Pocket Rough Guide London

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Discover the best of London with this compact, practical, entertaining Pocket Rough Guide. This slim, trim treasure trove of trustworthy travel information is ideal for travellers on short trips, and covers all the key sights such as Westminster, Covent Garden, Regent's Park and Camden, restaurants, shops, cafes and bars, plus inspired ideas for day-trips, with honest independent recommendations from expert authors.

The Pocket Rough Guide London covers: Whitehall and Westminster; St James's; Mayfair and Marylebone; Soho and Covent Garden; Bloomsbury; The City; The East End; The Tower and Docklands; South Bank and around; Bankside and Southwark; Kensington and Chelsea; Regent's Park and Camden; Hempstead and Highgate; Greenwich; Kew and Richmond; Hampton Court.

Inside this travel guide you will find:


Experiences for every kind of trip to London, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Greenwich to family activities in child-friendly places, like Regent's Park or or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Covent Garden.

Covering Soho, Mayfair, Bankside and more, the practical Places section provides all you need to know about must-see sights and the best places to eat, drink, sleep and shop.

The routes suggested by Rough Guides' expert writers cover top attractions like Buckingham Palace and Tower of London, and hidden gems like Carnaby Street and London Transport Museum.

Venture further afield to Kew or Hampton Court. This tells you why to go, how to get there, and what to see when you arrive.

Written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our expert writers will help you make the most of your trip to London.

Packed with pertinent practical information, this is a convenient companion when you're out and about exploring Camden.

With every major sight and listing highlighted, the pull-out map makes on-the-ground navigation easy.

Features fresh magazine-style layout, inspirational colour photography and colour-coded maps throughout.

Includes invaluable background information on how to get to London, getting around, health guidance, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A–Z directory and a handy language section and glossary.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781789194296
Series: Pocket Rough Guides
Publication Date: 3/31/2019
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 100 x 191mm


This title is a part of Pocket Rough Guides

Pictorial, compact travel guides series to countries, cities and regions with a pull-out map and factual travel tips perfect for short trips and travellers seeking concise travel information and practical listings.

  • Concise practical travel information includes getting there, getting around, climate and safety tips, accommodation, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Things Not to Miss at the beginning of each guide

  • Colour-coded places chapters with key coverage of places and sights in points-of-interest structure

  • Recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Pull-out detailed maps with marked-up key sights or listings

  • Printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide from May 2019

Format: 102 x 190mm

Price: £7.99-£8.99 | $12.99-$13.99

Extent: 128–208 pages


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5.0 out of 5, 5 global ratings

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Good book

Reviewed on September 11, 2021
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Very happy to get this.

Reviewed on February 27, 2020
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I got this for my American cousin and I'm pleased to say that he has taken this back to the USA to show where he went. Many thanks

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Reviewed on September 25, 2019
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Very informative

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