Pocket Rough Guide British Breaks

These expert-curated pocket guide books shine a spotlight on more unusual British city break, coastal and island holiday destinations, with a wealth of practical information on what to see and do. Each area or neighbourhood in the destination is explored in-depth with detailed coverage of the points of interest, shops, restaurants, cafes and bars on offer. Excursions to surrounding areas give plenty of options for those looking to enjoy a longer stay. The Pocket Rough Guide Edinburgh covers: The Old Town, the New Town, the Water of Leith and Greater Edinburgh. Inside this travel guide you will find: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER Experiences selection for every kind of trip to Edinburgh, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Dean Village to family activities in child-friendly places, like The Royal Mile, or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Arthur's Seat. INCISIVE AREA-BY-AREA OVERVIEWS Covering the Old Town, Royal Mile, Greater Edinburgh and more, the practical Places section provides all you need to know about must-see sights and the best places to eat, drink, sleep and shop. TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES The routes suggested by Rough Guides' expert writers cover top attractions like Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse, and hidden gems like the Water of Leithand Holyrood Park. DAY-TRIPS Venture further afield to Hopetoun House or Jupiter Artland. This tells you why to go, how to get there, and what to see when you arrive. HONEST INDEPENDENT REVIEWS Written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our expert writers will help you make the most of your trip to Edinburgh. COMPACT FORMAT Packed with pertinent practical information, this is a convenient companion when you're out and about exploring Edinburgh. ATTRACTIVE USER-FRIENDLY DESIGN Features fresh magazine-style layout, inspirational colour photography and colour-coded maps throughout. PRACTICAL TRAVEL INFORMATION Includes invaluable background information on how to get to Edinburgh, getting around, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A-Z directory.