Where to Go When Great Britain and Ireland (Paperback)

By DK Eyewitness

DK Eyewitness Travel, 9781465457042, 288pp.

Publication Date: June 28, 2016

List Price: 14.95*
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Where to Go When: Great Britain and Ireland highlights the most spectacular places in England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, and the best times to visit them.

Written by a team of travel experts, this inspiring book combines informative narrative with beautiful photography to present more than 2,000 destinations and experiences. Six different themes—History and Heritage; Wildlife and Landscape; Cities, Towns, and Villages; Outdoor Activities; Family Getaways; and Festivals and Events—ensure that there is something for everybody.

Explore Dorset's Jurassic Coast, watch puffins at Bempton Cliffs, or soak up the atmosphere at the Edinburgh Festival. Marvel at the ancient ruins of Stonehenge, the spectacle of Cowes Week, or the autumn colors of the Lower Wye Valley. For an active vacation, consider surfing in North Cornwall or climbing Mount Snowdon, and to satisfy your taste buds, head to the Galway Oyster Festival. If it's a city vacation you're after, Where to Go When: Great Britain and Ireland will help you choose between hip and cosmopolitan Manchester and historic and vibrant Dublin.

With a simple seasonal format, useful maps, and an easy-to-use regional directory offering more ideas for places to visit in every region of the four nations, Where to Go When: Great Britain and Ireland makes planning that ideal getaway easier than ever. Absorbing and authoritative, this beautiful book gets to the heart of the most enticing travel destinations these captivating isles have to offer.

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.