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Going West

Advantages: Well organised; very informative on the whole
Disadvantages: Few photographs; no entry for St Austell

I originally bought this guide as I was visiting Dartmoor and Cornwall for the first time in 2012. For the majority of holiday destinations I might have been content with borrowing a guidebook from the library, but since one of my sons lives in Bristol an ...

denella 31.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Devon, Cornwall & Southwest England - Oliver Berry, Belinda Dixon

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I think my guidebook may be out of date..

Advantages: A delightful way to timetravel,
Disadvantages: Closely printed pages are not the easiest to read.

My family often say that my house represents a retirement home for old books. I can't resist re-homing 19th century household encyclopedias or 1930's recipe books, even if their covers are falling off and there is a page or 2 missing. I sometimes buy mode ...

ryeb 20.05.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Bradshaw's Guide: The 1866 Handbook Reprinted - Middleton Press

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Where will I find the Dragon's lair?

Advantages: Easy to use, interesting and lovely photos and maps
Disadvantages: Paperback book but a little heavy

DK Eyewitness Guide : Cracow Whenever we buy a guidebook we opt for one of the Dorling Kindersley Eye Witness ones as they are so well laid out and have great pictures so you can actually see what you might be looking for when you go somewhere. WHAT DO ...

catsholiday 01.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of DK Eye Witness Travel Guide: Cracow - Dorling Kinderseley

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A Very Special Book To Me

Advantages: A unique glimpse into the town and people of Folkestone, Kent
Disadvantages: Possible only of interest to local people

Review of Everywhere Means Something to Someone: The People's Guide to Folkestone This review is a very personal one about a book that means a great deal to me and my family. The book is an A6 sized, chunk ...

brittle1906 16.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Everywhere Means Something to Someone: The People's Guide to Folkestone - Strange Cargo

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Don't leave home without it!

Advantages: Clear information with inspiring photos
Disadvantages: None

Having used the full size Rough Guides for many years, I have always found them to be an extremely useful combination of background culture and history, together with practical advice on sightseeing, eating out and living on a budget. When I looked for ...

dee7778 18.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Pocket Rough Guide to Lisbon - Matthew Hancock

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