About this book
Published in conjunction with the National Trust, this is an indispensable companion to England's most beautiful places, from the white cliffs of Dover to Hadrian's Wall and everything in between. In his trademark style, Jenkins' entertaining and erudite entries provide the rich historical, geographical, botanical and architectural background to breathtaking sights both iconic and undiscovered. Beautifully illustrated from start to finish, this is the perfect Christmas gift.
England's views are remarkable for their beauty and variety. With his usual insight and authority, bestselling author Simon Jenkins picks one hundred of the very best from the white cliffs of Dover to Hadrian's Wall -- and explains the fascinating stories behind them.