The Rough Guide to London

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Practical travel guide to London featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in London. The Rough Guide to London also includes details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in London, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.


The Rough Guide to London covers: Whitehall and Westminster, St. James's, Mayfair and Piccadilly, Marylebone, Soho and Fitzrovia, Covent Garden and the Strand, Bloomsbury and King's Cross, Holborn and the Inns of Court, Clerkenwell, The City, Tower of London and around, East London, Docklands, The South Bank, Southwark, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, Knightsbridge and Chelsea, High Street Kensington and Notting Hill, North London, South London, West London, Hammersmith to Hampton Court.


Inside this travel guide you'll find:


RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER

Experiences for every kind of trip to London, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Richmond Park to family activities in child-friendly places, like Hampstead Heath or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like British Museum.


PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS

Essential pre-departure information including London entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.


TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES

Carefully planned routes covering the best of London give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.


DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE

Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.


INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL

Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for visiting vintage shops and markets or exploring royal parks and cobbled alleyways.


HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS

Rough Guides' rundown of Hampstead, Shoreditch, Soho, South London's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to London, even in a short time.


HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS

Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in London, matching different needs.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into London, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.


FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY

Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Trafalgar Square and the spectacular Houses of Parliament.


COLOUR-CODED MAPPING

Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in The City, The East End and many more locations in London, reduce need to go online.


USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT

With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780241306321
Series: Rough Guides Main Series
Publication Date: 1/31/2018
Pages: 496
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm

Series

This title is a part of Rough Guides Main Series

Practical travel guides series covering countries, cities and regions, with detailed factual travel tips, perfect for independent, long-stay, backpacking and budget-conscious travellers seeking comprehensive travel information and off-the-beaten track experiences


  • Extensive practical travel information including getting there, getting around, climate information, safety tips, accommodation explanations, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Curated author picks with destination highlights at the beginning of each guide

  • Ready-made itineraries covering every corner of the destination

  • Colour-coded places chapters with detailed coverage of places and sights, presented in a points-of-interest structure 

  • Extensive recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with marked-up key sights 

  • Insights on history and nature highlights  

  • Easy to use, newspaper-style layout

  • All guides published from January 2021 are printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each printed guide published from May 2019 


Format: 129 x 198mm

Price: £14.99-£26.99 | $13.99-$34.99

Extent: 616–1208 page

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Reviews

4.5 out of 5, 13 global ratings

Amazon Customer

Honest opinions and easy reading style

Reviewed on July 02, 2022
Paperback | Verified

Gift for NZ friend visiting London

Amazon Customer

Plenty of info

Reviewed on March 31, 2022
Paperback | Verified

The writing is too small and difficult to read especially the underground and road maps MAKE It BIGGER
Possibly a pull out diagrame etc

Amazon Customer

Full of Information !

Reviewed on July 22, 2021
Paperback | Verified

This guide book is full of useful information & map's - many thanks !

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