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The Best of Cornwall, Devon & Dorset
Was £19.99 | Now £9.99

Escape to England’s scenic sandy coast with its powdery sands and turquoise water.  Discover some of the country’s most scenic landscapes and inspiring places to visit.
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Know someone who loves to explore? We have the perfect gift this Xmas 🎁 ...

Full of breathtakingly beautiful photography, our guidebook will lead you off the ​​beaten path with a unique selection of places to visit.


250 glossy pages - featuring over two hundred hidden gems, each one beautifully photographed.

Sustainably printed - Our books are printed in England on sustainable, FSC certified paper from responsible sources.

Handy size - Our guide books are conveniently sized (A5) and will fit comfortably in your bag.


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"The Best UK Travel Book on the market"
I purchasedthe Cornwall, Devon and Dorset guide as well  as the Yorkshire and theLake District and the books are absolutely wonderful. Beautifullycrafted, fantastic photos, unrivalled local knoweldge and I love thedifferent categories each area is split out into, especially where toget the best cake.

"The most beautiful travel guides ever…
Thisis undoubtedly the most beautiful and most interesting 'travel guide'I've ever read - though it's much more than that - being an insight intothe whole feel of an area and is peppered with superb photography. Ilive in Norfolk but have found out so much I didn't know about my ownarea, along with an itinerary for about a year of travel, lunches andpub visits!
Noel Girling

"Beautiful books.
Ibought these beautiful books for presents, but, very tempted to keepmyself! They are very informative, loads of wonderful photo’s . Ifanyone is wondering whether to buy or not, do not hesitate! - Claire

"Amazing books"
Amazingbooks. I purchased the bundle offer Cornwall,Devon and Dorset, Norfolkand Suffolk and Kent and Sussex. Loads of great information andbrilliant photo's, can't wait to get out to see some of the lovelyplaces. Will certainly be ordering again when the new titles areavailable. Great customer service and great quality books, we love them.- Janet Jarvis

"My Favourite Guide Books"
Abeautiful set of guide books which are a joy to read. Well researchedwith superb photography. I'm looking forward to discovering the hiddengems of England revealed in these thoughtful publications. - JohnDevaney

"We adore these high quality books"
Weadore these high quality books, very inspirational and feel very smugwhen we see lots of the places we love included! Making notes re pubs tovisit around the UK and looking forward to the new ones planned.Customer service is excellent. - Mrs S

"Beautifully made and fact filled books!"
Iabsolutely love these books. They are filled with facts, knowledge andbeautiful pictures to help you on your travels. You will find places younever even knew existed. The books are produced to a high quality. Iwill definitely keep collecting them and look forward to more and morefrom this great company. My books arrived safely and quickly.Correspondence was brilliant. So all I can say is thank you very much .Please make a book in the future on the Isle Of Wight!You’ve shown howbeautiful our country is! Well done to everyone at Best Of England.
Christopher Samuels

"Exceptional travel guides."
Gotmy books on the 3 for 2 promotion, quality and content is exceptional,lovely photography with great information, I would definitely recommend.Well worth the money. - Mrs A C

"These guides are tremendous"
 Ihave 5 now and lookforward to those to come. They allow for greatplanning in advance for trips to the various areas. Best available! -John Gillett

"They are exceptional publications"

I'veordered 3 books and they are exceptional publications. Excellentquality paper, beautiful photos anddescriptions. Very useful, I'vealready planned one of my trips using these books as a quidance. Wouldrecommend to everyone.
Malgorzata Czyzewska

"I love to support small business and…"
Ilove to support small business and this one is great. A lovely messagethanking me for my order and great after care checking it had arrived.This was a present for my daughter. She absolutely loves it and gave me aquick flick through over FaceTime, it is a really lovely book. Highlyrecommend - Jane

Best guidebook I've ever bought!
I'velived in London for over 50 years and thought I'd been pretty mucheverywhere but this book has so many hidden gems Ican't wait to get outand explore. Exemplary customer service too - will definitely be buyingmore books from them!
Loretta Donoghue
How much is delivery?
UK Delivery is currently free for orders over £30 and £1.99 otherwise.We send all our packages via Royal Mail Second Class. We currentlyaren't delivering outside of the UK.

Which of your two London books is right for me?
If you love the quirky, photographic corners of London then ourInstagrammers book is the one to go for. If you want to explore Londonand discover some of the must see, off the beaten path hidden gems thenwe recommend the Best of London. There is some duplication so we wouldn't suggest buying both.

Are your books available in bookshops?
Not at the moment. Our books are exclusively available from our website.

Are your books available from Amazon?
No, we decided to stop selling our books through Amazon

How many books have you published?
We have published nine books to date covering different regions of England and we have five new books in development. You can see our current titles via this link.

Where can I download a preview of each book?

If you would like a free, 50 page preview of each of our travel guides, please enter your email on this page.

Do the businesses pay to be featured?

None of the businesses we recommend have paid to be included. Each business appears in our travel guides for free.

Where are your books printed?
We print our books in England with FSC certified paper from responsible sources. We selected the Royal Mail to deliver our books, as we think it is better for the environment to use the postman over delivery vans. We also use eco-friendly packaging.

How do you choose the places you recommend?
 We believe there is nothing better than local knowledge so we speak to the locals. We then visit each place ourselves to experience each one and to take our own photos.

Who takes the photography?
We are passionate photographers and take all our own photography. We travel and visit unannounced and make every recommendation based on our own experience and opinions.

Who is behind the Best of England?
Best of England is a small team of photographers and writers who are passionate about travel. We are an independent British company striving to make the best quality, most useful and beautiful travel guides we can.

How big are the books?
Book dimensions 15x2x21cm
Book weight 575g
Cover: Silk 400gsm, Text: Silk 130gsm.

Will you be covering other regions?
Yes but we are a small company with limited resources. As we take all our own photography, each book takes a while to research, photograph and curate. We hope to increase the number of titles we publish and add the books below to our collection in 2022...

    Best of The Peak District
    Best of Northumberland
    Best of Wales
    Best of Scotland
    Best of Ireland
    Best of England


FAQs

The "3for2" discount code will be automatically applied when you put 3 books in your basket and check out.   This applies to any combination of 3 books from our collection.  Postage is also free with this offer.

How much is delivery?

UK Delivery is currently free for orders over £30 and £1.99 otherwise.


We send all our packages via Royal Mail Second Class. If you would like your order to be sent via tracked courier, please let us know.

How big are the books?

The books are A5 and each one contains 250 pages. They are printed on premium, glossy paper. If you are wondering what the books look like, we have taken a few photos which you can see here.
Are your books available in bookshops?
Not at the moment. We also decided to stop selling via Amazon so our books are exclusively available from our website.

Where can I download a preview of each book?

Does anyone pay to be included in the books?
No. None of the businesses pay to be featured within our guides. They are advert free and 100% honest.


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"This book is fantastic and I can’t recommend enough. It has beautiful photographs in it. I also like the fact they give you the postcode of places. Essential for a sat nav. So many books I have don’t do this. I bought it as a present for my husbands birthday and he was thrilled"  ★★★★★
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Limited Edition Boxset

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Our limited edition boxset includes 6 of the most popular Best of England books.


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