Escape London takes locals and tourists beyond the chaos and noise of London to places of retreat within easy reach of the city. It highlights the destinations that have become iconic escapes, the places that offer adventure, culture and culinary delights, as well as historic attractions and chocolate-box villages.
Chapters include the following (together with a few examples for each)Culture & HeritageHastings, Arundel, CookhamGardens & GreenerySissinghurst, Rye, Lewes, Henley-on-ThamesGastronomy & LuxuryMersea Island, Whitstable, Goodwood, Cowarth ParkFamily FriendlyChislehurst Caves, Margate, Hampton Court, Great MissendenCool & QuirkyBrighton, Hythe, Southend-on Sea
KIM LIGHTBODY is a food and lifestyle photographer based in London.
YOLANDA ZAPPATERRA is a London-based author, editor and researcher who has credits on more than 30 design and travel titles. She has been writing and editing articles about architecture, design and travel for 20 years, and contributes regularly to leisure and lifestyle magazines and specialist art and design magazines, includingTime Out, Blueprint, étapes and Design Week.