Make the most of your time with "The Rough Guide to England", the ultimate companion to this stunning country. The full-colour section introduces England's highlights, from afternoon tea at the Ritz to the beautiful North York Moors and punting on the Cam. Clue-up on all the top sights from the spectacular Tate Modern and the Baltic Centre in Newcastle to the Notting Hill Carnival and the beautiful Dorset coast. The guide takes a detailed look at England's history, literature, politics and cultural life with a brand new section on music and expert background on everything from English beer to Thomas Hardy's Wessex. There's plenty of practical advice for experiencing the great outdoors, from cycling coast to coast, to hiking in the Yorkshire Dales; information on all the best accommodation, transportation and restaurants plus lively reviews of hundreds of shops, bars and clubs. Explore every corner of England with the clearest maps of any guide.