Back Roads Great Britain (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide) (Paperback)

By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel, 9781465440259, 264pp.

Publication Date: April 5, 2016

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (3/18/2013)

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Description

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Back Roads Great Britain takes you to the beautiful villages and stunning landscapes that can only be discovered along the scenic routes and back roads of England, Scotland, and Wales.

Discover towns such as picturesque St. Ives, home to national museums and brimming with galleries. Embark on historical journeys through Neolithic stone circles, ancient abbeys and churches, and the medieval wonders at Salisbury. Delight in colorful English and Welsh gardens, ascend Mt. Snowden and take in the glacial lakes and waterfalls of Snowdonia National Park, and explore the untamed west coast of Scotland.

The Back Roads Great Britain travel guide offers twenty-five driving tours that range from one to five days. Each itinerary highlights day-trips and activities, including walks and hikes, tours of ruins and historic landmarks, and market days and festivals.

Practical information, such as road conditions, lengths of drives, and zip codes for GPS devices, accompanies the pull-out map and the complete itineraries, as do listings for the best-value hotels, intimate guesthouses, local produce-friendly restaurants, and cozy pubs.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Back Roads Great Britain leads you to the most authentic and delightful experiences this region has to offer.

Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.



About the Author

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® 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.