Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, and Self-catering establishments each merit their own guidebook in this series of informative and highly useful guides.
The guides divide England into nine areas and each property is listed alphabetically by town/village with the county in the address. Each area has a brief introduction, travel information, and a handy list of all the tourist information centres in the area with their address, telephone number and email address.
The first section of the book has enhanced entries for establishments, many with coloured photos. The second part simply lists all the Visit Britain approved places in a brief format.
In the first section each accommodation entry contains detailed information provided by the proprietors, and yearly inspections assure its accuracy. Full addresses, telephone/fax numbers, email and web addresses are included. A map (handy maps are included in the book) reference is given for each establishment. The number of units and how many they sleep, the price for low and high season, a description of the property, and travel directions are in the enhanced entries. They also have symbols that tell what is available in each room, i. e. hairdryer, TV, etc. as well as what is generally available (parking, laundry, etc.) A handy back flap folds out so the symbol key is easy to view for interpretation when reading the entries.
The diamond and star ratings are fully explained. Britain also has a national accessible scheme and establishments meeting standards for hearing, visually, and mobility impairment are noted.
Other books available in the series include Somewhere Special, Families and Pets Welcome, Places to Stay South-west, and Camping and Caravan Parks.
These books include a wealth of information to help you plan your holiday accommodation. In fact, there are so many delightful places to stay that it will be hard to make a choice. Be sure to get the titles that suits your accommodation needs and enjoy England.
Visit Britain Publishing
Books available from bookshops or from Visit Britain, tel. 0870 606 7204
Note: Not all accommodations in the UK belong to the Visit Britain scheme. Those who are included in the inspection and guide book pay for the privilege.
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