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The Best of Britain

Every year, more and more people are choosing to snub the long-haul flights and rigorous security checks and holiday in Britain. 22 million people visit the Peak District every year, making it one of the most popular national parks in the world. No wonder, given the range of stunning scenery and traditional life. There are many walking guides to the Peaks, but this is the first guidebook to focus on having a superb holiday in the area, covering all the attractions and modern facilities for the visitor, all written by locals who know the area like the back of their hand. The Best of Britain series uniquely brings together local knowledge of the area and expert advice, to make sure you get the most out of your visit. The guide includes: - The best attractions for young couples, families and groups of friends - Recommendations from local characters and celebrities - Where to find fresh organic and local produce and tucked-away farm shops and delis - Recommended places to eat out - from quirky cafes to Michelin-starred restaurants - Wet-weather options - for when the unpredictable British weather lets you down - Great things to do with children (and where to go to get away from them!) - The best places to stay - from cosy cottages to boutique hotels - Local legends, festivals and pubs
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The modern visitor's guide to the Peak District

About the Author

Roly Smith was Head of Information Services to the Peak District National Park for 13 years and has been dubbed 'Mr Peak District' by the local press. He has written a dozen books on his adopted home including the last two official guides to the National Park. Sheffield-born journalist Janette Sykes is a former features editor of Peak District Magazine and was launch editor of Peak District Life.


Entertaining and revealing --The Mail On Sunday One of the most attractive,well-written and refreshingly different guidebooks around Informative and packed with practical information --Which? Magazine

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