England offers so many royal palaces, massive cathedrals, glorious gardens, world-class museums, and historical sites that you could be overwhelmed, but this guide helps you zero in on the things you want to see and do and plan the perfect trip for you! It gives you up-to-date info on: shopping and antiquing; side trips to attractions; where to pay homage to literary giants; important castles and palaces; central England, the picturesque Cotswolds region, and northern England.Introduction.Part I: Introducing England. Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of England. Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into England. Chapter 3: Deciding When and Where to Go. Chapter 4: Following an Itinerary: Five Great Options.Part II: Planning Your Trip to England. Chapter 5: Managing Your Money. Chapter 6: Getting to England. Chapter 7: Getting Around England. Chapter 8: Booking Your Accommodations. Chapter 9: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests. Chapter 10: Taking Care of the Remaining Details.Part III: London and Environs. Chapter 11: Settling Into London. Chapter 12: Exploring London. Chapter 13: Day-tripping from London.Part IV: The Southeast. Chapter 14: Kent and Sussex. Chapter 15: Kent’s Best Castles, Stately Homes, and Gardens.Part V: The West Country. Chapter 16: Hampshire and Wiltshire: Old Wessex and New Sarum. Chapter 17: Devon: Moors, Tors, and Sandy Shores. Chapter 18: Cornwall: Saints, Salts, Sea, and Sun.Part VI: England’s Heartland. Chapter 19: Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick Castle. Chapter 20: Bath and the Best of the Cotswolds.Part VII: Way Up North. Chapter 21: Yorkshire. Chapter 22: The Lake District.Part VIII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 23: Ten Writers and the Places They Lived. Chapter 24: Ten Great English Gardens. Chapter 25: Ten (or So) Great English Churches. Chapter 26: Ten Important Royals— Past and Present.Appendix: Quick Concierge.Index.Donald Olson is a novelist, playwright, and travel writer. His newest novel,Memoirs Are Made of This, was published in the U.K. by Hodder Headline in 2007 under the pen name Swan Adamson. Earlier Swan Adamson novels includeConfessions of a Pregnant Princess andMy Three Husbands, which was translated into French and published by J’ai Lu, Paris. Donald Olson’s novelThe Confessions of Aubrey Beardsley was published in the United Kingdom by Bantam Press, and his play,Beardsley, was produced in London. His travel stories have appeared in theNew York Times, Travel + Leisure, Sunset, National Geographic books, and many other publications.England For Dummies, 1st Edition won a 2002 Lowell Thomas Travel Writing Award for best guidebook. His other guidebooks,London For Dummies, Best Day Trips from London, Irreverent London, Germany For Dummies, andFrommer’s Vancouver& Victoria, are all published by Wiley Publishing, Inc. London is one of Donald’s favorite cities, and England is one of his favorite countries.Travel smart at www.dummies.comExplore England the fun and easy way The pomp and pageantry. The scenery and the history. The palaces and the pubs. The stores and the moors. From bustling London to quaint villages to seaside resorts, England has something for everyone. With this guide, it's blooming likely that you'll have a fantastic trip.Discover: Down-to-earthtrip-planning advice What you shouldn't miss—and what you can skip The best hotels andrestaurants for every budget Lots of detailed maps
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