: HOME OF THE POETS. 20 CARDIFF & SOUTH WALES: DYLAN THOMAS COUNTRY. 19 YORKSHIRE & NORTHUMBRIA: BRONTE, MOORS & DALES. 21 NORTH WALES: THE PEAKS OF SNOWDONIA. 22 FAST FACTS. INDEX.