Frommer's England from $75 a Day
Frommer’s is the name you can trust for great travel bargains. Our acclaimed $-a-Day series is not for backpackers who want to rough it, but for travelers with taste, who’ve outgrown their student lifestyle and demand comfortable accommodations and good, authentic meals at a reasonable price. Each guide is loaded with detailed listings for mom-and-pop motels, B&Bs, comfortable guesthouses, good-value bistros, and ethnic restaurants. You’ll find a bargain-hunter’s shopping guide, affordable fun after dark, and complete sightseeing coverage, including the best things to do for free (or almost).Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--they’ve done the legwork for you, and they’re not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. Every Frommer’s $-a-Day Guide is up-to-date, with dozens of color maps and exact prices for every single expense, so you can accurately plan each day’s budget. Frommer’s knows that affordable travel doesn’t have to mean making sacrifices. It’s about having f un and getting a great deal!England has become shockingly expensive, so you’ll rely on England from $70 a Day to help make your pounds and pence go further. This incredibly detailed guide offers candid reviews of hundreds of cozy, comfortable accommodations and affordable restaurants. It’s packed with money-saving tips on airfares, rail passes, sightseeing, theater tickets, shopping, and more. Our complete sightseeing guide will show you castles, cathedrals, spetacular gardens, literary landmarks, lovely walks through the countryside, and where to meet the locals in the most charming country pubs and tea houses.
- Electronic book text | 704 pages
- 15 Feb 2004
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- United States
- 25th Revised edition
About Darwin Porter
Veteran travel writers Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince have written numerous bestselling Frommer's guides, notably to Germany, France, Italy, England, and Spain. Porter, who was bureau chief for the Miami Herald when he was 21, wrote the first Frommer's guide to Germany and has traveled extensively in the country. Prince, who began writing with Porter in 1982, worked for the Paris bureau of the New York Times. Donald Olson (London chapters) is a novelist, playwright, and travel writer. His sixth novel, My Three Husbands (written under the nom de plume Swan Adamson), was published in 2003. Oregon Ghosts, his play based on Oregon's legendary spirits, premiered in Portland in 2003. His plays have also been produced in London, New York, Amsterdam, and Rotterdam. Donald Olson's travel stories have appeared in the New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Sunset, National Geographic guides, and many other national publications. He is the author of Frommer's London from $90 a Day, London For Dummies, Germany For Dummies, and England For Dummies, which won the 2002 Lowell Thomas Travel Writing Award for "Best Guidebook."
Table of contents
List of Maps. What's New in England. 1. The Best of England from $75 a Day. 2. Planning an Affordable Trip to England. 3. Settling into London. 4. Exploring London. 5. The Thames Valley. 6. Kent, Surrey & Sussex. 7. Hampshire & Dorset: Austen & Hardy Country. 8. Wiltshire & Somerset. 9. Devon. 10. Cornwall. 11. The Cotswolds. 12. Shakespeare Country & the Heart of England. 13. Cambridge & East Anglia. 14. The East Midlands. 15. The Northwest. 16. The Lake District. 17. Yorkshire & Northumbria. Appendix A: England in Depth. Appendix B: Useful Toll-Free Numbers & Websites. Index.