Synopses & Reviews
Newly revised and updated, this convenient guide is the essential companion for visitors to London in the new century. Featuring colorful, informative, easy-to-handle maps that require no unfolding, the guide gives a comprehensive overview of what to see and do in and around England's capital city. * Updated with information on all special millennium events, including a section on the Millennium Dome in Greenwich, and new developments such as Barkside * Includes special features on Wren's London, Docklands, Hampstead Heath, and the British Museum * Has everything you'll need to know about London museums, theaters, markets, jazz clubs and cabarets, parks, river and canal trips, tourist information centers, and selected restaurants, cafes, and pubs * Lightweight and pocket-sized, with a complete street index-perfect for on-the-go travelers.
A completely revised edition of the bestselling London street map, now extended to include all the Olympic sites
Michael Middleditch has revised and updated his hugely successful London Mapguide—first published in 1983 and now in its seventh edition—to include all the Olympic sites in time for the 2012 Games. Streets and sights are mapped and named, and a full A–Z index makes it easy to find everything. In addition, famous landmarks as well as places of entertainment and shopping are indicated on the maps. Featuring new full-color maps of Stratford and the areas of East London around the Olympic venues, this is the perfect book for both tourists and native Londoners.
A completely revised edition of the bestselling London streetmap
Michael Middleditch has revised and updated his hugely successful London Mapguidefirst published in 1983 and now in its eighth edition. Streets and sights are mapped and named, and there is a full index so that it can be used like the London A-Z. In addition, famous landmarks, places of entertainment etc are indicated on the maps. This edition has a brand-new spread on London architecture, and the Stratford Olympic area is fully incorporated into the book.
At 72 pages of full-color maps this is the perfect book for every tourist and city-dweller.
About the Author
Michael Middleditch was chief cartographer at Geographia for many years. He created the Mapguides especially for Penguin, and there are three highly successful titles in the series: New York, Paris, and London. He died on Christmas Day 2012, shortly after completing this eighth edition of his famous London Mapguide.