Insight Guides: England by Insight Guides
Insight Guide England is a comprehensive full-colour guide to the culture, history and people of this varied and exciting country. Our inspirational Best Of England section illustrates the country's highlights, from prehistoric monuments at Stonehenge and soaring cathedrals at York and Durham to the wealth of historic castles and cutting-edge museums, and of course, stunning scenery ranging from Cornwall's family-friendly beaches to the wild beauty of the Lake District - making sure you don't miss anything. Our unrivalled coverage of history, landscape and culture provides an essential introduction to England's rich heritage and contemporary life, to complement the in-depth coverage of the arts, activities and modern culture. The informative text, written by regional experts, is a pleasure to read and accompanied by stunning photography. Lavish magazine-style features offer a unique insight into grand stately homes, the English season, the wealth of local cheeses, and beautifully cultured gardens, as well as the quintessentially English sport of cricket. All major sights are cross-referenced with the maps, and the travel tips section provides a wealth of practical information on how to plan your trip, as well as carefully selected hotel and restaurant listings.