Author(s): SAWDAY ALASTAIR
Fifteen years of experience go into creating this bestselling guide. Now in its eleventh edition this 'hotel bible' ("The Independent on Sunday") will provide plenty of inspiration for your trip; cliff-topping castles, smugglers inns, boutique townhouses, dining pubs, a seaside windmill, a beach-side cafe, grand country houses on the banks of majestic rivers...there really is something for everyone. We look for what we like, and celebrate the unusual, the beautiful and the individual. Our fresh and lively write-ups, full-color photographs, clear symbols, excellent maps, clear directions and quick reference indices paint an accurate picture to help discover the place that is best for you.
A pioneer in the environmental world, Alastair Sawday has had a remarkably miscellaneous and varied career, which has taken him to the most far-flung corners of the globe: he headed up a VSO programme in Papua New Guinea, ran a disaster relief team for Oxfam in Turkey, and has run a small travel company, conducting walking tours throughout Europe.It was this that inspired him to publish his first travel guide, French Bed & Breakfast, after discovering various 'special' B&Bs and the extraordinary people that run them