London Villages

Explore the City's Best Local Neighbourhoods

London Villages Explore the City's Best Local Neighbourhoods
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Format: Trade Paperback , 192 Pages
ISBN: 9780711234666
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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From Lamb's Conduit Street to Clarendon Cross, there are dozens of tucked away villages in London to be unearthed. Both charming gift and valuable resource, this is a jumping off point for exploring the city in a new way. Photographs and illustrated maps for each village reflect the individuality of the area, while a short text offers an overview of each village, and puts it into the context of its surrounding area, before expertly highlighting the best local shops, cafe's and public spaces to visit. Both Londoners and visitors are forever looking for new ways to explore this great city. For Londoners, enjoying the capital at the weekend means avoiding the tourist traps by finding secret establishments and off-radar delights. For visitors, London can feel like an overwhelming monolith that's impossible to penetrate; this book will help them to feel like a local and understand why the city is beloved by so many.

The author

ZENA ALKAYAT has previously published successful guidebooks Tea & Cake London and London Villages. She spent 10 years working as a journalist at publications including Metro newspaper and Time Out London before moving into publishing. She is currently Senior Commissioning Editor at Frances Lincoln.

Kim Lightbody is an up-and-coming photographer specialising in food and lifestyle. She lives in Rotherhithe, London.

JENNY SEDDON is an illustrator and screenprinter living in London. She has a simple, naive style and is drawn to the detail in the everyday.

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Format: Trade Paperback , 192 Pages
ISBN: 9780711234666
Size: 6.299 in x 6.299 in / 160 mm x 160 mm