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An excellent resource for seeing Britain on foot

Advantages: An easy to use guide with a range of beautiful walks
Disadvantages: Some of the walks are a little too difficult for me!

Coast: The Walks A number of book representatives regularly visit my workplace, such as The Book People and as a result, I frequently find myself browsing through the samples and placing several orders. My husband and I are keen photographers an ...

Alyson29 08.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Coast: The Walks - BBC Books

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I think my guidebook may be out of date..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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Welsh Wanderings

Advantages: Amusing, poignant and enjoyable to read
Disadvantages: Bias towards South Wales

"Some are born Welsh. Some achieve Welshness. I am going to thrust myself upon Wales". Jasper Rees is a thoroughly English man; born in London, educated at Harrow, and brought up to cheer whenever he crossed the Severn Bridge in an e ...

Collingwood21 08.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Bred of Heaven - Jasper Rees

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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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