Discover Britain as you've never known it before, with "Amazing Places to Visit in Britain". "Reader's Digest" and a team of experienced travel writers, whose credits include the "Sunday Times", "Holiday Which?" and the "Daily Telegraph" among many others, have specially chosen the 1,000 most amazing places in Britain to feature in this book. From castles, cathedrals, stately homes and natural wonders to power stations, bellfoundries and even a water tower, this book reflects the diversity of fascinating places that Britain has to offer. Read about some of the world's best early medieval stained glass, found in Canterbury Cathedral, and then turn to an entry on the ossuary at St Leonard's church in Hythe housing 2,000 human skulls, or the Donnington Grand Prix collection at Donnington Park. "Amazing Places in Britain" is a modern guidebook to Britain, and as such includes entries you won't find in most UK guidebooks. From the Umbrella Shop on New Oxford Street in London to the Oldbury Power Station on the River Severn and a Soviet submarine in Folkestone harbour, this unique reference guide will ensure that you'll never see Britain in the same way again. The book is arranged by county and region for easy reference and includes a regional map for each section pinpointing the places featured as well as giving all the information you need to help you plan your visit. In addition, there are 54 special features, providing extra information about a particular topic relevant to the section in which it appears. Learn the history of the Somerset Levels, what prehistoric Uffington was like, or discover more about the diversity of ethnic Leicester. You'll also find walks, with accompanying maps, in Bath, along the Birmingham canals and in Constable's country. Whether you're looking for a place to visit or simply wanting to find out more about a region, you'll find plenty of inspiration in "The Most Amazing Places to Visit in Britain".