Great Britain (9th Edition) (Lonely Planet Country Guide)

By David Else

“From the smooth structure of Canterbury Cathedral to the hovering ramparts of Edinburgh fort, through the mountains of Wales or the Roman ruins of Hadrian’s Wall, Britain’s unending sort is astounding.” – David Else, Lonely Planet Writer

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441 days of research
161 maps
8 vintage itineraries
5000+ years of history
Inspirational photos
Clear, easy-to-use maps
Pull-out urban map
3D plans of iconic sights
Comprehensive making plans tools
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Town Bristling with bankers through the week, you could frequently choose up a substantial discount within the urban on weekends. Threadneedles inn ££ Offline map Google map ( 020-7657 8080; www. theetoncollection. com; five Threadneedle St EC2; r weekend/weekday from £175/345; ; financial institution) The marvelous stained-glass dome within the foyer issues to Threedneedles’ former prestige as a financial institution HQ. this day it’s nonetheless well-liked by fits, however the surroundings is stylish instead of stuffy. Request one of many deluxe rooms with balconies. Apex urban of London lodge ££ Offline map Google map ( 020-7702 2020; www. apexhotels. co. united kingdom; 1 Seething Lane EC3; r from £100; ; Tower Hill) Business-focused yet shut adequate to the Tower to listen to the heads roll, the Apex bargains quite attractive weekend charges, a gymnasium, large TVs, loose wireless and a rubber ducky in each room. SOUTH financial institution instantly south of the river is an efficient spot with the intention to immerse your self in workaday London and nonetheless be valuable. Captain Bligh apartment B&B ££ Offline map Google map ( 020-7928 2735; www. captainblighhouse. co. united kingdom; a hundred Lambeth Rd SE1; s/d £58/80; ; Lambeth North) The blue disc via the door confirms that this 1780 residence, contrary the Imperial warfare Museum, belonged to the unlucky Bligh, of Mutiny at the Bounty and Rum uprising infamy. No such undesirable good fortune awaits visitors who be capable to snag one of many cozy, affordable rooms these days. Mad Hatter resort inn ££ Offline map Google map ( 020-7401 9222; www. fullershotels. com; 3-7 Stamford St SE1; r £155; Southwark) There’s not anything really mad (or even strange) approximately it, yet it is a stable lodge with decent-sized rooms and unassuming decor hiding at the back of a stunning Victorian frontage. costs fall significantly on weekends. Southwark Rose inn resort ££ Offline map Google map ( 020-7015 1480; www. southwarkrosehotel. co. united kingdom; forty seven Southwark Bridge Rd SE1; r/ste from £85/115; ; Borough) notwithstanding it’s a bit expensive in the course of the week, this normal yet cozy company resort drops its premiums significantly to draw the weekender viewers. St Christopher’s Village HOSTEL £ Offline map Google map ( 020-7939 9710; www. st-christophers. co. united kingdom; 163 Borough excessive St SE1; dm/r from £14/62; ; London Bridge) The Village – a major, up-for-it celebration hostel, with a membership that opens until eventually 4am at the weekends and a roof terrace bar – is the most hub of 3 destinations at the related road. It’s both heaven or hell, reckoning on what part of 30 you’re on. The others are a lot smaller, quieter and, frankly, extra friendly. St Christopher’s hotel Offline map Google map (121 Borough excessive St) is above a truly great pub, whereas Orient exhibit Offline map Google map (59 Borough excessive St) is a dude-free region. reserving companies At domestic in London ( 020-8748 1943; www. athomeinlondon. co. united kingdom) B&Bs. British inn Reservation Centre ( 020-7592 3055; www. bhrconline. com) GKLets ( 020-7613 2805; www. gklets. co. united kingdom) residences. London domicile prone ( 020-7286 5115; www. lhslondon. com) B&Bs. LondonTown ( 020-7437 4370; www.

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