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If you are heading to the UK for a trip you may be looking for the best England travel guide books to help plan your trip. Or perhaps you are looking for the perfect gift for someone planning to explore more of the country ?
To help you with this I have put together this article where you will find the 10 best England travel guides available.
I have included a selection of England travel guide books which also focus on various themes such as shopping, history and gardens to provide you with lots of inspiration and useful information for your visit.
What will you find in this article?
Best travel guides for London
The best England travel guide for gardeners
Best England travel guide for history lovers
The best England travel guide for literary lovers
Best travel guide to the English
The best travel guides about England for children
What are the best England travel guide books available?
No list of the best travel guide books for England would be complete without an appearance (or two) by Rick Steves, I really like his books and recommend them to travelers. He loves Europe and has traveled extensively across the continent including in the UK.
And yes I am recommending another great book from Rick Steves. If you are looking for a travel guide to help you plan your visit to London then this is a great place to start with up-to-date tips, information and recommendations.
Do you love afternoon teas? Me too! And where better to experience the ultimate in afternoon teas but in London. And boy oh boy are there lots to choose from!
For those serious about choosing the best check out this guide to London's afternoon teas. With lots of photographs to inspire you as well as lots of information about the culture, heritage, and history surrounding each venue this is a perfect gift for anyone who loves afternoon tea.
If you love food and have an interest in everything culinary this is the book for you!
Covering over 100 food shops why not take a gastronomic tour around London to the best the capital offers in bakers, butchers, cheesemongers, chocolatiers, delicatessens, fishmongers, food halls, farmers' markets, grocers, wine merchants, and world food stores.
An insider's tour of London's best-kept secrets including must-visit restaurants, hotels, boutiques and shops. With stunning photographs, links to websites and maps to help you locate each place this is a great book for style minded visitors as well as locals!
This garden-lover's guide to England is both a wonderful travel resource as well as an inspiring coffee-table book for those who adore exploring and strolling through charming garden destinations and horticulturally inspired hideaways.
If you love gardens and want to see the best England has to offer this beautiful book will provide both inspiration and valuable information to help plan your visit.
Find out how the middle and upper classes lived from 1775, the year of Austen’s birth, to the coronation of George IV in 1820. The author details all aspects of daily life during the lifetime of Jane Austen.
She draws on contemporary diaries, illustrations, letters, novels, travel literature, and archives to produce this wonderful guide to life in England during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Want to learn about the English and what makes us tick? This book will provide you with lots of insight and even more laughs! This books will help you understand just what it is that makes the English so different from our American cousins.
Over the last 50 years I have lived and worked in 7 countries on 4 continents and travelled to many more. I enjoy exploring and learning about new places and meeting people on my travels. History, reading, photography, nature and wildlife are my interests and I am ALWAYS researching and planning my next trip (preferably by train)
With a lifetime of travel experience, and a network of friends all over the world, I share genuine insider guides, recommended best book lists and train journey inspiration to help YOU travel authentically to some of the most beautiful places on earth.
Come and join me as I travel the world one country (and train journey) at a time!