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Our holiday guides have all the tips and information you need to make sure your next trip away is a huge success. Our holiday guide books cover everything from the best hotels and restaurants to places to visit, sights to see and top attractions.

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Our holiday guides have all the tips and information you need to make sure your next trip away is a huge success. Our holiday guide books cover everything from the best hotels and restaurants to places to visit, sights to see and top attractions.

  • DDVE

    Dadventures (Hardback)

    Alex Gregory

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    Alex Gregory, a two-time Olympic gold medallist rower and dedicated dad, shares some of his favourite things to do with the kids in this inspiring book.

    From after-school adventures to marvellous memories, his ideas will help you enjoy some quality family time. From working on homework up a tree to building an ancient bridge, this is a practical and easy guide for all ages.

    There are different ideas for different time slots, so you'll always have something to do - whether you only have half an hour to spare or are itching for an overnight experience.

    Get ready for the Dadventure of a lifetime!
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    WGBI

    Where to Go When: Great Britain & Ireland (Hardback)

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    Explore the beauty of Great Britain and Ireland with this informative book from DK Eyewitness Travel. It shares the best places to visit - and when you should go to make the most of them.

    From family seaside breaks to walks and hikes in the country, this big hardback is packed with all the details you need, while the awe-inspiring photography will give extra insight into what you can expect from these sites and attractions.

    This book also has regional listings and practical advice on local transport, hotel and restaurant options. It's perfect for when you want to plan your next staycation, trip away or feel like discovering some more of the British Isles' hidden secrets.
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    WTHI

    Walk Through History (Hardback)

    Christopher Winn

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    I Never Knew That About London author Christopher Winn takes you on a series of walks through central London that will open your eyes to the events that happened in the city during the Victorian era.

    Among the little-known facts he reveals are the 300-foot bell tower at the Houses of Parliament; a hidden chapel in Bloomsbury that was described by Oscar Wilde as 'the most delightful private chapel in London'; and the best Victorian loos in the world that are located near Old Street.
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  • IGYO

    Insight Guides Great Breaks York (Paperback)

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    Discover the best of York on foot by completing the walks and tours highlighted in this pocket-sized Insight Guides book.

    From the best places to visit and where to eat to must-see attractions including the Yorkshire Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and the Grand Opera House, this book is a must-have for anyone visiting the grand city.

    It contains insider recommendations of active pursuits and themed trips and clear maps to help you get around the city with ease. It also includes an eBook app to help you make the most of your visit while on the go.
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  • IGJE

    Insight Guides Great Breaks Jersey (Paperback)

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    Are you thinking of booking a trip to Jersey? Don't leave without this book from Insight Guides! It has a focus on great walks and tours and includes full-colour photographs.

    Presented in a convenient size, it highlights all the best walks and tours, sights and attractions and trips you should take when you visit this beautiful island. It includes insider recommendations for places to stay and practical maps to ensure you never get lost.

    It also features practical, informative tips for getting around the island and includes a free eBook app to help you make the most of your time there.
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  • IGBR

    Insight Guides Great Breaks Brighton, Sussex & the South Downs (Paperback)

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    Discover the best of Brighton, Sussex and the South Downs on foot by following the walks and tours highlighted in this pocket-sized travel book from Insight Guides.

    Including clear maps so you never get lost, this book highlights all the must-see attractions including Brighton Pier, The Lanes and Lewes castle.

    This book also includes a link to a free eBook app that will help you make the most of your time in this beautiful area of the country.
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  • IGBA

    Insight Guides Great Breaks Bath (Paperback)

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    From the Roman Baths to lesser-known gems like Prior Park, this Insight Guides book will help you explore the beautiful city of Bath on foot.

    This pocket-sized book lists all the must-see attractions and also includes 10 walking itineraries to help you make the most of visits to sites like Stonehenge and the ancient centre. It also includes a link to a free eBook app that you can use on the go while on your visit.

    The best restaurants, hotels and rainy day recommendations are also featured alongside truly awe-inspiring colour photography. It has everything you need for a trip to beautiful Bath.
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  • IGOX

    Insight Guides Great Breaks Oxford (Paperback)

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    Make the most of a visit to Oxford and explore the city on foot by completing the walks and tours featured in this Insight Guides book. It includes a free eBook app so that you can make even more of your time in this wonderful city.

    Each detailed route highlights the best places to visit including museums, markets and waterways and there are also insider recommendations for sites and attractions to visit.

    This book includes full-colour photographs and clear maps to help you find your way around.
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  • IGED

    Insight Guides Great Breaks Edinburgh (Paperback)

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    This Insight Guides book highlights walks and tours that will help you make the most of a visit to Edinburgh.

    It features all the must-see attractions and includes insider recommendations for things to do and places to eat. It also has informative tips for getting there and around and clear maps to ensure you never get lost.

    The book also includes a link to an eBook app that will answer all your questions while on the go.
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    FMLN

    Family London (Paperback)

    Jimi Famurewa

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    Whether you have tots or teens, this essential guide showcases the best - and most affordable - experiences London has to offer.

    London is a hugely exciting city, bursting with all kinds of culture and this book covers everything from bucket-list days out to under-the-radar attractions and cafes that are more than happy to welcome your children.

    There are also a selection of awesome outdoor spaces for you to explore. This is a must-have guide for anyone who loves London - whether you're a local or are planning a visit.
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  • IGGU

    Insight Guides Great Breaks Guernsey (Paperback)

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    Heading off to the Channel Islands to visit Guernsey? Make the most of your time on this beautiful island by following the walks and tours featured in this pocket-sized book from Insight Guides.

    The detailed routes (complete with clear and concise maps so that you'll never get lost) feature the best places to visit while on your trip and the finest restaurants. Local attractions including Castle Cornet, Victor Hugo's Hauteville House and Fort Grey are also highlighted.

    This book also includes insider recommendations for things to to and practical information on getting there and around. A free eBook app is also included, so that you can make the most of your time while on the move.
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  • LFDG

    London for Dogs (Paperback)

    Sarah Guy

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    If you're a dog owner living in London (or even if you're planning a visit with a pooch in tow), this pocket-sized book contains over 120 ideas for things to do in the nation's capital (and beyond) with your four-legged friend.

    Organised around each borough from north to south and east to west, this book highlights a selection of cafes, pubs and restaurants that are dog friendly and a whole host of walks for you to enjoy.

    It showcases some of London's lesser-known green spaces and is also bursting with ideas for weekend activities such as the Lee Valley dog agility course (which features jumps, hoops and a high walk). There are also suggestions for lazier weekends with recommendations of behaviourists, groomers and dog boutiques for when you really want to treat your canine.
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  • IGGL

    Insight Guides Great Breaks Glasgow (Paperback)

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    This pocket-sized Insight Guides book contains everything you need to know if you're planning a trip to the gorgeous Scottish city of Glasgow.

    With a focus on walks and tours you can take, it has detailed routes and clear maps so you will never get lost. It also highlights all the best places to visit, where to eat and must-see attractions including the city's markets, football stadiums and theatre and music venues (including the world-famous Barrowlands).

    There are descriptions of the local highlights that make the area special, full-colour photographs and essential tips on travel and transport so you can make the most of your visit. This book also includes a link to a free eBook so you can explore more while on the go.
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  • THAP

    200 Amazing Places - and how to do them (Hardback)

    Sunday Times Travel Magazine

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    Find out in which season you're guaranteed to see humpback whales off the coast of the Whitsunday Islands; why you should stay up until 2am to marvel at New York's Empire State Building; and how you can samba your way into the Rio Carnival in Brazil with 200 Amazing Places and How to Do Them.

    Whether you want to climb a mountain or find paradise on a private island, there are so many trips profiled in this gloriously illustrated hardback. Compiled by the editors of the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, each destination includes personal recommendations and essential travel advice.

    Jetsetters and well-rounded travellers are sure to find inspiration for their next trip away in this beautiful book.
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  • AAYK

    The AA Guides to Yorkshire (Paperback)

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    You can trust the AA when it comes to visitor's guides to destinations all over the United Kingdom. This book covers Yorkshire and highlights the best places to visit alongside some lesser-known gems.

    Full of things to see and do, this handy guide also looks at the best pubs and restaurants. It includes full-colour town plans and locator maps and a clear A-Z of places in the region.

    The AA team take a lot of pride in giving you the inside track of places to visit and this is a must-have if you're thinking of heading to Yorkshire in the months ahead.
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  • AALD

    The AA Guides to Lake District & Cumbria (Other)

    AA

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    You can trust the AA when it comes to visitor's guides to destinations all over the United Kingdom. This book covers The Lake District and highlights the best places to visit alongside some lesser-known gems.

    Full of things to see and do, this handy guide also looks at the best pubs and restaurants. It includes full-colour town plans and locator maps and a clear A-Z of places in the region.

    The AA team take a lot of pride in giving you the inside track of places to visit and this is a must-have if you're thinking of heading to The Lake District and Cumbria in the months ahead.
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  • AACN

    The AA Guide to Cornwall (Paperback)

    AA

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    You can trust the AA when it comes to visitor's guides to destinations all over the United Kingdom. This book covers Cornwall and highlights the best places to visit alongside some lesser-known gems.

    Full of things to see and do, this handy guide also looks at the best pubs and restaurants. It includes full-colour town plans and locator maps and a clear A-Z of places in the region.

    The AA team take a lot of pride in giving you the inside track of places to visit and this is a must-have if you're thinking of heading to Cornwall in the months ahead.
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  • FWBB

    AA 50 Walks in Brecon Beacons & South Wales (Paperback)

    AA Publishing

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    Walking is one of Britain's favourite leisure activities and the Brecon Beacons & South Wales are fine areas to explore. With the AA's 50 Walks in Brecon Beacons & South Wales, you can combine the two!

    Designed to help you discover the areas at their finest, the book features a variety of mapped walks to suit all abilities. With all the practical detail you need including information on the distance, time, gradient, level of difficulty, type of surface and landscape, there is also background reading on the history and wildlife of each area.

    Local points of interest are also featured, making this a handy guide if you're ever heading on a walking holiday to beautiful south Wales!
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    The AA Guide to Wales (Paperback)

    AA

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    Fully revised and up to date, this AA guide reveals the greatest places to visit in Wales.

    From the best restaurants in the cities to the finest campsites in the valleys, it will become invaluable. It also includes town plans to help you plan your routes accordingly.
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  • AACT

    The AA Guide to The Cotswolds (Other)

    AA

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    You can trust the AA when it comes to visitor's guides to destinations all over the United Kingdom. This book covers The Cotswolds and highlights the best places to visit alongside some lesser-known gems.

    Full of things to see and do, this handy guide also looks at the best pubs and restaurants. It includes full-colour town plans and locator maps and a clear A-Z of places in the region.

    The AA team take a lot of pride in giving you the inside track of places to visit and this is a must-have if you're thinking of heading to The Cotswolds, Oxford or Stratford-upon-Avon in the months ahead.
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    The AA Guides to Peak District (Paperback)

    AA

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    You can trust the AA when it comes to visitor's guides to destinations all over the United Kingdom. This book covers The Peak District and highlights the best places to visit alongside some lesser-known gems.

    Full of things to see and do, this handy guide also looks at the best pubs and restaurants. It includes full-colour town plans and locator maps and a clear A-Z of places in the region.

    The AA team take a lot of pride in giving you the inside track of places to visit and this is a must-have if you're thinking of heading to The Peak District in the months ahead.
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    AANR

    The AA Guides to Norfolk & Suffolk (Paperback)

    AA

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    You can trust the AA when it comes to visitor's guides to destinations all over the United Kingdom. This book covers Norfolk and Suffolk and highlights the best places to visit alongside some lesser-known gems.

    Full of things to see and do, this handy guide also looks at the best pubs and restaurants. It includes full-colour town plans and locator maps and a clear A-Z of places in the region.

    The AA team take a lot of pride in giving you the inside track of places to visit and this is a must-have if you're thinking of heading to Norfolk or Suffolk in the months ahead.
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    AADR

    The AA Guide to Durham & Northumberland (Other)

    AA

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    You can trust the AA when it comes to visitor's guides to destinations all over the United Kingdom. This book covers Durham and Northumberland and highlights the best places to visit alongside some lesser-known gems.

    Full of things to see and do, this handy guide also looks at the best pubs and restaurants. It includes full-colour town plans and locator maps and a clear A-Z of places in the region.

    The AA team take a lot of pride in giving you the inside track of places to visit and this is a must-have if you're thinking of heading to Durham or Northumberland in the months ahead.
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  • WLDB

    The Wild Book (Hardback)

    David Scarfe

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    Run, jump, craft, cook and wander with the help of the practical activities featured in The Wild Book. It shows how adventure can be closer than you think...

    From a homemade tree swing to your very own slip-n-slide and even cooking your own meals, this is a celebration of the natural world and the fun things you can do with it.

    Whether you want to reconnect with the great outdoors, are fed up of staring at a screen or fancy a night sleeping under the stars, the ideas and advice in this beautifully illustrated book are inspiring.
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If you fancy taking a closer look at the world around you but aren’t sure on where to start, then these holiday guides are here to help. We have a vast selection of destinations, from popular UK retreats like, Cornwall and The Cotswolds, to more exotic locations that are all around the globe.

Range of knowledge

Learn the secrets of adventure from well-known travel guide publishers like, Lonely Planet, or have a more personal approach from writers who just love to explore. You’ll never feel lost again, no matter what path you decide to take. Our holiday guides also feature the best places to eat, top attractions and a range of hotels, making sure everyone has a place to rest after a long fun-filled day.

Making memories

Travelling can help put life into perspective and allows you the chance to learn new things about both yourself and your travel companions. You’ll also have a chance to create countless memories, that you are guaranteed to remember forever.