Make the most of your time with "The Rough Guide to Britain", the definitive companion to every corner of England, Scotland, and Wales. The full-colour section introduces Britain's highlights, from magnificent castles and stately homes to the most elegant Georgian terraces and myriad Lochs. Using informed accounts, clue-up on all the top sights from the spectacular British Museum to the West Highland railway and the dreaming spires and honey-coloured stone of Oxford.The guide takes a detailed look at Britain's history, literature, politics and cultural life with increased coverage of outdoor activities and expert background on everything from King Arthur to the Edinburgh festival. There are plenty of practical tips on exploring the great British countryside from the rugged Pembrokeshire coastline to the beautiful valleys of the Yorkshire Dales; information on all the best accommodation, transportation and restaurants plus lively reviews of hundreds of shops, bars and clubs. Explore the best of Britain with the clearest maps of any guide.