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London Villages: Explore the City's Best Local Neighbourhoods

by Zena Alkayat

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Charming guide to London's lesser known spots; lovely ideas for getting off the beaten path and living a little more like a local. Liked the maps; lots of great photos. Very cute little book. ( )
  paulinewiles | Jan 26, 2015 |
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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.

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Discover the unique and vibrant neighbourhoods of London! This is your key to exploring the city, its spirit and history. Alkayat shows you the best independent shops, markets, caf‚es and public spaces to visit.

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