Explore essentially the most fascinating and picturesque examples of British village existence.
In accordance with the extremely a hit Channel 4 tv collection, Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages, this pleasant go back and forth information follows Penelope’s adventure via Britain. Arranged by way of area, it ventures into idyllic cities within the Cotswolds, comfortable cottages of East Anglia, and treasures nestled within the North Yorkshire moors. Uncover the attention-grabbing historical past, colourful characters, and curious customs distinctive to each and every village (just like the tar barrel–burning at Ottery St Mary and cheese-rolling down Cooper’s Hill in Brockworth) and notice how they live to tell the tale within the provide. Whether or not you’re searching for a holiday vacation spot, a information to Britain’s rural panorama, or one thing to encourage your innermost armchair tourist, this gorgeous guide—illustrated with Brian Prepare dinner’s iconic artwork—suits the invoice completely.