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The first of a brand new type of travel guide.

Bringing together culture, entertainment and history, comparing and contrasting each city, and working with each of the tourist boards, this is the definitive guide to what’s utterly unique about each of England’s 50 cities. It shows you how best to really experience them: what to see, a walking tour, who’ll love them and why, and when to go (including a complete ‘Experience England in a year’ calendar).

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Simply tick your interests in the drop-down box, tick how you’d like to feel, and see what new ideas come back from the definitive guide to all 50 English cities

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  • Brighton

    adventurous/passionate, harmonious/cheerful, food/eating out/romance, architecture/scultpure, music/film/theatre/poetry, sports (spectator), shopping/fashion/style, nightlife/festivals

  • Bath

    relaxing, powerful/prestigious, food/eating out/romance, health and beauty/spiritual, architecture/scultpure, shopping/fashion/style

  • York

    harmonious/cheerful, powerful/prestigious, food/eating out/romance, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, transport/speed, shopping/fashion/style, nightlife/festivals

  • Worcester

    relaxing, with nature/invigorated, art/antique/photography, food/eating out/romance, environment/countryside

  • Wakefield

    with nature/invigorated, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, environment/countryside

  • Ripon

    harmonious/cheerful, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, music/film/theatre/poetry

  • Preston

    with nature/invigorated, history/archaelogy/museums

  • Newcastle

    adventurous/passionate, curiousity/absorbed, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, food/eating out/romance, architecture/scultpure, music/film/theatre/poetry, shopping/fashion/style, nightlife/festivals

  • Manchester

    adventurous/passionate, entrepreneurial/optimistic, powerful/prestigious, curiousity/absorbed, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, sci-fi/science/technology, food/eating out/romance, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, music/film/theatre/poetry, sports (spectator), transport/speed, shopping/fashion/style, nightlife/festivals

  • City of London

    adventurous/passionate, entrepreneurial/optimistic, with nature/invigorated, powerful/prestigious, curiousity/absorbed, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, sci-fi/science/technology, food/eating out/romance, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, music/film/theatre/poetry, sports (spectator), transport/speed, shopping/fashion/style

  • Leeds

    adventurous/passionate, entrepreneurial/optimistic, powerful/prestigious, curiousity/absorbed, art/antique/photography, food/eating out/romance, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, music/film/theatre/poetry, shopping/fashion/style, nightlife/festivals

  • Lancaster

    harmonious/cheerful, with nature/invigorated, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, food/eating out/romance, environment/countryside, nightlife/festivals

  • Chichester

    relaxing, with nature/invigorated, powerful/prestigious, art/antique/photography, food/eating out/romance, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, music/film/theatre/poetry, transport/speed, shopping/fashion/style

  • Carlisle

    with nature/invigorated, powerful/prestigious, history/archaelogy/museums, environment/countryside

  • Cambridge

    relaxing, entrepreneurial/optimistic, with nature/invigorated, curiousity/absorbed, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, sci-fi/science/technology, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, music/film/theatre/poetry, shopping/fashion/style

  • Bradford

    entrepreneurial/optimistic, community, curiousity/absorbed, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, health and beauty/spiritual, music/film/theatre/poetry, environment/countryside, shopping/fashion/style, nightlife/festivals

  • Wolverhampton

    with nature/invigorated, art/antique/photography, history/archaelogy/museums, sports (spectator)

  • Winchester

    powerful/prestigious, curiousity/absorbed, inspired/creative, sci-fi/science/technology, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, music/film/theatre/poetry

  • Wells

    relaxing, curiousity/absorbed, art/antique/photography, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, environment/countryside, sports (spectator)

  • Truro

    entrepreneurial/optimistic, with nature/invigorated, community, art/antique/photography, environment/countryside

  • Sunderland

    with nature/invigorated, art/antique/photography, music/film/theatre/poetry, sports (spectator)

  • Stoke

    entrepreneurial/optimistic, with nature/invigorated, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, sports (spectator)

  • St Albans

    relaxing, with nature/invigorated, community, food/eating out/romance, history/archaelogy/museums

  • Southampton

    adventurous/passionate, powerful/prestigious, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, music/film/theatre/poetry, transport/speed

  • Sheffield

    relaxing, with nature/invigorated, community, inspired/creative, history/archaelogy/museums, music/film/theatre/poetry, environment/countryside, sports (spectator)

  • Salisbury

    inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, sci-fi/science/technology, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, music/film/theatre/poetry

  • Salford

    community, inspired/creative, history/archaelogy/museums, music/film/theatre/poetry, transport/speed

  • Portsmouth

    adventurous/passionate, powerful/prestigious, history/archaelogy/museums, music/film/theatre/poetry, sports (spectator)

  • Plymouth

    adventurous/passionate, powerful/prestigious, inspired/creative, history/archaelogy/museums, sports (spectator)

  • Peterborough

    relaxing, harmonious/cheerful, with nature/invigorated, architecture/scultpure, environment/countryside, sports (spectator)

  • Oxford

    with nature/invigorated, curiousity/absorbed, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, sci-fi/science/technology, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, music/film/theatre/poetry, shopping/fashion/style

  • Nottingham

    adventurous/passionate, with nature/invigorated, powerful/prestigious, art/antique/photography, food/eating out/romance, environment/countryside, sports (spectator), transport/speed, shopping/fashion/style

  • Norwich

    with nature/invigorated, powerful/prestigious, art/antique/photography, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, environment/countryside, sports (spectator), shopping/fashion/style

  • Liverpool

    adventurous/passionate, harmonious/cheerful, powerful/prestigious, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, food/eating out/romance, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, music/film/theatre/poetry, sports (spectator), shopping/fashion/style, nightlife/festivals

  • Lincoln

    relaxing, powerful/prestigious, food/eating out/romance, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, sports (spectator)

  • Lichfield

    with nature/invigorated, curiousity/absorbed, inspired/creative, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, music/film/theatre/poetry

  • Leicester

    community, curiousity/absorbed, sci-fi/science/technology, food/eating out/romance, history/archaelogy/museums

  • Hull

    with nature/invigorated, art/antique/photography, history/archaelogy/museums, music/film/theatre/poetry, environment/countryside, nightlife/festivals

  • Hereford

    relaxing, with nature/invigorated, art/antique/photography, food/eating out/romance, history/archaelogy/museums, environment/countryside, sports (spectator)

  • Gloucester

    powerful/prestigious, curiousity/absorbed, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, music/film/theatre/poetry

  • Exeter

    relaxing, harmonious/cheerful, with nature/invigorated, community, food/eating out/romance, history/archaelogy/museums, environment/countryside, shopping/fashion/style

  • Ely

    relaxing, with nature/invigorated, health and beauty/spiritual, environment/countryside

  • Durham

    relaxing, with nature/invigorated, inspired/creative, art/antique/photography, food/eating out/romance, health and beauty/spiritual, environment/countryside

  • Derby

    curiousity/absorbed, food/eating out/romance, environment/countryside, transport/speed, nightlife/festivals

  • Coventry

    entrepreneurial/optimistic, powerful/prestigious, history/archaelogy/museums, music/film/theatre/poetry, transport/speed

  • Chester

    adventurous/passionate, with nature/invigorated, powerful/prestigious, art/antique/photography, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, shopping/fashion/style

  • Birmingham

    adventurous/passionate, entrepreneurial/optimistic, powerful/prestigious, food/eating out/romance, history/archaelogy/museums, music/film/theatre/poetry, transport/speed, shopping/fashion/style, nightlife/festivals

  • Bristol

    adventurous/passionate, with nature/invigorated, powerful/prestigious, curiousity/absorbed, inspired/creative, sci-fi/science/technology, food/eating out/romance, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, architecture/scultpure, environment/countryside, sports (spectator), shopping/fashion/style, nightlife/festivals

  • Canterbury

    with nature/invigorated, powerful/prestigious, inspired/creative, food/eating out/romance, health and beauty/spiritual, history/archaelogy/museums, environment/countryside

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Derby
Lincoln
Norwich
Hull
Stoke
Liverpool
Portsmouth
Nottingham