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Here is a list of books for London that you may find useful.

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London books: Travel Guides

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London will lead you straight to the best attractions London has on offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations and a free pull-out city map, the guide explores all the unforgettable sights from the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace to trendy Covent Garden Piazza. You'll find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets in this fully updated and expanded guide, plus insider tips on everything from where to find the best markets and traditional pubs to great attractions for children. DK's uniquely visual Eyewitness Travel Guide: London includes cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the city's stunning architecture, plus 3D aerial views of London's best districts to explore on foot. The map has detailed street views of all the key areas, plus there are transport maps and information on how to get around the city, including the most useful tickets to buy for your stay. There's even a chart showing the distances between major sights for walkers.

Price: £9.59

Publication: 1 Feb 2012

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London   DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London


Fodor's Around London with Kids (Fodor's Around London with Kids: 68 Great Things to Do Together)
Fodor's Around London with Kids (Fodor's Around London with Kids: 68 Great Things to Do Together)

Fodor's Around London with Kidsprovides both visiting and local parents with 68 fun family activities to do in London, from exploring the London Dungeon and all its gruesome thrills, to learning about brass rubbing (and making your own) at the Brass Rubbing Centre, to getting a bird's-eye view of the city from the London Eye. Each activity features practical tips and suggestions for nearby places to eat. Plus, there are games for the kids.

Price: £9.17

Publication: 15 Aug 2013

Fodor's Around London with Kids (Fodor's Around London with Kids: 68 Great Things to Do Together)   Fodor's Around London with Kids (Fodor's Around London with Kids: 68 Great Things to Do Together)


Fodor's London 2014 (Full-Color Travel Guide)
Fodor's London 2014 (Full-Color Travel Guide)

The crowds keep coming to England's capital as much to discover the most on trend galleries, shops, and raging after-hours scene as to enjoy great art, palace-hopping, and royal ceremonies. Capturing it all, the new London 2014 Gold Guide has comprehensive coverage of sights, dining, lodging, and attractions.

Price: £14.99

Publication: 22 Aug 2013

Fodor's London 2014 (Full-Color Travel Guide)   Fodor's London 2014 (Full-Color Travel Guide)


Fodor's London [With Map]
Fodor's London [With Map]

Expanded Coverage: London's Olympic stint yielded plenty of new or polished-up restaurants, hotels, and attractions, making this guide perfect for travelers heading to London after the Olympic festivities.

Illustrated Features: Magazine-style color features explore essential London, including classic sights like the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey as well as cultural experiences such as shopping in the city's superb markets and exploring its famous green parks. Neighborhood shopping and dining spotlights show how to make the best of the city's retail and culinary options.

Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Convenient overviews of each neighborhood's highlights make planning simple, as do features on top attractions, best bets for hotels and restaurants, free things to do, and family favorites. There's also practical advice for getting around, and a pullout city map shows the Underground and includes key attractions, nearby dining, and great walks.

Discerning Recommendations: Fodor's London 2013 offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.

TripAdvisor Reviews: Our experts' hotel selections are reinforced by the latest customer feedback from TripAdvisor. Travelers can book their London stay with confidence, as only the best properties make the cut.

Price: £13.07

Publication: 28 Aug 2012

Fodor's London [With Map]   Fodor's London [With Map]


Frommer's Best Day Trips from London (Frommer's Color Complete)
Frommer's Best Day Trips from London (Frommer's Color Complete)

Frommer′s Best Day Trips from London gives you the ultimate guide to the best English cities, towns and sights outside of the capital with clear and organised itineraries and plans to let you experience popular destinations in the easiest way.
With local insider knowledge and advice, this guide helps you to make the most of your time and visit; each themed chapter has bulleted maps leading the way to their highlights, as well as honest reviews, full price listings and admission times, contact numbers and further need-to-know travel information. You can choose and plan where to go, shop and eat with options to stay longer if necessary, so you can customise your trip to suit you.

Best Day Trips from London includes:

Full colour, illustrated with photography through-out, easy to navigate sections, handy maps and tips on extending your day out with information on nearby sights and attractions.
Best Day-Trip Experiences from recommended restaurants to the best places to picnic, ideal day trips for families, best museums, art galleries and shopping opportunities.
Themed chapters including Country Villages, Historic Towns, A Day by the Sea, Castles, Stately Homes and Gardens, as well as suggestions for longer day trips to destinations further afield such as York and Stratford Upon Avon.
Planning Chapter which gives detailed tips and advice about when to go, how to travel and how to save money at the same time.

Price: £9.65

Publication: 27 Mar 2012 (Paperback)

Frommer's Best Day Trips from London (Frommer's Color Complete)   Frommer's Best Day Trips from London (Frommer's Color Complete)


London Green Guide (Michelin Green Guides)
London Green Guide (Michelin Green Guides)

Discover the City's varied cultural character, top attractions, shopping and great places to eat and stay with the newly updated Green Guide London. Check out the view from Greenwich Observatory, find that delicious cup of coffee in the West End, take a walking tour to explore the City's hidden corners, or travel farther afield to Windsor Castle. Michelin's famed star-rating system, respected maps, suggested activities and trusted advice allow you to craft your own adventure, whether planning in advance or deciding spontaneously after arrival.

Price: £9.59

Publication: 17 Jun 2013 - Paperback

London Green Guide (Michelin Green Guides)   London Green Guide (Michelin Green Guides)


The Handy London Map and Guide
The Handy London Map and Guide

Price: £3.50

Publication: 2 April 2013-Paperback

The Handy London Map and Guide   The Handy London Map and Guide


Top 10 London (DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides)
Top 10 London (DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides)

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: London will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop. You'll find the insider knowledge every visitor needs and explore every corner effortlessly with DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: London and its FREE pull-out map.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: London - showing you what others only tell you.




Price: £8.36

Publication: 18 Mar 2013

Top 10 London (DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides)   Top 10 London (DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides)


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