Author(s): Martin Davidson
This unique guidebook for the historically minded traveler examines hundreds of tourist sites in Britain and is organized by historical era and region. Inspired by the stunning photography and fascinating information in the award-winning BBC/History Channel television series "A History of Britain," "A Visitor's Guide to A History of Britain" provides all the information the reader needs to visit the historical sites shown in the series, plus many more of Britain's best-loved locations. Spanning five thousand years from the Neolithic Age through the Victorian Era into the twentieth century, the book includes a vast array of sites from ancient ruins to stately homes, castles, and famous landmarks in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, including most historical association sites. Each entry contains opening times, full contact details, directions, and a description of each site and its history. Furthermore, the book is packed with photos and detailed color maps of Britain's geographical regions. "A Visitor's Guide to A History of Britain" will satisfy every traveler with the urge to experience the rich history of the British Isles.
Martin Davidson is the executive producer of the BBC-TV series "A History of Britain," currently airing on the History Channel. He lives in London.