Philip's Street Atlas of
Covering Greater London, from Richmond to Greenwich and Highgate to Streatham, these clear maps show every named street and the locations of tube and over ground stations. Central London is mapped at a larger scale, with transport links and places of interest easily identifiable.
England and Wales
‘One thing beats going to the coast and looking at the sea: being on the sea and looking at the land’: Stuart Fisher researched this book by paddling around Britain by kayak, crossing busy harbours and industrial estuaries as well as rocky inlets and sandy beaches. With photographs, reproductions and maps, the book celebrates the history, culture and wildlife along the shoreline, starting at the Scottish border near Berwick and travelling clockwise to finish at the Solway Firth.
Make the Most of Your Time on Earth
The Rough Guide to the World
The 1,000 once-in-a-lifetime destinations in this volume offer something for everyone, be it sleeping in a Tudor castle or wild camping in Arabia. Each geographically arranged entry highlights an active pursuit, from kayaking in Alaska to big-game watching in Kenya.
The Rough Guide to Tuscany and Umbria
This guide unlocks the riches of two enduringly popular regions, including the churches and palaces of Florence, Siena and Perugia, with their outstanding collections of medieval and Renaissance art, and surrounding countryside of high mountains and rolling vineyards.
The Rough Guide to Germany
This guide covers Germany’s many varied attractions: the edgy nightlife of the capital, Berlin; historic regional cities such as Cologne, Munich and Dresden; half-timbered medieval towns and Gothic cathedrals, and diverse landscapes from Baltic beaches to snow-capped Alps.
The Rough Guide to Berlin
Featuring insider tips into the German capital’s vibrant counterculture and bustling nightlife, this handbook profiles its varied districts, east and west, where restored historic buildings meet world-class modern architecture, and lists the city’s museums and galleries, restaurants, and street markets.
Tenerife and La Gomera
Pocket Rough Guide
This companion to the largest of the Canary Islands and its smaller neighbour covers the shopping and nightlife of the capital, Santa Cruz, and the rugged volcanic landscapes of the interior, alongside activities such as hiking, whale-watching and stargazing.
The Greek Islands
This guide for island hoppers, or seekers for the perfect getaway spot, covers all the major islands, alongside less known places such as Ágios Evstrátios and Télendos. Additional features include discussion of regional identities, Aegean architecture and Greece’s culinary traditions.
While famed for the sandy beaches and nightlife of the Costa del Sol, Southern Spain’s wider attractions and traditions are also explored in this handbook, including the World Heritage Doñana National Park, the Moorish heritage of Córdoba and the bustling city of Seville.
The Silk Road
Following the ancient trade route from the city of Xi’an, where the terracotta warriors earned the city its Unesco World Heritage status, to Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, this guide presents a history of the road’s significance and details attractions including Tehran’s National Archaeological Museum.
This guide to Sardinia takes in the historic capital Cagliari, a fortress town hewn from limestone hills; the wild east coastline; and the Spanish heritage of Alghero, exploring the flora and fauna as well as the Nuragic monuments – stone towers built about 1700 BCE – that are unique to the island.
Provence and the French Riviera
Covering the lavender fields and hillside villages as well as the glamorous coastal resorts, this volume reveals the diversity of southern France, with special features on topics including the Cannes film festival, wine production and the region’s artistic legacy.
Revealing stark contrasts between its remote farming villages, the cosmopolitan culture of Lisbon and the Algarve, and the verdant landscape of Madeira, this introduction to Portugal also includes special features on its culinary and architectural history and Fado, its traditional melancholy songs.
With Alpine sports, hiking trails in the Black Forest and water sports along its Baltic coastline, Germany’s varied landscape lends itself to outdoor pursuits, detailed in this volume alongside its numerous art collections and architectural heritage, from Gothic castles to Bauhaus.
Insight Guides Flexi Map
Weatherproof and easy to fold, these compact street maps show the locations of major tourist sights and points of interest. Key facts about top attractions such as museums, churches and markets are given, as well as practical information including notes on public transport. Included are Knossos, the Venetian heritage of Heraklion and Réthimno as well as the sandy beach at Preveli.
Insight Guides Flexi Map
Weatherproof and easy to fold, these compact street maps show the locations of major tourist sights and points of interest. Key facts about top attractions such as museums, churches and markets are given, as well as practical information including notes on public transport. Attractions include the tree-lined streets of Las Ramblas, the Sagrada Familia and Gaudí’s Parc Güell.
Croatia’s varied geography is highlighted in this guide, which includes advice on diving in the Adriatic, rock climbing and hiking in the rugged interior, and special features on the country’s expansive birdlife and national parks, as well as insights into the distinct identities of each region.
Nice, Cannes and Monaco
Insight Guides Flexi Map
Weatherproof and easy to fold, these compact street maps show the locations of major tourist sights and points of interest. Key facts about top attractions such as museums, churches and markets are given, as well as practical information including notes on public transport. Tourist sights include the Palais Lascaris in Nice’s old town, the fishing fleet of the Vieux Port in Canne and Monaco’s opulent Salle Garnier in the Casino de Monte Carlo.
The Island: London Mapped
400 Piece Jigsaw
This 400-piece jigsaw is based on Stephen Walter’s intricate map of the city. The large pieces have been carefully cut to preserve his annotations, which include the birthplaces of historical figures, sites of historic interest, facts, and humorous commentaries on cultural stereotypes and local peculiarities.