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Great Britain - Mostly Harmless

Advantages: Actually very useful. Also very funny
Disadvantages: Not all places listed are actually do-able, eg the Eastenders 'Tour'

Searching for a little light reading for the Easter weekend spent away in Bristol, I chanced upon the cover of… "B**locks to Alton Towers - Uncommonly British days Out". It also bore the legend "The Top Ten Bestseller", so that probably explains t ...

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Bollocks to Alton Towers - Days out with a Difference

Advantages: funny, original, informative
Disadvantages: not everyone will appreciate the humour - some will miss the point

This unusual and original book celebrates the lesser-known attractions of the British tourist industry. It reminds us that there is an alternative to showy, high-tech, in-your-face, mega-expensive theme parks. The book reveals a fascinating collection o ...

moistbabe 27.09.2010 · Read full review
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Our stunning shoreline

Advantages: Superb images with excellent accompanying text
Disadvantages: There are too many places to visit!

...Britain's coastline is around nine thousand miles long. Perhaps a lot of people who wish to spend a holiday on Britain's shores would simply be looking for a sandy beach to stretch out on, where the children can paddle safely in the water. “The Living Coa ...

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Review of The Living Coast - Dae Sasitorn

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Plan your next day out!

Advantages: Lots of imaginative ideas for things to do and unusual places to visit
Disadvantages: Some entries can also be found in other books in the series

I have always been fascinated by books of lists. Lists of things to do, books to read, films to see, places to visit – I have lots of them on my bookshelves. So when I spotted Time Out’s guide to ‘1000 Things to do in Britain’ in my local branch of Wate ...

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Rule, Britannia (a 1000 times)

Advantages: Quirky things that you wouldn't have known about or thought to do
Disadvantages: Expect the crowds now..

...Britain. We really don't appericiate its sights, uniqueness, history, humor, and err safaris, buddhist monasteries and bog snorkeling events! Well not according to Time Out that is. Hot on the heals of its 1000 things to do in London, Time Out has publis ...

Pookie_Rabbit 16.07.2008 · Read full review
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