Whether your idea of fun is building sand castles or clambering over real castles, yomping through the countryside or slumping by the poolside, this book picks out the best places to unwind within two hours' travel by road or rail from London.
Some destinations are cities, others are swathes of country or stretches of seaside and, in addition to a lively, opinionated introduction to each place, you'll find:
- The choicest places to stay, from classy B&Bs to classic country house hotels
- The cream of the local eating and drinking options
- The best and most intriguing sights and attractions in the area
. . . all with detailed maps and full listings details.