Britain has often been labeled a nation of eccentrics, as Benedict le Vay's guide to his fellow Britons' bizarre behavior seems to prove! This extraordinarily readable guide explores all that is odd, way-out, or downright mad in England, Scotland, and Wales. This is the only working travel guide to British eccentric trivia, so this is the book for those who have ever fancied staying in an English folly, touring around eccentric British stately homes and pubs, visiting amazing museums, or taking part in bizarre events, such as the World Black Pudding Throwing Championships or the Lawnmower Grand Prix! This guide features:The Bradt Guide to Britaina#39;s Follies and Foibles Benedict Le Vay ... THE WORLDa#39;S ODDEST PUBS The politically correct pub sign The attempt not so long ago of a Derbyshire County Council a#39;equality officera#39; to ban ... More understandably, schoolgirls had the sign of the Labour In Vain pub in Yarnfield, Staffordshire, repainted because it ... He was hanged, appropriately, on a gallows of his own design.
|Author||:||Benedict Le Vay|
|Publisher||:||Bradt Travel Guides - 2005|