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Restaurants chosen by the public

Advantages: Concise and informative; well organised
Disadvantages: Only restaurants with sufficient responses in the survey are included

Iím not honestly sure how I first came across Hardenís Restaurant Survey a few years ago, although I expect it was through an email from them. Hardenís invites members of the public to complete a survey giving ratings and comments on restaurants they have ...

denella 18.12.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Harden's UK Restaurant Survey 2013 - Richard Harden

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Freeloading

Advantages: Some good suggestions
Disadvantages: Some unoriginal suggestions

I selected this book from Amazon because, well, who doesn't love a free day out? It has been written by husband and wife team Ben and Dinah Hatch, and I had high hopes for discovering some unusual places to visit. My first port of call was to check wh ...

Essexgirl2006 23.12.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Frommer's Britain for Free: Great Days Out - Ben Hatch, Dinah Hatch

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Haunted Castle and Spooks

Advantages: Enjoyable book about the paranormal
Disadvantages: Nothing

I love the book Haunted Castles of Britain and Ireland which was written by Richard Jones. This book was given to me as a gift a little while ago and is a joy to read. I love to read about the paranormal as it is one of my pastimes and I have friends wh ...

randy_edith 27.12.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Haunted Castles of Britain and Ireland - Richard Jones

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The perfect guide for planning visits throughout Britain

Advantages: Packed with information and the most stunning photography
Disadvantages: None for me

Whilst I would enjoy travelling abroad, since meeting my husband who has a number of health issues, we feel it safer to holiday in the UK. There are so many places that we would like to visit, which unfortunately, depends upon the very unpredictable Brit ...

Alyson29 28.07.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of DK Eyewitness Portrait Of Britain - DK Publishing

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Amazing Britain

Advantages: Lots of places to visit on your doorstep
Disadvantages: Directions a bit vague

...I received this book for Christmas last year, and am delighted with it. I love coffee table travel books anyway, but this one was a bit more useful as it featured a variety of places in the UK that were more easily accessible than some of the wild and wac ...

Essexgirl2006 06.04.2010 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Most Amazing Places to Visit in Britain - Reader's Digest

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