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This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest England guide book and includes:
Wessex chapter Understanding England Wessex maps

This laid-back corner of the country is packed with prime prehistoric sites. The rolling, lyrical landscape still echoes with the myths of King Arthur and Alfred the Great - and with the writings of Thomas Hardy, Jane Austen and John Fowles.

This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Wessex, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Wessex.

Coverage includes:

Understanding England: England Today, History, The English Kitchen, Architecture in England, The English Landscape, English Literature, The Arts in England, Sporting England, Directory, Transport and Glossary Winchester, Portsmouth, Southampton, Lyndhurst & around, Bucker's Hard, Lymington, Cowes & around, Ryde, Shanklin, Ventnor & around, West Wight, Bournemouth, Poole, Wimborne, Southeast Dorset, Dorchester & around, Weymouth & around, Lyme Regis, Sherborne, Shaftesbury & around, Salisbury & around, Stonehenge & around, Stourhead, Longleat, Bradford-on-Avon, Malmesbury Abbey, Castle Combe, Lacock, Devizes, Avebury, Bristol, Bath, Wells, Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge, Mendip Hills, Glastonbury, Quantock Hills, Taunton & around, Exmoor National Park, Dulverton, Exford, Wheddon Cross, Lynton, Lynmouth, Porlock & around and Dunster.

Lonely Planet's England guide is researched and written by: David Else, Peter Dragicevich, Belinda Dixon, Joe Bindloss, Neil Wilson, Marc Di Duca, Oliver Berry, Etain O'Carroll, Fionn Davenport


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